Host Larry Mantle talks with Chris Reed of the Orange County Register about the latest news in Orange County. Topics include: 2001 as the Year of El Toro, Huntington Beach City Councilman Dave Garofalo Quits, D.A. Tony Rakaukas Subject of Grand Jury Investigation, New Interpretation of Proposition 13, and UCI Sex Crime Case.
At the beginning of our military involvement in Afghanistan, critics of the policy warned that we may be facing a protracted conflict with no exit strategy like Vietnam. Why was it so easy for American armed forces to succeed in overtaking the Taliban and al Qaeda when so many thought this would be an impossible task? What will the next phase bring not only in Afghanistan but also in the War on Terrorism? Larry Mantle speaks with senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and Stanford law professor, Abraham Sofaer.
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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