What is it about LA that inspires people to refer to it by such monikers as La La Land, Hollyweird, Plastic Land, or even Paradise with a Lobotomy? Larry Mantle examines the culture of Los Angeles through its urban myths legends and scandalous rumors with Paul Young, author of LA Exposed (St. Martins Press).
California State University and California Community College campuses got one step closer to being tobacco-free after the state Assembly voted 41-24 yesterday to approve a tobacco ban; Faith Salie of NPR's Wait, Wait . . .Don't Tell Me talks about new memoir, "Approval Junkie," and weighing the pros and cons of a bailout for Puerto Rico.
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