DNC Day 4 live blog: Jerry Brown, (Bill) Clinton and the 1992 DNC

California Gov. Jerry Brown has now spoken at two Democratic National Conventions, a quarter century apart, where the candidate's name was Clinton. But while the words and dynamics are similar, Brown's role has changed.

Fact-checking Jerry Brown's claim that Mike Pence 'denies evolution'

California Gov. Jerry Brown came out swinging against Republican Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Wednesday. Here's a fact check.

LAUSD soft-launches parent portal for attendance, grade data


LAUSD is giving its online portal a second try after a problematic launch two years ago. The portal will allow parents to see their children's grades and absences.

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Experts say touching LA River water could make you sick

High levels of fecal bacteria in the L.A. River can make you sick. Experts worry the push to clean up the water is getting lost in the excitement over revitalizing the river.

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Did Mike Pence advocate for 'conversion therapy?'

Democratic National Convention: Day Three

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom joined in the chorus of attacks on Donald Trump’s running mate during a speech at the Democratic National Convention. Here's a fact check.

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AirTalk listeners' 5 top picks for most interesting camping spots


One of the greatest summer past times is camping, but with so many options in California and the Western U.S., it can be hard to narrow down the right spot to rest your tent.

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Where to ask for help after a wildfire disaster

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Dealing with the stress and chaos that comes with an unexpected wildfire can make finding help difficult. Here's a list of resources to help guide those affected.

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Long Beach court victory could bring rail project to a halt

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The new rail yard would be four miles from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, potentially reducing the number of longer truck trips hauling cargo containers.