Scientists Study Watts Towers
The Watts Towers are one of South L.A.'s most iconic landmarks. Cobbled together over three decades by one man with a vision, the Towers have withstood earthquakes, hailstorms, even a city effort to tear them down. Now scientists are working to make sure the towers stand strong for decades to come.
Riverside Rallies to Save Original Orange Tree
In Riverside, an iconic 140-year-old navel orange tree is being threatened by a tiny, winged pest -- the Asian Citrus Psyllid. The Eliza Tibbets Tree is a remnant of the early days of California's $2 billion-a-year citrus industry, so locals are going all out in an effort to protect it.
Walking Through Berkeley's South Asian History
Berkeley has a long and colorful history as the launching pad for world-changing political movements -- some more famous than others. A walking tour in downtown Berkeley highlights the city's South Asian activists, active since 1908.
California History Resides in a State Parks Warehouse Near Sacramento
Just outside Sacramento, at the former McClellan Air Force Base, there's a massive warehouse that holds all sorts of items from California's early days. For decades, this collection was scattered across nine different facilities around the state capital. But now, everything is being gathered under one roof.
Jazz Review: The Ross Hammond Quartet's 'Cathedrals'
While the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles are both home to large and impressive jazz communities, there's a lot less traffic between the scenes than you might expect. A new album by Sacramento guitarist Ross Hammond bridges that musical divide, according to The California Report's jazz critic Andrew Gilbert.