Libby Denkmann

Veterans and Military Reporter

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More military veterans live in Southern California than anywhere else in the nation. I tell their stories -- from those who excel after discharge to those who falter. How is America supporting its commitment to veterans and their families? How are we falling short?

Stories by Libby Denkmann

Trump tweet to civil rights icon sparks ire from local leader

Civil rights leaders and lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle were quick to condemn the remarks.

Cringeworthy Christmas classics that would never be made today

Christmas classics like 'Baby, it's cold outside' and 'Love Actually' have not been aging gracefully. They've been at the center of criticism in recent years.

With environmental review complete, what's next for the Delta tunnels?

State officials say they hope to begin construction on the massive water re-routing plan as early as 2018, but some significant hurdles remain.

3 suicides in 3 months raise alarm at Fresno high school

This year, 11 children have taken their lives in Fresno County. That's more than three times the amount of such deaths in 2015.

What does the future hold for Republicans in California?

Former Governor Pete Wilson and a young conservative discuss what the next four years may hold for the weakened California GOP.

What would be the economic impact of mass deportations?

The total potential economic impact is difficult to quantify, but the industries that would be most affected include agriculture, service, and construction.

How mindfulness can help with election stress

Wishing you could get in a time machine and skip ahead to the day after the election? You're not alone. But a more practical way to deal with election stress may be to stay in the present moment.

Nasty woman: the new feminist battle cry

When Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton a "nasty woman" the women of the Internet reclaimed it and turned it into the Democratic nominee's feminist rallying cry.

After years of rough business, Nintendo hopes for a Switch

Nintendo's previous console the Wii U had poor sale numbers. But according to one analyst, its new system may turn things around for the Japanese game developer.

Great California ShakeOut: Responding to disaster, how to mentally prepare

If you live in the Golden State, you know the possibility of a major earthquake is always a factor. But what does that sometimes distant fear do to the psychology of Californians?

Four years after DACA, Asian immigrant youth face uncertain future

Advocates in Southern California say Asian immigrants lag far behind others in benefitting from the program.