Archive for October 6th, 2017

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Cal State Long Beach says the number of visas denied to international students it had accepted was three times greater this year.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra

California sues Trump over rollback of birth control rules

California's attorney general sued the Trump administration Friday over new rules allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women by claiming moral or religious objections.
Community Mourns As Investigation Continues Into San Bernardino Mass Shooting
This week's mass shooting in Las Vegas has resurfaced painful memories in the Inland Empire city -- site of firearms massacre in 2015.
KROQ Presents Kevin & Bean's April Foolishness
May's publicist said he had been fighting pneumonia, which caused him to cancel a few appearances in the past month.
The Weinstein Company's Pre-Oscar Dinner in partnership with Bvlgari and Grey Goose
Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is on indefinite leave from the company he co-founded while an internal investigation into numerous sexual harassment allegations against him is completed.
Immigration Raids California

ICE to make immigration arrests in California neighborhoods

Tthe nation's top immigration official said Friday his agency will have "no choice" but to arrest immigrants who are in the country illegally in California's neighborhoods and worksites.
Antelope Valley electric bus fleet
The country's largest electric bus manufacturing plant opens today in Lancaster. Spanning 7 football fields, the facility will employ 1,200 union workers.
An announcement from Oath Inc., the Verizon Communications subsidiary that owns AOL and Yahoo, that AOL Instant Messenger will cease in December.
AOL Instant Messenger, with 100 million users at its peak in 2001, was overtaken by mobile text messaging and social media platforms such as Twitter. It will be shut down in December.
Tens of thousands of young immigrants who were eligible to renew their protection from deportation appear to have missed the deadline.
Demonstrators in Washington, D.C., argued for upholding the Affordable Care Act's birth control provision in 2015. The rollback of the rule is likely to spur further lawsuits, analysts say.

Trump guts requirement that employer health plans pay for birth control

With a new regulation, the administration will allow any company or nonprofit group to refuse to cover contraception by claiming a religious or moral exemption to the federal health law.
Las Vegas shooting victims montage
The Clark County Coroner's office late Thursday released the names of the 58 victims killed. Thirty-one lived, worked or had strong ties to Southern California.
Metrolink clean diesel locomotive
The first in a fleet of new diesel locomotives will soon be moving passenger trains on Metrolink's 500 miles of track. The trains put out less noise and pollution.
Mountain Lion Dies

Freeway-crossing mountain lion dies north of LA

A mountain lion that managed to cross a Southern California freeway and make its home in the mountains north of Los Angeles has died.
Taco Bell numero uno
Robert L. McKay, who designed the first Taco Bell restaurant and with founder Glenn Bell turned it from a quirky food stand into a fast-food empire, has died.
Nobel Peace Prize
The prize was announced in Oslo, Norway, on Friday morning. The campaign, known as ICAN, seeks an international legal prohibition on nuclear weapons.
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The weekend has never looked better for getting to know the culture of L.A. Our list has a Filipino food festival, the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival and the 30th anniversary of "The Princess Bride."
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Better technology and more communal spaces are some of the perks landlords hope will lure renters in their teens and early 20s.
Juvenile Probation Damien
A new study finds that for most youth coming out of L.A. County juvenile detention, the child protective system had received a warning about their mistreatment as kids.
DCFS Hotline - 1
A pilot program targets parents with unstable housing in the hopes of helping more families reunite.

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Programs

FilmWeek

Episode: FilmWeek: ‘Blade Runner: 2049,’ ‘The Mountain Between Us’ and a look at Ridley Scott's original 'Blade Runner'
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With the release of the new “Blade Runner: 2049,” the much-anticipated sequel to the 1982 sci-fi classic “Blade Runner,” AirTalk takes a look at the influence and impact that Ridley Scott’s original version had on the sci-fi genre.
FRANCE-US-ARTS-CINEMA
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Tim Cogshell and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

AirTalk®

Episode: GOP and NRA turn on the bump stock: the politics and mechanics of gun modifications

Another dean out at USC med school

After Dr. Rohit Varma was dismissed, USC is looking to fill the top spot at its medical school for the second time in less than two years.
Congress Debates Sale Of Bump Stock Devices After Las Vegas Mass Shooting
In the wake of the shooting in Vegas, congressional Republicans said Wednesday they’d consider banning the bump stock – the attachment used by the gunman in Vegas which allows semiautomatic rifles to fire more quickly.

Take Two®

Episode: A bill to ban bump stocks, Burbank's new e-sports arena, what to do in SoCal this weekend
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Ned Colletti helped turn the Dodgers into a winning team during the tumultuous era of the McCourts. He talks about his new book, "The Big Chair."
Blizzard Arena -
The 50,000 square-foot space boasts three studios, two control rooms and other amenities designed to make gaming more of a spectator sport.
Sen. Feinstein Introduces Bill To Ban Devices To Make Weapons Fully Automatic
Senator Dianne Feinstein took some of the first political action just days after a deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas — and Republicans are paying attention.
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Cannabis lounges, neon signs and other millennial wedding trends

This aint your mama's matrimonial fantasy. Want to wear a sparkly jumpsuit or have a groomsmaid? Go for it. Also, October is the new June.
Nearly a dozen bands will take the stage Sunday in downtown LA to raise money for those affected by the natural disasters in Mexico and Puerto Rico.

The Frame

Episode: Harvey Weinstein scandal in Hollywood & D.C.; 'Long Shot' filmmaker
Our Lady J

Writer and musician Our Lady J preaches the gospel of Dolly Parton

The writer and producer on the Amazon series "Transparent" talks about her musical career and her connection to the iconic country star.
Director Brett Morgen discusses the making of a new documentary about the world's most famous female scientist.
Curb your enthusiasm

How 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' kept an innocent man out of prison

In the Netflix documentary, "Long Shot," a man accused of a murder is exonerated in the unlikeliest way.
What does it say about the culture of the film industry that the allegations against the movie mogul never became public until now?

The Loh Down On Science

Episode: Hair Club for Mice

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