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AirTalk for July 19, 2013

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Police in Long Beach are warning residents about a possible crime spree this afternoon. It would be the latest in a string of so-called 'bash mobs' that recently struck Hollywood and San Bernardino.

Neighborhood watch in the post-Zimmerman era

There are an estimated 20,000 neighborhood watch groups and many more informal programs established in the country.

Taking Craigslist scams to an insulting level

It’s one thing to get fooled into buying fake concert tickets from Craigslist scammers. But we heard about getting suckered on a new level this month.
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Filmweek: R.I.P.D., The Conjuring, Turbo and more

Guest host Frank Stoltze and KPCC critics Henry Sheehan, Andy Klein and Charles Solomon review this week’s releases, including R.I.P.D., The Conjuring, Turbo and more. TGI-Filmweek!
Filmmaker Jessica Yu’s main character, Tonga Torcida, learns about the human role in environmental destruction and the difficulties of change.
What would you want to ask Orson Welles?

Lunch conversation with film icon Orson Welles

If you could have lunch with any movie icon, if you could ask them technical questions about filmmaking, gossip about the great stars, and even just chat about current events, would you choose Orson Welles?

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