Republican presidential contenders gathered last night in Sin City for the eighth GOP debate this year, and this one was bruising. Texas Governor Rick Perry came out fighting, targeting frontrunner Mitt Romney over the inadvertent hiring of illegal immigrants as lawn care workers at his former home.
This month marks the start of 'Pacific Standard Time' (PST), a southern California-wide exhibition featuring works of art created in the region from 1945 to 1980. More than 130 cultural institutions from San Diego to Palm Springs will participate in this first-ever effort, with the goal of showing that southern California has as much to offer the art world as other cultural centers do.
In the third quarter of the fiscal year, California homeowners received nearly 26 percent more default notices than in the previous three months. DataQuick, a real estate information service reported Tuesday that 71,275 first-time notices of default were issued in July, August and September compared to 56,633 in the second quarter of the fiscal year.
Is Donald Trump rethinking his campaign promise to deport millions of people here illegally and how might such a move play with his core supporters? CA Senate Bill 1322 would change the way underage sex workers are charged; Plus, inside NPR's decision to drop reader comments from its website - have extreme comments made many comments sections unusable? And who benefits in the shift to social media?
After accusations of impropriety in his work with pro-Russian politicians, Trump's former campaign chairman resigned this morning; a bill in Sacramento could require institutions to to collect data on more groups under the label “Asian American,” but not everybody's happy about it; plus, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Andy Klein, Justin Chang, and Charles Solomon review this week’s new releases including “War Dogs” with Jonah Hill and Miles Teller. TGI-FilmWeek!
A proposed agreement between a community organization and Los Angeles World Airports could stop years of litigation; after a scandal at the Orange County DA's office, lawmakers in Sacramento are getting closer to passing a bill that could make it a felony for prosecutors to withhold evidence; plus, the author of 'Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon' traces the political trajectory of the former Senator and presidential candidate.
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