Archive for March 29th, 2014

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Metro Fare Hike Protestors
Calling it an issue of "economic justice," demonstrators rally outside MTA headquarters to oppose the fare hike proposals.
Illinois' health insurance marketplace is working to sign up Hispanics. About 29 percent of Latinos in the U.S. are uninsured.

Latinos wary of all-out push to sign up for Affordable Care Act

Latinos are the most uninsured group in the country, but they're newly leery of President Obama and the Affordable Care Act.

20 things to do before the next earthquake hits SoCal

Friday's 5.1 earthquake, and the smaller one last week, served as a reminder that we live in a seismically active region. Here's how to prepare for the next quake.
San Francisco state Sen. Leland Yee leaves the San Francisco Federal Building after he was arrested and released on bond Wednesday.

The story of state Sen. Yee's arrest reads like pulp fiction

In a case that's stunned California's political community, Sen. Leland Yee is charged with trafficking shoulder-fired missiles and plotting with a character known as "Shrimp Boy."
Cesar Chavez Anniversary

Cesar Chavez Day: What's closed and things to do

In observance of Cesar Chavez Day, most California public schools and state government offices will be closed to observe the state holiday Monday.
La Habra earthquake aftershocks

La Habra earthquake: KPCC's map of ongoing aftershocks

A magnitude-5.1 earthquake near La Habra Friday night continued to produce aftershocks, including a magnitude-4.1 earthquake near Rowland Heights.

Blogs

Reuben sandwich

Extreme DIY: Reuben sandwich class

Attend this four-hour culinary workshop and learn how to make every ingredient in a Reuben Sandwich from scratch--well, except the swiss cheese.
CancelColbert
She doesn't like the term "hashtag activism." A writer from the Chicago area, Park says her crusades against sexism and racism go beyond pithy one-liners on Twitter.

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