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  • The city of Los Angeles has been battling over billboards for years. Now the debate over advertising is spilling over into park space. Correspondent Brian Rooney investigates whether or not the city is selling public park space to advertisers. Then, if you thought the dust had settled around the issue of medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles, think again. Despite a new law regulating...

  • Football in downtown LA? First, Steve Lopez looks at the controversy over the proposed NFL stadium, then humorist Brian Unger takes a stab at the issue. Plus, an update on our story about wild horses in America.

  • SoCal Connected anchor Val Zavala hosts a panel to provide commentary and analysis of President Obama's second State of the Union address and the Republican response that follows. Val is joined by Patt Morrison, Los Angeles Times columnist and KPCC radio host; Larry Elder, host of 790-KABC radio's The Larry Elder Show; and SoCal Connected correspondent Brian...

  • ... to Nielsen/NetRatings. Her latest book is "The 10 Commandments of Money: Survive and Thrive in the New Economy." ...
  • <p>Wondering what Huell is up to this week? How about the home of America's only Nobel-winning playwright, a visit with the "Songbird of Manzanar," and two new downtown L.A. restaurants?</p>
  • ... by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows how bright lights in the city at night prevent an important molecule ...
  • It's a show full of investigations. First, for the latest installment of our on-going series, "Show Me the Money," we spent six months reviewing documents for the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles. Housing chief Rudolf "Rudy" Montiel may be out, but the story doesn't end there. Correspondent Laurel Erickson details how Montiel (and possibly others) have been misspending taxpayer...

  • In the latest installment of our ongoing series "Show Me the Money," we take a hard look at police officer and firefighter pensions. Correspondent Judy Muller asks officials if an expensive pension program is allowing police and fire to double dip, and at what cost? Then correspondent Laurel Erickson examines the cost and consequences of climate change to California, especially along its 1200...

  • It's an environmental extravaganza. First up, light pollution may be a more serious concern than you think. New evidence suggests that a lack of darkness in our urban night skies contributes to air pollution, making it a matter of public health. Yet Los Angeles keeps rolling out bigger, brighter signs. Plus, they're sweet, they're plump, they're juicy, and they've never even touched the soil...

  • Prescription drug abuse is the fastest-growing drug problem in the nation. Overdoses involving these drugs have now overtaken car accidents as the leading cause of accidental death in America and cause more deaths than cocaine and heroin combined. In "Rx Dangers," correspondent Michael Okwu speaks to family members and recovering addicts deeply affected by this issue, as well as showing us...

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