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Murder or a Heart Attack

Did Covered California mess up your tax form? Don't have a heart attack: We have advice! We also have tips for women on recognizing when they're having a heart attack.

In immigration news: Senate approves DHS funding bill, settlement may let some repatriated immigrants return, 110K AB 60 driver's licenses, more

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The DMV says it has issued 110,000 driver's licenses to immigrants without legal status so far under the law known as AB 60. 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.

California Drought: Los Angeles to capture, use stormwater

For the first time, L.A. is talking about making rainfall a small but reliable part of the city’s water sources — about 4 percent of annual supplies.

California online schools have high dropout rate, report finds

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In The Public Interest, a labor group-funded think tank, released a report calling for a probe of California Virtual Academies, which says it is in a union fight.

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.

The Breakdown is moving

I got it! Moving box on back.

As of today, KPCC is moving Breakdown coverage to our main business page, where you will find KPCC’s ongoing news and information about Southern California business and the economy.

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.

R-rated Power Rangers fan film pulled from YouTube, but watch here

A Power Rangers short film with big stars went viral this week, but the company behind the kids/toy icons issued takedown requests. Here's the story behind the flashy short.