California drought

4 to Watch: Satellite Photos Tell a Grim Snowpack Story

The statewide snowpack is well below average after a dry start to 2020

These side-by-side photos show California's snowpack in February 2019 and February 2020.

How dismal is California's snowpack? Side-by-side satellite photos of the Sierra Nevada Mountains tell grim story.

It's one of the stories we're featuring today on NBCLA.

2019-to-2020 Photos Illustrate California's Snowpack Woes

January and February are typically California's wettest months, when snowstorms replenish the Sierra Nevada snowpack. That hasn't been the case so far this year with a dry weather pattern dominating the state since the start of January. Satellite photos show the difference in the state's snowpack.

Homeless People Are Without Toilets on LA's Streets

Note: This story contains graphic phrases and imagery. 

Statistics estimate 36,000 people are homeless in Los Angeles, but the city isn’t providing bathrooms to most of them. As the NBCLA I-Team has found, the tons of human waste landing on city streets are creating an urgent public health threat. Watch the I-Team report.

The NBC4 I-Team investigated a public health threat that is rampant across Los Angeles. There are 36, 000 homeless people in LA, but most of them don't have bathrooms or access to the most basic human needs. Joel Grover reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020.

LA Considers Plan to Allow Transit Users to Cut the Line at LAX

Public transit users would be given priority entry at security checkpoints at Los Angeles International Airport under a proposal being considered by the Los Angeles City Council. Here's the story.

Images: Opening in 2023, Here’s What LAX’s Automated People Mover Will Look Like

Rooftop Cinema Club’s Rocking New Season Is Here

Films that pay tribute to Women's History Month, a pair of prom-themed screenings, and a tribute to Kobe Bryant help launch the 2020 film series. Here are the details and list.

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