The group projects it could lose $260 million annually, or about 80 percent of its operating budget. Poor patients might have to go elsewhere for reproductive care, straining the state's already stressed community clinics.
Three waves of storm systems will bring from 2 to 5 inches of rain to the region, according to the National Weather Service. The first storm will hit Thursday, the second on Friday and the third on Sunday night.
The CHP officers fatally shot Pedro Villanueva as he drove his truck towards them. The practice of shooting at moving cars has been banned by the LAPD and LA Sheriff's Department unless there is no other way to escape.
Toxics regulators had planned to report in December on levels of lead and other metals around Quemetco. Now they plan to release their findings in March. Crews haven't finished gathering soil samples from some industrial sites around the City of Industry plant.
The school became a surprise venue Wednesday morning for a performance featuring students — and the Motown icon. Robinson came to the school to help deliver new musical instruments and a $1 million donation from Niagara Cares to the Little Kids Rock music education charity.
Nearly 60 Democratic lawmakers will skip Trump's swearing-in ceremonies. California leads the list of no-shows, among them Congresswoman Judy Chu, representing the 27th district. Congressman Brad Sherman of the 30th district will be attending. KPCC spoke to both about their reasons.
The plan proposes transferring the Eagle Mountain area back to the national park — it was part of Joshua Tree when it was designated a national monument in 1936. Joshua Tree spans about 800,000 acres, so the addition may not transform the park, but it's an important part of its history.
President Barack Obama held his final news conference Wednesday, two days before his second term ends. He defended his decision to shorten the sentence of convicted leaker Chelsea Manning and spoke about race, voter rights and his vision for the country after his presidency.
More than two dozen Southern California mayors gathered in the nation's capitol this week to discuss the successes and needs of their cities. L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti told KPCC he will look at how other cities have set up legal defense funds for immigrants and protected immigrant rights.
Monkey Town, a new pop-up restaurant, has joined the long line of secret supper spots in L.A. While many pop-ups feature unique dining experiences, Monkey Town is completely immersive. Their delectable dinners are held within what can only be described as a 27-foot video cube, featuring live performances and recorded art.
Why it's cool:
The multi-channel performance is a delight for the senses (although it's going to put your next dinner party to shame).
You should know:
There are two seatings each night (Tuesday-Sunday), and each one holds only 40 people. So get your tickets early – Monkey Town only runs until October 1, and shows fill up quickly.