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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.

Garcetti defends Obama immigration order in federal court

Garcetti Forum

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is one of a long list of mayors who have signed an amicus brief supporting President Obama's executive order on immigration.

The Huntington unveils big changes, but not too big

They promised us a new visitor center, store, and café. I imagined the Disney-fied worst: Henry Huntington’s Roller Coaster Red Car Ride; Pinky’s Pinkberry Parlor; The Blue Boy Fashion Center.

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.

Children's brains on music: what parents need to know

Music and the brain

KPCC's "Music and the Brain" event at the Crawford Family Forum Sunday explored the research on how students' brains respond and benefit from music education.

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.

NFL stadium could be on Inglewood ballot this summer

Inglewood Stadium

Developers looking to build the stadium submit almost three times 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.