AirTalk

Lively and in-depth discussions of city news, politics, science, entertainment, the arts, and more. Hosted by Larry Mantle

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AirTalk for May 2, 2013

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Missing Orange County Hikers Search
Should taxpayers foot the bill for these costly rescues? Should hikers be held responsible financially?
Brush Fire
Should rural homeowners pay more for fire prevention services? Is the $150 an unfair tax?

Move over, QWERTY! Here comes KALQ

Are you frustrated by the QWERTY keyboard on your tablet and smartphone? Would you switch to the new KALQ keyboard? What is the design principle behind KALQ?

Updates on Ventura wildfires

Wildfires in Ventura County have consumed nearly 3000 acres and forced evacuations. We have the latest updates from the Ventura County Fire Department and reporters on the scene.
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Are employers wrong to cut employees hours so they won’t have to cover the cost of their healthcare coverage? Or are businesses entitled to take advantage of the language of the ACA?
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What if Servo had been an undiagnosed epileptic who crashed his car after a seizure? Could he still be fired? Are different disabilities treated differently? How far can employers stretch to accommodate employees with unpredictable disabilities?
Would you get a tattoo if it meant a big raise? Is it good business to have employees with permanent company logos on their bodies?

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