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Filmweek: The Legend of Hercules, Cold Comes the Night, The Truth About Emanuel and more

Filmweek: The Legend of Hercules, Cold Comes the Night, The Truth About Emanuel and more

Director Renny Harlin (L) and actor Kellen Lutz attend “The Legend Of Hercules” premiere after party at MasionO on January 6, 2014 in New York City.; Credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images Larry and KPCC film critics Andy Klein and Alynda Wheat review this week’s releases, including The Legend of Hercules, Cold Comes the Night, The Truth […]

President Obama pledges to fight LA poverty in designated ‘Promise Zone’

President Obama pledges to fight LA poverty in designated ‘Promise Zone’

A homeless woman sits amid their belongings on a street in downtown Los Angeles, California, on January 8, 2014. Poverty in the world’s largest economy remains far from being eradicated fifty years after President Lyndon Johnson declared a war on poverty in America in his first State of the Union address on this date in […]

President Obama pledges to fight LA poverty in designated ‘Promise Zone’

President Obama pledges to fight LA poverty in designated ‘Promise Zone’

A homeless woman sits amid their belongings on a street in downtown Los Angeles, California, on January 8, 2014. Poverty in the world’s largest economy remains far from being eradicated fifty years after President Lyndon Johnson declared a war on poverty in America in his first State of the Union address on this date in […]

President Obama pledges to fight LA poverty in designated ‘Promise Zone’

President Obama pledges to fight LA poverty in designated ‘Promise Zone’

A homeless woman sits amid their belongings on a street in downtown Los Angeles, California, on January 8, 2014. Poverty in the world’s largest economy remains far from being eradicated fifty years after President Lyndon Johnson declared a war on poverty in America in his first State of the Union address on this date in […]

President Obama pledges to fight LA poverty in designated ‘Promise Zone’

President Obama pledges to fight LA poverty in designated ‘Promise Zone’

A homeless woman sits amid their belongings on a street in downtown Los Angeles, California, on January 8, 2014. Poverty in the world’s largest economy remains far from being eradicated fifty years after President Lyndon Johnson declared a war on poverty in America in his first State of the Union address on this date in […]

The rumble over helicopter noise

The rumble over helicopter noise

A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s SWAT team helicopter flies low over homes in the search zone during a massive manhunt for a suspect who attempted to kill two LAPD detectives on June 25, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. ; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Spurred by frustration from Los Angeles area residents, California congressmen are advocating […]

Los Angeles’ Muslim-American community reflects on Sheriff Lee Baca’s legacy

Los Angeles’ Muslim-American community reflects on Sheriff Lee Baca’s legacy

Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser (L), president and founder of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, Melvin Bledsoe (2nd L), Abdirizak Bihi (2nd R), director of the Somali Education and Social Advocacy Center, and Leroy Baca (R), Sheriff of Los Angeles County, testify before the Committee on Homeland Security holds the first in a series of […]

Tax returns reveal stealthy and wealthy Koch brothers donor network

Tax returns reveal stealthy and wealthy Koch brothers donor network

David Koch, executive vice president of Koch Industries, attends a meeting of the Economic Club of New York on April 11, 2011. ; Credit: Mark Lennihan/AP Conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch have built an unprecedented massive political network that shields the identities of donors, according to a report conducted by The Washington Post with […]

Tax returns reveal stealthy and wealthy Koch brothers donor network

Tax returns reveal stealthy and wealthy Koch brothers donor network

David Koch, executive vice president of Koch Industries, attends a meeting of the Economic Club of New York on April 11, 2011. ; Credit: Mark Lennihan/AP Conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch have built an unprecedented massive political network that shields the identities of donors, according to a report conducted by The Washington Post with […]

Tax returns reveal stealthy and wealthy Koch brothers donor network

Tax returns reveal stealthy and wealthy Koch brothers donor network

David Koch, executive vice president of Koch Industries, attends a meeting of the Economic Club of New York on April 11, 2011. ; Credit: Mark Lennihan/AP Conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch have built an unprecedented massive political network that shields the identities of donors, according to a report conducted by The Washington Post with […]