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More debt relief for former Corinthian College students

$51 million is coming to California students still in debt from Corinthian Colleges. It's the latest effort to help students saddled with debt and worthless degrees.

Air emissions drop even as Port of LA has busiest year ever

SoCal's largest single source of air pollution is the ports of LA and Long Beach. Critics say the ports have a long way to go to help the area meet federal air standards.

California activists keep pushing for single payer health bill

The State Assembly Speaker has shelved the bill, but progressive groups are launching a grassroots campaign to revive the measure.

Heading to Griffith Observatory for the partial eclipse? We've got tips

Officials are advising visitors to try to arrive without a car, and the park is offering extra DASH bus service from the Metro Red Line station up the hill.

Heading to Griffith Observatory for the partial eclipse? We've got tips

Many breast, ovarian cancer survivors should take this genetic test

A simple genetic test can detect a mutation that puts a woman at risk of a recurrence. But a UCLA study finds most who should take the test, don't.

'La La Land' gets a drag parody that's so bad it's good

Box office receipts are one way of gauging a film's success. So are awards. But how about when a movie gets its own drag parody show? "La La Land" now can say it has all three.

'Patti Cake$' director Geremy Jasper drew from his musical past to make his first movie

The former singer of the indie band The Fever talks about how he made the leap from struggling musician to full-fledged filmmaker.

'Patti Cake$' director Geremy Jasper drew from his musical past to make his first movie

FilmWeek Marquee: 'Logan Lucky,' 'Hitman's Bodyguard,' 'Marjorie Prime' and 'Patti Cake$'

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Justin Chang review this week's most memorable releases.

FilmWeek Marquee: 'Logan Lucky,' 'Hitman's Bodyguard,' 'Marjorie Prime' and 'Patti Cake$'

LA artists take a symbolic surf across US-Mexico border

Los Angeles artist Diego Palacios and the non-profit art space Machine Project recently spent a day surfing in the ocean at the border between San Diego and Tijuana.

Can we breed crops to be more drought resistant?

USC researchers team up with Texas A&M to look at how naturally occurring wax produced by plants can be used to fight the effects of drought.

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