KPCC Blogs Impatient Read the Latest Post Should flu shots be mandatory for health care workers? Rebecca Plevin To increase flu vaccination among health care workers, state law requires hospitals to offer free shots - or have employees wear a mask if they decline vaccination. Multi-American Read the Latest Post Immigration reform: Obama to sign executive order; Republicans won't 'stand idle' A day after announcing he would act to shield millions of immigrants from deportation, President Obama was in Las Vegas to sign the order Friday. Off-Ramp Read the Latest Post 'Josef Koudelka: Nationality Doubtful' photos at the Getty Center With their dark, shadowy contrasts, Koudelka’s pictures resemble impressionist paintings more than photographs. Their subjects loom, threaten and then seem to beg for mercy. Pacific Swell Read the Latest Post Voting for Controller matters to California's environment The most important question I’ve been asked about the statewide Controller race this year is the same question I get every year. “Wait, we have one?” Pass / Fail Read the Latest Post LAUSD expanding iPad tablet tech program once again Under new leadership, the Los Angeles Unified school district moves full-steam ahead with its iPad program, expanding it to 27 schools. 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 Californian's congressmen seek leadership jobs It's election week on Capitol Hill as lawmakers vie for leadership roles in Congress. Several Californians are set to move up the ranks. The Breakdown Read the Latest Post Truckers strike ends at ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach The last two companies targeted in the strike agreed to continued discussions with the Teamsters Union, which wants to represent the truck drivers. 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 'Serial': Listening to the music behind the true-crime podcast Mike Roe Audio NPR's "Serial" recently posted more of one of the most mesmerizing pieces of the show: The music. Listen to the music that makes spines tingle every Thursday morning.