Recently the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America elected its first openly gay bishop to oversee churches in Southern California. The move followed the church decided allowed openly gay men and lesbians to serve as clergy nearly four years ago.
Time is money anywhere, but especially at the US-Mexico border. The U.S. and Mexico trade more than a billion dollars in goods every day, and all that commerce comes through land crossings that spread from California to Texas.
This morning, we're following breaking news on the San Onofre nuclear plant. Southern California Edison announced in a press release that it is closing the generating station due to uncertainty over the plant's future.
If you're on the photo-sharing app Instagram, chances are you've come across the work of Richard Koci Hernandez. He has more than 160,000 followers and he's become something of an evangelist of a new form of "mobile social photography."
LA's Natural History Museum is celebrating its 100th anniversary with new exhibits, parties, and an expansive outdoor garden. The new green space is more than a new attraction, and it'll also function as a research laboratory.
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