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State reiterates schools cannot require parents to...01/30/15
The state schools superintendent weighs in on controversy over charter school policies requiring parents to volunteer: it's not allowed.
Watch 'Walking Dead' & 'Black Sails' composer Bear McCreary rock out on...
McCreary talks about the current landscape of music on television, cutting his teeth on "Battlestar Galactica" and the enjoyable restrictions of working on Starz.
NBC's 'Parenthood' ends as a family drama built on small moments
NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says the show is a rare gem; a family drama centered on the small, emotional moments between relatives.
How some fantasy sports players are making millions a year
With the advent of new fantasy sports sites, sports fans are betting and losing tons of money on everything from the NFL to the MLB, all year long.
Ms. Marvel busts anti-Islam bus ads in San Francisco
In response to anti-Islam bus ads, a creative group pasted images of Kamala Khan, or Ms. Marvel, a muslim teenage super hero, over the sides of the ads.
Six-year-old leukemia survivor’s dad to school: make unvaccinated kids...
A case of measles could be fatal for six-year-old leukemia survivor Rhett Krawitt. Now his father is asking school officials to send unvaccinated kids home.
Pediatricians urge feds to reclassify medical marijuana
For the first time, the American Academy of Pediatrics is calling to reclassify marijuana in order to spur medical research.
Sports Roundup: Superbowl weekend, 'deflategate,' Lance Armstrong on...
A war of words ahead of this weekend's Superbowl, 'deflategate,' and Lance Armstrong says he'd do it all again.
RIP Vidiots, which gave me my real film education
At Vidiots there was no shame in loving a slapstick fart comedy as much as you loved a French existential drama.
Betting on your favorite pro-athlete all year
All across the country every day, hardcore fantasy sports enthusiasts are still betting on their favorite players -- and not just in pro football.
NFL stadium in L.A. one step closer to reality, but how badly does L.A....
The discussion over whether to build an NFL stadium in Los Angeles is one that has been going on for years.
Insurance choices dwindle in rural California as Blue Shield pulls back
When it stopped selling individual health policies in many zip codes in 2014, insurance agents were surprised. Blue Shield says it dropped out to keep premiums low.
CA plans for larger Chinook salmon release after die-off
The endangered Chinook salmon will have a much larger release this winter after the majority of eggs and young fish died off during last year's run.
Missionaries almost erased a tribe's history, but for a Pasadena man's...
A classical bassist from Pasadena met a mountain tribe in Papua New Guinea made up entirely of songwriters. Luckily, he brought a tape recorder.
As Korean adoptees return, a complex relationship follows
More than 200,000 Korean children were adopted to overseas families during the past six decades, mostly to the US. As theyve come of age, many have made the trip back to South Korea.
New education report recommends expanded tracking of arts in the schools
A statewide arts coalition issued a blueprint on arts education Thursday, calling for broad changes in arts instruction across California.
And so we meet, again: Why the workday is so filled with meetings
As workers find themselves buried in meetings, and meetings preparing for meetings, experts say they're often a waste. Blame this "weapon of mass interruption" on office culture and poor leadership.
Little Tokyo music landmark to fall to wrecking ball
The brick building on the corner of First and Alameda is being razed to make way for a new subway station opening in 2020.
Water cutbacks on horizon if snow stays stingy
Snowpack levels hover at a quarter of what's normal for this time of year. California typically relies on healthy snowfall for almost a third of its water.
Regardless of allegations against Bill Cosby, some venues must host his...
Cosby's tour was booked before sexual assault allegations surfaced. Many of the venues had rented their facilities, meaning only Cosby's camp could cancel or postpone.
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