Drought May Be Driving Increase in West Nile
More than 310 people have been infected with West Nile virus in California this year. That's more than double the number of cases from the same time last year, and public health officials say the drought may be a factor.
Lancaster Grapples with L.A. County Over How to Serve Homeless Population
We recently aired a story on this program about a push to close the only commuter train station that connects the desert city of Lancaster to L.A. Lancaster officials claim it's the last stop for scores of homeless people hoping to take advantage of their city's limited public services. But local homeless service providers say the real problem is a gap in county funding for those services and what the city aims to do about it.