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Isabelle, a KPCC listener, learned to love SoCal through its native plants

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| If you're zooming by the highway, SoCal's landscapes can look dead and brownish. But Isabelle took a closer look at what was growing in the ground.

Korean-American pastors are praying for a united Korea; natives, not so much

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They may have grown up in the U.S., but a group of Korean-American Christians have returned to their parents' homeland and are vocal supporters of unification.

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The heat of the 90s is alive in Southern California

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It's a spring fling with summerlike temperatures in Southern California on Monday.

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Figueroa, finally. Here's what 10 years and $20 million can do for 4 miles of street.

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After a decade of planning and setbacks, the downtown L.A. thoroughfare will have its big reveal — with better access for walkers, bicyclists and transit riders.

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4 hurt, 2 units damaged in Torrance apartment explosion

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Authorities are investigating an explosion that injured four people and significantly damaged two residential units. The scene was being tested for possible natural gas.

Santa Ana River trail reopens after homeless cleared out

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Officials spent more than two months removing tons of debris — including hazardous waste and hypodermic needles — from a section of the trail near Angel Stadium.

'Bucket Brigade' volunteers still digging California homes out after mudslides

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More than two months since a massive and deadly debris flow slammed the community of Montecito, hundreds of volunteers are working to carve paths to front doors and dig out kitchens.

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California driver's licenses for unauthorized exceed 1 million mark

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An estimated 2 million to 3 million unauthorized immigrants live in California. About a third of them have taken advantage of the state's 3-year-old license law.

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5.3 earthquake shakes up Southern California

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No significant damage has been reported, but it was widely felt throughout the Greater Los Angeles area. An earthquake of this size hits SoCal about once a year.

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