Nate Rott

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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 ...


'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.


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 livi...


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 — 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.


Ordinary Americans React To Calls For Strikes On Syria

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Before we hear from President Obama Tuesday night, let's hear now from some concerned citizens. The president will go on television to ask for support to press Syria to stop using chemical weapons.

Polls suggest Americans are largely opposed to military strikes in Syria. For a sampling of opinions we ...


Firefighting's First Female General Makes Order Out Of Chaos

Monday, August 12, 2013

A line of dirty fire engines rumbles off of Southern California's Pine to Palms Highway into an open field, trailing a cloud of brown dust. The drivers' faces are smudged with black soot.

Across the road, helicopters land to fill with water and fuel before whacking their way back up ...


California's New Rules Could Change The Rideshare Game

Thursday, August 08, 2013

By now, you've probably heard of Internet-based ridesharing apps like Uber and Sidecar that let you hail a ride with the touch of a screen. They're often cheaper than taxis and because of that, they're in most major cities and their popularity is booming.

For years, cities and states — ...