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A bilingual awareness campaign marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month in San Bernardino County.
Three undercover LAPD narcotics officers were driving just west of downtown early Thursday when an SUV pulled up alongside their unmarked car, and fired a shot.
A candlelight ceremony Thursday night will honor the eight shooting victims, a day before the first anniversary of the worst mass killing in Orange County history.
Patients at two Southland health facilities are among those that may have received potentially contaminated medication linked to a rare form of fungal meningitis.
Developer Rick Caruso ended the speculation on his political future today by announcing that he will not run for mayor of Los Angeles in the 2013 race.
Students from Galileo Academy in Victorville are involved in a bus collision with a U-Haul truck. The crash injured 13 children and the bus driver, but authorities say no one sustained critical injuries.
We're curating the best and most interesting of what's being said about the vice presidential debates by our staff and the world on social media. Follow along!
The rain will affect drivers during the morning commute. A possible lightning strike is believed to have disrupted the Metro Blue Line in Long Beach.
To mark National Coming Out Day more than half a dozen of the state's congressional Democrats posed for pictures to show their opposition to Proposition 8.
Sadly, it's probably not Martian, but rather a small plastic part that came loose during the the rover's landing on the Red Planet in late August.
When the candidates for Vice President debate Thursday in Kentucky, the U.S. economy isn't all they'll talk about, but it will be a big part of the night.
Yongda Huang Harris, 28, who wore flame retardant pants as he flew from Japan to LA, had a laundry list of odd objects in his suitcases.
No matter what you're doing, KPCC is giving you easy access to tonight's Biden-Ryan debate. Here's how you can watch, listen and discuss the face-off.
Check out this computer-generated video animation of Endeavour's proposed travel through Los Angeles, nicknamed "Mission 26" and "The Big Endeavour."
Academic Performance Index scores for public schools are out. California education officials say most schools reached the coveted 800-point goal for the first time.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has come to the aid of Councilman Richard Alarcon, endorsing him in his race for the state Assembly.
Report shows little harm from Baldwin Hills fracking. Environmental and community groups are still reviewing it, but they've expressed skepticism about the findings.
Economists like to see first-time unemployment claims running under 400,000. The US is now getting closer to 300,000, a positive sign.
Home foreclosure rates in California are dropping. But there is still plenty of homeowners in trouble.
A crane was being used to move the 3,000-pound steel beam from a truck when it crushed the construction worker. It may cause delays for the morning commute.
Gang violence in LA has plummeted in the past couple of years, which many attribute to the city’s anti-gang strategy. Now, the city's hoping to expand its reach.
The congressman was picked by the Democratic Party to be one of its spin doctors following the Biden-Ryan face-off
View some of the TV ads both parties have produced as part of a multi-million dollar campaign aimed at protecting incumbents and attacking vulnerable opponents.
The Loh Down On Science
Give 'em an inch, they'll take eight.
The LA Times Architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne writes, "In parading Endeavour along our boulevards, LA is in some striking ways reenacting one of the oldest public celebrations in Western urban history, the Roman triumph."
In her new book “Netflixed,” financial and media writer Gina Keating details the story of how one company transformed the movie-watching habits of a generation, and gave Americans even more reason to stay home on Saturday nights.
This morning, the California Department of Education released the Academic Performance Index (API) scores of its schools.
Larry and our talented trio of Orange County journalists riff on the latest news from the O.C.
Vice presidential debates are traditionally surrogate affairs, with each candidate for VPOTUS trying first to do no harm to their political party’s campaign with a scant few weeks before Election Day. But the stakes are higher this year.
Egypt’s new government may not ultimately embrace the democratic ideals demanded by citizens who overthrew former president Hosni Mubarak last year.
It's that time again! Tonight, Vice President Joe Biden and VP candidate Paul Ryan face off in their only televised debate.
The first presidential debate was the most tweeted event in U.S. political history. We look at how social media has democratized political talk.
Issa Rae, creator of the web series "The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl," talks about her popular web series, her latest project and how she comes up with the situations in the show.
Today, more information on the thousand pages of evidence that took down Lance Armstrong.
Fifty years ago Rachel Carson single-handedly started the environmental movement with her book "Silent Spring".
California education officials say that for the first time, a majority of schools reached the coveted 800-point Academic Performance Index goals.
Late tonight the space shuttle Endeavour starts its to its new home at the California Science Center.
These days it's not just politicians courting Latinos; Hollywood is also very eager to reach this growing demographic.
This week the Nobel Prize for Literature will be awarded, but for weeks, economists, gamblers and laymen have laid their money on the line in hopes they can guess the tomorrow's winner.
Book critic David Kipen, also the founder of the bookstore/lending library Libros Schmibros, joins the show to discuss the Nobel Prize in Literature and the finalists in the National Book Awards.
Tonight Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan take to the stage in Danville, Kentucky for the one and only vice-presidential debate. The debate gives the two a chance to highlight their many differences in policy, but the two have one fundamental thing in common: their faith.
Today Amnesty International issued a report about the Mexican government under outgoing President Felipe Calderon.
We're doing a live, 2-hour special Off-Ramp this weekend, following the Shuttle Endeavour as it parades through South LA. If you're along the route and want to help, call-in between noon and 2pm Saturday. Since the show is live, the podcast will be sent out sometime Saturday. Please don't freak out!