July 18, 2012 More than a decade after Seinfeld, the comedian is making a move to even smaller screens. His new webseries, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, premieres Thursday. NPR's Mandalit del Barco looks at this latest stage in Jerry Seinfeld's career.
June 16, 2012 President Obama outlined a new policy Friday to temporarily stop deporting some young illegal immigrants. Supporters celebrated the announcement, but not everyone embraced the change. There are critics who say it goes too far, while others say it's not enough.
September 20, 2011 Los Angeles city officials have opened once-polluted and often-ridiculed Los Angeles River to kayaks and canoes. NPR's Mandalit del Barco rode on it with a group of 10-year-olds and a City Council member — where they discovered herons, carp and 32 discarded shopping carts.
September 6, 2011 Seventeen years ago, a girl named BooBoo was a hard-core member of the Playboys gang in Los Angeles. She drifted in and out of juvenile probation. Now, Cindy Martinez is a mother of five who has lasered off her tattoos and teaches her kids not to make her same mistakes.
August 9, 2011 From Earthquake to The Day After Tomorrow, why have filmmakers always loved demolishing L.A.? We offer a list of movies in which the city is attacked by aliens or killer robots, plagued by zombies and (most frequently) crushed by natural disasters.