We begin today with an update on the Springs wildfire in Ventura County. So far, more than 10,000 acres have burned with only 10 percent of the fire contained. Joining us now is KPCC reporter Corey Moore, who's at the fire command center in Camarillo.
We talk about the week that was with our regular journalists in-the-know. On tap this week are Nancy Cook, economic and fiscal policy reporter for the National Journal, and James Rainey from the Los Angeles Times.
Between 1960 and 1990 hit man Richard Kuklinski allegedly killed over 100 people. Now his story is set for the big screen, starring Michael Shannon as Kuklinski, Winona Ryder, Chris Evans and Ray Liotta.
Seven years ago, a local journalist named Mikel Jollett decided it was time to stop writing about musicians and start making music himself. That was the beginning of the band now known as the Airborne Toxic Event.
A flight from California to New York usually takes about six hours, but for André Borschberg it's going to take a lot longer. Borschberg and fellow pilot Bertrand Piccard will leave Mountain View, California today for the Big Apple on the 'Solar Impulse,' the first solar-powered plane that can fly overnight.
Recently a group of celebrities made headlines when they participated in something called Live Below the Line campaign. The initiative, sponsored by the Global Poverty Project organization, challenges people to live on $1.50 a day for a week.