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“I think the playoffs are one-day momentum swings," manager Don Mattingly said after the game. "Right now I feel like we’ve kind of grabbed it.”
All of the approximately 20 people aboard the bus were able to exit the vehicle on their own. Those injured ranged in age from 5 to 65 and included the bus driver.
Those living on South Gerhart Avenue, between West Pomona Boulevard and East Beverly Boulevard are being asked to leave their homes, the department reported.
The budget negotiations in Washington are not front-page news on Mars. There, NASA's rovers continue to operate, taking photographs and collecting data.
Leaders say the new law which expands the police powers of LAX police goes a long way. But they're unsure if that action will help upgrade pay.
That flowing blue "Dodgers" script across the front of the jersey; that pointy, ornate "B'' on the Red Sox cap: Same style, now and then.
A replacement terminal at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank would be as much as two-thirds larger than the current, decades-old building.
The question remains: How did a man who never set foot on North America get a federal holiday in his name? Here's the story.
President Obama and Congress have until Thursday, Oct. 17, to reach a deal averting a potential credit default by the U.S. government. Both houses of Congress are meeting this afternoon.
The artist and provocateur Banksy, whose sly graffiti art adorns collectors' walls, opened a sidewalk kiosk to sell his work.
A plastic bottle containing dry ice exploded at an employee bathroom at Los Angeles International Airport Sunday. No injuries were reported and the investigation continued Monday.
Over the last year, the University of Southern California has added several layers of security after high profile crimes that happened on campus and in the surrounding neighborhood.
Now that enrollment has opened for coverage under the Affordable Care Act, one of the biggest questions people have is, what's the deadline?
Mexico escapes elimination one more time and sends it's soccer fans on an emotional roller coaster ride. Next stop - Costa Rica
Drug sentencing reform advocates called it a "modest" but important change that would have helped reduce racial disparities among drug defendants.
Southern California still has healthy water reserves – for now. But the concern is over the sources that feed those reserves.
In immigration news: California's new laws, the immigrant detention 'bed mandate,' diversity and TV ratings, moreMulti-American | | October 14 2013, 10:50 AM
While California's governor has signed a list of immigration-related bills this year, other states have backed off on immigration measures. This and more.
KPCC DIGEST AM (OCT. 14)—Backyard lizard detectives, anxious Dodgers fans, no holiday for Congress, solar homes of the futureThe Latest | | October 14 2013, 10:43 AM
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Experts say seniors who feel useful are less likely to suffer physical disability. Arcadia's 99-year-old Nordstrom greeter agrees that his job helps keep him going. Store managers say he makes customers happy.
The High Court has another opportunity to tell the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals it got something wrong, this time on a human rights case involving Mercedes Benz.
The Loh Life
Sandra Tsing Loh supports iPads for students.
The Loh Down On Science
Getting our fat to shape up
Broadcasters on Friday petitioned the US Supreme Court to hear their suit against Aereo, an online service that allows paying members to watch live over-the-air programming.Will the Supreme Court hear the case? And what do companies like Aereo mean for the future of broadcasting?
An analysis by the Los Angeles Times found that more than 1,000 buildings in LA County could be at risk of falling in a major earthquake. The buildings include residences, high rise office buildings and factories in an range of different neighborhoods, some of which are nearly a century old.
The weekend came and went with no agreement to reopen the government or to raise the debt ceiling by Thursday’s deadline. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says a deal to end the two-week shutdown and to continue government borrowing is close. House Speaker John Boehner is slated to meet with top House GOP leaders later today to discuss their options and consider crafting their own bill to raise the debt ceiling.
James Franco debut novel, “Actors Anonymous,” is loosely modeled on the traditional 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, and gives the stories of characters struggling with the addictions of celebrity, fame and access. The actors in the novel range from an ex-child star, to a McDonald's drive thru-operator all who face their own challenges navigating the waters of Hollywood. The story is told in different styles from lyric essays to testimonials. The book gives insight into the nature of acting as well as the business.
In a sprawling indictment of the Obama Administration’s approach to press freedom and leakers of classified information, the Committee to Protect Journalists has accused the President of aggressively its waging war against transparency.
It’s been two weeks since the new healthcare insurance exchanges under Obamacare came online. California said about 29,000 people signed up in the first week. We’d like to hear from listeners who have comparison-shopped for a plan through Covered California. What was your experience like?
Three artists traveled along Route 66 from Oklahoma to California collecting audio stories of struggle and optimism from people along the way.
The Oregon National Guard is delaying training for more than 1,000 troops scheduled to deploy to Afghanistan in the spring because of the shutdown.
Possibly as small as a 6.0.
Lisette St. Claire's job is the world's first laugh wrangler, and she explains what it take to be the best in the laughing biz.
Jessica Ortiz struggles to figure out what to feed her five kids while her husband works in the vineyards and almond orchards. Reporter Sasha Khokha paints an intimate portrait of the barriers to accessing healthy and affordable food for the families that harvest California's produce.
The partial government shutdown is now in its third week and the country is about to bump up against a borrowing limit. California Congressman Adam Schiff joins Take Two for an update from the Hill.
LA Times film writer Rebecca Keegan talks about the now-troubled adaptation of "Fifty Shades of Grey," the Somali immigrant who became a movie star in "Captain Phillips," and the lengths that Hollywood goes to to keep a script from being leaked.
There are lessons to glean in what the Governor signed into law.
Thousands of concrete buildings in LA are at risk of collapse when an earthquake strikes, and there's little momentum to make them safer.
A Mexican mayor has gone on hunger strike, asking for better resources from the federal government for mayors under threat by the ongoing drug wars. Dozens of mayors have already been killed or gone missing in recent years. Reporter Dudley Althaus of Global Post joins the show.