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What’s your worldview?

What’s your worldview?

One of the longest standing debates throughout the entire course of history is whether spirituality or science should be used as the ultimate means to experience and analyze reality. While the issue is deeply contentious and the opposing sides are incredibly passionate in regards to their beliefs, it is not impossible for parties in both [...]

$705 million short in revenue, is California headed toward trigger budget cuts?

$705 million short in revenue, is California headed toward trigger budget cuts?

California has taken in less revenue than expected for the fiscal year that began three months ago, bringing the state closer to the possibility of trigger spending cuts to higher education and caregivers for the elderly and disabled. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Light bulbs to light rail: the essentials of energy in the 21st century

Light bulbs to light rail: the essentials of energy in the 21st century

When Daniel Yergin published his Pulitzer Prize-winning book "The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power" in 1991, China was not a factor in the world oil market. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Michael Lewis returns from financial-crisis tourism

Michael Lewis returns from financial-crisis tourism

Desperate for bailout money, the threat of collapse looms over the European economies, and financial journalist Michael Lewis has been tracking the storm, dissecting just how each country ended up where it is. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Light bulbs to light rail – the essentials of energy in the 21st century

Light bulbs to light rail – the essentials of energy in the 21st century

When Daniel Yergin published his Pulitzer Prize-winning book <i>The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power</i> in 1991, China was not a factor in the world oil market. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

FilmWeek: The Ides of March, Real Steel, 1911, Dirty Girl, The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence) and more

FilmWeek: The Ides of March, Real Steel, 1911, Dirty Girl, The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence) and more

Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell and Henry Sheehan to review this week’s films, including The Ides of March, Real Steel, 1911, Dirty Girl, The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence) and more. TGI-FilmWeek! Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Why it really stinks to be single…and it’s probably not what you’re thinking

Why it really stinks to be single…and it’s probably not what you’re thinking

You’re crashing on a deadline at work. You know your boss is about to approach and ask some members of the team to stay late. Will you be one? Your colleague is married, but you’re not. Will that play any role in your supervisor’s decision to keep one of you and let the other get [...]

Where do convicted sex offenders go to live after prison?

Where do convicted sex offenders go to live after prison?

While they aren’t typically met with much sympathy, sex offenders face a definite conundrum upon their release from jail. They are forbidden from living within a certain distance of children, so they are pushed out of communities to live on the margins of society. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Big box invasion: Walmart finds loophole in LA County

Big box invasion: Walmart finds loophole in LA County

In Los Angeles, big-box stores like Walmart have faced protests, ballot measures and resolutions designed specifically to keep them out of town. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Biking in LA: Style, safety and survival on two wheels

Biking in LA: Style, safety and survival on two wheels

Whether it’s about skyrocketing gas prices or expanding waistlines, many Angelenos have found good reason to consider making their daily commute by bicycle. But if you’re new to the two-wheeled movement, you may have questions. How do you choose the right bike? How to “share the road” with road ragers? What if you get a [...]