There is one place in Los Angeles where you can drive without abandon, where you can go as fast as you can without the worrying about tickets or traffic jams. Reporter Jed Kim takes us inside the K1 Speed go-kart racing track in Torrance, Calif.
Performer Heather Woodbury's latest one-woman play is "As the Globe Warms," about global climate change. She'll be presenting a 40-minute preview of the whole 12-hour opus at Redcat's New Original Works Festival here in L.A.
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.