Mail-in ballots for the November midterm election in LA County will be tallied up using a system called VSAP 1.0.
It's billed as an "open source" platform, and is the first to be certified as such under California's election rules.
KPCC's Nick Roman speaks with Greg Miller with the non-profit Open Source Election Technology Institute about what this means for election security, transparency, and public confidence in the voting process.
As a scientific discipline, physics aims to explain some of the most profound questions we have about the natural world. But for Dodger fans, the most important one of all may very well be: will they win the World Series?
KPCC's Nick Roman speaks with David Kagan - a Dodger fan and professor of physics at California State University Chico.
It's another year of heartbreak for LA Dodger fans.
For the second year in a row, they fell short of ending their 30 year World Series championship drought -- losing to the Boston Red Sox four games to one.
LA-based comedian Rhea Butcher is a long-suffering baseball fan, and hosts the "Three Swings" baseball podcast.
Rhea stopped by to chat with KPCC's Nick Roman about how they turned a life-long obsession into a one-of-a-kind sports show.
177 people have won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry since the award was first established more than a century ago -- but only a handful of them have been women.
Today, that honor went to Dr. Frances Arnold, a professor of chemical engineering at Caltech.
KPCC's Nick Roman spoke to Dr. Arnold about her work that captures the power of the evolutionary process in the laboratory.