The report shows that realignment has caused the Los Angeles Police Department to move more than 160 police officers from their regular patrol beats to monitor L.A.-based ex-cons full-time once they've been released from prison.
The full California legislature is now back in session in Sacramento after summer break. Legislators might still be in vacation-mode but they're up against a ticking clock. Before they adjourn again next month, lawmakers have more than 1,100 bills to address, or an average of about 55 bills a day.
Massive open online courses, or MOOCS, have generated a lot of excitement and political heat, mainly because they promise to revolutionize education or make it cheaper to offer students the classes they need to graduate.
As the rest of the economy struggled, the tech world continued to perform. However, over the past year, sales of consumer electronics started to slow. Companies like Google and Apple have posted less than stellar earnings.
BMX pro racer Tony Hoffman lost his way not long ago when he stopped racing and started using drugs. Now Hoffman teaches more than riding bikes on rough terrain, he also preaches character development and staying off drugs.
Last night in baseball, the L.A. Dodgers lost to the Miami Marlins by a score of six to two. It was the Dodgers' second loss in a row, but before the two losses, the Dodgers had gone 42 and 8 in their last 50 games. That was the best 50 game stretch in baseball since 1942.