Archive for October 22nd, 2019

Hong Kong Supporters Converge on Staples Center For Season Opener

US & World | | October 22 2019, 10:38 PM

Last night at Staples Center, the Clippers beat the Lakers in a thrilling season opener. And that wasn’t all. The game was also a big deal for some NBA fans invested in ongoing protests in Hong Kong.

CSU Chancellor Announces He'll Retire Next Year

Education | | October 22 2019, 6:55 PM

Timothy P. White instituted ambitious reforms as leader of the 23-campus system, but faculty say he often failed to include them in decision-making.

Three Outcomes For Homes Located Atop The Same Canyon Ridge | | October 22 2019, 2:15 PM

Fire moves fastest when it’s driven by the wind up a slope. Residents who live atop the scenic ravines of Porter Ranch know their homes can be especially vulnerable to wildfire. 

Waiting To Leave After An Evacuation Order Meant A Terrifying Exodus For One Woman

Local | | October 22 2019, 2:13 PM

During wildfires, fire experts estimate about 10 percent of people ignore evacuation orders, and another 25 percent wait around to see how bad the fire is before leaving. KPCC’s Sharon McNary has the story of one woman in that wait-and-see group.

The force is strong with this sweepstakes | | October 22 2019, 6:00 AM

Today only, you'll be entered to win a Disneyland Star Wars Adventure when you support KPCC.

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How Could Elizabeth Warren Fund ‘Medicare For All’ -- And The Pro / Con Of Each Option

| October 22 2019, 9:40 AM

Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren says she'll release details on how she'd pay for her "Medicare for All" plan in "the next few weeks."

San Jose Mayor Considers A Shift Away From PG&E, Calls For Customer-Owned Utility Services

| October 22 2019, 9:16 AM

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo isn’t holding back on his frustration with PG&E, the state’s largest utility, after the company induced blackouts that impacted hundreds of thousands of residents last week.

Too Darn High: Governor Gavin Newsom Calls For An Investigation Of Gas Prices

| October 22 2019, 9:01 AM

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has asked the attorney general to investigate why the state's gas prices are so high, pointing to a new report suggesting big oil companies are "misleading and overcharging customers" by as much as $1 per gallon.

Triple Play: Nationals Versus Astros

| October 22 2019, 8:55 AM

There are plenty of big home runs in the postseason so far. José Altuve’s Minute Maid Park walk-off homer that put the Yankees away in the AL Championship Series, for one. But the focus of the World Series between the Astros and the Nationals is on the mound and in the bullpen.

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