L.A. Olympic Bid Moves Ahead with Less Competition, More Cost Assurances
The odds of Los Angeles becoming the host city for the 2024 Summer Olympic games improved after Rome dropped out of the running last month. But L.A. still has some hurdles to clear.
Jerry Brown Pushes Earlier Release of Felons Under Proposition 57
Gov. Jerry Brown has a tough job in front of him. A federal court has ordered him to reduce the prison population. But Brown has to do that while keeping the public safe. So, to help get it done, Brown is asking voters to make it easier for thousands of inmates to get out of prison.
Coachella Rock: Salton Sea Fault Line and Desert Trip
We end this week with two stories about geeking out over rock. Dr. Valerie Sahakian, a researcher with the U.S. Geological Survey and self-described "rock geek" authored a study detailing the discovery of a new fault line along the Salton Sea. And classic rock geeks will gather in Indio this weekend to hear greats like the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan and Neil Young.