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Mayor Eric Garcetti, Jay Z to announce concert in Grand Park

Peter Macdiarmid/Jay-Z will be at City Hall on Wednesday to announce the Made in America Festival.Rapper Jay Z and Mayor Eric Garcetti are expected Wednesday to announce the Made in America festival in Grand Park over Labor Day weekend, even though the ... [Published SCPR - 14 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

What Obamacare? Some Californians choosing to stay uninsured

Listen Now[6 min 24 sec] Musician and independent carpenter, Scott Belsha, 34, remains uninsured past the 2014 deadline to buy insurance.Listen Now[6 min 24 sec]State officials report a  surge in enrollment in the two-week grace period that ended Tuesday  ... [Published SCPR - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Alert to homeowners: a property tax hike may be in your future

James Callan/FlickrHome values are rising again and so are tax revenues for cities and counties.Before Los Angeles County CEO Bill Fujioka sat down Monday to present his proposed budget  for the next fiscal year, he let out a hearty laugh as he joked ... [Published SCPR - 2 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

How much would it cost to keep climate change in check?

YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group II co-chairman Chris Field (2nd L) at a press conference after the 10th plenary of the IPCC Working Group II in Yokohama, suburban Tokyo on March 31, 2014. Soaring carbon ... [Published SCPR - 19 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Are parents too involved in their kids’ educations?

ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/A pupil holds the hand of her mother in the courtyard of Jean Mermoz school on September 4, 2012 prior enter in his classroom for an early start of the new school year in Marseille, southern France.The conventional wisdom ... [Published SCPR - 13 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

LA Police Commission grills LAPD over officers who tampered with patrol car cameras

Steve LyonAn LAPD patrol vehicle.Los Angeles Police Commissioners told high-ranking LAPD commanders Tuesday that officers tampering with in-car video cameras is a larger problem for the department as it expands the use of recording devices.Commissioner ... [Published SCPR - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Google gets into the drone business with purchase of Titan Aerospace

Listen Now[5 min 24 sec] Courtesy of Titan AerospaceGoogle. They're on the web, on our phones, they're in our glasses... and soon they could be taking over our skies.The company announced yesterday that they bought Titan Aerospace , a company that makes ... [Published SCPR - 15 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Big dollars raised in Congressional race to replace Henry Waxman

Sharon McNary/KPCCMarianne Williamson, seen here at a February campaign event, has raised more money than any other candidate in the race to succeed retiring Congressman Henry Waxman.When the veteran Democratic Congressman Henry Waxman announced in late ... [Published SCPR - 13 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Body scanners will replace strip searches at LA County jails

Christopher Okula/KPCCLos Angeles County Men's Central Jail and the Twin Towers Correctional Facility.A pilot program to bring body scanners to L.A. County' jails could drastically reduce tension between inmates and deputies, a sheriff's department watchdog ... [Published SCPR - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Why are doctors so unhappy with the medical profession?

Listen Now[21 min 21 sec] Photo by Alex Proimos via Flickr Creative CommonsHow will doctor satisfaction be impacted by the Affordable Care Act?Medicine has long been a popular career path for the best and brightest students, but most U.S. doctors ... [Published SCPR - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

California Drought News: Janet Napolitano and other things that fly

Lauren Sommer/KQEDRice farmer Douglas Thomas watches snow geese take flight over his rice fields in California's Central Valley.Thanks to @zandubinscott , we have a new word for drought to try out: sereation .Use it in a sentence you demand? But of course! ... [Published SCPR - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Orange County Sheriff issuing concealed carry permits under new rules

Stuart Palley/ KPCCBrendan, who declined to give his last name, practices on the pistol range at On Target in Laguna Niguel on Saturday April 12 2014.Stuart Palley/ KPCCAn American flag hung over a window looking into the firing range at On Target shooting ... [Published SCPR - Apr 14 2014]

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"I haven’t ever been to the hospital or broken a bone," he said. "But I’m 34 and I should probably start thinking about it.”"
"Since this is a for-profit, ticketed concert with an alcoholic beverage company as the main sponsor, we have questions over whether that is the best use for Grand Park, the so-called 'people’s park.' If it is, what is the public – that is the city and downtown Los Angeles community – getting in return?" said Rick Coca, a spokesman for the councilman
"I saw a demonstration of the body scanners and I was very impressed with how they're going to operate" said Richard Drooyan in a report to the L A County Board of Supervisors...
"War! What is it good For? Conflict and the progress of civilization from primates to robots" (April 2014) is Ian Morris' new book. Ian Morris is a professor of classics and history at Stanford University

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Are parents too involved in their kids’ educati... [Published SCPR - 13 hours ago]
LA Police Commission grills LAPD over officers ... [Published SCPR - 13 hours ago]
Big dollars raised in Congressional race to rep... [Published SCPR - 13 hours ago]
Mayor Eric Garcetti, Jay Z to announce concert ... [Published SCPR - 14 hours ago]
Google gets into the drone business with purcha... [Published SCPR - 15 hours ago]
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Spoiler alert, Twitter apps, and other modern s... [Published SCPR - 19 hours ago]
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