The closures begin tonight and continue through Saturday. We also have information regarding road closures for the 2014 New Year's Race and a list of more closures happening throughout Southern California.
Research suggest that speaking another language fluently changes what you pay attention to and how you remember events. But some say the idea that language can make you see and think differently is overblown.
After millions of Snapchat usernames and other data were posted online, a claim of responsibility includes a motive: the service didn't do enough to increase its security, those allegedly involved say.
In many prisons and jails across the U.S., a bland, brownish lump is served to inmates who misbehave. But the practice is starting to fade as more prisoners argue that the loaf is cruel and unusual punishment.
Parts of the Northeast and New England are expected to be hit the hardest today and Friday. More than a foot of snow may fall on Boston. The wind chill may plunge to 40 degrees below zero in the Adirondacks.
There’s a new species inhabiting the grounds of the freshly renovated Echo Park Lake, snails. The snails can reach the size of a small apple and they lay many bright pink eggs, which are visible throughout the whole park.
It's only six months until California's mid-term Congressional primary. 53 seats are up for grabs, though KPCC's Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde says the number of competitive races is considerably smaller than it was two years ago.
Increasingly, men are embracing programs that let them spend six weeks or more with their newborns. Social scientists say that while it's good for the dad and the infant, it may be the mother who benefits the most.
Attempts to limit soda consumption tend to fizzle out here in U.S. New York City unsuccessfully tried to restrict drink sizes in restaurants and there are several failed measures around the country to tax soda. That's why lawmakers here are watching what happens down in Mexico.
It's Thursday and that means it's time for State of Affairs, our look at politics and government throughout California. To help us with that we're joined in studio by KPCC political reporter Alice Walton and KPCC political editor Oscar Garza.
One of the major policy changes in 2014 is the tobacco ban on all UC and CSU campuses. The schools join over 1,000 other colleges and universities nationwide that now prohibit the use of tobacco products on their grounds.
Guest host Frank Stoltze and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein, Henry Sheehan and Claudia Puig review this week's releases, including The Best Offer, Interior. Leather Bar., Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones, Grudge Match and more.
One racing champion Michael Schumacher is still comatose after a skiing accident in the French Alps last Sunday. Although he was wearing a helmet and reportedly didn't take great risks on the slopes, he hit his head on a rock and suffered a brain injury.
Personal health tracking is on the rise. Adults use devices like Fitbit and Jawbone to measure every aspect of their lives, from heart rate and breathing to the number of steps taken, and how deeply they sleep.