Nathan Rott

Nathan Rott appears in the following:

Scary Times For California Farmers As Snowpack Hits Record Lows

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Much of the state depends on that snow for its water. In the Central Valley, the nation's most productive farming region, that means another year of fallow fields and emergency water measures.


Record Number Of Stranded Sea Lion Pups Strains California Resources

Friday, March 20, 2015

An uptick in malnourished pups on the coast has rescue centers struggling to keep up. Changing weather patterns and warmer ocean waters could be to blame, but it's still too early to tell.


Federal Agents Carry Out Search For Evidence Of Illegal Support For 'Birth Tourism'

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says some wealthy foreigners seek to give birth to their children in the U.S. so they will obtain U.S. citizenship.


Nevada's Gaming Commission Considers Olympic Wagers

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Nevada gaming officials are mulling a proposal that would allow gambling on the Olympic Games. If approved at a hearing this month, gamblers could start placing bets on the Summer Olympics in 2016.


In LA, Women Build A Mosque Where They Can Call To Prayer

Saturday, January 31, 2015

A women-led mosque held its first jumma'a, or Friday prayer service, in Los Angeles this week. The group is hoping to strengthen the Muslim community in America by empowering the faith's women.


Free-Climbers Reach Summit Of Yosemite's El Capitan

Thursday, January 15, 2015

After 19 days of climbing up a 3,000-foot rock face, gripping at granite sometimes no thicker than a dime, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson reached the top of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park.


She Left The Nightlife Behind To Become A Life Coach

Sunday, January 04, 2015

A former exotic dancer and dominatrix, Mira Johnson now coaches others on reinventing themselves. Her clients know she won't judge them, she says, no matter what choices they've made in life.


California DMV Prepares For Undocumented Residents Applying For Licenses

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The state is expecting 1.6 million undocumented immigrants to apply for driver's licenses when a new law takes effect Jan. 1. The DMV is adding 800 employees to help handle the influx.


Hollywood Pros Fear A Chilling Effect After Sony Bows To Hackers

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Some in the entertainment industry are wondering if they'll have to be careful now about the stories they tell or the jokes they make in the wake of Sony's withdrawal of The Interview.


In Whiter, Conservative Simi Valley, Little Sympathy For Brown

Saturday, December 06, 2014

Southern California has had its own issues between police and communities of color. Many in the Simi Valley, near LA, are watching this week's news closely; it's home to many in law enforcement.


Remembering Rodney King, Southern Calif. Watches Ferguson, NY

Saturday, December 06, 2014

LA's Leimert Park neighborhood saw riots after the Rodney King verdict. Nearby in the Simi Valley, where many in law enforcement live, residents see the recent shootings from their own perspective.


California Bans Coyote Killing Contests

Thursday, December 04, 2014

California's Fish and Game Commission voted on Wednesday to ban coyote hunting derbies. Those are contests where hunters vie to kill the most coyotes, or the biggest, for prizes.


Labor Dispute Criticized For Slowing West Coast Port Traffic

Monday, November 10, 2014

At odds are Pacific dockworkers and shipping companies. For months they've been trying to work out a new labor agreement. And now, shippers are accusing dockworkers of deliberately slowing their work.


Federal Judges Sends Wyo. Wolves Back To Endangered Species List

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Just two years after the Obama administration removed federal protections for wolves in the state of Wyoming, a federal judge has reinstated them, saying that the state's plan for managing the species was inadequate and largely unenforceable.


Apple's U2 Album Promotion Backfires

Monday, September 15, 2014

U2 and Apple teamed up for what Apple's CEO called, "the largest album release of all time." They released U2's album, Songs of Innocence, for free to everyone with an iTunes account.


Another NFL Season, Another Year LA Is Without A Team

Monday, September 01, 2014

For the 19th consecutive season, the country's second-largest sports and media market will be relegated to watching. It's been nearly two decades since LA had an NFL team, but that may be changing.


China's 'Great Wall' Takes A Hit At U.S. Heavyweight Boxing

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

At 6 feet 11 and 285 pounds, Taishan Dong hopes to be the next big heavyweight fighter in a boxing class that's hurting for stars.


American Journalist Freed After Nearly Two Years In Captivity

Sunday, August 24, 2014

New England native Peter Theo Curtis was freed Sunday, after being held by Islamic militants in Syria since October 2012. Another American journalist, James Foley, was killed in Syria last week.


Legendary Skateboarder Jay Adams Dies At 53

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The skater and surfer was a member of Southern California's Z-Boys team, immortalized in the documentary Dogtown and Z-Boys. Adams died on Friday after surfing in Mexico.


LA Clippers Sold To Ex-Microsoft CEO Ballmer

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is officially the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. A California court confirmed Shelly Sterling's authority to sell the team for a record $2 billion.