Ben Montgomery

Tampa Bay Times

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The killing that started out as the "Trayvon Martin Case" is now reported as "the George Zimmerman trial."

Race, Justice and Public Perception

The killing that started out as the "Trayvon Martin Case" is now reported as "the George Zimmerman trial."

from To the Point

Janet Napolitano  will be leaving her job as Secretary of Homeland Security to become President of the ten-campus  University of California  system.

Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano Resigns to Head UC System

Janet Napolitano will be leaving her job as Secretary of Homeland Security to become President of the ten-campus University of California system.

from To the Point

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For most of American history, abortion has been legal, outlawed only from 1867 to 1973. Now the U.S. Supreme Court might outlaw it again by overturning Roe v. Wade.

from To the Point

Echo Park Lake reopened to the public this week after two months of being closed for repairs, with some obvious changes.

from KCRW Features

More than half of all American adults have been vaccinated, according to the Biden administration, and life is seemingly speeding back to normal.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW’s Press Play asked audience members to share one habit they’ve picked up in the past year that they hope to keep.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A lifeguard tower honoring LGBTQ-plus pride was unveiled in Long Beach this afternoon.

from KCRW Features

After 15 months of the pandemic, the Golden State is no longer requiring capacity limits, masks, or social distancing in most places.

from Greater LA

Joe Mathews says, “If America needs a 1/6 commission, then California must have a 3/13 commission.”

from Zócalo's Connecting California

On June 15, the Golden State is saying goodbye to many of the regulations that have shaped daily life for the last pandemic year.

from KCRW Features

All of California is officially facing drought conditions, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor . And much of the state is in extreme or severe drought after the dry winter.

from Zócalo's Connecting California