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University of California Native American advisory council includes faculty and tribal leaders. One agenda item for its first meeting: the return of human remains.
When it rains, the Los Angeles County Flood Control system mainly works to channel stormwater runoff to the ocean. But about 28 percent of that rain is captured before it's lost to the Pacific.
With each passing day of the LAUSD strike, Helen Han has gotten increasingly worried that some of the school district's Chinese-speaking families don't fully understand why she and other teachers are striking.
Amid increasing protests following the broadcast of the Surviving R. Kelly documentary series, RCA Records has reportedly dropped the singer, who has been accused by multiple women of sexual abuse.
Trump first met with Kim in June 2018 in Singapore, and the two appeared to form an unlikely bond after Trump had previously criticized Kim on Twitter, slamming him as "Little Rocket Man."
Many newly elected Democrats vowed to work with Republicans and avoid partisan posturing. But they are sticking behind House Speaker Pelosi's position not to give in on the demand for wall money.
The electric automaker is eliminating 7 percent of its workforce in a cost-cutting measure. "The road ahead is very difficult," Musk told employees in an email.
Justin Dearborn, Tribune Publishing's chairman and CEO, and Ross Levinsohn, CEO of the company's interactive division, are leaving after a series of controversies and a failure to sell the company.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom called the Department of Labor's guidance that states not allow furloughed workers to collect unemployment "jaw-dropping."
The 2014 shooting was captured on an infamous video that showed McDonald, who was carrying a knife with a three-inch blade, walking away from Van Dyke just before the officer shot him 16 times.
The Trump administration is trying to minimize the impact of the government shutdown by bringing furloughed workers back to work without pay. Critics say this may run afoul of the law.
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Tony Thurmond earlier this month was sworn in as the state’s education superintendent.
Alcohol consumption in the U.S. dropped 0.8 percent in 2018.
Donations. Likes. Policy chops. These are typically on the list when candidates want to launch a presidential campaign. But since the 2016 presidential election, the rules are evolving.
From ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ to ‘The French Connection’ Oscar-nominated cinematographer Caleb Deschanel and the FilmWeek critics discuss the best-shot films of the 20th century| January 18 2019, 9:30 AM
Earlier this month, in celebration of their 100th anniversary, the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) released a list of the 100 best-photographed films of the 20th century, as voted on by ASC members.
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Justin Chang and Lael Loewenstein review this weekend’s new movie releases.