The pain and panic in Amanda Berry's 911 call yesterday is evidence of the severity of this case. Three woman held captive by three brothers for ten long years. Why weren't the women able to escape sooner? What is the psychological profile of men like the Castros? How will these women recover?
The controversial oil extraction process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is again coming under scrutiny in California. Last week, the Assembly Natural Resources Committee okayed three measures that would place a moratorium on fracking until its environmental impacts are fully understood.
There are only two weeks until the May 21st runoff between mayoral candidates Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti. KPCC’s politics reporter Frank Stoltze gives us an update on the candidates’ last minute moves to gain an edge.
To combat air pollution, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) requires all carmakers to sell a certain number of electric vehicles in the state. Those that fail to reach the quota could purchase zero-emissions-vehicle credits from other automakers in an open market.
Is this an unprecedented situation? How have other infamous people’s bodies been dealt with in the past? Do cemeteries have a right to reject bodies, and what exactly are they trying to avoid by doing so?