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The state-run health insurance marketplace says consumers can now make sure their doctor is participating in plans being sold through the network.
Jerry Brown said that serving on a jury, like voting,is a distinct responsibility of citizenship.
Cheech Marin's resume goes far beyond his role in "Cheech & Chong." KPCC takes a closer look at the life of the actor as he gets ready to talk live at a KPCC event Tuesday.
The new bill will feature an array of security features designed to thwart counterfeiters. But you'll still be able to use the old ones in your wallet.
KPCC Events: America's nuclear secrets revealed, 3D printers that fabricate body parts, and rare appearances by Cheech Marin, Bill Hader and Jasper Redd.
Riverside County is on the verge of implementing a law that would require most owners of pit bulls and pit bull mixes to have their dogs sterilized. The public will get to weigh in before officials take a vote.
The cause of the roof collapse was not known, but debris was believed to have fallen on the $35 million experimental airship, which is more than 200 feet long.
Some 20 residents have been forced to evacuate and at least one firefighter has suffered a minor injury. The fire started at a waste recycling business in Santiago Canyon.
All evacuation orders have been lifted at Camp Pendleton, where firefighters gained ground on a 2,500-acre wildfire. The fire is now 20 percent contained.
Ten years ago, Arnold Schwarzenegger unseated then Gov. Gray Davis. But the debate over Schwarzenegger’s legacy – and the recall itself – persists to this day.
The purchase of 31 next-generation A350s marks the first time the Japanese carrier has opted to buy from the European aircraft maker.
Two brothers take an exhaustive look at how the NFL has dealt with allegations that playing football can lead to brain damage.
Anorexia and bulimia, once thought to be eating disorders affecting only girls and women, affect a growing number of boys and men.
The docket this year has nothing quite as riveting as last year's same-sex-marriage cases, but the court is facing hot-button social issues and questions of presidential and congressional power.
The trio was celebrated by the Nobel committee for unlocking a key mystery of cell function.
With the government shutdown in effect, there are rumors and questions left in the public's mind about how the shutdown will affect them. How much do you know?
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Small business has been called the "engine of the economy"; but that engine could stall, if loans and contracts are left frozen by the federal shutdown.
The Department of Toxic Substances Control will issue an order requiring Exide to clean up leaky stormwater pipes and control toxic substances in air emissions.
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In immigration news: 'Trust Act' and other bills signed in CA, weekend marches, 'immigrant friendly' Midwest cities, moreMulti-American | | October 07 2013, 9:35 AM
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed several bills tied to immigration this weekend, including a landmark measure that limits who state and local police can hold for deportation. This and more.
Previous government shutdowns have given rise to vandalism, ecological damage at National Park sites.
It’s been about a week of federal government closures. While it’s the talk of D.C., here in L.A., it seems to be far from the minds of many residents.
The Loh Life
Sandra Tsing Loh is thankful her children like to eat.
The LA Dodgers are four victories away from going to their first World Series since 1988. A Martinez visited Dodger Stadium last night.
With nothing happening in the present, we thought it might be smart to revisit the past, and the other big impasse that shut down the government in the winter of 1995 and 96.
For the first time in its 89-year history, the State Bar of California will swear in its first Latino president this Saturday in San Jose, LA County's public defender Luis Rodriguez.
Time for On The Lot, our weekly look at the business of entertainment with Rebecca Keegan of the LA Times.
The case may be closed, but the tragedy leaves many questions behind. Questions raised in the new documentary "Valentine Road," which airs tonight at 9 p.m. on HBO.
Over the weekend, the state GOP held their annual meeting in Anaheim. This year's convention came amidst a government shutdown and a rift between various Republican factions on Capitol Hill. For more on this weekend's summit, host Alex Cohen speaks with Republican Strategist Mike Madrid.
Cheech Marin isn't just an actor, but an art collector. He talks about his love of Chicano art, especially small pieces.
The Loh Down On Science
Legally Biased? James Bond versus Elle Woods.
Take Two Evenings
The new $100 dollar bill goes into circulation Tuesday and will feature “raised printing” and other new security features to thwart counterfeiters.
If you were lucky enough to go to game three of the best-of-five National League division series between the Dodgers and Atlanta Braves last night at Dodger Stadium, you were witness to history.
The high court's new term is starting with a bang. The biggest campaign-finance case since Citizens United will be heard tomorrow. Shaun McCutcheon, an Alabama businessman, is challenging limits to contribution amounts.
The government has now been shut down for a week and Democratic and Republican lawmakers seem no closer to reaching a deal to re-open it. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev) has urged House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to allow a vote in the house on a clean funding bill--void of any Obamacare links—while Boehner insists he doesn’t have the votes to pass it.
Today, Loyola Marymount University is voting on whether to remove elective abortions coverage from staff and faculty insurance plans. The vote represents a turning point in the history of the university, one that would change the ideological direction of the Catholic school going forward.