Three years ago today, a powerful earthquake and tsunami slammed into northeast Japan and laid waste to coastal towns in its path. The tsunami's wide reach stretched all the way to northern California, and in Crescent City, one person was killed and the harbor was badly damaged.
Today, President Obama will designate more that 1,600 acres of the northern California shore a National Monument. Here to tell us more about this move and this stretch of the Mendocino Coast, we're joined now Juliet Eilperin, White House reporter for the Washington Post.
In El Salvador votes are still being tallied in a narrow presidential election. The outcome could be influenced by a small number of ballots from abroad, especially from the Los Angeles area, where a large number of Salvadorans live.
Now to the Southwest where a fight is unfolding over abortion rights. Starting April 1st, Arizona's health department is poised to implement new abortion regulations, but Planned Parenthood is asking a judge to stop them.
L.A. is a great place to go when you're looking for a makeover, not just for people, but also for great works of art. Today, a Jackson Pollock painting titled "Mural" will be unveiled at the J. Paul Getty Museum with a brand new look.
David Toren, a Holocaust survivor, claims that Germany has been too slow to recognize the painting belongs to him, after it was discovered two years ago in a Munich apartment that was full of looted art.
The California based company wants to make it a bit easier for customers to get their hands on these electric sedans by offering them customized vehicles straight from the showroom. But that idea isn't going over too well with car dealers across the country.