KPCC Blogs Impatient Read the Latest Post #PriceCheck: When diabetes test strips are too expensive One man tells Impatient he should test his blood sugar four times a day, but he can only afford to check twice a day. An expert says it's a common problem. Multi-American Read the Latest Post In immigration news: Fewer border deaths, Ebola-related discrimination, military program on hold, more Reported border-crossing deaths are at their lowest point in 15 years, in part as more Central American migrants crossing through Texas have been presenting themselves to authorities, seeking asylum. This and more. Off-Ramp Read the Latest Post 7 cartoons to make your Halloween spook-tacular 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. Pacific Swell Read the Latest Post LA Waterkeeper wants you riding dirty for the drought LA Waterkeeper is challenging motorists to drive dirty and pledge to skip car washes for 60 days. Pass / Fail Read the Latest Post Jefferson High class scheduling fix-it plan may fall short ACLU wants school officials to detail how they came up with the number of students who lost class time because of a new student data system. 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: LAFD's response times Today is Friday, Oct. 24 and headlines include the LAFD's response times, a supervisorial race in Orange County and control of the Greek Theatre. The Breakdown Read the Latest Post 'Sideways' film turns 10: Still makes waves in local economy It's been a decade since a surprise indie hit burst on the film scene — bringing fame and a dose of good fortune to the economy of the Santa Ynez Valley. 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 You can read a pristine copy of Action Comics #1 online Not all of us have the money to buy our own, but we can all flip through scanned images of what a $3.2 million nearly pristine copy of the 1938 book looks like.