The US Preventative Services Taskforce now says that everyone ages 15 to 65 should be tested for the virus that causes AIDS. Here to tell us more about what this recommendation means is Michael Weinstein, the president of AIDS Healthcare Foundation.
On this May Day, activists expect thousands of people to march through the streets of downtown LA in a call for immigration reform. Demonstrators remember another time when immigration reform was at the top of the national agenda.
We know what lawmakers and CEOs think about high-skilled immigrants. They want more of them. Tech companies have been lobbying hard to get more visas for these workers, and Washington has been listening. But what do the high-skilled immigrants want?
One of the tech companies pushing for more H1B visas is Facebook. The company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently launched a bipartisan coalition called Forward U.S. to help lobby for immigration reform. But this group has other items on its agenda that some have found surprising.
Yesterday we told you about a one-of-a-kind comedy festival happening all this week: Comedy Central's Twitter #ComedyFest. The festival features all sorts of legendary funny people, from the cast of "Reno 911," to Judd Apatow, Mel Brooks, and Carl Reiner.
He was once a trusted advisor, but now he's become an outspoken critic. Paul Tanaka, the longtime number two man in the LA County Sheriff's Department, stepped down unexpectedly in March. Now, he's told the Los Angeles Times he was forced out by Sheriff Lee Baca, and he's accusing the Sheriff of caring more about politics than public safety.
New nation-wide science standards released a few weeks ago lay out lessons that are aimed at Kindergarten aged tots. But a handful of programs across Southern California are starting even sooner and they're teaching scientific concepts to preschoolers.
Next month, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will unveil plans for a $650-million makeover. It's an impressive plan, but do they have the money to pull it off? For more on this we're joined now by Christopher Hawthorne who writes about architecture for the Los Angeles Times.