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Just how much do arts and culture contribute to U.S. economic growth? The federal government has decided it wants to know – every year.
California is one of 45 states to adopt Common Core standards, which will be fully implemented in the 2014-15 school year.
Los Angeles County social workers say their strike was a last resort after petitioning for months for lower caseloads. Officials say they're already hiring more social workers.
Though the turnout was varied and the speeches impassioned, the Ventura City Council narrowly passed a ban on mobile medical marijuana dispensaries within the city, effectively shutting out all sales to local residents.
With its large number of uninsured and its bold embrace of the Affordable Care Act, California is considered a bellwether state for the federal law.
Every undergrad at a big public university knows the problem: You have hundreds of classmates in your Psych 101 class, the professor is a distant voice at a far-off lectern, the teaching assistants are swamped, and you feel lost.
As councilwomen and candidates, Wendy Greuel, Nury Martinez and Joy Picushave met these challenges head on. The three women share their experiences and concerns about women in government, or the lack there-of, as they sit down in the Crawford Family Forum with KPCC’s political reporter, Alice Walton. RSVP via http://kpcc.ticketleap.com/women-in-city-hall/.
The Red Line, LA Metro's busiest rapid transit route, and its offshoot the Purple Line will have wifi service by 2016.
The number of construction jobs in the Inland Empire won’t be back to pre-recession levels anytime soon, according to state projections, but positive activity in the past year may hint at a brighter marketplace in the coming years.
Time is running out for the House of Representatives to vote on immigration reform this year. There are only about a dozen work days left in the 2013 calendar. GOP members from California in particular are feeling the pressure — and some of it is coming from sources who are usually Republican allies.
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