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She covered RFK's assassination and the Sirhan and Manson trials, and then went on to serve four LA County District Attorneys.
The lawyer for a former Santa Ana city councilman charged with multiple counts of sexual assault is asking a judge to remove the District Attorney from the case.
A recent study showed that the STD could be on the road to incurability, although so far the U.S. and L.A. County still appear well-equipped to deal with it.
Just three weeks before its popular Tet Festival, the City of Westminster doesn’t have the money to put on the culminating parade.
Wertz Brothers Antique Mart, one of the largest antique malls on LA's westside, is closing next month to make way for new development.
The Orange County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a plan Tuesday to spend $3.2 million to acquire a closed Linder's Furniture site in Fullerton to convert into a year-round homeless shelter.
It employs about 1.4 million people in the U.S. Starting Memorial Day, it says it will have jobs for any honorably discharged veteran who applies within the first year after leaving active duty.
Port of L.A. officials said the rail yard will reduce air pollution and truck traffic on freeways. The $137 million project is expected to break ground Wednesday in Wilmington.
A weapons industry group based in the Connecticut town where a gunman killed 20 children and six adults last month is opening a Las Vegas Strip trade show Tuesday.
More than 50 Azusa gang members were arrested in 2011 on charges they conspired to "cleanse" the city of black residents. All the defendants have been convicted.
Jimmy O'Neill, who was barely out of his teens when he became Los Angeles' top-rated radio deejay and only 24 when he became a national celebrity as host of "Shindig!," died in L.A. at age 73.
The world's most famous cyclist was "forthcoming" as she asked him in detail about doping allegations that followed him throughout his Tour de France victories.
U.S. consumers increased their spending at retail businesses in December, buying more autos, furniture and clothing despite fiscal cliff worries.
Falling prices for food and gas pushed down U.S. wholesale prices last month for the third month in a row, the latest evidence inflation is tame.
Eric Garcetti did a Reddit AMA Tuesday. He answered many serious, important questions about L.A.'s future, but never mind that — here are his most entertaining answers.
This is a 10,000-mile ensemble: from L.A., New York and Paris, a veritable travelogue in my closet!
Unlike individual donors, independent expenditure campaigns do not have contribution limits. That translates into a major financial boost for a candidate.
Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge is hosting a public memorial for the late "California's Gold" TV host Huell Howser Tuesday at the Griffith Observatory.
Los Angeles County property owners, school districts and politicians pack supervisors' meeting to protest proposed stormwater parcel tax.
“Former Mr. Olympia, Conan, Terminator, and Governor of California. I killed the Predator.” That’s how our former governor introduced himself as he took to Reddit.
Facebook "Graph Search" sources your network for precision results, sparing you the hassle of asking everyone you know about the thing you'd like to know.
The nerd Utopian Aaron Swartz left behind a legacy of fighting for free information against copyright restrictions.
Look at some of the best of Huell Howser's mementos and souvenirs, currently on display at Chapman University's campus library. And don't forget his memorial today.
The newspaper, printed six times a year and distributed to county schools, had been struggling financially because of the loss of foundation grants and corporate donations.
Today is Tuesday, Jan. 15 and headlines include IBEW's partnership with the entertainment industry for Wendy Greuel and a storm water tax at the county.
A big-rig slammed into an Interstate 5 center divider and caught fire, closing the freeway in both directions near Downtown Los Angeles. It has reopened after a four-hour closure.
Prosecutors accuse the ex-city officials of looting Bell's treasury to pay themselves sky-high salaries. They are charged with misappropriation of public funds in a 20-count felony complaint.
Business Update with Mark Lacter
KPCC's business analyst Mark Lacter talks about money in LA politics.Steve Julian: The LA mayor's race is in early March, and already the top candidates are pulling in record amounts in campaign contributions.
The Loh Down On Science
This one's a bit off.
Do you have any experience in sales? Well, if you have a job in today’s society, author Dan Pink says the answer is yes. While one in nine Americans work in a traditional sales department, the other eight draw upon the same techniques salespeople use every day.
Why are California’s college graduates struggling to find employment? Northern California Assemblyman Don Logue believes it’s because too many students are graduating with liberal arts degrees and entering into a job-market without a high demand for those professions.
The Avon Lady always rings twice: direct sales, MLM’s, pyramid schemes and the wisdom to know the difference| January 15 2013, 10:45 AM
Have you ever been approached by a relative with an “unbelievable opportunity?” Have you had a great experience working in direct sales? Do you see it as a way out of debt - or an even deeper hole?
Last night, Lance Armstrong sat down for an interview with Oprah Winfrey. It’s a dance we’ve seen in America time and time again—disgraced celebrity seeks absolution from TV icon.
New research has shown that pedophilia is not stemmed directly from childhood sexual abuse. Some of the new information on the disorder comes from the Center for Mental Health and Addiction in Toronto, where studies have been conducted on convicted sex offenders.
Joseph Rodriguez's new work is a photo series called Re-Entry in Los Angeles, featuring men and women recently released from prison as they return to life on the outside.
This morning, President Obama is expected to announce the most aggressive and expansive national gun-control agenda in generations.
More than 2 million veterans reside in the state of California, half of those live right here in Southern California. Yesterday, veterans affairs was the topic of a three-person panel discussion hosted at SCPR’s Crawford Family Forum.
There are new details in the mysterious death of Hollywood legend Natalie Wood.In 1981, the actress drowned off the coast of Catalina Island, while a weekend boating trip with her husband Robert Wagner and actor Christopher Walken.
Now to Washington where LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is spending the week. He'll be attending the inauguration next Monday, and in the meantime he's making the rounds at the US Conference of Mayors.
When it comes to rebuilding the Republican party in California, the challenges are many.
Isabela Raygoza and Joel Moya from the Latin Alternative music magazine, Remezcla, join Barbara Bogaev to talk about some upcoming releases.
This past weekend marked the third anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti that killed as many as 300,000 people and left nearly a million people homeless. Yet three years on the crisis continues with 350,000 Haitians still in relief camps.
The "airpocalypse" is the term being used to describe the record high levels of pollution in China's northern region, including the capital city of Beijing. In recent days, the poor air quality has sent hundreds to local hospitals for respiratory problems, and the thick smog closed freeways and airports because of poor visibility.
Whether or not Armstrong's confession is good for the sport is debatable. What's not in dispute is that the two-and-a-half hour interview is a boon for Oprah Winfrey, a fact she acknowledged on CBS This Morning:
In 1969, a group of Native Americans occupied Alcatraz for two years. It's a history written in graffiti that the National Park Service has been working to preserve.
NHL players are back on the ice, this Saturday. They resolved a labor dispute with owners that led to 510 cancelled games.