Nate Rott

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Some In Las Vegas Not Sold On Obama's Immigration Pitch

Saturday, November 22, 2014

President Obama made his sales pitch for why five million people should be protected from deportation, Friday. But many in Las Vegas, where Obama defended the executive action, aren't happy about the changes.


Patch Of Pacific Water Is Warmest In Decades

Sunday, November 16, 2014

A stretch of unusually warm water is lingering off of the West Coast. Scientists are calling it "the blob." Fishermen are calling it the best the thing to happen to their industry in 20 years.


World's Best Bucking Bull About To Retire

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Bushwacker is retiring at the end of October. There have been a lot of top bulls in the sport, but none has reached Bushwacker's level of superstardom.


To Reverse Driver Shortage, Trucking Industry Steers Women To Jobs

Thursday, October 02, 2014

The American Trucking Associations says the industry is short some 30,000 truckers. As the economy rebounds and shipping picks up, trucking companies are looking for new ways to bolster their numbers.


#Gamergate Controversy Fuels Debate On Women And Video Games

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

A debate has flared surrounding ethics in video game journalism and the role and treatment of women in the video game industry. Attacks online have turned heated, vicious and ugly.


What Fans, Parents Are Saying About The NFL Lately

Saturday, September 20, 2014

It's been a rough couple of weeks for the NFL and the entire sport of football. What are fans and parents of young football players thinking and saying about the sport they love?


Southern California Cities Ask Residents To Scrap Water-Guzzling Lawns

Friday, August 15, 2014

To combat the ongoing drought, Southern California cities are offering rebates to property owners willing to tear up their green lawns for more climate-appropriate alternatives. Some entrepreneurial landscaping businesses are taking advantage.


'Calling All Fans': Korean Pop Invasion Rallies Americans In LA

Monday, August 11, 2014

Korean pop music, or "K-pop," is gathering popularity in the U.S. There's no better place to see that on display than KCON, an annual K-pop festival in downtown Los Angeles.


Immigration Protests Continue In California Town

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Saturday is the second day of protests by those opposed housing migrant children in their towns. Murrieta, Calif., is among those cities, but many say the protesters don't represent their city.


Under Calif. Law With Teeth, Big-Time Lawsuits Hit Small Businesses

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Some California lawyers and litigants have created a cottage industry around the Americans with Disabilities Act. Some plaintiffs file hundreds of complaints a year, collecting a living off small businesses that aren't compliant with the ADA. Small business advocates and community leaders say they focus on minority businesses because they make for easier targets.


Hobie Alter, The Henry Ford Of Surfboards, Dies At 80

Monday, March 31, 2014

Surfboard pioneer Hobie Alter has died. He was the first to mass-produce foam surfboards, which helped popularize the sport. He went on to change sailing with his low-cost "Hobie Cat" catamaran.


Tragedy, Thy Name Is A Busted Bracket

Friday, March 21, 2014

Each year, countless brackets are upended by upsets in the men's NCAA basketball tournament. We hear laments from those whose brackets were busted within hours of the first full day of play.


Report: Emergency Response Inadequate In Airport Shooting

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

A report on the deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport last year was released Tuesday. It criticizes the response of public safety agencies, citing poor coordination and faulty technology.


The Search For Drinking Water In California Has Led To The Ocean

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

As the state slogs through a major drought, officials look for new water sources โ€” like desalination plants that make water from the Pacific drinkable. Opponents worry about environmental damage.


Jason Collins Returns To Nets As First Openly Gay NBA Player

Monday, February 24, 2014

Jason Collins became the first openly gay male athlete to play in any of the four largest professional sports in the U.S. He joined the Brooklyn Nets in what many are calling a historic moment.


Montana Ranchers Learn Ways To Live With Wolves

Saturday, February 08, 2014

Gray wolves are a controversial and polarizing animal in much of the American West. Wolves have slowly come back from extinction, forcing people to learn how to coexist with the cunning predator. One farmer is teaching his cattle to huddle together as bison do when threatened โ€” there is safety in numbers.


California Car Dealer Remembered For Gonzo TV Ads

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Famed southern California car dealer Cal Worthington died Sunday at the age of 92. His ubiquitous television ads featured circus animals and stunts and a fast-paced sales pitch.


Ordinary Americans React To Calls For Strikes On Syria

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

As Congress prepares to take a vote on whether to launch a military strike against Syria, opinions vary widely among voters. We'll get a sampling of opinions from Fort Campbell, Ky., Los Angeles and State College, Pa.


Firefighters Battle To Get A Grip On Calif. Rim Fire

Thursday, August 29, 2013

In California, there are more than 4,500 firefighters battling the wildfire burning in and around Yosemite National Park. The Rim Fire is more than 300 square miles in size. Crews have been making progress by doing controlled burns of things like brush that would feed a bigger blaze.


Crews Try To Slow Growth Of Fire Near Yosemite

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

The wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park is now the seventh largest in California history. Fire crews continue to make progress, but they have lots of work ahead of them.