| Dec 22, 2014
| 2:54 PM
At a Glance:
Political affiliation: Democrat
Harvard Graduate School of Design -- Loeb Fellowship, Advanced Environmental Studies
University of Massachusetts, Amherst -- Master's in Landscape Architecture...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 7:22 PM
California has received congressional funding to begin rolling out an earthquake early-warning system next year, capping nearly a decade of planning, setbacks and technological breakthroughs, officials said Sunday.
Scientists have long planned to make...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:38 AM
An earthquake early-warning system could be available to the public in as little as two years once enough funding is secured, a top federal scientist said this week.
The U.S. Congress just approved $5 million to develop earthquake an early-warning...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 4:10 PM
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Friday that Sony Pictures "made a mistake" in canceling the release of the satirical film "The Interview" after threats from anonymous hackers, offering an unusual public rebuke by a president of a...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 6:24 PM
President Obama on Friday said Sony Pictures “made a mistake” in canceling the release of the satirical film “The Interview” after threats from anonymous hackers, offering an unusual public rebuke by a president of a corporate...
| Jan 1, 2015
While the world's attention focuses on North Korea's cyber war with Sony, the Hermit Kingdom is rapidly increasing its stockpile of nuclear weapons material, with little real pushback from the United States.
A new analysis of North Korea's nuclear...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Employees at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge spent a busy year in 2014 launching new missions and receiving data that will forever change the way we think about the planets in our solar system and the universe beyond.
| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:25 PM
President Barack Obama on Monday proposed spending $75 million to help local police departments purchase up to 50,000 body cameras for police officers over the next three years, a move Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) called a “common-sense step”...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, 818! It's Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 70 degrees and a low of 56 degrees with a 50% chance of showers, so stay dry and drive safely.
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| Dec 4, 2014
| 4:45 PM
One of the most ambitious public lands packages in years is speeding through Congress after being quietly attached to a must-pass bipartisan defense bill that cleared the House on Thursday.
The measure includes about 70 public lands projects,...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:39 PM
The so-called CRomnibus package is up for a vote in Congress this week – and supporters of NASA are cheering it on. If approved in the House and Senate, the federal spending appropriations for the 2015 fiscal year would give the space agency...