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AirTalk gets the latest from Northern California as wildfires continue to burn for a third day, leaving 17 dead and scorching more than 100,000 acres. We also explore crazy or unlikely start-up ideas after reports that Amazon is in talks to deliver packages inside your home while you are gone; where do you stand on NFL commissioner’s anthem demands?; and more.
AirTalk debates funding Gov. Brown’s $17-million plan to build tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta ahead of the Metropolitan Water District’s vote this afternoon. We also dive into a new report that the LASD has been allowing ICE to access information on soon-to-be-released inmates; who is the LA Times’s new editor in chief?; and more.
Senator Feinstein announced this morning that she would be running for re-election, sprouting debate within her party on whether or not she's fit for a fifth term. We examine the arguments for and against, while also discussing the weekend's politics, including latest on DACA, Trump vs. Corker, and the EPA's decision to ease up on coal-fired power plants; we also dive into the history of sexism in Hollywood; and more.
AirTalk dives into the implications of unexpected support from the GOP and NRA in regulating gun modifications, like the bump stock Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock used Sunday night. We also look into the concept of rehabilitation after USC’s new medical dean resigned over a 14-year-old sexual assault lawsuit; review this week’s new releases on FilmWeek; and more.
AirTalk teams up with sister affiliate KNPR to bring you stories from the Las Vegas community as the country attempts to cope with the largest mass shooting in U.S. history. We also debate new state regulations that will not require Uber and Lyft drivers to submit their fingerprints, as taxi drivers do; preview the Dodgers’ postseason before it kicks off against the Diamondbacks tomorrow; and more.
In the wake of Trump's visit to Las Vegas, we check in with local reporter Michael Scott Davidson for updates on the president's visit and how the city is handling. We also discuss LAX renovations; speak with author Lenora Chu; and more.