Republican presidential contenders gathered last night in Sin City for the eighth GOP debate this year, and this one was bruising. Texas Governor Rick Perry came out fighting, targeting frontrunner Mitt Romney over the inadvertent hiring of illegal immigrants as lawn care workers at his former home.
This month marks the start of 'Pacific Standard Time' (PST), a southern California-wide exhibition featuring works of art created in the region from 1945 to 1980. More than 130 cultural institutions from San Diego to Palm Springs will participate in this first-ever effort, with the goal of showing that southern California has as much to offer the art world as other cultural centers do.
In the third quarter of the fiscal year, California homeowners received nearly 26 percent more default notices than in the previous three months. DataQuick, a real estate information service reported Tuesday that 71,275 first-time notices of default were issued in July, August and September compared to 56,633 in the second quarter of the fiscal year.
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck joins Larry for his monthly check-in with the next steps regarding the LAPD’s drone policies after its one-year pilot program was approved yesterday. We also debate a proposal to ban items like pepper spray and gas masks at Los Angeles protests; sit down with the Lakers General Manager Rob Pelinka ahead of tomorrow’s season opener against the Clippers; and more.
San Francisco assemblyman Phil Ting has proposed a bill that would ban gas or diesel-fueled cars by 2040. Though Ting's bill sounds extreme, auto makers have long expressed a decreased interest in diesel cars, sparking a debate on whether lawmakers are falling behind on industry trends. We also get the latest on Raqqa and its political future; explore the roles of power lines in California wildfires; and more.
The start of the week brings a whole new list of political happenings that need mulling over: a battle of the IQ's between Trump and Rex Tillerson, Steve Bannon declaring internal "war" on the GOP, the decertification of the Iran nuclear deal, and more. We also look into the realities actors face in speaking out against major studio heads; discuss Ron Chernow's new biography with the author himself; and more.
AirTalk parses through the impact on California healthcare after President Trump announced he will stop paying subsidies to health insurance companies that help pay medical costs for low-income patients. We also preview the Dodgers’s National League Championship Series opener against the Chicago Cubs Saturday; review this week’s new releases on FilmWeek; and more.
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