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KPCC's 2014 Public Radio Bracket Madness Round 3! Vote here

It's time for Round 3 of KPCC's bracket madness. The winners of each of these matches win their conferences. Read about the match won by less than 100 votes and vote here!

'Homeland' actor James Rebhorn dies at 65

James Rebhorn, the prolific character actor whose credits included "Homeland," ''Scent of a Woman" and "My Cousin Vinny," has died. He was 65.

ABC Family pilot 'Alice in Arabia' pulled after backlash

A pilot for ABC Family was pulled from production this weekend after generating concern that it was based on stereotypes of Saudi Arabia and Muslim women.

Dodgers, Kershaw top Diamondbacks in Australian opener

Kershaw flashed his Cy Young form, Scott Van Slyke homered and the NL West champions opened the Major League Baseball season with a 3-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

How will songwriters fare in a world of Spotify and Pandora?

Songwriters are a crucial part of L.A.'s music industry, but as the consumer appetite for online streaming grows, will they still be able to make a living?

Disney inviting 'small world' sing-along videos

A website invites the public to submit videos of themselves singing the song "it's a small world" for the 50th anniversary of the classic attraction, which opened at the 1964 World's Fair in New York.

San Diego Opera closing a dismal sign for the city

"They didn’t just come to enjoy the great music. They came to share love."

Free weekend? 7 fun and almost-free things to do

This time around, we're checking out an art exhibit dedicated to hot sauce, eating too much seafood and stretching the stresses away with free outdoor yoga.

Landfill search for 'ET' video game is halted

New Mexico environmental regulators are blocking two companies from digging up an Alamogordo landfill in search of a rumored cache of what some consider the worst Atari video game of all time.

LA competitor from 'The Voice' goes to SXSW

LA native Jessica Childress didn't make it very far in the television competition "The Voice" but she headed to SXSW for a career boost.

Persian New Year's table celebrates nature's rebirth deliciously

Around the world, millions of families of Iranian descent will gather around a ceremonial table to mark the start of spring.

Would you order the grande soy Oprah?

Starbucks is partnering with Oprah Winfrey to sell a new tea called the "Oprah Chai." But could you live with yourself if you ordered it?

Obama praises Cesar Chavez, cracks jokes at biopic screening

Obama spoke at a White House screening of the film "Cesar Chavez: An American Hero" before having to leave early, promising to watch the movie this weekend on DVD.

KPCC's 2014 Public Radio Bracket Madness Round 2! Vote here

It's time for Round 2 with the top 16 shows. One of the first round matchups came down to a single vote; find out all the details and vote for the next round.

Brokechella announces 2014 lineup

In its fourth year, you can attend this affordable concert party in downtown L.A. for just $10. Just don't expect the big names of Coachella.

Steve Soboroff snags EM Forster typewriter for $11,401

Steve Soboroff adds yet another typewriter to his collection: one used by E.M. Forster, the British author who wrote "A Passage to India" and more.