KPCC Blogs

A side effect of Ebola coverage: Stress

stress pencil

Two L.A. County health agencies are working together to treat a side effect of the wall-to-wall media coverage of Ebola: Stress and anxiety about the disease.

Asian-American voter engagement on the upswing in California

VOTING 004

A new report suggests civic engagement among the nation's fastest growing racial group, Asian-Americans, is steadily improving.

7 cartoons to make your Halloween spook-tacular

bugs bunny witch hazel

Just in time for Halloween, Off-Ramp animation expert Charles Solomon has this exclusive list of spooky cartoons sure to bring both frights and fun.

Voting for Controller matters to California's environment

The most important question I’ve been asked about the statewide Controller race this year is the same question I get every year. “Wait, we have one?”

Long Beach aims to encourage preschoolers to go to college

Long Beach City College Preschool
Feature

As part of the push for universal preschool, Long Beach officials and educators plan to take their message to attend college out to the earliest learners.

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: Departure at county Fed

Car Wash MALDEF Unions

Today is Thursday, Oct. 30 and headlines include Maria Elena Durazo's departure from county Fed, an endorsement from Supervisor Antonovich, and an ethics measure in Orange County.

Fight to control Ontario International Airport heads to court

L.A./Ontario International Airport

After hearing arguments Friday, a Superior Court judge could rule on the validity of agreements that gave Los Angeles control over Ontario International Airport.

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.

Halloween: Find where famous dead people are in Southern California

This collection of maps looks at the locations of the eternal resting places of a number of luminaries, including many buried right here in Southern California.