Articles in the “news” category

How A SoCal Priest Preyed On Two Brothers And Destroyed An Immigrant Family

How A SoCal Priest Preyed On Two Brothers And Destroyed An Immigrant Family

Legal advocates say local Catholic leaders routinely shuffled abusive priests into immigrant parishes around Los Angeles.

You Can Ride LA Metro For Free On Election Day

You Can Ride LA Metro For Free On Election Day

The agency's board of directors approved a motion Thursday to offer free rides on Tuesday, Nov. 6 in an effort to encourage voter turnout.

Democrats Look To Flip 49th Congressional Seat After 18 Years Of Republican Issa

Democrats Look To Flip 49th Congressional Seat After 18 Years Of Republican Issa

After 18 years of representation by Republican Darrell Issa, Democrats look to flip the 49th Congressional District seat.

Judge Denies Bail For White Supremacy Extremists: 'Nothing Short Of Horribly Violent'

Judge Denies Bail For White Supremacy Extremists: 'Nothing Short Of Horribly Violent'

Three members of an allegedly violent white supremacist group based in Southern California have been arrested since Sunday. A fourth man later turned himself into authorities.

This Company Is Betting On Animal Fat And French Fry Oil As The Jet Fuel Of The Future

This Company Is Betting On Animal Fat And French Fry Oil As The Jet Fuel Of The Future

In Paramount, one of the world's largest biofuel facilities is about to get bigger.

OC Is About To Start Making Radical Changes To Help Its Homeless

OC Is About To Start Making Radical Changes To Help Its Homeless

Nearly 10 months since a lawsuit pushed Orange County officials to move hundreds of homeless people into motels from an encampment along the Santa Ana riverbed, a settlement is close. It would bring fundamental changes.

In The Heart Of Orange County, Democrats Are Picking A Fight Over Health Care

In The Heart Of Orange County, Democrats Are Picking A Fight Over Health Care

Republican incumbent Mimi Walters voted to repeal Obamacare. Democrat Katie Porter is making sure voters don't forget it.

Hikers Celebrate LA's Famous Cougar P-22 By Following In His Pawprints

Hikers Celebrate LA's Famous Cougar P-22 By Following In His Pawprints

Follow their 50-mile journey tracking P-22 from the Santa Monica Mountains to Griffith Park on foot.

The Mega Millions Jackpot Is $1.6 Billion. Should You Buy A Ticket?

The Mega Millions Jackpot Is $1.6 Billion. Should You Buy A Ticket?

Our resident lottery dreamer and realist argue for playing -- or not.

The LA Lawyer Who Fought Prop 13 All The Way To The Supreme Court

The LA Lawyer Who Fought Prop 13 All The Way To The Supreme Court

Our special report examines the legacy of Prop. 13. Did voters who passed it 40 years save the California dream for an older generation only to ruin it for a younger generation?

First Pines, Now Firs: California's Trees Are Still Dying

First Pines, Now Firs: California's Trees Are Still Dying

The drought might be over, but we're not out of the woods yet.

Police At LA Schools Are Arresting And Citing Black Students At A Disproportionate Rate

Police At LA Schools Are Arresting And Citing Black Students At A Disproportionate Rate

One-quarter of L.A. School Police enforcement actions involved black students, even though African-Americans make up less than 10 percent of all LAUSD students, according to a new report.

Dear LAist: Why Does LA Tap Water Seem To Cause More Calcium Build-Up?

Dear LAist: Why Does LA Tap Water Seem To Cause More Calcium Build-Up?

L.A.'s water comes to the city from many different sources and it's those sources that can determine just how much calcium carbonate makes its way to your faucet.

Elon Musk Bores LA With His Underground Tunnel

Elon Musk Bores LA With His Underground Tunnel

A two-mile test tunnel that runs underneath SpaceX's Hawthorne headquarters is set to debut on Dec. 10.

Is The Skid Row Typhus Outbreak A Manufactured Crisis?

Is The Skid Row Typhus Outbreak A Manufactured Crisis?

Typhus is "commonly found" throughout the region, says the L.A. County Dept. of Public Health.

They're Out Of Jail, But Will They Ever Finish Serving Their Time?

They're Out Of Jail, But Will They Ever Finish Serving Their Time?

A public awareness campaign called #TimeDone wants everyone to know how hard it is for those who paid their debt to society to move on.

Sneezing A Lot Because Of Santa Ana Winds? It's More Than Just Allergies Making You Miserable

Sneezing A Lot Because Of Santa Ana Winds? It's More Than Just Allergies Making You Miserable

If your eyes have been watering and you've been sneezing and coughing a ton, you're not alone -- and you should prepare yourself for more.

Essay: I Bike In LA And Fear For My Safety All The Time

Essay: I Bike In LA And Fear For My Safety All The Time

Bicycling Magazine has declared Los Angeles the worst city for bikes. It's right.

OC Jail Inmates On Hunger Strike Over 'Inhuman' Use Of Solitary

OC Jail Inmates On Hunger Strike Over 'Inhuman' Use Of Solitary

An inmate letter accuses the Orange County Sheriff's Department of keeping inmates in isolation cells for months and even years. The sheriff's department says it's not its policy to keep people in prolonged isolation. It's the second hunger strike over jail conditions this year.

USC Patients Of George Tyndall Would Get At Least $2,500 Each In New Settlement

USC Patients Of George Tyndall Would Get At Least $2,500 Each In New Settlement

It's part of a $215 million USC settlement over accusations that the former gynecologist sexually abused his female patients.

LA Wants To Lock Illegal Pot Shop Owners Out Of Their Stores

LA Wants To Lock Illegal Pot Shop Owners Out Of Their Stores

Unlicensed pot shops are still everywhere. To shut them down, the city wants to play hardball.

That Giant 'Baby Trump' Balloon Is Flying Over DTLA Freeways This Morning

That Giant 'Baby Trump' Balloon Is Flying Over DTLA Freeways This Morning

Commuters through downtown Los Angeles may notice a new addition to the skyline Friday morning.

Measure W: A Needless Tax On Rain, Or LA's Best Solution To Drought?

Measure W: A Needless Tax On Rain, Or LA's Best Solution To Drought?

The typical homeowner would pay $83 in a new tax levied on land that sheds water, raising up to $300 million a year to fund projects to catch, clean and store stormwater to use later.

Why Trump's Tax Plan Matters In This Northern LA House District

Why Trump's Tax Plan Matters In This Northern LA House District

In a congressional district covering north Los Angeles and part of Ventura County, a competitive race is factoring into the battle for the U.S. House, and a five-letter word is stirring up voters: taxes.

At 10:18 On 10/18, Angelenos Got Under Their Desks. Here's Why

At 10:18 On 10/18, Angelenos Got Under Their Desks. Here's Why

The annual drill is designed to increase your chances of surviving the immediate dangers of an earthquake. But what would you do next?

The L.A. Sheriff's Makes Up 17 Percent Of The County Workforce -- But Nearly Half Of Sexual Misconduct Legal Costs

The L.A. Sheriff's Makes Up 17 Percent Of The County Workforce -- But Nearly Half Of Sexual Misconduct Legal Costs

In recent years, the Sheriff's Department has played an outsized role in sexual misconduct legal cases involving the L.A. County's massive workforce.

While Making Opponents' Marital Affairs A Campaign Issue, John Cox Stays Mum On His Own

While Making Opponents' Marital Affairs A Campaign Issue, John Cox Stays Mum On His Own

John Cox and his allies have attacked his opponents on the campaign trail for their marital infidelities. Court records show the Republican vying to be California's next governor faced accusations of his own during his divorce from his first wife.

'Venice Says No' To Homeless Shelter -- Before The Meeting Even Starts

'Venice Says No' To Homeless Shelter -- Before The Meeting Even Starts

It should surprise no one that this meeting got off to a rowdy start.

Can Immigration Agents Arrest Students On College Campuses?

Can Immigration Agents Arrest Students On College Campuses?

A lawyer briefed students in the U.S. illegally about immigration agents' ability to come onto campus and arrest them. It hasn't happened yet, but some people say it wouldn't surprise them.

LA City Council Members Just Lost A Way To Block Affordable Housing In Their Districts

LA City Council Members Just Lost A Way To Block Affordable Housing In Their Districts

A new state law has taken away one of their most powerful tools for preventing new homeless housing.

134 Cases, $36 Million: Inside Sexual Misconduct At America's Biggest County Government

134 Cases, $36 Million: Inside Sexual Misconduct At America's Biggest County Government

A KPCC/LAist investigation found Los Angeles County has paid out millions in tax dollars to settle sexual misconduct claims against government employees. Those settlements represent just a fraction of overall complaints.

LA County Will Fight Typhus Outbreaks With Health Action Plan, Plus Homeless Housing

LA County Will Fight Typhus Outbreaks With Health Action Plan, Plus Homeless Housing

Health departments in L.A. County have recorded nearly 100 cases of typhus so far this year -- well ahead of the countywide average of about 60 typically seen in a calendar year.

How WeHo Residents Swung The City Council On Seismic Retrofitting

How WeHo Residents Swung The City Council On Seismic Retrofitting

West Hollywood officials surprised everyone by voting with tenants -- and against landlords -- on the thorny issue of who pays to make buildings earthquake-safe.

LA County's Supervisors Have Endorsed Proposition 10 (The Rent Control One)

LA County's Supervisors Have Endorsed Proposition 10 (The Rent Control One)

Why does anyone care what they think? More people live in L.A. County than in 42 U.S. States.

Dear LAist: What's Happening With The Sunset Gordon Tower And Public Park In Hollywood?

Dear LAist: What's Happening With The Sunset Gordon Tower And Public Park In Hollywood?

The 22-story blight is a close cousin of the Target Husk -- and both were blocked by the same neighborhood association. But probably not for much longer.

Santa Ana Winds Knocked Out Power For Thousands Across SoCal

Santa Ana Winds Knocked Out Power For Thousands Across SoCal

Southern California Edison had warned it may be forced to cut power to some areas if it believes the wind could cause power lines to spark brush fires.

LA's Salvadoran Americans Celebrate St. Romero

LA's Salvadoran Americans Celebrate St. Romero

Archbishop Oscar Romero has been the informal patron saint of El Salvador since his murder in 1980 -- but now it's official.

SoCal Asians Do Not Agree About Harvard's Affirmative Action Case

SoCal Asians Do Not Agree About Harvard's Affirmative Action Case

Trial begins Monday in a lawsuit challenging Harvard's 'race-conscious' admissions program.

These Tiny Electric 3-Wheelers Seat One, Don't Have Airbags And Are Now On LA Roads

These Tiny Electric 3-Wheelers Seat One, Don't Have Airbags And Are Now On LA Roads

Technically, the Solo is a fully enclosed motorcycle, and that's how it's registered and insured in California.

A Councilman Who's 'Tough On Crime' Was Convicted Of A Felony For Striking His Girlfriend In The Face

A Councilman Who's 'Tough On Crime' Was Convicted Of A Felony For Striking His Girlfriend In The Face

Eric Negrete has been tough on crime as a Victorville City Councilman. He even opposed leniency for non-violent offenders. But we've discovered Negrete himself asked a judge for leniency -- after he was convicted of a violent felony.

NIMBY Or Not -- A Community Implodes Over Whether (And Where) To House Homeless People

NIMBY Or Not -- A Community Implodes Over Whether (And Where) To House Homeless People

This is the story of a battle over a housing development for the homeless. But it's not just about this one battle -- it's a snapshot of NIMBY showdowns all over SoCal.

A Natural Gas Leak And Two Explosions In Koreatown Led To A School Lockdown

A Natural Gas Leak And Two Explosions In Koreatown Led To A School Lockdown

An LAFD official confirmed a nearby school was on lockdown, but no evacuations have been ordered in the area.

The Great Gas Leak Hangover: Why LA Still Must Conserve Energy 3 Years After The Aliso Canyon Blowout

The Great Gas Leak Hangover: Why LA Still Must Conserve Energy 3 Years After The Aliso Canyon Blowout

The gas leak near Porter Ranch, the nation's largest, was nearly three years ago. But that leak, continuing outages and limits on SoCal Gas pipelines keep gas scarce and electricity unreliable.

Finally, A Suspect In The Malibu Creek Mystery

Finally, A Suspect In The Malibu Creek Mystery

Anthony Rauda, 42, is suspected in a string of burglaries, and detectives are investigating whether he may also be linked to a series of shootings, one of which left a local camper dead.

LA City Council's Only Republican Is Stepping Down At Year's End

LA City Council's Only Republican Is Stepping Down At Year's End

The Los Angeles City Council's sole Republican announced plans to vacate his seat at the end of the year, setting up the possibility of a historic all-Democrat council.

A Cleanup Crackdown Is Set Around LA's New Homeless Shelter

A Cleanup Crackdown Is Set Around LA's New Homeless Shelter

Regular sweeps are planned within the new "Special Enforcement and Cleaning Zone" around the El Pueblo site downtown.

Disney's 1950 Short About Traffic Safety Could Pass For LA 2018

Disney's 1950 Short About Traffic Safety Could Pass For LA 2018

Look past the dated animation and this Goofy short is still Big Mood in L.A. -- and everywhere else.

How Explaining Consent To Silver Lake Third Graders Became Part Of The National Conversation

How Explaining Consent To Silver Lake Third Graders Became Part Of The National Conversation

Liz Kleinrock's lesson got a lot of attention when she posted a classroom chart on Instagram and Facebook last month.

Prop 6: Cheaper Gas Or Better Roads? LA's $5 Billion Question

Prop 6: Cheaper Gas Or Better Roads? LA's $5 Billion Question

Road repairs and transit construction worth $5 billion per year are in jeopardy if Prop 6 repeals the gas tax.

Everything You Need To Know About Voting By Mail

Everything You Need To Know About Voting By Mail

Plan to vote by mail? We have answers to your questions (and a look at the new L.A. County mail ballot).

Despite 'Significant Exposure' To Lawsuits, LA City Council Moves To Limit Disruptions At Meetings

Despite 'Significant Exposure' To Lawsuits, LA City Council Moves To Limit Disruptions At Meetings

City leaders just approved new rules to curb disruptive behavior in public city meetings. Opponents say it infringes on their Constitutional rights.

Anaheim Says The Ballot Initiative To Raise Disneyland Wages Doesn't Apply To Disneyland After All

Anaheim Says The Ballot Initiative To Raise Disneyland Wages Doesn't Apply To Disneyland After All

And if it passes there could be a Disney-themed court battle over pay at the park.

Why Helicopters And Bloodhounds Swarmed Malibu Creek State Park This Weekend

Why Helicopters And Bloodhounds Swarmed Malibu Creek State Park This Weekend

A burglary suspect is on the run in the area. Deputies say it's possible he's linked to the fatal shooting ofr a camper in June.

California's Next Governor: Newsom, Cox Darken The Lines Dividing Them In Spirited Debate

California's Next Governor: Newsom, Cox Darken The Lines Dividing Them In Spirited Debate

When it comes to the issues, there are clear dividing lines between the two gubernatorial candidates.

Miss That Rocket In The Sky Over LA? Here's When The Next One's Coming

Miss That Rocket In The Sky Over LA? Here's When The Next One's Coming

We've got photos & video of last night's sky object, and when you can see one again.

Indigenous Peoples Day Is Happening Now In DTLA. Here's How The City Is Celebrating

Indigenous Peoples Day Is Happening Now In DTLA. Here's How The City Is Celebrating

The county and city of L.A. have teamed up to throw the inaugural celebration, which kicked off at 7 a.m. and runs to 7 p.m. at both City Hall and Grand Park.

In Key Congressional Races, It's Getting Closer Than A Judicial Nomination Vote

In Key Congressional Races, It's Getting Closer Than A Judicial Nomination Vote

KPCC is partnering with The New York Times on a live poll covering four California U.S. House districts. As part of the deal, you get free digital access to the Times for two months.

 Hey, Have You Heard Of Condoms?

Hey, Have You Heard Of Condoms?

Of course you have. But we know that a lot of you don't use them.

Meet The Newly Minted MacArthur 'Geniuses' From LA

Meet The Newly Minted MacArthur 'Geniuses' From LA

The fellowships come with a $625,000 award they can spend however they like. L.A.'s winners? A violinist, a composer and neuroscientist.

This SoCal Christian College Supported Gay Relationships. Then It Abruptly Changed Its Mind.

This SoCal Christian College Supported Gay Relationships. Then It Abruptly Changed Its Mind.

Azusa Pacific University, an evangelical Christian school, expanded rights for LGBTQ students. The university's board of trustees decided to undo the changes.

A Homeless Couple In Mission Hills Was Attacked With Acid

A Homeless Couple In Mission Hills Was Attacked With Acid

It's the latest in a string of attacks on LA's homeless.

4 Inches Of Rain Is All LA Got Last Year

4 Inches Of Rain Is All LA Got Last Year

Get used to really dry, and really wet, and nothing in between.

LAPD Accused Of Excessive Force, Conspiracy To Cover Up Misconduct In Shooting Death Of Trader Joe's Manager

LAPD Accused Of Excessive Force, Conspiracy To Cover Up Misconduct In Shooting Death Of Trader Joe's Manager

Attorneys for Melyda Corado's family previously said the department had initially offered to let them review the latest video ahead of its public release, but then reversed their decision.

Is LA Really Going To Federal Court To Argue It Can Seize And Destroy Homeless People's Property?

Is LA Really Going To Federal Court To Argue It Can Seize And Destroy Homeless People's Property?

A ruling two years ago essentially put a stop to cleanup sweeps on Skid Row. Should the city fight for the right? What if it loses?

Joe Biden Rallies for SoCal Democratic Candidates -- And Speaks Of Anita Hill

Joe Biden Rallies for SoCal Democratic Candidates -- And Speaks Of Anita Hill

The former vice president talked about the importance of voting, his concerns about President Trump and his role in the Anita Hill hearings.

There's A Flea-Borne Typhus Outbreak In Downtown LA

There's A Flea-Borne Typhus Outbreak In Downtown LA

The disease doesn't affect pets or animals, but people who get sick can experience rash, high fever, chills and headache.

Health Care, 401k ... And Help With The Mortgage? Some LA Employers Are Treating Housing As A Benefit

Health Care, 401k ... And Help With The Mortgage? Some LA Employers Are Treating Housing As A Benefit

Many of L.A.'s fastest-growing jobs don't pay enough to cover L.A. rent. But only a few employers are offering housing help to their workers.

'Among The Most Violent Of The New Breed': A Q&A About SoCal White Supremacist Group Tied To Charlottesville Violence

'Among The Most Violent Of The New Breed': A Q&A About SoCal White Supremacist Group Tied To Charlottesville Violence

California's ugly history of white supremacism comes into focus as three local men are charged with rioting and inciting violence in Charlottesville.

'He Showed No Remorse': Family Of Terry Carter Speaks After Suge Knight Gets 28 Years For Fatal Hit-And-Run

'He Showed No Remorse': Family Of Terry Carter Speaks After Suge Knight Gets 28 Years For Fatal Hit-And-Run

The '90s rap mogul was originally charged with murder, attempted murder, and hit-and-run charges for running over two men, killing one of them, and fleeing the scene in 2015.

Meet The Brilliant Chemist From Caltech Who Just Won The Nobel Prize

Meet The Brilliant Chemist From Caltech Who Just Won The Nobel Prize

Frances Arnold just became the first woman at Caltech to win the award.

A Tale Of Two Friends, Thousands Of Refugees And A Long, Long Wait

A Tale Of Two Friends, Thousands Of Refugees And A Long, Long Wait

Refugee admissions have slowed to a crawl as the Trump administration has lowered the ceiling for entries and imposed other restrictions.

Why The LAUSD Superintendent's Calendar Matters To The School District's Strike-Ready Teachers

Why The LAUSD Superintendent's Calendar Matters To The School District's Strike-Ready Teachers

Reading the tea leaves on what's really behind the release of Austin Beutner's calendars by the teacher's union that's in the middle of contentious contract negotiations.

Rain And Possible Thunderstorms Are On Tap For LA

Rain And Possible Thunderstorms Are On Tap For LA

The National Weather Service expects up to a half-inch of rain in L.A. and Ventura counties, and possibly as much as an inch where thunderstorms form.

Take A Deep Breath And Read About How Bad LA Smog Really Is

Take A Deep Breath And Read About How Bad LA Smog Really Is

There's a reason they call it Smog City.

What You Need To Know About Proposition 10: The Affordable Housing Act

What You Need To Know About Proposition 10: The Affordable Housing Act

Should cities be allowed to pass rent control? That's the $60 million question.

Camarillo Man Says A Priest Abused Him And He Wants California Catholic Bishops Held Accountable

Camarillo Man Says A Priest Abused Him And He Wants California Catholic Bishops Held Accountable

A new lawsuit charges church leaders conspired to protect abusive priests, moving them around from church to church.

Public School Kids Did A Little Better This Year On Statewide Tests. See Those Scores

Public School Kids Did A Little Better This Year On Statewide Tests. See Those Scores

Most students still fall short of the state's expectations in both English and math -- and racial "achievement gaps" remain wide.

Protesters Say Mayor Garcetti Hasn't Delivered Safer Streets For Cyclists

Protesters Say Mayor Garcetti Hasn't Delivered Safer Streets For Cyclists

Outside the Intercontinental Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, demonstrators donned bright-green shirts and formed a human bike lane buffer.

President Trump Is Texting You Oct. 3 Whether You Want Him To Or Not

President Trump Is Texting You Oct. 3 Whether You Want Him To Or Not

The "Presidential Alert" should hit mid-morning Pacific time.

LA County Gets More Power To Force Severely Mentally Ill Homeless Into Treatment

LA County Gets More Power To Force Severely Mentally Ill Homeless Into Treatment

A new law will help force those with the most severe mental health issues to get treatment -- even if they don't want it.

Photos: Surfers Stoked To Meet Tropical Storm Rosa

Photos: Surfers Stoked To Meet Tropical Storm Rosa

"This is the place to be," said one surfer in Malibu. "If you can get a big one you're pretty stoked. Surf's up."

1 Year Later, Remembering The SoCal Victims Of The Las Vegas Mass Shooting

1 Year Later, Remembering The SoCal Victims Of The Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Of the dozens of victims, nearly half were from Southern California. This is who they were and what we learned about them in our reporting last year.

Rain And 'Sneaker' Waves: It's Not A Hurricane Anymore, But Rosa Could Still Be Dangerous For SoCal

Rain And 'Sneaker' Waves: It's Not A Hurricane Anymore, But Rosa Could Still Be Dangerous For SoCal

That didn't stop surfers from taking advantage of bountiful waves in Malibu Monday morning.

What You Need To Know About The Ruling That Lets Huntington Beach Opt Out Of California's Sanctuary Law

What You Need To Know About The Ruling That Lets Huntington Beach Opt Out Of California's Sanctuary Law

Huntington Beach argued that because it's a charter city, it needn't abide by S.B. 54, the state sanctuary law. An Orange County judge agreed.

 'Illegal Leases' On VA's West L.A. Campus Called Out By Watchdog -- Including Brentwood School, Red Cross And A City Park

'Illegal Leases' On VA's West L.A. Campus Called Out By Watchdog -- Including Brentwood School, Red Cross And A City Park

The Dept. of Veterans Affairs Inspector General says 11 leases are illegal and over a dozen more aren't accounted for. The VA is also falling behind on its goal to build 1,200 units of housing for homeless veterans.

How To Be The Best Stair Climber In The West

How To Be The Best Stair Climber In The West

Thousands trek up the tallest set of stairs this side of the Mississippi. For charity.

LA Metro Is Already Buying Electric Buses. Now Everyone Else Will Too.

LA Metro Is Already Buying Electric Buses. Now Everyone Else Will Too.

All those non-Metro city buses you see around? Yeah, they're gonna go electric, too.

Words You Never Hear in LA: There's A Hurricane Heading Our Way

Words You Never Hear in LA: There's A Hurricane Heading Our Way

Hurricanes are so rare there's only been two in SoCal in 150 years.

These Alhambra Students' Schoolwork Went From The Classroom To The Halls Of Congress

These Alhambra Students' Schoolwork Went From The Classroom To The Halls Of Congress

Here's how a high school civics teacher turned tragedy into a teaching moment.

This Malibu Camp Wants Juvenile Justice To Be More Like Rehab Than Prison

This Malibu Camp Wants Juvenile Justice To Be More Like Rehab Than Prison

It's been overhauled to be less like a prison for its young residents. But it's having challenges.

Kavanaugh Hearing Triggering Bad Feelings? Here's Where You Can Get Help

Kavanaugh Hearing Triggering Bad Feelings? Here's Where You Can Get Help

For many women, today's hearing stirred up difficult memories.

3 Ways California Is Trying To Help New Moms Get Treatment For Depression

3 Ways California Is Trying To Help New Moms Get Treatment For Depression

It's common for moms to struggle with anxiety and depression during and after pregnancy. But most women aren't screened or connected with treatment. California has three new laws that aim to change that.

In This Congressional Race, A Surfing Climate Change Skeptic Faces An Ex-Republican Turned Liberal

In This Congressional Race, A Surfing Climate Change Skeptic Faces An Ex-Republican Turned Liberal

A surfer is the GOP incumbent in the district that covers the Orange County coast, and he's up against a Democrat who's a former Republican. One issue that divides them is climate change.

The US Doesn't Know How Many Mexican-Americans Served In Vietnam. A New Play Is Trying To Make Sure They're Not Forgotten

The US Doesn't Know How Many Mexican-Americans Served In Vietnam. A New Play Is Trying To Make Sure They're Not Forgotten

"Ring Of Red: A Barrio Story" -- which runs through Sept. 30 at the Bootleg Theater -- incorporates more than 50 oral histories.

Lyft And LADOT Want You To Stop Driving Your Car For 30 Days In Exchange For Free Rides

Lyft And LADOT Want You To Stop Driving Your Car For 30 Days In Exchange For Free Rides

Lyft is offering $677 in transportation credit, which includes money toward Lyft's carpool service, a month-long regional transit pass and electric car sharing.

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