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California's drought spurs unexpected effect:...07/30/15
In the state's agricultural Central Valley, planning is under way to transform peach and plum fields into Kings River Village, a solar-powered community that will send wastewater back into an aquifer.
What would a Los Angeles 2024 Olympics look like?
Fencing at the Nokia Theatre? Taekwondo at Walt Disney Concert Hall? These could be some of the venues for a 2024 Olympic Games in L.A.
Long Beach Airport noise violations fund library and local...
JetBlue has paid more than $4 million in noise violation fines since 2003. That money goes to the nonprofit Long Beach Public Library Foundation.
Drought: June report cards anticipated for urban water...
On Thursday, state water regulators will make public how much water city dwellers used in June. We offer 4 things to watch out for in their report.
Why Little Boots left a major label and started her own
The British electropop singer explains why the giant Atlantic Records wasn't a good fit and how that led to going her own way.
When trees tip: what could be killing California's trees
The California drought has killed many trees, one expert says.
College education in prison
It's been more than 20 years since Congress pulled funding for college programs in prison, but recently it was revealed by the Wall Street Journal that the Obama Administration may have plans to revive it.
The trans movement - is this the transgender community's...
With the recentVanity Fair cover shot of Caitlyn Jenner, and the attention thatOrange is the New Black trans actress Laverne Cox are getting, many people feel that we are living in atransgender movement.
Sports roundup: NFL upholds Tom Brady suspension,...
The NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell upholds Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in Deflategate and other top sports news of the week.
What's next for 'El Tri' after Mexico fires its...
Miguel Herrera, the fiery and colorful coach for Mexico's national soccer team has been fired after an alleged confrontation with a TV commentator at the Philadelphia airport Monday.
UCLA flood: Welders fixed Sunset Blvd. pipe break with...
L.A. DWP welders used old-school math and measurements taken with string to fabricate replacement parts for a massive broken pipe for which no blueprints existed
Reporter's notebook: Late night with LA's coyote trackers
Researchers drive city streets with an antenna homing in on GPS signals of collared coyotes. The data will be use in the first-ever study of L.A.'s urban population.
Could LA host the 2024 Olympics without breaking the bank?
Any city that hosts the 2024 games must agree that the additional hosting costs, which in recent years have been in the billions, will be covered by taxpayers.
USC's Richard Green takes SoCal knowledge to Washington
The head of USC's Lusk Center for Real Estate takes a 1-year appointment advising HUD on housing finance.
Special Olympics program offers free health care aid to...
For a majority of international athletes, the Special Olympics in Los Angeles offers a fortuitous chance to receive comprehensive health care.
Bid for 2024 Olympics brings nostalgia of traffic-free LA...
Last time L.A. hosted the Olympics, there were warnings of catastrophic gridlock. It never happened. In fact, roadways were clearer than ever.
Song Exploder: Ben Gibbard dissects his song, 'El Dorado'
The Death Cab for Cutie frontman talks with Hrishikesh Hirway about the song and its relationship to his divorce from actress Zooey Deschanel.
Investigation underway into killing of Cecil, Zimbabwe's...
The killing of the beloved lion, hunted for sport, has been condemned by wildlife conservationists. A conservationist in Zimbabwe says a ban should be imposed on the hunting of endangered animals.
New music from Jill Scott, Louie Vega and more
Every Tuesday our regular music experts join us in the studio to talk about the latest in new music for our segment Tuesday Reviewsday.
'The End of the Tour' is a filmed chapter in the David...
After Wallace committed suicide in 2008, a book was published about a five-day road trip he shared with a magazine writer. That book is the basis of a new feature film.
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