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Thank you for sharing: KPCC Public Insight Network

89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio recently asked listeners and sources in the organization’s Public Insight Network to describe the kinds of conversations they were having in their communities. The Public Insight Network is a group of people who share their…

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Added by Connie K. Ho on August 14, 2013 at 1:05pm — No Comments

KPCC asks: Are some dog breeds more dangerous than others?

During the last two decades, a specific group of dogs has emerged at the center of major controversy. Pit bulls, rottweilers and German shepherds are some of those that have been labeled as “dangerous” by certain groups because of their use in dog fighting rings and attacks on adults and children.

 

We invite you to watch the live video stream of KPCC’s special in-person program. Tune in as KPCC crime and safety reporter…

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Added by Connie K. Ho on August 5, 2013 at 3:45pm — No Comments

Journalists ask: after the Zimmerman verdict, what sort of conversations are you having?

The jury in the Florida murder trial of George Zimmerman last weekend acquitted the former neighborhood watch volunteer of all charges in the 2012 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

The acquittal has prompted protests in Los Angeles, Oakland and in cities across the United States. People have also taken to social media to express their thoughts on the verdict.

In the wake of Zimmerman's acquittal, 89.3 KPCC…

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Added by Connie K. Ho on July 15, 2013 at 2:55pm — No Comments

89.3 KPCC event on "invisible" health conditions: rheumatoid arthritis, chronic migraine headaches and chronic fatigue syndrome

If you live in the Los Angeles area, please join 89.3 KPCC on Saturday, May 13 for a panel discussion on what makes a medical condition "invisible": What is unique about the suffering of someone who has R.A. or chronic migraine headaches? What challenges does that person face in communicating her or his condition to a health provider? And is this a matter of public health?

Conditions like cancer, heart disease and AIDS strike fear into the…

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Added by Connie K. Ho on May 13, 2013 at 1:56pm — No Comments

KPCC asks: Which term best describes immigrants living in the U.S. illegally?

The Associated Press Stylebook and several newsrooms have dropped the term "illegal immigrant." On the AP website, a top editor clarified, "The Stylebook no longer sanctions the term 'illegal immigrant' or the use of 'illegal' to describe a person. Instead, it tells users that 'illegal' should describe only an action, such as living in or immigrating to a country illegally."

The decision has been applauded by Latino and…

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Added by Connie K. Ho on April 29, 2013 at 4:06pm — No Comments

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Hot Pot and Other Savory Tales at The Institute of Musical Arts Building

October 21, 2017 from 2pm to 5pm
On Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., the Institute of Musical Arts welcomes back Storyteller Karen Golden in “Hot Pot and Other Savory Tales”, a solo performance of original stories. Karen Golden is a dynamic performer who delights even the…See More
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