L.A. Minimum Wage Vote, Getting People to Save Water, and Mammoth Clones

The Los Angeles City Council votes today on a proposal to raise the minimum wage over the next five years to $15 an hour. But what about all the workers who currently make even less than the minimum wage? Federal immigration courts have a backlog of 445,000 cases, and the most severe situation is here in California. Next, the psychology of getting people to save water: negative reinforcement, positive reinforcement, and other tactics. Can Mammoths be “de-extincted”? A UC science professor talks about the prospect of bringing extinct species back to life. And finally, the lowdown on how new gastropubs are turning the Valley into a destination for foodies.