Governor Schwarzenegger is supportive, but a $16 billion state deficit may inspire voters to say 'no' in November.
Banks have begun to modify loans for mortgage-holders, but experts say not nearly enough.
In Southern California, an ambitious Festival of New American Musicals aims to generate new great works to replace the constantly recycled old ones.
At the border near Naco, Arizona, there are as many kinds of fences as there are ways over them.
Recent high-profile police raids show that the problem of stolen and looted art remains.
In Yuma, Ariz., border patrol agents tout the success of a high triple-and double-layered wall. But such a fence is unlikely to stretch the entire border.
A journalism professor examines the 1950s comic-book panic.
Captain Marvel reduced to ashes by terrified parents? David Hajdu examines the great comic-book panic of the 1950s.