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A 13-year-old girl Jahi McMath was declared brain-dead earlier in the month following surgery to remove her tonsils. Jahi was due to be taken off a ventilator last night, but her family was able to stop that from happening.
Schwarzenegger Holds Press Conference On Passing Of California Budget

Poor in Sacramento struggle even as economy gains

The end of the year is a good time to take stock of how far you've come over the past 12 months. In places like Sacramento, the local economy has improved. But the poorest of the region's population seem to be faring worse. And many middle-class jobs are vanishing.

Tuesday Reviewsday: The best music of 2013, part 2

In this edition of Tuesday Reviewsday, we're going to take a look back at the best of 2013 with Oliver Wang from Soul-Side.com and music supervisor Morgan Rhodes.
Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl - Fresno State v USC

Sports Roundup: Gearing up for bowl game madness

It's New Year's Eve which also means we're on the eve of a January 1st chock full of college football bowl games. To help sort them all out we turn to Andy and Brian Kamenetsky, who have covered sports for ESPN and the L.A. Times.
California's prison realignment plan has been in place for just over two years now. KPCC crime reporter Rina Palta joins the show to talk about where it stands as we head into 2014.
Oprah Interviews Lance Armstrong

Patt Morrison on what she won't miss about 2013

There are plenty of stories that will be hard to forget, and then there are those stories you just can't forget fast enough. Patt Morrison wrote a column for the LA Times about the things she won't miss from 2013.
Chipotle Presents Cultivate San Francisco In Golden Gate Park

LA's best new restaurants of 2013

Before the year ends, we thought we'd take a look back at some of the best new restaurants to open up in L.A. this year. Host A Martinez talks with Los Angeles magazine's restaurant critic Patric Kuh.
There are 35 college football bowl games this season, but in 1902, the Rose Bowl was the first. The second Rose Bowl didn't happen until more than a decade later. That's only one of the many quirks and highlights in the game's storied history.
Meatball Rose Parade Glendale Bear

Why Glendale's float features Meatball, and where he is now

Remember Meatball the bear? He's the 400-pound black bear that gained fame last year after repeatedly raiding trash cans around Glendale. Well, tomorrow he's being honored in Glendale's float in the Rose Parade.

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