President Obama has made investment in early childhood education a priority in his second term, asking Congress to expand access across the country. But, he stopped short of calling for preschool to be a permanent fixture in all public schools.
It's Thursday, which means it's time for State of Affairs, our look at politics and government throughout California. To help us with that we're joined in studio by KPCC political reporters Alice Walton and Frank Stoltze.
March Madness resumes tonight with the Sweet 16, the last 16 teams competing in the NCAA college basketball tournament. Over the next couple of nights the field will be cut down to eight and by Sunday evening, the Final Four.
The Venice Boardwalk has always been known for an eclectic mix of artists, tourists and a bit of a rough element. Now, officials are moving to make it safer, but what sort of cultural impact will that have?