Archive for March 29th, 2014

Protesters say proposed Metro rate hikes will hurt poor and minorities

Local | | March 29 2014, 4:15 PM

Calling it an issue of "economic justice," demonstrators rally outside MTA headquarters to oppose the fare hike proposals.

Latinos wary of all-out push to sign up for Affordable Care Act

Health | | March 29 2014, 1:41 PM

Latinos are the most uninsured group in the country, but they're newly leery of President Obama and the Affordable Care Act.

20 things to do before the next earthquake hits SoCal

Local | | March 29 2014, 12:39 PM

Friday's 5.1 earthquake, and the smaller one last week, served as a reminder that we live in a seismically active region. Here's how to prepare for the next quake.

The story of state Sen. Yee's arrest reads like pulp fiction

Politics | | March 29 2014, 12:10 PM

In a case that's stunned California's political community, Sen. Leland Yee is charged with trafficking shoulder-fired missiles and plotting with a character known as "Shrimp Boy."

Cesar Chavez Day: What's closed and things to do

Local | | March 29 2014, 6:01 AM

In observance of Cesar Chavez Day, most California public schools and state government offices will be closed to observe the state holiday Monday.

La Habra earthquake: KPCC's map of ongoing aftershocks

Local | | March 29 2014, 6:00 AM

A magnitude-5.1 earthquake near La Habra Friday night continued to produce aftershocks, including a magnitude-4.1 earthquake near Rowland Heights.

Extreme DIY: Reuben sandwich class

Off-Ramp | | March 29 2014, 2:37 PM

Attend this four-hour culinary workshop and learn how to make every ingredient in a Reuben Sandwich from scratch--well, except the swiss cheese.

#CancelColbert: Suey Park, the activist behind the hashtag

Multi-American | | March 29 2014, 9:03 AM

She doesn't like the term "hashtag activism." A writer from the Chicago area, Park says her crusades against sexism and racism go beyond pithy one-liners on Twitter.

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