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Pain is my constant companion’: One LA woman’s story

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...

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What we hate and what we love about California driving

Driving in California was once joy-inducing. Look no further than The Beach Boys or The Doobie Brothers.

In 1958, there were just under 8 million registered vehicles sharing California's freeways.

Today, the number of registered cars has nearly quadrupled; at the end of 2017 there were 35.4 million cars and trucks and trailers on the road.

Our freeway building hasn't kept up with the added traffic. No wonder our commutes can be slow, miserable slogs.

We asked what you hate and what you love about your commute. As you’d expect, there’s a whole lot of negative feeling out there.

People hate congestion. Construction. Parking. Inconsiderate drivers.