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?”
Every week we highlight a few stories produced by PIN partner newsrooms informed by sources in the Public Insight Network.
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…
NO PLACE LIKE LA IS OUR NEW SERIES THAT ASKS LA TRANSPLANTS AND IMMIGRANTS: “WHEN WAS THE MOMENT YOU FELT THAT LOS ANGELES WAS TRULY HOME?”THIS IS THE STORY OF VIVIENNE ELLIOTT FROM SAN PEDRO.
As hate crimes increase, Southern California is experiencing rising tensions and more protests at colleges and universities. Conversations about what’s acceptable speech on campus have been heightened by elevated tensions around the Trump administration. What are the experiences of students of color and immigrant students on campus? How have they changed in the current climate? We asked community members to share their experiences.
Several PIN sources explain why prayer remains important to them at a time when the number of U.S. adults who do not identify with any organized religion is growing?
NO PLACE LIKE LA IS OUR NEW SERIES THAT ASKS TRANSPLANTS AND IMMIGRANTS TO LA, “WHEN WAS THE MOMENT YOU FELT THAT LOS ANGELES WAS TRULY HOME?”THIS IS THE STORY OF POLLY MORRIS FROM SANTA MONICA.
That’s a lot of moving parts, but the problem it aims to address is a real (and expensive) one: nonadherence, which is the term for patients not following through with prescribed treatment. Nonadherence is a problem for people with many kinds of health issues, such as hypertension and high cholesterol.
Robert Matsuda would welcome a tracking pill. He said his brother has schizophrenia. Matsuda remembers his brother getting violent with him once when he stopped taking his medicine.
“What happened, is like, his body chemistry changed,” Matsuda said. “And that’s when his behavior took a downturn.”
Saturday, November 11, is Veterans Day — a holiday that honor those who’ve served in the U.S. armed forces. Take Two reached out to Public Insight Network sources to find out how they plan to honor the special vets in their life.
As America observes Veterans Day, Take Two brought together two veterans of different generations (both part of the Public Insight Network) to share their experiences with one another.
While the GOP tax plan has come under fire on several fronts, one proposal getting less attention would do away with the medical expense deduction. People like PIN news source Dale Berman of Burbank say it’s helped them a lot.