After spending the day yesterday in the southern part of the state, he's now off to Silicon Valley. Over the past several years, the tech haven has become a key stop on the president's fundraising path.
The 2014 NFL Draft starts tonight, where Michael Sam, the first openly gay draft prospect will wait to hear his name over the three-day process. The defensive end from the University of Missouri came out as gay in February, a move some felt was risky to his future in football.
The economy may be recovering, but it may be hard to tell depending on where you live. Take Two examines the health of the economy by zeroing in on the micro-economies of several different neighborhoods throughout Southern California.
New Mexico is the nation's 6th largest oil producer. The industry is creating thousands of jobs in the southeast corner of the state, but all that activity is straining basic services. Housing is limited, classrooms are crowded and roads are more dangerous.
It's Thursday and that means it's time for State of Affairs, our weekly roundup of politics and government news in the golden state. For that we're joined by KPCC's political reporter Frank Stoltze and politics editor Oscar Garza.
A cool billion dollars. Based on sales tax receipts, that's how much revenue the California medical marijuana industry generates each year. But even though their businesses are legit in California, owners of pot dispensaries often have trouble finding a bank to take their money.
The Guardian recently ranked LA and the number one city in the world when it comes to brand. Yesterday, we talked guy who crunched the data behind this ranking. At the end, we pointed out that though the city of Angels might generate a lot of buzz, we are missing what most well-branded products have — a tagline.
Governor Jerry Brown's so called realignment plan was designed to respond to a federal court order to relieve overcrowding in state prison. But that plan is creating a new set of issues, including overcrowding in county jails, which are already in a state of duress.
This week the publishers behind Jet magazine, announced an end to the print version. The magazine, which first hit newsstands at the dawn of the civil rights movement, will continue only as a digital magazine app.