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Election day! Voter turnout, renewable energy, transgender Medicare and more

Today is Primary Election day! We'll check in on voter turnout so far at the polls. Then, rooftop solar could see boost after new EPA rules on carbon cuts. Plus, a surge of migrants in South Texas overwhelms federal facilities, what skills are lost as emphasis on handwriting fades? Medicare will now cover sex change surgery, and more.

Anniversary Of Nuclear Disaster At Three Mile Island Marked Near The Site

Take Two for June 2, 2014

Today, what new EPA limits on power plant carbon emissions mean for California and alternative energy sources. Then KPCC's Annie Gilbertson kicks off her series showing how trauma and stress affect kids' learning abilities. Plus, we have a primer of what you need to know about the biggest races in Tuesday's election.

Veterans Affairs Secretary Shinseki Addresses Homeless Veterans Conference

Shinseki resigns, LA Clippers sale, controversial World Cup mural and more

Big news today. President Obama has accepted the resignation of Eric Shinseki, secretary of Veterans Affairs. Also, former Microsoft CEO Steve Baller is reportedly in talks to purchase the LA Clippers. Plus, the California Supreme Court rules police must release names of officers involved in shootings, Brazilian street artist Paul Ito causes stir with World Cup mural, and much more.

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Obama's concussion plan, primary preview, LA River restoration and more

Today, the Obama Administration outlines a plan to combat concussions among young people. Then, a look at the less glamorous side of Henry Waxman's West LA district. Plus, the U.S. Army Corps back a $1billion plan to restore the LA River, Irwindale drops its case against Sriracha-maker Huy Fong Foods, and much more.

Garden Party Celebration For Dr. Maya Angelou's 82nd Birthday

Maya Angelou, Gun control, poor California cherry crop, LA's best burger and more

Today on the show, we'll start with a discussion about how gun control advocates press Congress to enact reform. Then, remembering the late Maya Angelou's impact on young writers. Plus, California's cherry crop is looking dismal this year due to a warm winter, VaKA Burger wins our poll for the best burger in L.A., Susan Orlean gets inside the world of arson investigators, James McAvoy gets dirty in "Filth," and much more.

Farmers Hire Drilling Crew To Search For Water To Irrigate Crops

Killer's manifesto, California water tracking, modern manners and more

Today on the show, we start with a discussion about what we gain by reading a mass killer's manifesto. Then, the AP investigates Calif.'s flawed water system and how the state can't track usage. Plus, where the Port of LA stores illegally imported and counterfeit items, is college worth It? Research says yes, advice columnist Amy Alkon offers tips on modern manners, and much more.