AirTalk

Lively and in-depth discussions of city news, politics, science, entertainment, the arts, and more. Hosted by Larry Mantle

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AirTalk for December 20, 2001

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Rose Parade Security

More than one-thousand officers will be deployed for the upcoming Rose Parade and Rose Bowl game, as local, state and federal authorities beef-up security in Pasadena in response to the terrorist attacks of September 11th. Larry Mantle talks with Pasadena Police Division Commander Mary Chander.

Pasadena Art Center Open New Campus

Pasadena Art Center College for Design has purchased ten acres in the heart of Pasadena and plans to build a new campus. Art Center plans to build additional classrooms, a museum and public education facilities. Renowned L.A. architect Frank Gehry has agreed to redesign the historic Glenarm Power Plant already on the site. Larry Mantle talks with Art Center President Richard Koshalek about the decision.

Orange County Edition

Host Larry Mantle talks with Chris Reed of the Orange County Register about the latest news in Orange County. Topics include: El Toro Continues, Irvine Company Redux, OCC Political Science Professor Reinstated, D.A. Rackauckas' Rough Year Continues, and Sludge Blues.

Top Science Stories of 2001

Larry Mantle talks with resident skeptic and editor of Skeptic Magazine Michael Shermer about Discoverçs 100 top science stories of 2001.

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