Angelenos have more than a dozen self-cleaning automated toilets scattered around the city and county, but the first to go into a Los Angeles City park was opened recently. KPCC's Sharon McNary visited.
When India gained independence from Great Britain in 1947 and split into Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan, caught-in-the-middle Kashmir chose to join India, under the condition that Kashmiris could keep governing themselves. Kashmir’s autonomy was enshrined in the Indian Constitution, until earlier this month, when the Indian government scrapped that provision.
Air quality in parts of the San Gabriel Valley is some of the worst in Los Angeles County. Now local environmentalists with the Asian Pacific Islander Forward Movement are turning to residents for help.
World War II ended nearly 75 years ago. But the memory of what happened to tens of thousands of Korean women during the war is still raw for many. "Comfort women," as they were euphemistically called, were forced to work at brothels serving the Japanese military.
A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in Pasadena on Wednesday in the Trump administration’s challenge of a lower court decision that last year blocked the government from ending Temporary Protected Status for hundreds of thousands of immigrants.
Over 40 vigils are being held this week – around Los Angeles and in cities across the country – in memory of the 22 people killed in the El Paso shooting last weekend. The vast majority of the victims were Latino.