Laura Nelson

Los Angeles Times

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Transportation reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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It’s a special live Left, Right & Center recorded at UC Santa Barbara.

Biden’s big lead: will it last?

It’s a special live Left, Right & Center recorded at UC Santa Barbara.

from Left, Right & Center

LA traffic is getting worse. So what is it going to take to get you out of your car and onto a bus or train?

What will it take you to give up the car?

LA traffic is getting worse. So what is it going to take to get you out of your car and onto a bus or train?

from Design and Architecture

Plans for the high-speed rail project originally meant to connect L.A. and San Francisco - are now derailed. At least, so it seems.

Bullet Train Plans Go Off the Rails

Plans for the high-speed rail project originally meant to connect L.A. and San Francisco - are now derailed. At least, so it seems.

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Former FBI agent Asha Rangappa is our special guest!

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In its zeal to oppose President Trump at every turn, California risks becoming that the thing that it fears.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Climate change is an existential crisis. If Americans cut just one hamburger from their diet every week, it would be like taking 10 million cars off the road every year. After cutting energy use, less meat and more plant-based food add up to the easiest--and healthiest--way to reduce your carbon footprint. From the land and water needed to raise feed and the methane produced at the end of digestion, “Cattle are actually mini fossil-fuel, greenhouse gas producers.” So says Sujatha Bergen, head of health campaigns at the NRDC. As her title suggests, eliminating beef from your diet--in addition to pork and lamb-- is also better for you. She explains the trade-offs for helping to reduce climate change and says, “Starting with your fork is much less daunting for many people.”

from To the Point

The House Judiciary Committee will vote this week to formalize impeachment investigation procedures

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

The Music Center Plaza, opened in 1964 with a design by architect Welton Becket, has been reimagined for pedestrians rather than cars.

from Design and Architecture

The race for the presidential nomination poses another stress test for the Democratic Party.

from To the Point

Santa Barbara is having a vigil tonight for the 34 people who died in the Conception diving boat fire. We look at the history of diving in the area.

from The 805

It doesn’t matter if you don’t stand at the center of the world, as long as you can convince people that you do.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

After it opened in 1989, Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade became one of the most popular shopping and entertainment destinations in the world.

from Design and Architecture