Archive for September 12th, 2017

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Santa Monica College Graduation
Advocates say the long transfer times at community college make it a more expensive for students aiming for a four-year university.
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The U.S. Census Bureau ranks California's poverty rate as the country's highest, when factoring in housing and other living costs.
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Switching the state's presidential primary from June to March would change the strategy for presidential candidates, but it has unclear implications for voters.
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"The nudge from Titan's gravity, even at that distant fly by approach distance was enough to seal Cassini's fate," said Todd Barber, lead propulsion engineer on the Cassini Mission.
Hot Weather Puts California Power Grid On Alert
A plan introduced by a state lawmaker would save as much as $1.5 billion a year and run the system more efficiently, supporters say.
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Apple announced their new set of iPhones on Tuesday morning — the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X. Here's where and how you can buy one.
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The cubs have spent the last four months growing behind the scenes as they bonded with their mother and gained enough strength to navigate their outdoor habitat.
President-Elect Donald Trump Holds Meetings At Trump Tower
U.S. District Judge William Orrick said Monday that allowing Los Angeles in the suit would open the door for cities across the country to join.
Gov. Jerry Brown Reveals Revised California State Budget
The announcement comes in response to President Donald Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Aliso Canyon Storage Facility Aerial

​A third of wells shut down at Aliso Canyon gas facility site

State regulators and the company said there were no risks to public health or safety and no release of gas into the atmosphere.

What to do when your health insurance won't pay the bills

Insurers can reduce benefits or change how much they are willing to pay for services, but they are generally supposed to give customers 60 days' notice.
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Mexican diplomat's California visit leads to LA

In Los Angeles, Videgaray will announce support for young immigrants affected by DACA — hundreds of thousands of whom are Mexican.
Hurricane Irma dumped water on towns — and covered oceanside streets with sand in several states. Here, Amela Desanto walks along Ft. Lauderdale Beach on Monday, as the storm headed inland.

Irma becomes post-tropical cyclone as recovery begins

Irma is now a post-tropical cyclone, with top winds of only 25 mph — a far cry from the Category 4 storm that ravaged the Florida Keys on Sunday.
Hillary Clinton at the Glazier Arboretum Park, where she often likes to hike, in Chappaqua, N.Y.

Hillary Clinton is 'done,' but not going away

In interviews with NPR, Clinton discusses her life since the election she didn't expect to lose, why she lost, and offers scathing criticism of President Trump.
Hurricane Irma approached Florida as a Category 4 hurricane on Sunday. The storm had been a Category 5 — with 185-mph winds.

Hurricane Irma blasts into the record books with lasting intensity

Hurricane Irma was the longest-lasting powerful hurricane or typhoon ever recorded, worldwide. It kept 185-mph winds for 37 hours — longer than any storm on record.
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On Tuesday, the L.A. Unified School Board may call on staff to deliver a broad-ranging report on the district's college readiness data by January.

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The Frame

Episode: Greta Gerwig's directing debut; Rotten Tomatoes' influence?; Song Exploder: Ibeyi
Yves Bergquist looked at the relationship between Rotten Tomato scores and box office returns and found no correlation— positive or negative— between the two.
Saoirse Ronan and Greta Gerwig on the set of LADY BIRD
The actress, who has co-written other films, discusses her first solo directing effort on "Lady Bird" and lessons she learned from other directors.

AirTalk®

Episode: Sacramento bill pileup: The pressing proposals that need a vote this week
President Trump Speaks On Infrastructure Meeting Held At Trump Tower
It’s been over a month since John Kelly left his post as Secretary of Homeland Security to become President Trump’s chief of staff, following the ouster of his predecessor, former Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus.
Los Angeles Dodgers v San Francisco Giants
The Dodgers have just passed a threshold, and it’s not good.
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Why pot farmers remain in the shadows of legalized Marijuana

It’s been nine months since California legalized marijuana.
UC unveils sexual assault plan

The challenges of being a first-generation college student

The UC system is making a push this fall to attract students who are the first in their families to go to college.
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Apple is announcing the latest iPhone today in its Cupertino headquarter.
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From “sanctuary state” legislation to highly debated housing bills, there is a lot to vote on before Friday in Sacramento.

Take Two®

Episode: Analyzing CA’s DACA challenge, the effectiveness of telethons, earthquake forecasting
Californians Take Part In Statewide Earthquake Drill

Could small quakes help forecast bigger ones in California?

Focusing on smaller tremors may help forecast larger earthquakes hundreds of miles away, it's a method that would be best implemented here in the Golden State.

The hidden history of queer Chicanos in LA

There's a rich LGBT history in L.A., but with few stories involving people of color. Those stories are in the spotlight at L.A.'s MOCA Pacific Design Center.
Democratic Congressman Xavier Becerra of Los Angeles
State Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a lawsuit Monday over President Trump's decision to end the DACA program.
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Can California learn anything from the deadly Mexico quake?

The death toll from the deadly earthquake in Mexico has reached to nearly one hundred people, with more confirmed victims in Oaxaca and Chiapas. 
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Tuesday Reviewsday: Syd tha Kyd, Odesza and DVSN

Tuesday Reviewsday is our weekly new music segment, and this week Morgan Rhodes join A Martinez  to talk about the latest releases.
Jerry Lewis

How good are telethons at raising money?

A star-studded telethon airs tonight to help hurricane victims. But telethons are a bit of an anachronism when it's just as easy to donate with a click.

The Loh Down On Science

Episode: Math Anxiety

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