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.
Greece resoundingly rejected continued economic austerity in Sunday’s referendum.. Also, with the Confederate Flag falling from favor across the country, a question has come to the fore: where is the line when it comes to glorifying or castigating historical figures? Then, the West's perception of women's lives in Iran is incomplete at best.
The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high. Also, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals reset the stakes and created a new test for whether interns should be paid. Then, the long 4th of July weekend is upon us. There’s no better time to get in your car and go somewhere. But where?
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says he will block enforcement of new measures that make it easier to dismantle homeless encampments. Also, Covered California will collect data on prescriptions, doctor visits and hospital stays, a move that has stirred serious concerns about data protection and privacy. Then, has hitchhiking become obsolete in today’s America?
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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