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KCSN News Update: Drought depleting rivers, affecting salmon migrations

Andrew Martinez

June 26, 2014

California's severe drought is depleting rivers and streams and making the annual migration to the ocean too dangerous for young Chinook Salmon. The number of births to older mothers in their forties is rising. The Food and Drug Administration will be issuing voluntary guidelines aimed at having peopl...

KCSN News Update: US ranks last in health care among 11 industrialized nations

Andrew Martinez

June 26, 2014

Rising home prices have reduced the number of possible buyers and impacted construction jobs. President Obama will sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees based on sexual orientation. The Department of Education is warning college students abo...

KCSN News Update: CDC finds use of e-cigarettes rising among teens

Andrew Martinez

June 25, 2014

Surveys suggest that more long time unemployed workers are abandoning their search after finding it nearly impossible to get another job. A large percentage of people earning between 50-thousand and 100-thousand dollars a year say it is difficult to save money for retirement. Facebook unveils a n...

KCSN News Update: City officials endorse minimum wage increase for hotel workers

Andrew Martinez

June 25, 2014

A Los Angeles City Council committee gives its endorsement to increasing the minimum wage for non-unionized hotel workers. Work schedules for the nation's 15-thousand air traffic controllers are resulting in risky fatigue on the job. Starbucks is partnering with Arizona State University to give...

KCSN News Update: LA-based group proposes parking fines rate cap at $23

Andrew Martinez

June 20, 2014

-A group is proposing that the city of Los Angeles adopt a $23 cap on parking fines, an issue that could end up as a ballot initiative to let voters decide. -Investigators for Mercury Insurance have uncovered more than $24 million in attempted fraud. -A U.S. Court of Appeals rules that law enforcemen...

KCSN News Update: Obama signs bill to finance improvements at ports of LA

Andrew Martinez

June 20, 2014

  -President Obama has signed a 12-Billion dollar water projects bill that will help finance improvements at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. -First Lady Michelle Obama meets with 20 Mayors to turn a spotlight on a national effort to eliminate homelessness among those who served in ...

KCSN News Update: New Van Nuys housing facility aids homeless residents with mental illness

Andrew Martinez

June 19, 2014

  -MTA leaves Claremont off of Gold Line project funding list -Santa Monica becomes first California city to inspect and require retrofitting for potential at-risk structures -Affordable housing has an impact on a child's cognitive ability, according to study -Non-profit housing corpo...

Culture Clash Podcast: E3 2014 and the ‘Game of Thrones’ finale

Josh Carlton

June 18, 2014

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KCSN news update: Parents just as likely as teens to be distracted behind the wheel by cell phones

Andrew Martinez

June 17, 2014

-Californians are unwilling to increase spending or ease up on environmental rules as a way to solve draught problems -President Obama creates program to assist college students with student debt -Cell phones cause parents to be as distracted as teens while driving -Non-compete clauses beco...

Athletic department builds excitement for Matadors new brand

Pete D. Camarillo

June 6, 2014

    Anticipation for a new era of athletics filled the Northridge Center as the CSUN athletic department unveiled new logos, uniforms, and a revamped Go Matadors website for members of the campus community on Monday. The new logo is steps away from the traditional logo which showed...

Culture Clash Podcast: Indie games, summer movies and ‘Game of Thrones’

Josh Carlton

June 4, 2014

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