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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 31, 2013

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The owner of four pit bulls that mauled to death a 63-year-old woman jogger in the Antelope Valley has been charged with murder. The 29-year-old Alex Jackson is scheduled to be arraigned today.
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An investigation by Sacramento news station, KCRA, revealed an area strip club has been receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax credits, thanks to the contentious Enterprise Zone program.
San Jose Sharks v Los Angeles Kings - Game Seven
Tomorrow the Kings open their bid for a spot in the Stanley Cup final when they take on the Chicago Blackhawks on the road. Kings players will be energized by the idea of winning a second consecutive NHL title, but to write off the best-of-seven series with Chicago as a formality would be a huge mistake.
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On Saturday, the nonprofit environmental group Heal the Bay is hosting an event at Bay Street in Santa Monica to honor the life of Nick Gabaldon (1927-1951), a pioneering African-American surfer who died at the age of 24 while shooting the Malibu pier, but who became a symbol of a multicultural beach community.
"After Earth" New York Premiere - Red Carpet
Larry and KPCC critics Lael Loewenstein and Tim Cogshell review this week’s releases, including After Earth, Now You See Me, The Kings of Summer and more. TGI-FilmWeek!
Peter Rainer has been a film critic for thirty years. In his book, “Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Era,” Rainer gives an extensive history of films, directors, actors and more.

A new era for the Pasadena Pops

When the Pasadena Pops open their season on Saturday, the group will have a new face. That of their new conductor Michael Feinstein.

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