Brandon Reynolds

Journal of Alta California

Journal of Alta California

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Here’s how you know a desert tortoise when you see one: It’s the thing that looks like it couldn’t possibly survive in the desert.

For desert tortoises, road to extinction is paved with solar panels, cannabis, hungry ravens

Here’s how you know a desert tortoise when you see one: It’s the thing that looks like it couldn’t possibly survive in the desert.

from Greater LA

From “Back to the Future” to “The Jetsons,” when pop culture imagines the future, it often includes flying cars.

Why is LA so hot on flying cars? Look to Hollywood and ‘The Jetsons’

From “Back to the Future” to “The Jetsons,” when pop culture imagines the future, it often includes flying cars.

from Greater LA

Flying cars are coming to LA, possibly as early as 2023.

Flying cars are coming to LA, but this futuristic vision may not solve today’s traffic congestion

Flying cars are coming to LA, possibly as early as 2023.

from Greater LA

More from KCRW

LA’s latest pop-up, The Break Up Bar, is a safe space for haters of Valentine’s Day. Patrons here can find healing together.

from Greater LA

California state parks have been targeted by poachers seeking dudleya farinosa, a native succulent that helps stabilize coastal bluffs.

from KCRW Features

People can hug cows, rub pig tummies, and maybe chat with a goat or two at The Gentle Barn near Santa Clarita.

from Greater LA

The Silver Lake restaurant staple, Casita del Campo, has been serving margaritas for 60 years. And the downstairs theater, The Cavern Club, hosts raucous drag shows.

from Greater LA

Dr. Lucy Jones left behind a gig with the U.S. Geological Survey to devote her energy to fighting climate change. And she’d like to see music play a bigger role in the effort.

from KCRW Features

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov described the Ukraine-Russia conflict as a proxy war between Russia and NATO. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki pushed back on that characterization.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Metrolink is now powering its trains with recycled natural oils from Singapore and Finland, which it says will cut carbon emissions by up to 80%. But that doesn’t make it sustainable.

from Greater LA

To prevent small businesses from being priced out of Boyle Heights, a nonprofit is buying commercial property and offering tenants a share in ownership.

from Greater LA

From housing and health to transportation and education, the Legislative Analyst’s Office report provides a litany of sobering climate change impacts for California legislators to…

from News Stories