Archive for February 19th, 2018

Teens 'lie in' at White House to push for stronger gun control

US & World | | February 19 2018, 4:28 PM

In solidarity with their peers attacked in last week's school shooting in Florida, D.C. area students called for gun control reform Monday. Hundreds more demonstrations are expected in coming weeks.

The 'ice meisters' craft perfect Olympic surfaces

US & World | | February 19 2018, 3:16 PM

These skilled technicians know how to make ice for figure skating, speedskating, hockey and curling — each requiring different temperatures, textures and hardness.

Report: 0.78 percent of California's known growers are licensed for legal marijuana

Local | | February 19 2018, 2:51 PM

The California Growers Association report cites cost and regulatory barriers — and says legal revenue could be diminished if more growers can't gain licenses.

LA protesters rally in Pershing Square for new gun laws

Local | | February 19 2018, 1:45 PM

There was a vocal teen presence at the protest. "I’m realizing I’m older and I don’t need to be quiet anymore," said one 18 year-old who was organizing a high school walkout.

Sexual misconduct scandal envelops California Legislature

Politics | | February 19 2018, 12:18 PM

"It's a drip, drip, drip factor, you have enough drips and soon you have a flood," said a political science professor at Claremont McKenna College.

Your phone is almost smart enough to prevent food poisoning

Health | | February 19 2018, 12:00 PM

A microscope that clips on to your phone's camera can detect bacteria, such as salmonella or E. coli, even in tiny amounts. But the technology can't yet distinguish between good and bad bacteria.

Florida shooting updates: Suspect in brief court hearing

US & World | | February 19 2018, 11:06 AM

Nikolas Cruz said nothing at Monday's hearing in Broward County Circuit Court. The hearing concerned the rules going forward of how documents would be sealed.

Financial aid for foster youth is going unused

Education | | February 19 2018, 5:00 AM

Foster youth earn college degrees at rates six times lower than average. Financial aid can be a game changer, but many don’t apply.

A ban on water wasting would be a drop in the bucket | | February 19 2018, 5:00 AM

As California slips back into drought, the state is banning many obviously wasteful uses of water. But other conservation measures promise much bigger savings. So why is the state doing this?

How community clinics could help disaster victims

Health | | February 19 2018, 5:00 AM

Currently, clinics can't get reimbursed by Medi-Cal for services provided at shelters or evacuation centers. Legislation in Sacramento would change that.

Rendon recall effort stumbles as opponents turn to his reelection

Politics | | February 19 2018, 5:00 AM

State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon's opponents have essentially given up their effort to recall him after failing to turn in any signatures for a recall election.

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