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A new law will help you pick a health plan based on its drug coverage

pills capsule drugs prescription medication

SB 1052 requires the creation of a standard template for all health insurers to use when sharing information about their drug coverage - but not until 2017.

In immigration news: Arizona policies in court, Obamacare coverage, driver's licenses

A U.S. Border Patrol Agent in September 2011, along the Mexico-Arizona border.

Obama administration to weigh in Arizona immigration policies in court. Advocates say immigrants weren't given proper warning they could lose Obamacare coverage. N.J. Gov. Christie asked to allow driver's licenses for immigrants in country illegally.

World's oldest play, 'Persians,' has message for today

Aeschylus' message from 2,500 years ago to the 21st Century: "Indulging in pointless wars can destroy even the greatest nation.”

LA Waterkeeper wants you riding dirty for the drought

Inside a car wash that recycles water

LA Waterkeeper is challenging motorists to drive dirty and pledge to skip car washes for 60 days.

Students trying to find their own sexual consent language


As new sexual assault requirements roll out at Occidental College, students grapple with what they can say and what they can't do.

Confessions of a fair-weather Dodgers fan

Colorado Rockies v Los Angeles Dodgers

Each year, they come out of the woodwork: the die-hard Dodgers fans who don't really like baseball much. I am one of them.

Maven's Morning Coffee: Ontario sues over airport control

L.A./Ontario International Airport

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 30 and headlines include another legal fight over Ontario Airport, Mayor Garcetti's plan for safer streets, and will the Angels get a new stadium?

Who have been the winners and losers in the Dodgers TV dispute?

Kershow Shutout in SF

At the end of a season blacked out for many Southern Californians, KPCC's Ben Bergman picks winners and losers in the Dodgers TV dispute.

Heat hacks: How to stay cool without air conditioning

Heat Wave Hot Los Angeles

The county declared a heat alert on Thursday as high temperatures keep threatening to break records. Find a cooling center near you and get tips for the air-conditionally challenged.

25 humble suggestions for 'The Equalizer' brand extensions

Denzel Washington stars as a retired intelligence officer in The Equalizer.

It seems inevitable that if the movie comes back, they'll be looking for ways to extend the brand. Fortunately, we've got some ideas.