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Imperial County in Southern California produces food for much of the country. The economy there depends on agriculture and cattle. Reporter Caitlin Esch has more on why the planned shutdown of a local beef processing plant is threatening to upset an entire region.
After 75 years, Hollywood Park, the horse racing track in Inglewood will run its final live race on Dec. 22. Independent producer David Weinberg has this look back on its history, and the characters who have filled its stands over the years, for KCRW’s Which Way, LA?
When Maria Guiterrez heard she could legalize her immigration status, she jumped on it. She spent $80,000 over ten years, but all the money and effort was just a scam.
Las Casitas looks like one huge cookie cutter house. But when you look closer, you make out four doors and see that it’s actually divided into four apartments. It looks that way, because it’s meant to look like the rest of Newbury Park – suburban.
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As personal UAV’s, or drones, become cheaper and more technologically advanced, it’s becoming easier than ever to shoot beautiful aerial footage, and many were at this years ‘Burning Man’ festival. As many Burners get vocal about the need for safety and privacy regulations in Black Rock Desert, agencies like the FAA are taking note as they prepare to apply these rules to the outside world. Independent producer Sue Karlin went to this year’s Burning Man to find out more.
Joe Rosenberg hikes high up into the Sierra Nevadas to learn more about the latest trend in crowdsourcing.
It’s not easy standing out among 125,000 costumed sci-fi, fantasy and comics fans at San Diego Comic Con. But superheroes come in many guises.
With this wildfire season expected to be the worst in 100 years, a fourth-generation Mount Baldy resident takes firefighting into his own hands.
A new L.A.-based play called “Unmoderated,” which uses comments as the raw material for drama and comedy on the stage.