Early this week, the Los Angeles City Council approved plans by a Denver based cable company to wire the city of Los Angeles. Will the added competition improve Los Angeles' cable television, high-speed internet access, and telephone service? Larry Mantle poses these questions and more to L.A. City Councilman Alex Padilla, the Southern California Regional Vice President of Adelphia Communications Bill Rosendahl, and President of Western Integrated Networks Frank Casazza.
Larry Mantle talks with KPCC travel experts and columnist for Westways magazine Paul Lasley and Elizabeth Harryman Lasley about a variety of travel issues including family travel trends such as "adventure" vacations with kids, also, a discussion on why we travel, what do people gain from travelling, among others.
AirTalk starts with breaking news of Press Secretary Sean Spicer's resignation this morning and the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as White House communications director. We also ask listeners to share how their views of O.J. Simpson have evolved over the years after being granted parole yesterday; review this week's new releases on FilmWeek; and more.
The National Association of Realtors released a survey report showing a surge in foreign home buyers, with 71 percent of California buyers to be from Asia and Oceania this year alone. But other reports contradict these numbers - we dive into analysis. We also check in with LAPD Chief Beck; speak with Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom about his gubernatorial candidacy; and more.
Big health care news from Washington - again. After two more GOP senators backed out of the latest repeal and replace ACA bill, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing for a straight repeal vote, no replacement. Would this pass? How would it affect the market? What about California? We also look at potential face scans at the airport; how to be honest about depression; and more.
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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