Clara Lieu, adjunct professor at the Rhode Island School of Design, is launching a free website to put fine arts education at your fingertips. The site caters to all ages and offers video tutorials, critiques of online submissions and even an encyclopedia of arts supplies.
The man who allegedly murdered a Whittier police officer Monday has been identified as Michael Mejia, a 26-year-old gang member with previous convictions for violent crimes, authorities said. Mejia rear-ended a car and was seated in his own vehicle when he opened fire on officers.
Federal investigators have closed their inquiry into the Los Angeles Unified School District's cancelled iPad program without charging any of the current or former L.A. Unified officials involved, according to a statement from the head attorney for the school system.
The Board of Supervisors passes a motion directing staff to explore options in case Obamacare is repealed. The head of the county Department of Health Services says California could create its own individual insurance mandate if Congress eliminates the federal one.
KPCC's ongoing Q&A series about California elections returns to tackle the logistics of voting. It's now two weeks until the March 7 primary election, and today is the last day to register online to vote. Have a question? Call or text senior political reporter Mary Plummer at 323-538-5722.
The L.A. Lakers have fired general manager Mitch Kupchak and put the Hall of Fame point guard — who returned to the franchise earlier this year in an executive role — in charge of basketball operations in a major shake-up of the struggling franchise's front office.
Fifteen of the 20 candidates running for the Los Angeles City Council District 7 seat responded to KPCC's survey on the top issues facing the area. See their bios, their "one-sentence pitch" to voters and how they plan to fix top district problems and approach constituent concerns.
Cal State is asking the state for $75 million for its Graduation Initiative next fiscal year. A Legislative Analyst’s Office report says lawmakers need more proof it’s working. It also recommends not giving $25 million to the California Community College system for its innovation awards.
Whether by car, train, bike or foot, navigating SoCal is something many of us do — while listening to "Morning Edition!" As she prepares to take over hosting duties, Alex Cohen would like to tackle your traversing-related queries to help make the mornings more informed. Here's how to submit questions.
On Sunday, Feb. 26, most streets around The Dolby Theatre in Hollywood will be impenetrable. However, the most impactful closure actually begins Feb. 19 with a complete shutdown of Hollywood Boulevard between Highland Avenue and Orange Drive. See the closure map.