Sharon McNary|During wildfires, fire experts estimate about 10 percent of people ignore evacuation orders, and another 25 percent wait around to see how bad the fire is before leaving. KPCC’s Sharon McNary has the story of one woman in that wait-and-see group.
The Latino Theater Company in Los Angeles had to cancel performances by an acclaimed Spanish dancer this month after the performers were barred from entering the United States.
Barcelona-based performance artist Marta Carrasco was set for an 11-day run at the Los Angeles Theatre Center. But the dancer and three colleagues were stopped last week after they landed in Seattle, before they could board their connecting flight to Los Angeles.
The NBA season opens in less than two weeks at Staples Center. It’s a must-see match-up between the Lakers and Clippers. But one fan wants to make the night memorable for another reason: Hong Kong democracy.
In November, several members of Garden Grove's Pacifica High School boys' water polo team played a Nazi-era marching song through speakers at an off-campus event, hoisting their right arms in 'Sieg Heil' salutes. It wasn't the first Orange County high school to make headlines recently for hateful student behavior - or the last.