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#Linsanity in LA: Asian-Americans cheer Lakers' trade...07/13/14
Asian-American point guard Jeremy Lin is expected to attract fans from SoCal's large Asian population. Lakers management calls him "a solid player who will make us a better team."
Can Brazil regain soccer glory with beauty over brawn?
The World Cup ends Sunday with the Germany-Argentina match. Brazil finished its run in the tournament Saturday after two consecutive losses that have set off some national soccer soul-searching.
35 years after Minnie Riperton's death, a tribute in LA
In Los Angeles on Saturday, the Decoders, along with a 20-piece band and a dozen vocalists, will perform a tribute concert to late soul singer.
Sheriff's candidates, current brass disagree over civilian oversight
With the L.A. Board of Supervisors poised to debate creating a civilian oversight commission later this month, sheriff's candidates weighed in on the issue.
Murrieta's Ken Calvert introduces bill to speed deportation of...
Democrats and Republicans are split over whether to change a 2008 law designed to fight trafficking. It's blamed for the influx at the border.
Whooping cough: 2014 epidemic has struck more than 5,000
Health officials urge pregnant women to get vaccinated in their third trimester, but it appears that few have done so.
Feds tighten lab security after anthrax, bird flu blunders
The sloppy handling by federal scientists of the world's scariest germs must stop, says the dismayed head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
House GOP plows forward with plans to sue Obama
While House Republicans move ahead with their lawsuit alleging executive branch overreach, Obama is using the challenge to score political points of his own.
Challenge kicks off Perez-requested recount in state Controller race
Counting of votes in the controller primary race begins in Kern and Imperial Counties. Former Assembly Speaker John Perez hopes to make up a 481-vote gap.
Filmweek (07/11/14): Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Boyhood and more
Host Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Wade Major review this week’s releases, including "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," "Boyhood," and more. TGI-Filmweek!
Womanhouse: Hollywood and CalArt's 'bad-dream house' of immersive...
In the Fall of 1971, CalArt's Feminist Art Program converted a run-down Hollywood mansion into an enormous and immersive feminist art exhibition.
Off-Ramp, the only radio show with a sketch artist: Mike Sheehan
John Rabe talks with Mike Sheehan, Off-Ramp's sketch artist, about what he can capture with his pen that can't be captured by the camera.
After suffering aneurysms, artist Siike Donnelly fights to remember how...
Multiple brain aneurysms have left Siike Donnelly with a fractured memory. The graphic novelist hopes to regain the memories he's lost--and his ability to draw.
Reformed mobster Vince Ciacci now cuts hair in Brentwood
He was shoplifting from toy stores at 12, snatching purses at 15, and by the time he'd grown up he was robbing stores and dealing drugs.
Making the Guardians of the Galaxy's Star-Lord a comic book headliner
Marvel is tackling the universe with the "Guardians of the Galaxy" movie. Writer Sam Humphries is the one who makes the unknown lead character a star in comics.
CHP beating renews focus on officers' mental health training
A beating caught on tape is raising concerns about the amount of training CHP officers receive on how to handle suspects who may be suffering from mental illness
Israel and Hamas keep up attacks, ignoring calls for peace
In Israel, a rocket hits a gas station, setting it on fire and causing several injuries; in Gaza, the health ministry says 100 Palestinians have been killed.
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World's tallest thermometer in Baker ready to rise
Months of rebuilding and restoration have resurrected the world's tallest thermometer in Baker. The signature landmark of the desert town had fallen on dark times.
Immigration: Community organizations try to keep up with demand
Groups established to aid the war refugees of the 1980s and 1990s have been busy fielding requests for help as unaccompanied minors and families pour in.
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