The carnage at the Boston Marathon bombing had many observers saying it looked like a war zone. Medical advances from the battlefields in Iraq and Afghanistan have actually been crucial in helping victims of the Boston blasts.
Meanwhile a couple of news and image-sharing websites, Reddit and 4Chan, have been overrun with users trying to do their own parallel investigation. Amateur digital-forensic analysts are going through much of the same data as investigators, circling suspicious people in backpacks and swapping theories about who did it and how.
While the Lakers certainly had all the drama, the Clippers had gotten in to the playoffs weeks ago.
They wrapped their best season in franchise history and will open the playoffs Saturday verses the Memphis Grizzlies in Staples Center.
A new report out from the California Air Pollution Control Officers Association finds that air quality statewide has improved over the past 12 years. For more on this and on an interesting study on how pollution travels, we're joined now by Suzanne Paulson, a professor at UCLA's Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences
Back in 1928, gambling was illegal in California. This was long before the ritzy casinos of Las Vegas beckoned, so many Hollywood types headed to Tijuana instead. They flocked to a resort there called Agua Caliente. It's a place near and dear to LA Magazine editor Chris Nichols.