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LA joins NYC, Chicago in push to naturalize permanent...09/18/14
A new campaign encourages LA's estimated 390,000 legal permanent residents to seek citizenship.
Reporter Sharon McNary tests the 3-foot bike rule
Off-Ramp host John Rabe talks with KPCC's Sharon McNary about the new law requiring California drivers to give bicyclists 3-feet of space when passing.
California issues first permits for self driving cars
This week California got one step closer to making the 1980s Hollywood fantasy of Knight Rider a 21st century reality with driverless car permits that take effect today.
History of drought in the west
The idea of a megadrought may sound alarming, but it's nothing new to the west. So how does it compare to droughts of past?
Attention cord-cutters: Big cable may give you more ways to watch
Big cable companies look ahead as more people forego traditional pay-TV subscriptions.
New HMO plan wants to keep prices low, make money, and take on Kaiser....
Anthem Blue Cross is teaming up with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the UCLA Health System along with several other high-profile hospitals to create a new health plan in Southern California.
Study: Megadrought a possibility in Southwest
If you've been enjoying the uncomfortable weather we've been having here in Southern California, then good news: We could be having several decades more of it.
NASCAR racer Tony Stewart to face grand jury for fatal hit of fellow...
Prosecutors in upstate New York will ask a grand jury to decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart should face criminal charges for the death of a fellow driver on a track last month.
LAPD Chief Beck takes your questions on Watts case, troubled union...
LAPD detention and ID procedures are under close examination after the weekend's handcuffing of actress Daniele Watts in Studio City.
Fall TV preview: The Flash, Madam Secretary, Black-ish and more
While it doesn't feel like summer is over, fall officially starts next week and that means the new TV season is getting under way.
New research: The eight disorders that comprise schizophrenia
New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that schizophrenia is not one disorder, but eight genetically distinct disorders.
The 'pretty side of climate change': Rocky Mountains see longer...
Think of global warming and you might imagine massive wildfires and melting ice sheets. In the Rocky Mountains, imagine fields of blooming beautiful wildflowers.
Aid organizations respond to new U.S. Ebola response plan
On Tuesday, President Obama outlined a ramped up U.S. plan to combat the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 2,400 people in West Africa.
Exploring California’s coast for lost ships
Experts estimate that more than 300 ships have been lost at sea, more than 1,000 square miles off the Pacific just west of San Francisco.
Sports Roundup: The NFL's continuing problems and dysfunction on the...
The NFL gets called to the carpet and are the Dodgers winning despite dysfunction? It's what we're talking about in our weekly sports chat with the Kamenetzky brothers.
This reason for why we yawn will surprise you!
KPCC investigates: Dozens of Probation workers injured by chairs,...
A review of three years' of Probation Department workers' compensation claims turns up dozens of questionable cases, such as falling out of chairs or tripping in parking lots.
Thanks to Nutella, the world needs more hazelnuts
Nutella, launched 50 years ago, has turned into a global phenomenon, boosting demand for hazelnuts. Now producers are looking beyond Turkey's north coast.
NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts
NASA has awarded Boeing and SpaceX contracts to transport astronauts to the International Space Station. For SpaceX, it’s a big victory as well as a big challenge.
Scent of a Silverback
What smells worse than old money?
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