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I've had one dose of the measles vaccine. What should I do?

measles infection

Many adults have only one dose of the measles vaccine. Local doctors and the state health department recommend adults get a second dose, but the CDC doesn't go that far.

In immigration news: Texas v. United States, White House pushes economic benefits, Cuban migration on the rise, more

Obama immigration

Nevada and Tennessee are the latest to join a multi-state lawsuit that seeks to block President Obama's executive immigration order from taking effect. This and more.

Off-Ramp blog posts are moving to spiffier new dwellings

John Rabe

Housekeeping news: Off-Ramp blog entries are moving to Off-Ramp's main page.

De Leon seeks to divest state pensions from coal invesments

State and local leaders break ground at a Louisville, Ky., coal-burning power plant in November 2012.

California State Senator Kevin de Leon says he’ll introduce legislation next month to get the state’s public employees retirement system off of coal.

Teacher jobs, once sparse, poised for comeback

Teacher credentials

California educators expect more teachers will become credentialed as school districts ramp up their hiring after years of layoffs and few openings.

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: Recruitment in LAFD

Station 6

Today is Friday, Jan. 23 and headlines include the recruitment of L.A. firefighters, billing problems at DWP, and a delay for the Calderon brothers.

Potential NFL stadium could be on Inglewood ballot by summer

Inglewood Stadium

Developers looking to build the stadium submit more than double the signatures needed to qualify a ballot initiative to speed the permit process for the facility.

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.

SAG Awards: Get a sneak peek at the likely Oscars acting winners

21st Annual SAG Awards Behind The Scenes At The Shrine

The Screen Actors Guild Awards aren't as high profile as the Academy Awards, but they serve as a strong predictor of who's going to take home a gold statue. Here's why.