AirTalk for August 16, 2013

Should the bicyclist have received a heavier sentence?
The first bicyclist in the country to be convicted for felony vehicular manslaughter will serve no jail time. Chris Bucherre, 37, negotiated a plea deal with the San Francisco District Attorney's office for 1,000 hours of community service and three years probation for the death of 71-year-old Sutchi Hui last year.

MLB proposes broader use of instant replay

Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig had repeatedly shunned calls to expand the use of instant replay in baseball.
Fracking

Coastal Commission vows to investigate offshore fracking

The Coastal Commission has said it will launch an investigation into reports of hydraulic fracturing - known as fracking - happening off the California coastline. The Associated Press reported that there have been 12 instances of offshore fracking in the past two decades that the Coastal Commission said it didn’t know about.
Premiere Of "My Own Love Song" At The 2010 Tribeca Film Festival
Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Wade Major and Claudia Puig to review this week’s releases, including Jobs, Lee Daniels’ The Butler, Kick-Ass 2, and more. TGI-FilmWeek!
 Popular actor and comedian Jerry Lewis often jokes about being Jewish.
Comedians would agree that stand-up comedy has its roots in the Catskill Mountains in New York. The mountains were a popular vacation spot where New Yorkers went to cool off in the summer, but it quickly became a proving grounds for young Jewish comedians looking to hone their skills.
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