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Nutria can grow up to 2.5 feet, weigh 20 pounds and wreak destruction wherever they go. State authorities believed they were extinct but recent sightings have led to a call for the public to help.
Hanks is set to play one of Shakespeare's most beloved characters onstage at the West LA VA in June. There are 2,000 free tickets for troops and veterans.
Like an oddly wholesome motorcycle gang, members wear denim vests festooned with Disney trading pins on the front. Some members sport tattoos of Walt Disney himself.
It looked and felt like winter on Monday as clouds filled the sky and temperatures cooled in Southern California, but just about the only thing that fell was expectation for much rain in the drought-stricken region.
In an era when many kids get a first smartphone at age 10, psychologists say the devices have turned us into Pavlov's dogs — drooling for the next notification, buzz or text. Ready to dial back?
Californians can get six weeks of paid leave at up to 70 percent of their salary to care for a sick family member or a new baby. But the paperwork can be onerous.
The new head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is making the agency less aggressive in its mission. An internal memo obtained by NPR says the CFPB will unveil a strategic plan to that end.
Two thirds of the nation's school children struggle with reading. Neuroscientist Mark Seidenberg says teachers need a better understanding of what science knows about how kids learn to read.
The two films are also nominated for original and adapted screenplay Oscars. In television, "The Handmaid's Tale" won best drama series and best new series, while "Veep" got best comedy series.
President Trump has unveiled his spending priorities Monday, calling for more spending on the military, border security and the opioid crisis.
The private plane crashed in a remote area near Agua Dulce late Sunday morning. The victims include the pilot, 65-year-old Tom Hastings, along with his daughter, son-in-law and granddaughter.
Damone's easy-listening romantic ballads brought him million-selling records and sustained a half-century career in recordings, movies and nightclub, concert and television appearances.
The truck caught fire around 1:20 p.m. Sunday near State Routes 60 and 57, forcing an evacuation of a wide area.
Many consumers will watch to see where the market swings this week. Few take a direct financial hit when the markets fall, but that can still affect attitudes about the economy — and the president.
Strong winds forced a change: instead of snowboarders getting three runs to net a best score, they got just two tries. Jamie Anderson needed only one — and, she said, "my lion power."
With a historic jump and a set of strong performances, the U.S. figure skaters put an exclamation point on a team win at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
As L.A. County massively ramps up its systems for combatting homelessness, the United Way of Greater Los Angeles is launching a fellowship program to help fill the gap.
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With skaters now allowed to use songs with vocals, several have turned to the soundtrack from the 2001 film. And Baz couldn't be more thrilled.
LA is considering fast tracking some homeless housing projects, but some community members push back| February 12 2018, 9:56 AM
Los Angeles City is considering allowing homeless housing projects to circumvent certain review processes, but some community groups don’t want to cede local control and are afraid that this might result in housing that’s too concentrated in specific geographic locations.
It’s comes as no surprise that Amazon may have plans to compete with FedEx and the United Parcel Service.
For three decades, Val Zavala has been the voice of Southern California on KCET.
Week in politics: What to expect from the White House and Congress during ‘infrastructure week,’ how the debate over DACA is shaping up and more| February 12 2018, 9:22 AM
Today on our weekly political roundtable, our experts preview the week ahead in national and state politics.
California's Office of Traffic Safety reports that drivers are not picking up their phones as much as before. But Take Two listeners beg to differ.
The latest on the Weinstein Co. sale and the effect a NY lawsuit may have on it, plus SAG's new code of conduct on sexual harassment.
Researchers are mapping the debris flows in Montecito to improve predictions of where they could strike in the future, and local officials are preparing for more evacuations.