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Attorney General Eric Holder, seen here Monday, has supported changes in drug sentencing, but the Sentencing Commission went further than he preferred

AirTalk for August 20, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder arrived in Ferguson, Missouri today to follow up on a pledge that the Justice Department will conduct a fair investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown. Also, Landlords and tenants in Los Angeles are supporting a new plan allowing permits for illegal apartments. Then, are you a digital hoarder?


AirTalk for August 19, 2014

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon lifted the curfew in Ferguson, but confusion over restrictions on protests only seemed to fuel frustrations and confusion. Also, New CEO of the Los Angeles Times talks future of the paper, media. Then, farmers, redheads, Jews and microhome-owners: The very big world of niche dating.

Family, Medical Examiner Discuss Autopsy Results In Brown Ferguson Shooting

AirTalk for August 18, 2014

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has activated the National Guard in an attempt to restore order in Ferguson after a week of protests.. Also, there’s a growing division within the Democratic party over how the U.S. should address the crises in Syria and Iraq. Then, how do you identify yourself socioeconomically?

Outrage In Missouri Town After Police Shooting Of 18-Yr-Old Man

AirTalk for August 15, 2014

Police in St. Louis identified Darren Wilson as the officer who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown, whose death sparked sustained protests in the Missouri suburb of Ferguson that at times turned violent. Also, Los Angeles Ethics Commission wants to pay you to vote. Would these incentives lure uninformed voters? Then, do movie leaks hurt filmmakers?

Outrage In Missouri Town After Police Shooting Of 18-Yr-Old Man

AirTalk for August 14, 2014

As the nation keeps a watchful eye on protests in Ferguson, Missouri more questions arise. Also, six public parks in the Los Angeles area are about to get a bit more connected and will have free WiFi. Then, we take a look at the future of philanthropy through the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Movember and Kickstarter.

Depression is common among old people, affecting up to 25 percent.

AirTalk for August 13, 2014

Baby boomers between the ages of 45 and 64 are committing suicide at an increasing rate. What are the factors behind this phenomenon? What can be done to reverse it? Also, two powerful Sacramento lawmakers are proposing that a battery plant for "green" auto manufacturer Tesla be partially exempted from California Environmental Quality Act regulations. Then, drought watch: The case for and against ripping out LA’s public lawns.