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Emily Henderson is the News Apprentice for KPCC’s Take Two. She enjoys working on this SoCal-focused show as a way of getting to know the region she’s now calling home.
Emily is loving the chance to live out her public radio dreams. She’s gotten to produce a wide range of stories from little known slices of L.A. history to the first Mars mission to launch from the west coast. She was previously an intern on Marketplace’s flagship afternoon show.
Emily originally hails from Olympia, Washington but after attending Occidental College (class of 2017), SoCal stole her heart and she can’t imagine living anywhere else.
Stories by Emily Henderson
A familial DNA match from a genealogy website led to the arrest of suspect Joseph DeAngelo. That technique may become more common and that has serious implications for medical privacy.
"It's amazing when you think about it that they managed to make a movie at all."
Never fear, your favorite shows aren't going away, but big changes could be in store for local public television.
SoCal cities are considering more temporary shelters to house homeless people. The city of Seattle has experimented with temporary shelters, including tiny house villages.
The push to spread temporary shelters across the city, one in each of L.A.'s 15 council districts, is a good first step but more needs to be done, advocates say.
Andrew Friedman, author of "Chefs, Drugs and Rock and Roll," says the restaurant scene in LA 40 years ago was far different from today.
When the LA Weekly was sold last year, a group opposing the new ownership formed, called Boycott LA Weekly. This week the paper launched its own campaign, #Speaktruth.
California is a diverse state with diverse student populations at its colleges, but faculties don't match those demographics.
A new app from the California Geological Survey maps out the spots along fault lines, and those areas most at-risk for liquefaction or landslide.
As women's history month comes to a close, we profile some women who made their mark on LA history, like the late Aurora Castillo, who fought for her community.
LA's Expo Park is feeling the Force. The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is now under construction. We get a look at what's to come when it's finished.
As Women's History Month comes to a close, Take Two profiles a few significant women in LA history, including Alice Stebbins Wells, the first policewoman in the LAPD.
Northern California utility PG&E announced it will shut off power lines in areas experiencing "extreme fire conditions." SoCal Edison might have more shutoffs too.
Thousands of people in Santa Barbara County were ordered to evacuate because of concerns about the potential for mudslides and debris flows caused by heavy rains.
Elon Musk's venture and other privately operated space companies, including Blue Origin run by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, have had plenty of ups and downs.