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Update: Los Angeles will be US bid city for 2024...09/02/15
The Council incorporated some financial oversight measures in its approval for L.A. to pursue being a host city for what would be its third Olympics
Black Violin mashes hip-hop and classical to break...
Kevin Marcus and Will Baptiste 'bridge the gap' of classical music and hip-hop and break down the stereotypes they face as African Americans playing violins.
With Diane Coffee, Foxygen drummer Shawn Fleming steps out...
Shawn Fleming (aka Diane Coffee) on how he became the drummer for Foxygen, how he writes songs for Diane Coffee and how a sense of place affects his songwriting.
What's next after LA's City Council unanimously approves...
In a unanimous vote, the Los Angeles City Council today granted approval for the city to compete for the 2024 Olympics.
Is teen who urged boyfriend to commit suicide responsible...
18-year-old Michelle Carter is facing an involuntary manslaughter charge for allegedly convincing her former boyfriend, Conrad Roy, to kill himself last summer.
The real reason straight, college-educated women are...
There’s a man deficit in the U.S. according to Jon Birger, author of the new book, Date-onomics.
GOP 2016: The Mike Huckabee presidential campaign 2.0
In his first bid for the U.S. presidency, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee won eight states and the Iowa Caucuses. How is Huckabee’s campaign different this time around?
Pope tells priests to forgive abortion, limited time only
While more Catholics are leaving the Church than joining, is this an effective way to bring back Catholic women, who were excommunicated from the church?
NPR's Ari Shapiro shakes up the stage to sing with Pink...
The Portland, Oregon-based band Pink Martini will take to the stage at the Hollywood Bowl Wednesday night.
Funny sisters Wendy and Lizzie Molyneux on female comedy...
The Molyneuxs, writers for Fox's "Bob's Burgers," say female comedy duos are more successful lately because they avoid the debate over comedy and gender.
Homeschooling: A small but powerful lobbying group fights...
Recently some lawmakers have been trying to regulate homeschools, but they're facing fierce resistance from the Home School Legal Defense Association.
The BuzzFeed effect: How it went from listicles to actual...
According to those familiar with the deal, BuzzFeed is looking to lease a 250,000-square-foot complex on the edge of downtown L.A.
Nic Harcourt and Chris Martins on new music from El Vy,...
This week Nic Harcourt and Chris Martins are in for Tuesday Reviewsday with their favorite new tracks. There's new stuff from El Vy, Mercury Rev, Destroyer and more.
After government's greenlight, commercial drones set to...
The FAA has granted 1,300 permits that allow commercial firms to operate drones for everything from selling real estate to inspecting utility lines. But there's concern over some recent close calls.
Back to school? Back to the piggy bank
So your kid is off to college. You've spent months navigating the financial aid process and meticulously budgeted for all sorts of out-of-pocket expenses... or so you thought.
Garcetti: LA will miss target of ending veteran...
An unforeseen rise in the city's homeless population this year means Mayor Eric Garcetti's pledge to end homelessness among military vets by 2016 will fall short.
Olympic Village site for LA up in the air
Those planning L.A.'s 2024 bid to host the Olympics say they are eyeing a few downtown parcels in their plan to build a 100+ acre Olympic Village to house athletes.
Pilot program uses paramedics to try to cut ER overcrowding
Under the pilot, paramedics will be able to offer adult patients with less serious conditions the choice of going to an urgent care center instead of an ER.
Asthma, other illnesses major reason for young learners'...
For early learners, illnesses like asthma rather than truancy are major causes for school absences, according to a new report.
UCLA study finds many 'hidden poor' among California...
A review of 2009-11 census data concludes that more than 770,000 California seniors don't meet the federal definition of poverty, but are indeed poor.
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