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Space baths and other water saving tips from...05/30/15
Californians looking to save water during the drought might get inspiration from astronauts living aboard the International Space Station.
L.A. committee approves final $15 minimum wage ordinance,...
Federal labor laws may trump the city's wage ordinance. Council members say it needs to be studied. In the meantime, they've approved the final hike ordinance.
Ed Moses says he doesn't make 'art' — he makes 'magic'
Ed Moses hates the words "make" and "create" and "art." As far as he's concerned he's a "shaman" who engages in "magic."
When are employee wellness incentives no longer voluntary?
Many workers like the programs, and employers say they help hold down health insurance costs. But there are legal questions about how far companies can go to encourage participation.
As police body cameras increase, what about all that video?
Police cams have suddenly become a big business. But the real money is in selling departments a way to store each day's video.
I-405 still congested, but flowing better since expansion
You'll still wait a long time in rush hour on the Sepulveda Pass, but rush hour itself is getting shorter, and there have been other benefits, according to a new study.
Watch 'Aloha's' first 8 minutes here and decide if it's...
"Aloha" has been hammered by critics — it's at 14 percent positive on Rotten Tomatoes. Now, they're giving away the movie's first eight minutes online to try luring in fans.
Another business says bye to Southern California
In the latest business departure from Southern California, semiconductor manufacturer Avago Technologies agreed to acquire local chip maker Broadcom.
California schools receive $30M from state water board to...
California schools win state water board grants to build water-saving projects and teach conservation. Los Angeles Unified will get $5 million.
How the gang enhancement law has hurt minorities
Proponents say the gang enhancement law has helped to crack down on crime, but critics say the law is unfair and targets minorities.
'San Andreas' writer Carlton Cuse on taking some liberties...
The new film 'San Andreas' explores what might happen if California experienced the largest magnitude earthquake in recorded history.
Black Girls Do Bike: defying stereotypes
Black Girls Do Bike Los Angeles organizes rides and provides skills and safety training for women of color. The group has grown to about 650 members in one year.
LA resumes its debate on street vending in a series of...
A city-sponsored public hearing brought out street vendors and those who oppose the idea of legalizing the industry in Los Angeles.
Does CicLAvia lead to more cyclists in SoCal?
The best outcome for organizers is that people ride the event and then change their routines to bike more. KPCC's Leo Duran tried to see if that's happening.
Richard Prince Instagram selfies ignite fair use debate
Jack Lerner and Selena Mooney, aka Missy Suicide, explain the impacts of Richard Prince's move to make other people's Instagram selfies into art.
Male mountain lion found in Verdugo Mountains
Researchers think the 130-pound animal may have come from the nearby San Gabriel Mountains, home to a large population of mountain lions.
New commission to focus on California's early education...
Advocates are forming a commission to help improve California's early education system in the face of budget cuts to services.
Susanna Hoffs: Why The Bangles broke up and got back...
Susanna Hoffs talks about why The Bangles broke up and got back together, her favorite songs to perform, and how it was partying with The Go-Go's in Las Vegas.
The state of Silicon Beach and tech in Los Angeles (#AT30)
Silicon Valley is the nation’s undisputed tech innovation leader. And other cities from New York to Seattle are nipping at its heels.
Census: Federal welfare programs mostly used short term
New data from the U.S. Census Bureau show people who use public benefits often drop out after a couple of years, rather than lingering.
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