It may make your eyes glaze over at the mention, but the LIBOR (London Interbank Overnight Rate) is a key to the economy. The rate is the basis for many loans and transactions, from adjustable rate mortgages to credit cards and small business loans.
This weekend there's a screening of a documentary that dives into one of California's signature sports: surfing. But it focuses on a slice of the surfing world that often gets over looked — African Americans.
Medical professionals are being warned about the dangers of social networking. Doctors are turning more and more to Facebook and Twitter to market their businesses. But some are overstepping the boundaries of doctor/patient confidentiality by discussing individual cases online and even offering medical advice to people they don't know.
The June jobs numbers were disappointing stateside, but what about other places where the job market is rosier? KPCC’s Steve Proffitt explains why it might be easier to find employment in places like Liechtenstein, Belarus and Austria.
The Madeleine Brand Show, exclusively on 89.3 KPCC, 89.1 KUOR and 90.3 KVLA, captures the spirit of the West in a conversational, informal, witty style and examines the cultural issues people are buzzing about. Hosted by Madeleine Brand, and produced by Kristen Muller, Steve Proffitt and Sanden Totten, the show includes regular segments like Weird L.A. - highlighting a person, place or thing that you've never heard about, but probably should; Parenting on the Edge - a weekly discussion on the challenges and pitfalls of raising kids; as well as regular contributors like Luke Burbank, Rico Gagliano, Brendan Newnam and John Moe to help dissect culture, technology and business news.