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DarkMarket: Cybertheives, cybercops and you

DarkMarket: Cybertheives, cybercops and you

The world of online crime is vast, dark and ever-increasing. In his new book, author Misha Glenny outlines three levels of digital threat – cybercrime, cyberwarfare and cyberindustrial espionage. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Stacy Schiff’s Cleopatra

Stacy Schiff’s Cleopatra

Cleopatra was and remains notorious. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Spencer Tracy – a new look at the life of a screen legend

Spencer Tracy – a new look at the life of a screen legend

Frank Sinatra called him “The Gray Fox.” Fellow actors knew him as “The Pope.” Even Lee Strasberg, known as the "father of method acting" described him as “the perfect method actor.” Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

City trees: More expensive and dangerous than they are worth?

City trees: More expensive and dangerous than they are worth?

The Los Angeles City Council is considering a plan to put homeowners on the hook for repairing city sidewalks. Almost half of L.A.’s sidewalks are in some state of disrepair, mostly due to tree roots pushing through the concrete and causing cracks. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

AirTalk’s Chicano ArtTalk & ‘Pacific Standard Time’ exhibit

AirTalk’s Chicano ArtTalk & ‘Pacific Standard Time’ exhibit

This month, as part of the ambitious celebration of SoCal art that is "Pacific Standard Time," KPCC and AirTalk divined our inner curator. On Wednesday, KPCC’s Larry Mantle hosted a one-night Chicano art exhibit with the artists themselves and their works in the Crawford Family Forum. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Riverside County kills Halloween for registered sex offenders

Riverside County kills Halloween for registered sex offenders

There'll be no trick-or-treating for registered sex offenders in Riverside County. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

The Mighty Brothers Klitschko

The Mighty Brothers Klitschko

The world of boxing had never before known a pair of brothers the likes of Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko. Together, the young men – still in their 30s – share five boxing heavyweight titles between them, plus Wladimir's Olympic gold medal. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Norman Corwin, last of radio’s Golden Age, dies

Norman Corwin, last of radio’s Golden Age, dies

Norman Corwin, giant of radio's Golden Age, died in Los Angeles at age 101 on Tuesday. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Former LAPD detective unwraps rappers’ murders

Former LAPD detective unwraps rappers’ murders

In the 1990s, nothing sent ripples through the world of rap like the deaths of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls. Shakur, from California, and Smalls, from New York, became icons representing both stylistic musical differences and the terse rivalry between West and East Coast hip hop camps. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

From farmhand to neurosurgeon: "Becoming Dr. Q"

From farmhand to neurosurgeon: "Becoming Dr. Q"

Alfredo started his academic life at a California community college after hopping the U.S.-Mexican border fence. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs