John Rabe talks with travel experts and columnists for Westways Paul Lasley and Elizabeth Harryman about the latest travel news, including Valentine's Day getaways, a California state park to visit for African-American history month, trips for Chinese New Year, and Paul and Elizabeth's experiences in London when covering the festivities for the Queen's Jubilee.
Guest host John Rabe together with critics Peter Rainer of the New York Magazine and Andy Klein of New Times L.A. discuss the week's latest film and video releases. This week's selections include: Collateral Damage, Rollerball, Scotland,PA, Shiri, and a revisit of Monster's Ball. Peter also talks about his trip to the Miami film festival.
Six California legislators introduced a bill that would prohibit law enforcement from helping federal drug agents arrest and investigate marijuana license holders in the state - we hear the debate from proposing and opposing sides. We also cover the latest on today's healthcare vote, yesterday's special education SCOTUS ruling; and more.
On Tuesday Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti expanded Special Order 40, the LAPD's ban on stopping people suspected of living in the country illegally, to now apply to the Fire Department, Airport Police and Port Police. How has Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) responded? We also cover the Sierra snowpack overload and concerns of flooding; and more.
This year, California adopted the ‘right-to-try’ law, which lets terminally ill patients access experimental therapies that haven’t been fully approved by the FDA - we debate the pros and cons. We also cover day two of Judge Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearings; the impact of video games on male adolescent careers; and more.
Senate confirmation hearings are underway for President Trump's pick to fill the late Justice Antonin Scalia's seat, which has been vacant for more than a year. Will partisan politics block Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination? We also cover the latest on FBI Director James Comey's Russia investigations statements; how to handle bullying as a parent; and more.
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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