<![CDATA[89.3 KPCC · Storify]]>https://storify.com/kpccNodeJS RSS ModuleMon, 22 May 2017 21:31:47 GMT<![CDATA[Your Tax Day #TaxHaiku]]>

April is National Poetry Month, and April 18 is Tax Day. So we asked for your best tax haikus.

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<![CDATA[#TaxMarch demonstrations draw thousands across Southern California]]>

Storified by 89.3 KPCC · Sat, Apr 15 2017 22:03:40

#TaxMarchLA https://t.co/zdPhQ1KHvt · Stuart Thompson
Roses are red..........#TaxMarch #losangeles @taxmarch @taxmarch_LA https://t.co/6YZRuGp8fP · Ynes Zavala
Who cares about trump's taxes? Los Angeles does! ❤️ #TaxMarch #showusyourtaxes https://t.co/0vJYm5g2JA · Ricky Davila
Follow the rubles. #trump #losangeles #TaxMarch @taxmarch @taxmarch_LA https://t.co/saqQ5Y4Y8u · Ynes Zavala
#dumptrump #resistance #resist #losangeles #DTLA #protest #taxmarch #taxmarchla https://t.co/UjOFLxLaUa · fatimavalentine
We are getting an early start for the #TaxMarch. #losangeles @taxmarch @taxmarch_LA https://t.co/UNdtyUJZn9 · Ynes Zavala
.@realDonaldTrump bawk bawk bawk! chicken s**t @realdonaldtrump! show us your taxes! #taxmarch #russia #resist https://t.co/jzYlg6otjp · Matt Repicky
#TaxMarch #LosAngeles https://t.co/QApdOGg8PM · Mathew Foresta
#taxmarchlb #taxmarch Show us your taxes! Great turnout in Long Beach! Lots of cars honking for support! 👍 https://t.co/J6vrvxOdPN · Christi Pedigo
Best Sign of the day! #TaxMarch #LongBeach #Indivisible https://t.co/It6CycSzp8 · Ashley ✊🏼 🏳️‍🌈
#TaxMarch Riverside, California https://t.co/4tQlFfIyt8 · Sandra N
#TaxMarchLA https://t.co/EIueI9IpL4 · Julez #DemForce
Everybody wants to see 45's taxes! Go Riverside CA! #TaxMarch #RiversideTaxMarch #RiseUpCalifornia https://t.co/KLDyzczjpr · LibertyLecia
March in riverside about to start. #taxmarch https://t.co/KO95UBjRuA · David Funder
Marching for release of @realDonaldTrump 's taxes in Los Angeles #TaxMarch https://t.co/CCePtGa1P7 · Chris Fielder
#TaxMarch at Santa Barbara's US Bankruptcy Court in State Street. We're marching now! Join us and #Resist https://t.co/7cgfgt3iyB · Vilna Bashi Treitler
Thousands of San Diegans standing #indivisible at the #TaxMarch to say #ShowUsYourTaxes *45 @taxmarch @IndivisibleGuide https://t.co/m0tJGeNqhc · Indivisible SanDiego
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<![CDATA[Comedian Charlie Murphy loses battle to leukemia at 57]]>

Charlie Murphy is most remembered as being a cast member of the Comedy Central sketch-comedy series "Chappelle's Show." He died Wednesday after battling leukemia. He was the older brother of Eddie Murphy.

Storified by 89.3 KPCC · Wed, Apr 12 2017 19:25:37

Damn, sorry to hear about my friend Charlie Murphy. He took a chance on a young director in The Player's Club. Always made me laugh. RIP https://t.co/yChjFtSDH4 · Ice Cube
Charlie Murphy changed my life. One of the most original people I've ever met. Hilarious dude. Habitual Line Stepper. So sad. https://t.co/MltwzHAR9v · Neal Brennan
We just lost one of the funniest most real brothers of all time . Charlie Murphy RIP. https://t.co/AAwItp5AJC · Chris Rock
#RIP to my man #CharlieMurphy we will ride for you bro.. 1 ❤️ https://t.co/BSOk9nNsHO · Mike Epps
Rest well Charlie Murphy. Thanks for one of the greatest comedy sketches in the history of time and space. https://t.co/KHz1MqGjci · Travon Free
Thanks for the unforgettable stories, Charlie Murphy. You’ll be missed. https://t.co/BEdPM4sOO5 · Comedy Central
Rest In Peace to the legend that is Charlie Murphy, thank you for always bringing us joy and laughter🙏🏽🙌🏽 https://t.co/TZ53R1FSJs · Zendaya
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<![CDATA[SoCal storm, February 17, 2017]]>

Friday's storm downed trees, took out electricity and prompted flash flood warnings across SoCal. We rounded up a few photos and videos:

Storified by 89.3 KPCC · Sat, Feb 18 2017 07:43:35

@KPCC https://t.co/geXaYym2S3 · Patti
A listener sent us this photo from Arleta just now. What are you seeing? #LArain https://t.co/MRJ7Gr7wxB · 89.3 KPCC
Thursday v Friday #LARain #lariver #LAStorm #sanfernandovalley https://t.co/L2B6WAUMjS · Jonathan Lloyd
DOWNED TREE on Tourney/McBean. Fell on car with motorist inside. #LASD #SCV https://t.co/73ny1v8Kur · SCV Sheriff
This huge boulder was just cleared from the southbound lanes of I-5 south of the Grapevine Rd. Exit. Please slow down and be safe. https://t.co/7svtNZ45lo · CHP Fort Tejon
Another shot sent from a listener from the 101/134 freeways. Drive safe! https://t.co/ZSjcLbLo6r · 89.3 KPCC
YO THIS RAIN IS FOR REAL IN LOS ANGELES TODAY!! It's turning parking garages into water parks #raininla #LA https://t.co/tmKVL0T7hW · Royce Christyn
Happening now! Glendalegalleria #KABC #KNBC #KCBS #Socalstorm https://t.co/5z3Pe5lDnJ · Brandee Stilwell
Thousand Oaks Boulevard in #AgouraHills right now #CAStorm #LARain https://t.co/zqTsQKkNMW · The Acorn Online
It's almost as if the tree aimed for this poor car! Of all the parking spots.... #LARain https://t.co/1FUKQ8yqo4 · JessicaLinehanGarcia
@KPCC Via Marisol Highland park/Hermon #LARain https://t.co/dV8i4SjoUa · Civil Disobedient
@KPCC yes! So much water and a tree down on my street in Encino https://t.co/wuMkDkgviK · Amanda Goodfried
@KPCC Tree down in Oak Park! #imtrapped ! https://t.co/LTY6K0rNN1 · Debbie Chao
Watching these fall from this palm tree is both awesome and ultra scary at the same time... https://t.co/1EYQfGQ8gj · Chris Keller
Our @NewportBeachLG captured this video of the storm serge off the Newport Pier! 🌊 https://t.co/J5EjmAmk3W · CityofNewportBeach
I think it's funny the name of the storm hitting Cali is Lucifer!! · Stephanie Culpepper
@KPCC 25th street San Pedro https://t.co/TWWOHdXQkd · Cherie Collazo
#LArain This poor soul thought his car was a boat. NB 5 at Lankershim. I hope he can swim. @ABC7 @KNX1070 @NBCLA @CBSLA @KTLAnewsdesk https://t.co/HWBSd7mshb · Luevano
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<![CDATA[Largest U.S. IKEA opens in Burbank ]]>

The largest IKEA in the U.S. opened Wednesday in Burbank to a large crowd of people clamoring for free furniture and the chance to explore the new 456,000 square-foot store.

Storified by 89.3 KPCC · Wed, Feb 08 2017 21:26:39

The country's biggest Ikea opens today in Burbank and of course @CurbedLA is live-blogging it https://t.co/P63t9VQDcL https://t.co/fO9OA3UWsv · Alissa Walker
Only 26 lucky ppl out of thousands who lined up 2 days in advance for grand opening of #burbank #IKEA got grand couch prize @CBSLA https://t.co/G3T1hT23me · JASMINE VIEL
@IKEA_LA #ikea #burbank IS OFFICIALLY OPEN!!!! Let's get it!!! https://t.co/QgpRwQYdKH · kaiachantal
1,500+ line up for IKEA Burbank opening https://t.co/geuwpXBoCH https://t.co/cERake0xHU · Pasadena Star News
It's an unpronounceable furniture party in Burbank as a massive IKEA is about to open. 75 percent chance of Swedish meatballs. https://t.co/g1DwyXfF7m · Kris Ankarlo
[Live blog] The biggest Ikea in the U.S. is now open in Burbank https://t.co/eyfE0tK54Q https://t.co/OWBvdmQYrP · Jonathan D.
Omg! Nice Welcome · Christine M. Lao
And the first IKEA Burbank customers arrive...ironically with their own furniture. https://t.co/32KRukbf5a · Kris Ankarlo
The largest store in the US is officially open the IKEA Burbank grand opening is here!! https://t.co/Nkn32S4Av5 · IKEA_LA
IKEA burbank now sales bikes and trailers. Probably to get around this massive store. @myBurbankNEWS https://t.co/l05pIoa63Q · Steven Lynch
"Hey Damion...You wanna go to the #IKEA?" Longest line ever #Burbank #grandopening https://t.co/7e62nox16y · Damion
@IKEAUSANews We're bringing all of the entertainment here to the LARGEST IKEA GRAND OPENING in Burbank! #facepaint #caricaturist #party https://t.co/cNsfgbe1gV · Grace Entertainment
Is your show done yet @AMartinezLA? Bc I am @taketwo https://t.co/nEXcAwbnhp · Leo Duran
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<![CDATA[#NODAPL march from Pershing Square]]>

Protesters turned out Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 to rally against the Dakota Access Pipeline, which would carry oil from North Dakota to Illinois and run under a reservoir that supplies water for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe.

Storified by 89.3 KPCC · Sun, Feb 05 2017 18:33:26

#NoDAPL #LA Good crowd at Pershing Square, LA https://t.co/6s29Wojyyj · John w/Resistance
Embarassment · Donald Fauntleroy Duck
Getting ready #dapl · Donald Fauntleroy Duck
~This morning Pershing Square 10am y'all. Protest the Keystone and Dakota Pipelines. I wis… https://t.co/MNN84al8W7 https://t.co/eOJq7gMdJf · Solomon Shiv
#NoDAPL #NoKXL https://t.co/X3YBc3ZsJD · kate lain
Water is life! #nodapl #nokxl #protest · Nefertiti
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<![CDATA[#LARain slams Southern California ]]>

The region was pounded with rain overnight as the third and final storm in a series dumped more than 4 inches in some places. From mudslides to severe flooding, here's what followed:

Storified by 89.3 KPCC · Mon, Jan 23 2017 18:28:34

Why we had to turn around on the freeway and exit down an onramp. #LARain #2LiveandDriveinLA @RedHeadSaidProd https://t.co/ruGaOXHDTE · Christopher Smith
This is right down the street😧RT @R2ROCKOFFICIAL: The 710 freeway in #longbeach #storm #california January 22, 2017 https://t.co/mJF9FPyqZ0 · Cuba Jooging Jr.
#Melcanyon Road closed at #ValleyView Elementary in #Duarte so crews can clear mud from rain, school open! #CBSLA https://t.co/FadjupiRLu · Kara Finnstrom
After 5+ years of drought, our 70 year old trees in N. Hollywood just can't handle a little rain. #LARain https://t.co/gAOmbxcO82 · J-Witz
I closed the store shortly after this... #flooding #SoCal #longbeach #abc7eyewitness @abc7weather https://t.co/74cA0EXflA · Michelle Elyse
Oh Hail No #LARain https://t.co/oUTf7BmGd0 · Jorge
That's in front of our door #rain #longbeach https://t.co/DkX5fhLiPX · Nora Jaffar
So are we still in a drought or #LARain https://t.co/FbYE5GFCBl · It me, Jeff
People trying to get home, but are blocked by the flooding. #abc7eyewitness #LARain #longbeach https://t.co/ZpsQXLYklF · Nicoletta v/d Loo
#LARain we are in aqua dulcet cyn Rd https://t.co/4xg94xDxFo · blessed mom
Severe flooding hits #LongBeach, #California https://t.co/zrhjedfqL8 https://t.co/TPqRzzLnLn · Esther Chan
Photos: Rain continues in #SantaClarita: https://t.co/NLduh30dq8 https://t.co/ON08VOCZWe · David Crane
Heavy rain & mud swept a car away on Placerita Canyon in #SantaClarita. Catch the latest details on today's downpour on @NBCLA at 11pm. https://t.co/zdvidK2sq9 · Joe Studley
#LARain in Tarzana https://t.co/dAlL3aaYuk · Carolina Peña y Lill
Crazy flooding in Long Beach #flood #longbeach https://t.co/pI8B6SQrt3 · Lauren Potts
@TracyWrights thank u will keep you posted. This is the biggest Rain we've seen in years! @975kbu @thelocalmalibu @mnmomalibu #Rain #Malibu https://t.co/GPJrEICpJw · Karma Dealers
#LongBeach flooding https://t.co/W6HPhOxyRb · Erin
A lot of water being harvested today! @LAArboretum #CrescentFarm #LARain https://t.co/DxkxrTFQmN · Bryan Burks
Flooding in #LongBeach looks bad. Water is creeping up to car bumpers and into businesses; sidewalks underwater. @presstelegram #LARain https://t.co/13QYOCjNdi · Lauren Williams
@kyle_farmer15 @LongBeachPost @lbreport #skimboarding in the park & making #lemonade out of #lemons #storm #longbeach https://t.co/MpfdJenpMd · DM
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<![CDATA[Your submissions for a new #LAChargers logo ]]>

With the news that the NFL team will soon call Los Angeles their home, came a wave of backlash criticizing the logo. Angelenos quickly threw out their own creative suggestions on social media.

Storified by 89.3 KPCC · Tue, Jan 17 2017 18:12:29

Just fiddling around with LA Chargers Logo Concept #LA #lachargers #logo #logodesign #logoconcept #nfl #football #logos #domoreofwhatyoulove · Sal_San_Sone
Workin on it. @Chargers #chargers #chargerstola #lachargers https://t.co/G0VaiJC0Uk · doubleyezforever
Or this🤔 #lachargers #chargers · Joe Baeza
My proposal for a more literal, modern #lachargers logo https://t.co/6oAw9squy4 · Chuck Greenia
Created these in 10 minutes. Your move @Chargers #LAChargers #NFL https://t.co/yGuNlVg5CJ · Rob Cori
If ever change your mind, @Chargers, holler at your boy. https://t.co/CLYvquDSc9 · Max Duchaine 💻🥃🏒
My attempt at a #Chargers rebrand #lachargers #newlogo @Chargers https://t.co/9ZvI1qn6vx · Tintis
Ta-da! #LAChargers logo. All yours @chargers #design #logo #chargers #la #losangeles #nfl #design · Whisker Dan
@mayasugarman @KPCC FTFY https://t.co/rn33zr02dc · Fernando Maclen
@Chargers new logo should be something like this #ChargersToLA #lachargers https://t.co/Nlepwyg2qX · Justin Kohls
@PhilipRivers designed this over the weekend.Let me know what you think. Been a fan since I was a boy. Always will be. #chargers #lachargers https://t.co/Y0HS6ttTWX · Adam Taylor
Ok Goodnight! #lachargers #design #logo #concept #sandiego #nfl · Justin Valder
@LAChargers_AFC #LAChargers https://t.co/enPMy0I4sF · It's Me
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<![CDATA[Angelenos and the #LArain]]>

This winter has been the wettest Southern Californians have seen in years. As a result, #LArain quickly became a trending topic on social media. Here's a snapshot of the rain from our eyes.

Storified by 89.3 KPCC · Wed, Jan 11 2017 18:15:13

LA's version of harsh winter conditions #larain ☔️️ · Schuyler Hawkins
🌀 storm watch 2017 in affect ☔ · Manolow
The #LARain continues tonight! What are you seeing near you? Here's a photo a listener sent us (with peacocks!) from Rolling Hills Estates. https://t.co/zYdItJTHsM · 89.3 KPCC
Smart neighbors. Who needs rain barrels? #LARain #eaglerock https://t.co/EE9eeb7cLZ · wanderlustography
#LARain ☔️ https://t.co/WgcAVJRooN · Onesimo A.De Gante®
It rained again, the LA river looks full #germanshepherd #kilo2020 #gsd #gsdofinstagram #gsdpuppy #cutedogs #lariver #la #rain #river #doge #dog #dogs #doggo #woofer #woof #fluff #puppy #pupper #larain #adventures · Kilo
Puddles!! ☔️ #citydads #badassparenting #larain · Eli Lipmen
Hillside erosion on Colorado BLVD in Eagle Rock. #LARain https://t.co/4CV5XRKBeM · wanderlustography
BREAKING: Rain Falls In Los Angeles #AtmosphericRiver #LARain #H2O #Water https://t.co/KVtottguJf · Ben Lashes
#LARain in #EagleRock https://t.co/7Zy8SdaBUQ · wanderlustography
#LArain #mydayinla · John Wellington Ennis
#LARain #SoCalLife https://t.co/I4Dq8v8KxX · Rosie
Welcome back! #LArain ☔ #2017 #tommytrojan 📸@uscedu · USC Gould
Lot of water flowing in LA River! View from @metrolink #larain · Darrel Cole
#LARain Now that El Niño is gone, we're finally getting the rain we need. https://t.co/SacIaC1FFh · Janet K C
Looks like everyone is hiding inside today! #LARain https://t.co/xQtH6MUAT5 · Kasey Sixt
We are having some weather. (Looking West on 7th Street) #historiccore #dtla #larain · Cinnia Finfer
This ☔️has me 😀! #larain #LA #losangeles #pasadena #ca #california #rain #explorela #lastory #driving #traffic #commute · Katie
☔️🚣🏾‍♀️ #mydayinla the #lariver is usually just all cement 11 months a year #LArain #dtla #abc7eyewitness #conquer_la #lostinla #lastory #heatercentral #fatalframes #discoverla #uncalculated #oneofthebunch #momentslikethese #visualsoflife #exploreeverything #fartoodope #illgrammers #citykillerz #way2ill #westcoast_exposures #caligrammers #weather · Matt
#LARain 5:00 am https://t.co/lLUnT5HyXZ · GABRIEL QKIROWHA
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<![CDATA['Hollyweed' sign greets LA in 2017]]>

Anyone in view of the Hollywood sign was greeted with a New Year's surprise on Sunday — someone had transformed the city's iconic sign to read "Hollyweed." Of course, Twitter exploded with reactions.

Storified by 89.3 KPCC · Sun, Jan 01 2017 18:22:30

Starting 2017 out on a high note. #hollyweed https://t.co/u4PxMjWqHP · Live Free
I'm CACKLING someone vandalized the Hollywood sign and changed it to "Hollyweed" 2017 IS GONNA BE LIT https://t.co/SEKxdoxQm3 · Andrew
The #Hollywood sign has been changed to read "#Hollyweed", police are now investigating. This prank has been done back in 1976 on this day. https://t.co/MrjGJdO1ud · Marshal Phipps
Hooray for Hollyweird! #hollyweed #hollyweed2017 #hippynewyear #happy2017 #HAPPYNEWYEAR https://t.co/ssyCOGOGMp https://t.co/Tl0YZv18Sd · Ian
someone changed the hollywood sign to say hollyweed ... welcome to 2017 https://t.co/wlb2mXRHP0 · ♡ JASMINEBLU ♡
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