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Archive for July 7th, 2014
As it turns out Santa Monica Bay is an ideal proving ground for baby great white sharks looking to navigate the world on their own.
The Tooshlight system makes it easier for event-goers to determine which bathroom stalls are occupied, and which are not.
The law also removes limits on recognizing same-sex marriages performed out of state and replaces family code references to husband and wife with the word spouse.
California businesses with fewer than 50 workers that offer health insurance to employees now have until the end of 2015 to make their policies conform to the federal health law.
Federal prosecutors told a judge Monday they'll retry an L.A. County Sheriff's Deputy charged with conspiracy and obstruction of justice.
For years, Los Angeles has shipped treated waste north to a 4,200-acre farm it owns in Kern County, where fertilizes crops for livestock.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said Monday that Sen. Rod Wright is now set for sentencing Sept. 3 instead of later this month.
Half of Americans say they've had a major stressful event in the past year, according to a poll by NPR, the Harvard School of Public Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Poster said the 15-year department veteran went into the water to help a struggling swimmer when they were hit by a large wave. Carlson went under water.
The Marines will be required to open ground combat jobs to women in 2016. Now more than 160 female Marines have volunteered for a grueling training course.
There are 13 presidential libraries and soon there will be a 14th, for President Obama. Places vying for the prize stretch from Hawaii to New York.
NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health conducted a poll to find out how stress is affecting people in the U.S.
People flying to the U.S. on international flights might want to keep their phones charged: under a new policy, phones might not be allowed onboard if they can't power up.
The fire in the steep mountains near Lake Berryessa in Yolo County was 35 percent contained as of Monday morning. It has burned about 10 square miles.
With an eye toward planning for climate change, the Ventura County city of Oxnard is fighting plans for a new power plant along the coast.
The county sent a notice about the tests to 30,000 homes, but so far only 150 people have had their blood tested, and only one has had an elevated lead level.
This is not your grandfather's farmers market. In part because, your grandfather didn't catch a contact high while tasting the produce.
“Go back to Mexico!” was volleyed back with ”Go back to Europe!” I’ve never heard more inaccurate historical references in my life.
Los Angeles writer Rick Remender is under fire over a Captain America comic he wrote, with the problem coming down to an apparently misunderstood timeline.
Permisos, a new normal in South Texas, advocates plan next steps
Monday's news is nosy about your neighbors' groundwater drilling logs, and is nudging your urban-homeowner neighbor to conserve more water.
In a dramatic action, drivers for three trucking companies at the ports of L.A. and Long Beach walked off the job early Monday morning, with no plans to return.
The chances a recount could change the outcome of the California state controller's race are remote, and the process expensive. L.A. County is one of 15 to be recounted.
The Loh Life
Sandra Tsing Loh continues to accept social media.
In Anaheim, an eleven year old boy with autism was allegedly put into a cage by his family to control his violent outbursts.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has been in office for a little over a year. Returning efficiency, accountability and transparency to City Hall has been a priority of his administration.
A study conducted by the University of Virginia found that 67 percent of men and 25 percent of women were more inclined to shock themselves with electricity rather than sit alone with their thoughts.
The Obama administration has repeatedly tried to quash the rumor it believes is driving the nearly 52,000 Central American minors who have illegally crossed over the border since October.
A report from Orange County’s Grand Jury suggests that constraints on John Wayne Airport are limiting its economic impact.
California’s fire season seems nearly year-long recently, especially during a trying drought.
There was a shark attack off the coast of Manhattan Beach yesterday that left one swimmer injured. But as the shark population grows we have to get more comfortable swimming with big marine animals says one shark expert.
The 32 nations that began the World Cup are now down to just four: Germany, Brazil, the Netherlands and Argentina. By the end of the weekend, a champion will raise the trophy
The 80-year-old banned owner of the NBA franchise did not appear in court on Monday and his whereabouts are unknown.
Southern California Public Radio's Mary Plummer brings us this look at an unusual teaching strategy that squeezes more time out of the standard school day.
The injectable cosmetic aid Botox is now being explored as an alternative to alleviate depression.
It's time for On the Lot, our weekly discussion of the film biz with Rebecca Keegan of the Los Angeles Times.
So far the federal government has not allowed volunteer attorneys to visit the Nogales facility housing close to a thousand unaccompanied migrant children.
Leanne Brown's new free cookbook called "Good and Cheap," hopes to prove that eating on a budget doesn't need to mean living without taste or sacrificing nutrition.
Many people actually preferred receiving an electric shock to being left alone with their own thoughts. Professor Wilson joins Take Two to talk about his research.
The new book "California" has been hailed by Amazon as one of the best books of July. That said, the online retailer wouldn't let customers pre-order the novel.
The labor department announced the employment numbers for June last week to significant gains. One of the industries that has seen consist net growth is grooming.
What happens to youth when they are deported back to their home countries? And what are the conditions on the ground driving this surge?
It's been three months since L.A. County started offering free blood tests for neighbors of the Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon.
A listener sends in a great recording of fireworks from his North Long Beach rooftop.
The Loh Down On Science
Modernizing logging is more exciting than you'd think!