Kirk Siegler

Kirk Siegler appears in the following:

Even With Bundy Behind Bars, 'Range War' Lives On For Some Ranchers

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Cliven Bundy and many of his militia followers are now in jail, but some Western ranchers vow to continue defying the federal government when it comes to cattle grazing on public lands.


Transportation Milestone: Last Leg Of LA's Metro Expo Line Completed

Monday, May 23, 2016

After more than 30 years of planning, legal battles and cost overruns, passenger rail is once again connecting downtown Los Angeles to the ocean.


Firefighters Watching Canadian Blaze, Worry About Summer Conditions In U.S.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The U.S. Forest Service says the South and Southwest may face above-normal fire danger. In California, for instance, drought has killed millions of trees that are now dry fuel.


Texas Oil Company Faces Criminal Charges Over Southern California Spill

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The oil company responsible for a large spill along the Southern California coast a year ago has been indicted by a state grand jury on criminal charges stemming from the disaster.


Grim Sleeper Verdict Renews Push To Investigate Murders In South Los Angeles

Friday, May 06, 2016

A guilty verdict in the months-long "Grim Sleeper" serial killer trial has brought some closure to many families of the victims. But community leaders in south Los Angeles are pressing forward with pressuring police to investigate at least 35 other possible murders.


Families Of LA Serial Killer's Victims Still Await Closure

Monday, May 02, 2016

Police allege Lonnie Franklin Jr. terrorized LA for decades, targeting mostly young black women. As his trial wraps up, critics wonder if racial bias caused the investigation to take so long.


In The Rural Northwest, A Growing Market For Survivalist Homes

Thursday, April 28, 2016

A Montana couple is looking to meet a growing demand in the real estate business, at least in the rural Northwest: off-grid properties that include bunkers and secret rooms.


Court Upholds Snowboarding Ban At Utah Ski Resort

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Alta Ski Area markets itself as just for skiers. It is one of the few U.S. resorts to do that.


California Gov. Jerry Brown Signs State's $15 Minimum Wage Law

Monday, April 04, 2016

California becomes the first state in the nation to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour Monday, when Gov. Jerry Brown signs a bill in Los Angeles that phases in the increase over the next six years.


California's Sierra Snowpack Shows Improvement; Drought Still Not Over

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Updated snowpack measurements show El Nino has helped ease the drought in California. While reservoirs are filling up, conservation measures remain in place.


California Officials Release New Rainfall Figures After El Nino

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Officials in California offer new figures on rain and snowfall in the state. El Nino has filled reservoirs, but the drought is still ongoing.


Trump Picks Up Anti-Immigration Endorsement Before Arizona Primary

Friday, March 18, 2016

Sheriff Joe Arpaio, known for his anti-immigration stance, is Donald Trump's latest controversial supporter. Arpaio is confident Trump will follow through with promises such as the border wall.


Rancher Cliven Bundy Refuses To Enter Plea In Federal Court

Friday, March 11, 2016

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy said he did not acknowledge federal authority, and did not enter a plea to 16 felony charges. Supporters rallied on his behalf and denounced the federal government.


Oregon Authorities Justify Shooting Of Militant At Wildlife Refuge

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Authorities in Oregon say the shooting of militant LaVoy Finicum during the occupation of an federal wildlife refuge earlier this year was justified.


Long Lines, Packed Campsites And Busy Trails: Our Crowded National Parks

Monday, March 07, 2016

Overcrowding is one of the biggest challenges facing the National Park Service, and as the agency prepares to turn 100, another record-breaking year is predicted.


Nancy Reagan Remembered As A Fierce Defender Of Her Husband

Monday, March 07, 2016

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library closed Sunday, so preparations could begin for Nancy Reagan's funeral and burial. She died of congestive heart failure at her home in Los Angeles. She was 94.


LAPD Investigate Knife Found On Former Property Of O.J. Simpson

Friday, March 04, 2016

Los Angeles Police say they're investigating a knife that is alleged to have been found on the former estate of O.J. Simpson.


Yosemite Contractor Leaves — And Takes The Landmark's Names With It

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Some of the most iconic names in Yosemite National Park have been taken down. It's the result of a trademark dispute between the park and its outgoing concessionaire.


Residents Return Home After Workers Cap Leaking Gas Well In Los Angeles

Friday, February 19, 2016

Residents are returning to the Los Angeles community of Porter Ranch now that the leaking natural gas well there has been capped.


Los Angeles Hospital Pays Hackers To Regain Control Of Medical Records

Thursday, February 18, 2016

A Los Angeles hospital paid the equivalent of $17,000 in Bitcoins to hackers who took over medical records and shut down the hospital's computer servers for days. The incident is rais...