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Stay-at-home mothers on the rise, 'Heartbleed,' LA knitters roll out for yawn crawl, App Chat, more

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J.R. Jaffe holds a basket of yarns she hand-dyed to sell at Abuelita's
Lauren Osen
J.R. Jaffe holds a basket of yarns she hand-dyed to sell at Abuelita's

Today on the show, we turn to Texas, where there's a debate going on over whether to offer Mexican-American studies as a statewide high school class. Then, we'll talk about another security breach that may have compromised username, passwords and credit card data. We'll end the show with Yarn Crawl L.A., a four-day event A Martinez recently paid a visit to.

The state of Texas Board of Education will soon decide whether or not to move a Mexican-American Studies elective from a "wishlist" to a list of classes that will be taught at the high-school level in the future.
For the first time in more than three decades, Medicare has publicly released information about payments to doctors and other health providers nationwide.
"Heartbleed" is a new vulnerability that was discovered in an online protocol called SSL, which is used to encrypt data that travels across the internet...
It's hot out. So, we have a list of apps that'll help you sit around the pool, get drunk and save your baby soft skin from turning to leather.
Very few dentists accept Denti-Cal patients. KPCC's Adrian Florido reports on what could be, at least, a partial solution.
One group of citrus farmers in Tulare County is facing a very dire summer. They could lose their only source of water.
The Huskies rule college basketball. Which team rules L.A. professional basketball. And a warrior has gone down for the count.
The San Francisco-based company Uber has enjoyed great success with its ride-sharing services, and now it's making a big move by expanding its business to bike deliveries.
The number of mothers who are choosing to stay at home is on the rise. That's according to a study from the Pew Research Center out this week.
"The Bare-Faced Messiah," a biography of L Ron Hubbard, was first published in 1987. But it's only now, 27 years later, that the biography is finally available in the U.S.
One town in Sweden is experimenting with slimming down the day of their government employees to just six hours.
The Sea World theme park in San Diego can keep its orcas.... For now.
Officials with the Los Angeles Police Department this week revealed an investigation into officer involved tampering ...
Scientists are trying to understand why some storms unload lots of rain and snow, and others don't.
Thanks to the knitwear worn in "The Hunger Games," the pastime is gaining popularity — even in sunny SoCal, and even among men.
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