Atwater oil spill, Mendez vs. Westminster, Intel science fair and more

A pipeline ruptured in Atwater Village early yesterday morning, flooding the Northeast L.A. neighborhood with crude oil. It's one of thousands in L.A.
Sylvia Mendez was a young girl in the 1940s when her parents fought for Latinos to have access to white schools in the California court case Mendez v. Westminster. They won in 1947.
Tomorrow marks the 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark case that ended school segregation. But, a lesser known case ended that practice in Southern California seven years earlier
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It's the end of another week and time for the Friday Flashback, Take Two's look at the week in news. This morning we're joined in-studio by Ashley Perez, an editor with Buzzfeed, and David Gura, Washington reporter for Marketplace.
GM announced today that it will pay a 35 million dollar fine issued by the US Department of Transportation. The fine came as a result of the car company's delay in recalling certain cars with faulty ignition switches.
Filmmaker Favreau and chef Roy Choi talked with Take Two's Alex Cohen about collaborating on a movie that captures the essence of being a chef.
Wildfire Forces Evacuation Of Thousands In San Diego Area
Yesterday firefighters found a badly burned body in a transient camp in Carlsbad. This is of course is not the first time the region has battled with massive fires
Germany Seeks Permanent Nuclear Waste Storage Site

Energy Department to stop collecting nuclear waste fee

The federal government has been charging a nuclear waste fee, but starting today, the Energy Department will no longer be collecting that money.
Debbie Reynolds collection
Debbie Reynolds is not just a Hollywood star, she's also a Hollywood collector. Over the years, she's amassed a huge collection of Tinsel Town memorabilia. And now she's selling it off...
2009 All Points West Music & Arts Festival - Day 1 - Show
Stones Throw Records and they've been one of the most influential labels in the indie hip-hop scene over the past 15 years, releasing music from artists like Madlib and MF Doom.
Japanese fans of the colossal creature have had the chance to see the trailer for the new 'Godzilla film, and let's just say they're not incredibly impressed.
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The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair began awarding prizes Friday morning to some of the 1,800 high school students from around the world who competed at the L.A. Convention Center for top honors and about $5 million in prizes.
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