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Asian-American voter engagement on the upswing in...10/31/14
A new report suggests civic engagement among the nation's fastest growing racial group, Asian-Americans, is steadily improving.
LA increases use of probation for non-violent offenders - but still...
The District Attorney's office reports 14 percent of low-level felons in September were given reduced time behind bars and probation instead of traditional jail sentences. That's up from 2 percent.
Garcetti announces goals - but no details - on ending LA's housing...
Garcetti, who is tackling poverty by increasing the minimum wage in LA, announced housing policies this week. He didn't say how - or when - he'd implement them.
Waterboarding, choking, naked 'monsters': Have extreme haunts gone too...
Forget masked monsters and walk-through haunted mazes. There's a new, and sometimes troubling, standard for extreme haunts.
Photos: 'Haunts' provide actors with gigs as ghouls and ghosts
Haunted house attractions — from theme parks to the Queen Mary to theater stages — are a good source of seasonal income for actors.
Lab Notes: Antares experiments lost, study breaks are good, do kids...
KPCC science reporter Sanden Totten joins Take Two every other week to talk about some interesting new research for the segment Lab Notes.
T. Jefferson Parker takes on Afghanistan veterans, economic bust in new...
Novelist and California native son T. Jefferson Parker is known for a slate of popular crime novels from Laguna Heat to The Famous and the Dead.
Tim Cook: Is there an obligation for successful Gay Americans to speak...
In an essay published this morning, Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly announced he's gay. Cook's sexuality wasn't a secret - he wasn't in the closet.
GASP! New study disclaims milk’s benefits
A new study published in the medical journal BMJ wants people to rethink how much milk they should consume daily.
Halloween costumes: 5 rules for what you should and shouldn't wear
Just in time for last-minute Halloween costume shoppers, we have a list of etiquette tips to help you find something appropriate, edgy and fun.
2014 Election: Which Legislative candidates cracked the million-dollar...
Some state legislative candidates raised $1 million or more in campaign funds to face opponents who only raised a couple thousand dollars.
How Harry Potter is making the world a better place
Long Beach looking to extend its push for college to preschools
As part of the push for universal preschool, Long Beach officials and educators plan to take their message to attend college out to the earliest learners.
Jake Gyllenhaal channels a coyote for his role in 'Nightcrawler'
The actor talks about why he's happier playing dark characters, why he loves "playing live" onstage, and how the coyote became his "Nightcrawler" character's spirit animal.
Debate: Does income inequality impair the American Dream?
A sign of a robust economy that ultimately lifts all boats — or a force that prevents low- and middle-income people from advancing?
'Song Exploder': Deconstructing the music of Julia Holter
In this edition of the Song Exploder podcast adapted for The Frame, Julia Holter joins Hrishikesh Hirway to dissect her song, "Horns Surrounding Me."
Take Two turns 2: Ceci Bastida and Jeff Garlin
Take Two celebrated turning two last week with a live show at the REDCAT theater. Musician Ceci Bastida performed and sat down for an interview, as did comedian Jeff Garlin.
Skirball Center exhibit celebrates Nazi targets who changed Hollywood
Maybe it’s time we had an entire museum dedicated to the cultural migration that transformed Hollywood when the Nazis took power.
Sports Roundup: Another Lakers loss, World Series
It's time for sports with Andy and Brian Kamenetzky. The Lakers just had another crushing defeat and baseball will crown a champion Wednesday night.
Superstorm Sandy anniversary: Red Cross 'diverted assets' during...
An investigation by NPR and ProPublica reveals how the Red Cross increased its focus on public relations while it struggled to meet basic needs of storm victims.
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