Hollywood hungers to explore AI, pedestrian deaths hit record high

SAG-AFTRA members strike outside Netflix studios, July 27, 2023. As writers and actors fight for AI protections, studios are advertising AI jobs. Photo by Laura Kondourajian/KCRW

Hollywood studios are rushing to hire AI professionals, despite ongoing strikes and layoffs. What could this mean for the industry’s future?

Donald Trump is simultaneously running for office and facing dozens of criminal charges. It's expensive. His PAC is nearly broke, and he's starting a legal defense fund.

More than 7,500 pedestrians were killed by cars last year, marking a 40-year high, according to a preliminary report from the Governors Highway Safety Association.

In a new memoir, former LA politico Zev Yaroslavsky reflects on his nearly 40 years in local office, first on the City Council, then on the Board of Supervisors.