The use of widespread text messaging continues to reverberate. Many Californians complained the text that went out in the late evening was disruptive, and some crime experts are questioning the effectiveness of Amber Alerts.
Today the LA City Council is set to vote on a motion that would allow residents to plant gardens on parkways. These small stretches of land between the sidewalk and curb are seen as fertile ground by urban gardeners.
The Obama administration has deported more than 1.9 million people from the United States since 2009. That's a record number that surpasses deportations under President George W. Bush’s two terms in office.
Outreach workers are already heading into communities with a high number of uninsured residents, including South LA. KPCC's Jose Martinez says some of the challenges these workers are encountering sound very familiar.
When you think "military," you probably don't think "environmentalist." But it turns out Defense Department properties -- like the Navy-owned island of San Clemente, or the area around Camp Pendleton -- boast the highest density of threatened and endangered species of any federal land management agency.