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Archive for February 16th, 2018
The California Highway Patrol says a cement pumping truck was heading west on Interstate 10 in Rialto shortly before 1 p.m. Friday when it smashed through the guard rail and ran head-on into eastbound traffic.
Harris gave her fellow Democrat and lieutenant governor the nod Friday in Los Angeles, saying Newsom will "lead with courage."
Richard "Ricky" Pinedo, who pleaded guilty to selling bank accounts to Russians meddling in U.S. elections, is coming to terms with his role in the matter.
The Russian defendants are accused of violating U.S. criminal laws to interfere with American elections and the political process.
Officials say a former California state employee downloaded sensitive personal information on thousands of fellow workers, potentially exposing them to identity theft.
The state's flu season peaked around New Year's, but it's still widespread. Public health officials say it's not too late to get a flu shot.
Paracho is celebrating after a former resident helped design the guitar featured in the hit Disney-Pixar movie.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is ordering a review of the Justice Department's processes, saying the shooting that killed 17 people was a "tragic consequence" of the FBI's failures.
"An 18-year-old with an AK-47 and an AR-15 is completely unreasonable," said the director of public safety in Coral Gables, Florida. "That is a weapon that is meant for destruction. It's not a weapon that you can use to go hunting. That is a weapon ... used in the theater of war."
Former presidential nominee Mitt Romney is considered a heavy favorite for the Senate seat held by Orrin Hatch, who is retiring.
Thousands gathered at a local park, some chanting "no more guns," amid tearful remembrances of the 17 students and staff killed at Douglas High School.
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The Oscar-nominated actress worked hard to bring complexity to the role of Tonya Harding's abusive mother, LaVona.
“Cruzar la Cara de la Luna" (To Cross the Face of the Moon) combines traditional Mexican music with a classically European art form.
Dark and dramatic: The 2018 Oscar nominations for best foreign film explore death, tragedy and human folly| February 16 2018, 9:50 AM
The foreign films nominated for this year’s Academy Awards come from a range of different countries, yet all of their themes seem to straddle a thin, dark line.
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire, Charles Solomon, and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases.
As more details surface from Wednesday’s deadly attack on a Parkland, Florida high school, the 19-year-old accused shooter fits into a familiar narrative: Lone wolf. Depressed. Troubled.
A California bill introduced Wednesday would keep employees from losing their jobs if they test positive for medical cannabis use.
A week that began with the hope that an open debate on the Senate floor would result in a DACA fix has stalled after four immigration proposals were blocked Thursday. Plus, the DoJ announced Friday that special counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities in the Russia probe, including a Kremlin-linked internet research firm called the Internet Research Agency.
Lauren Gibbs and Carlo Valdes are competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics. They explain how they found bobsledding — or the sport found them.
Adilifu Nama breaks down Wakanda, the African diaspora and all the film's black girl magic in the first installment of Movies With Experts.
Oh yeah, and there's a new candidate in the California governor's race. It's been a busy week for California politics.
The Loh Down On Science
After a New York run in 2015, the show is set for its Los Angeles premiere at the Japanese American Cultural Center.