KPCC Blogs Impatient Read the Latest Post If you thought IUDs were just for moms, think again IUDs were once marketed as the birth control for moms. But they're gradually gaining traction and acceptance among young women. Multi-American Read the Latest Post County cops seek to renew federal-local immigration enforcement partnership The federal government has scaled back the voluntary program known as 287(g) in recent years; LA County is one of two local counties still participating. Off-Ramp Read the Latest Post 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.” Pacific Swell Read the Latest Post Conservation groups seek protection of monarch butterfly A sharp decline in the monarch butterfly population has lead conservation groups to petition for protection of the butterfly under the Endangered Species Act. Pass / Fail Read the Latest Post Few LA students using Pearson's iPad software, survey shows Only 30 of 245 classrooms used iPads for English and Math instruction. Most used it as word processor, to watch non-academic movies or play games. Patt Morrison Read the Latest Post Confessions of a fair-weather Dodgers fan 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. Represent! Read the Latest Post Maven's Morning Coffee: Garcetti talks economics in the Valley Today is Thursday, Sept. 18 and headlines include Mayor Garcetti's economic talk, the giant water slide in downtown, and the LA Times' support for the LAUSD superintendent. The Breakdown Read the Latest Post How many jobs will Warner Bros. cut to hit financial target? Warner Bros. says there's no headcount reduction target, but there is a substantial financial target. The Latest Read the Latest Post Heat hacks: How to stay cool without air conditioning 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. Without A Net Read the Latest Post X-Men franchise's Deadpool finally gets his own movie in 2016 If you like fourth-wall breaking, second-person addresses, you may be in the target audience for the long-in-development "Deadpool," which Fox has announced for February 2016.