What Scientists Are Learning From the South Napa Earthquake
Last weekend's 6.0-magnitude earthquake, centered at the southern edge of Napa, was the strongest to strike the Bay Area since the Loma Prieta quake of 1989. Scientists are in the area studying what happened, and learning a fair bit that upends what they thought was going on in the region. We get the details from KQED Science Editor Craig Miller.
Reunited by Crisis: Two Sisters From El Salvador Deal With Trauma
Seventeen-year-old Jennifer Cruz fled El Salvador nine months ago to escape gang violence. Like hundreds of other Central American kids who came to California, Jennifer is trying to make her way through U.S. immigration court. Meanwhile, she's living with her sister, Yesenia, in San Mateo County -- they've been reunited after years apart.
Turfin: Women Dance Their Way Into a Male-Dominated Scene
Turfin is a brash, exciting form of hip-hop-inspired dance born in Oakland. But like so much of street-dance culture, turfin is male-dominated. At least, it is for now. We find out about a growing group of women making a name for themselves in the Bay Area.
Pop Music Review: Wand's 'Ganglion Reef'
A ganglion is a cluster of nerve cells. "Ganglion Reef" is the title of the debut album from the Los Angeles band Wand. If that makes you expect some kind of sensory overload, you'd be right. Steve Hochman has a review.
Boat Race Helps Reveal L.A. River's Charms
When most of us think about the Los Angeles River, we think of a concrete channel handy for filming drag races like the one in "Grease." Or the motorcycle chase in "Terminator II." So word there's going to be a boat race on the river caught a lot of people by surprise.