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Here’s what this year’s tax changes mean for 4 California households

It's that time of year. Though April 15 may seem far in the future, a W2 arriving in the mail signals it's time to start thinking about taxes.

And this year, many people are probably wondering what the GOP's tax overhaul — signed into law by President Trump at the end of 2017 — will mean for their 2018 taxes.

KPCC has been breaking down what these tax changes have in store for a group of Southern Californians at different income levels.

From low-income grad students to highly paid professionals, they all agreed to share their most recent tax returns with KPCC and have them analyzed by Los Angeles-based H&R Block tax preparer Aaron Martinez. He looked at what each household reported to the IRS in 2016, then calculated what they would have paid instead under the new laws.

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No Place Like LA: Michelle is a prodigal Angeleno

NO PLACE LIKE L.A. IS OUR NEW 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 MICHELLE KIM WHO'S ORIGINALLY FROM L.A.

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Celebrate uniqueness: Your personal holiday traditions

The holidays are a special time of year when people come together to celebrate. However, not everyone celebrates the same way, especially here in SoCal. So we asked you — our listeners — to share your unique holiday traditions.

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The highs and lows of recreational pot — listeners weigh in

The sale of recreational marijuana becomes legal in the state of California on Jan. 1, 2018, and that means anybody 21 or older will be able to buy marijuana products from a licensed retailer. We asked listeners: "What does this mean for you?" Not surp...