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Have you ever purchased or considered buying land in California City?

Please take a few moments to answer these short questions. We'll read every response; nothing is published without your permission
asked on May 24, 2018

Do you personally know anybody who has served in the military?

Is it your mom or uncle or neighbor down the street? How close or far is that connection from you — generations, distance or degrees of separation?
asked on May 16, 2018

What will MetroBus changes mean to you?

If you live on a route that's changing, you might have to walk farther to get to a bus. Will the planned changes make your commute better, or would they make it harder for you to get to a bus?
asked on May 15, 2018

Public nuisance laws: How do they help or hurt a community?

Have you had to move because you were declared a public nuisance, or know someone else who had to move? Or are you a landlord or municipal official who had to enforce these laws? Tell us about it.
asked on May 9, 2018

Tell us the best piece of advice you ever got from your mother

Moms know everything. That's why even as adults, we go to our mothers for advice. From "there's a lid for every pot" to "never change who you are for someone else," what's the best piece of advice or life lesson from your mother?
asked on April 30, 2018

Tell The Tribune: Are your kids’ supplies and classrooms in good condition?

The Salt Lake Tribune wants to hear from Utah educators about the condition of their classrooms and supplies, and we want to know if you believe you’re being paid a fair wage.
asked on April 18, 2018

PINfluence™ Stories informed by the Public Insight Network

The Great Recession wrought life-altering changes for St. Louis area autoworkers May 23, 2018

PIN source Chris Paplanus shares how he and his family have adapted in the 10 years since the Great Recession.

KPCC listener Julie felt drawn toward SF, but it was LA that became home May 16, 2018

NO PLACE LIKE L.A. IS OUR SERIES THAT ASKS L.A. TRANSPLANTS AND IMMIGRANTS: "WHEN WAS THE MOMENT YOU FELT THAT LOS ANGELES WAS TRULY HOME?" THIS IS THE STORY OF JULIE WARD IN PASADENA WHO'S ORIGINALLY FROM FRESNO.

Pain is my constant companion': One LA woman's story May 14, 2018

More than 25 million Americans experience pain every day, according to the National Institutes of Health. That experience is often hidden. Over the course of a week in March, Los Angeles stand-up comic and life coach Kate Romero opened up to KPCC about the pain she feels from degenerative disc disease and fibromyalgia. Behind the jokes and the stories, her video and written diaries reveal the struggles and the triumphs of dealing with chronic pain.

‘Bright energetic presence’: David Robertson prepares to take final bow as symphony music director May 4, 2018

After 13 years as music director, David Robertson has conducted his final concert with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. PIN source, symphonygoer and former professional singer Kati Guerra shares her favorite memories of the maestro in action.