11 victims identified in deadly Palm Springs tour bus crash


The owner/operator of the tour bus company, Teodulo Vides, has also been determined to be the driver. The bus was determined not to have seatbelts.

Tenant activists divided over LA housing initiative

The L.A. Tenants Union has split with other renter advocates over Measure JJJ, a measure that would force developers to build more housing for low-income renters.

Human Voter Guide: Help with voter registration

Monday, Oct. 24, is the deadline to register to vote in California. This week's Human Voter Guide segment reviews tips on troubleshooting registration problems.

County Public Health crews test soil for Exide contamination

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Exide, state fight over lead contamination data


Exide wants more data about lead contamination in Vernon. The state says releasing this data would threaten the privacy rights of lead-poisoned children.

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Out of this world: How artists imagine planets yet unseen


When astronomers spot a new planet that's too far away to be seen in detail, they work with artists to depict it. Space artists say they have a lot of freedom, but have to be careful, too.

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A history of election cake and why bakers want to #MakeAmericaCakeAgain

Election cake, as made by OWL Bakery in Asheville, N.C.

Bakers Susannah Gebhart and Maia Surdam are reviving election cake: a boozy, dense fruitcake that was a way for women to participate in the democratic process before they had the right to vote.

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Obama in LA: How to avoid the traffic

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The president is making a swing through L.A. Monday as part of a campaign fundraising tour to support Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, and to make another appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

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Proposition 61 gives California mandate to lower drug prices, not tools

Proposition 61 Gives California Mandate To Lower Drug Prices, Not Tools

Supporters of Proposition 61 call it an opportunity to fight back against skyrocketing drug prices. But outside experts are skeptical it would work as promised.