Guest host Patt Morrison talks with Chris Reed of the Orange County Register about the latest news in Orange County. Topics include: Anti-airport Initiative Back on the Ballot, Orange County's Men Go to Washington, Academic Freedom at Orange Coast College, and More Trouble for Huntington Beach Councilman Dave Garofalo.
A lot of attention has been paid of late to the Los Angeles River, but few people know much about the San Gabriel River. Frequently considered little more than a storm drain, the San Gabriel contains an array of plant and bird species - some of which are found no where else on earth. Patt Morrison talks with Seal Beach City Councilmember Paul Yost and Jeff Yann from the Sierra Club. They would like to return the San Gabriel to a more natural state, and include it as part of a continuous network of park and wilderness areas throughout the Southland.
A new bill calls for attacks against law enforcement to be under the purview of California's hate crime statute; the Los Angeles city attorney's office is expected to file suit against Macy's, Sears, Kohl's and J.C. Penney for false reference pricing in their marketing strategies; Mark Shriver's intimate portrayal of Pope Francis in his latest book; and more.
After President-elect Donald Trump tweeted about the cost of Air Force One, Boeing's stock went down as much as 1 percent - we take a look at how journalists and news outlets should report on the future president's Twitter platform; the Pentagon killed an internal report that found $125 billion in administrative waste; bursting through Facebook bubbles in a heated and contentious election cycle; and more.
Intense debates have sparked among the 538 members of the Electoral College, who are set to cast their votes on December 19 - are they bound to support their state's candidate, or should they be free to vote their conscience?; Amazon launches a new market shopping experience without cash registers or lines; and we take a look at how counterterrorism efforts continue to impact personal privacy and tech concerns one year after the San Bernardino shooting.
Two more Cabinet members have been appointed by President-elect Donald Trump: retired Marine General James Mattis as Secretary of Defense, and former GOP presidential rival Dr. Ben Carson as Secretary of Housing; we take a closer look at the Oakland fire and its implications for what could be a larger housing problem in California; plus, how and why conspiracy theories are feeding into the 2016 political climate.
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