Host Madeleine Brand looks at news, culture and emerging trends through the lens of Los Angeles.
President Trump has promised to keep guns away from people who suffer mental illness.
Our guests review "47 Meters Down: Uncaged," in which four teenagers dive into sunken ruins that turn out to be hunting ground for great white sharks; "Blinded by the Light," about a…
In San Diego, Mara Elliott was a mother of two young kids, working in finance and contracts, when the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School changed the course of her…
In the last 50 years, the tech industry has re-shaped communication, the economy, and political landscape in America.
The Church of Scientology, known for its celebrity members and questionable recruitment practices, is facing another scandal.
President Trump has praised dictators and autocrats such as Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin.
When Beyond Meat first hit the market in 2014, few thought it would be a success. But Del Taco sold more than 2 million Beyond Meat tacos in two months.
Drug-resistant infections are one of the biggest threats to the 7.5 billion people on this planet.
AMC’s show " Lodge 49 " portrays Long Beach as a magical center of self-discovery and alchemy. Season two started this week.
The Mississippi Delta is home to fertile soil that's excellent for growing crops. It was made that way by enslaved African Americans, who owned some of that land after Emancipation.
Sometimes more money means more problems for the newly rich, including on the dating scene. Enter elite matchmaker Amy Anderson, known as the Cupid of Silicon Valley.
Overcrowding and insufficient staffing plagues the L.A. County Jail, which is one of the most notorious in the nation for squalid conditions.
The stock market has spent the last 10 years going up and up. But today was the worst day of the year on Wall Street.
Before Sonoma, Napa, and Santa Barbara Counties became the top destinations for California wine, there was Los Angeles County.
LA had the land space, fertile soil and climate to…
I n the novel “Fleishman is in Trouble,” Toby Fleishman is a recently divorced doctor in his 40s, doing his best to start dating again in the Tinder-era.
"Her-story," "cis-hetero-patriarchy," and "Whiteness" (with a capital W) are terms included in a proposed ethnic studies curriculum that could become a graduation requirement for…
In his comedy series “ Adam Ruins Everything ,” Adam Conover reveals hidden truths behind everyday things people accept without question. Season three premieres tonight on TruTV.
A new Trump administration rule says legal immigrants must forgo all public programs like food stamps and Medicaid if they want to become U.S. citizens.
Almost immediately after Jeffrey Epstein’s death was announced early Saturday, conspiracy theories roared into action on both the left and the right sides of Twitter.
Accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein apparently killed himself over the weekend, even though he was supposed to have been closely monitored by guards.