Travel experts Paul Lasley and Elizabeth Harryman join Larry Mantle to share their trademark travel tips, including five great travel destinations for the coming year, great travel gadget gifts, travel to the Winter Olympics and more. Travel gadgets recommended by Paul and Elizabeth: Bucky Travel Pillow and Eye Shades; Inflatable Travel Pillow by Travel Komfort Kollar; Ear Plugs by Howard Leight or 3M; Earplanes; Lexan travel cup and immersion heater; Tilley canvas hats; 3M Ultrathon Insect repellant; Small Seiko travel clock; Zelco currency converter; Fulton collapsible travel umbrella; MityLite or Maglite small flashlight; The Hello Series of Guidebooks (Wilson Publishing) to Under $100 a night hotels by Margo Classe; Hollywood Remains to be Seen: A Guide to Movie Starsç Final Homes (Cumberland House) by Mark Masek.
Based on the issues Californians have identified as most important to them in the latest field poll, how do the presidential candidates measure up - and who's best for the state? Then, the coauthor of a letter sent by 150 public health experts calling for the 2016 Olympic games to be moved from Rio makes his case; Plus, the candidates for the Los Angeles County 5th District Supervisors seat debate
Could Gawker's lawsuit have a "chilling effect" on tabloid news? One of the major sources of funding for CA's high speed rail project was revenue from cap and trade auctions of carbon credits, but last week's auction was a bust; then, a state bill would free passersby of liability if they break someone's car window to rescue a hot dog inside - will owners avoid bringing dogs for fear of overzealous animal lovers breaking into their cars to free a dog that's just fine? And a closer look at why it's taken so long to cleanup Exide.
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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