AirTalk for November 19, 2013

SoCal newspapers going behind pay wall

Readers who need their daily dose of the Los Angeles Daily News will soon have to pay up. That goes for frequent readers of the Long Beach Press-Telegram, the Pasadena Star News and six other local Southern California papers owned by Digital First Media. The company said the newspapers will transition to paid subscriptions starting Wednesday.
Anyone looking for affordable rentals in the Bay Area knows, they’re very hard to come by these days. The booming tech economy and sky high rents have turned San Francisco into the second-least affordable rental market in the United States.

LA Auto Show previews cars of the future

The 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show opens to the public tomorrow at the LA Convention Center. Big debuts at this year’s event include a revamped MINI Cooper, Chevrolet Colorado and Subaru WRX—and Porsche’s new Macan compact crossover.
U.S. Military Holds Flag Casing Ceremony In Baghdad As Troops Pullout Of Country

Military suicide prevention techniques seem to be working

Military suicides have dropped significantly—more than 22 percent this year. That’s great news, but what has puzzled military officials is why. The Defense Department has launched a series of new suicide prevention programs, but whether those efforts have had any real impact on the reduced rates remains unclear, officials admit.
Couple in heated argument

When private moments go public: Comic live tweets breakup

New York comedian Kyle Ayers was relaxing on the rooftop of his Brooklyn apartment when he heard a couple in the midst of a break up. Instead of leaving or trying to ignore them, Ayers live tweets the breakup.
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