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The latest news stories from 89.3 KPCC, Southern California Public Radio.

The latest news stories from 89.3 KPCC, Southern California Public Radio.
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Pasadena, CA

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The latest news stories from 89.3 KPCC, Southern California Public Radio.

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Rebuffed the first time, Calif. will try again to sell its plan to fulfill federal education law

1/19/2018
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A state panel voted to send a new draft plan to the U.S. Department of Education — but with few of the substantive changes the feds seemed to have called for.

Duration: 00:00:55


Legislators are paying attention to four-year-olds

1/19/2018
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There are about half a million four-year-olds in California and lawmakers are thinking about them. Two bill have been introduced will goals to expand pre-K.

Duration: 00:00:55


Rush is on for DACA renewals as the clock ticks in Washington

1/19/2018
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Seeing a window open, young unauthorized immigrants whose protections are about to expire are lining up for legal help to fill out renewal applications.

Duration: 00:01:01


Independent report says California needs to store gas underground

1/19/2018
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A state study has found that other alternatives are too costly to meet California's energy needs. It noted the potential risks from earthquakes and other leaks.

Duration: 00:01:01


5 things to do this weekend in SoCal

1/19/2018
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You can play retro video games, see the bright lights of the winter night sky and even have a slice of birthday cake with Benjamin Franklin himself. (Or a close facsimile thereof.)

Duration: 00:03:09


Composer Gabriel Kahane rides the rails and captures Trump's America in song

1/19/2018
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After the 2016 presidential election, the composer and pianist left his cell phone and the news cycles behind and boarded Amtrak for a cross-country trip.

Duration: 00:06:59


Bess Wohl's near-silent play speaks volumes

1/19/2018
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Using as few words as possible, "Small Mouth Sounds" hashes out the human condition and the universality of suffering. And yet, there are laughs.

Duration: 00:10:59


Trucks dominate at this year's Detroit auto show

1/18/2018
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For the 2019 model year, Ford showed off its new Ranger midsize pickup, and Chevy and Ram both introduced all-new versions of their full-size bestsellers.

Duration: 00:07:25


From heroism to reconstruction: The phases of emotional rebuilding

1/18/2018
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Lessons from the survivors of the deadly 2014 mudslide just outside of Oso, Washington, from reconstruction to mental well being.

Duration: 00:06:51


Montecito: What leasing laws say about paying rent after disaster

1/18/2018
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Following Montecito's mudslides, renters who say their spaces are uninhabitable are unsure if they have to pay rent. It all comes down to the language of the lease.

Duration: 00:04:50


Laurie Metcalf talks 'Lady Bird' and the empowering effect of strong women roles

1/18/2018
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The acclaimed actress discusses her role in Greta Gerwig's coming-of-age film, and her Tony Award-winning performance in “A Doll’s House, Part 2."

Duration: 00:10:33


Solvang businesses feel the effects of 101 freeway closure

1/18/2018
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Muddy debris continues to clog the 101 freeway between Santa Barbara and Carpinteria. That's making it hard for Solvang businesses to get even basic supplies.

Duration: 00:05:17


The kids in LAUSD who most need dual language instruction aren't enrolling yet

1/18/2018
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Of L.A. Unified's 150,000 English learners, only 6 percent have enrolled in a dual language program so far — despite evidence of huge potential benefits.

Duration: 00:00:57


The mudslide closure of the 101 is hurting Santa Barbara businesses

1/18/2018
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A Santa Barbara County flower grower says a trucking route that usually takes three hours is now taking eight.

As crews in Montecito clear debris from basins and roads, officials look to future storms

1/18/2018
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Clearing debris basins is a priority because, if there's another heavy winter storm, officials and experts think another mudslide could happen.

'Corporate' creators mine workplace misery for laughs

1/18/2018
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The new Comedy Central show is a comedy by Matt Ingebretson and Jake Weisman that’s not afraid to explore some very bleak territory.

Duration: 00:10:59


Why LA is the early home of professional eSports

1/17/2018
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ESports are beginning to gain traction among gamers and sports fans. But why has Los Angeles embraced the concept so quickly?

Duration: 00:09:59


California bullet train budget hits "worst case scenario"

1/17/2018
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The budget for California's high speed rail connecting LA and San Francisco has increased again. Is the project getting too costly for its own good?

Duration: 00:05:11


Save the presses! Southern California news is in danger

1/17/2018
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Upcoming layoffs at major newspapers, the end of LAist and the acquisition of LA weekly make for troubling times in SoCal news.

Duration: 00:05:37


No Place Like LA: Brent, who hated LA since he's from SF

1/17/2018
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People from Northern California really like to look down on SoCal. Until they come to live here.

Duration: 00:01:50

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