For every creative cardboard sign drawn by a beggar there is a creative city ordinance to try to deal with beggars. This week, a Las Vegas county official introduced a new restriction to vex panhandlers. The ordinance would ban pets on the Strip in Vegas, because more beggars are using animals for sympathy donations. "Panhandlers aren't blind to the effect a sad-faced puppy or little kitten has on a passer-by," reported the Las Vegas Sun.
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.
AirTalk continues its election coverage with a preview of Tuesday's primaries and analysis of Cruz and Kasich's deal to defeat Trump; Larry Mantle remembers KPCC's Morning Edition host, Steve Julian and journalist and author, Greg O'Brien, talks about the impact of documenting his struggle with Alzheimer's.
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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