Recently on AirTalk
Rolling Stone formally retracted the 9,000-word piece by writer Sabrina Rubin Erdely detailing an alleged gang rape at a University of Virginia frat house, after commissioning the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism to review the piece. Also, the Los Angeles City Council is considering reinstating a ban on people living in their vehicles. Then, the state of the home cooked meal is on a decline according to a survey.
In the wake of yesterday's Iran agreement, some in Congress are still leery of the deal and are moving forward with legislation that would give Congress a final vote on any deal. Also, as breast feeding becomes more popular, will there be a commercial market for breast milk? Then we look at the best racing films following today's release of 'Furious 7.'
Amid the news that California’s snowpack has almost vanished, Gov. Jerry Brown ordered statewide cutbacks. Also, Los Angeles settled a class action lawsuit Wednesday brought on behalf of a quarter-million disabled city residents. Then, in “The Great Divide,” historian Thomas Fleming pits the competing visions of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson and how their ideological battles helped shape the fledgling nation.
The state of California will conduct its last manual snowpack reading today, and the forecast is that the numbers won’t be good. Also, AirTalk takes a look back at how transportation in L.A. has (and hasn’t) changed in the last 30 years and a look ahead at what lies in the future for commuters in L.A. Then, we celebrate 30 years of AirTalk and Larry Mantle!
A pilot program to open a path for motorists through Griffith Park to the iconic Hollywood Sign is pitting neighborhood groups against each other. Also, should police officers have access to body camera video footage before submitting their report to prosecutors? Then, we look at the impact of rap mogul Jay Z's streaming service Tidal on the music industry.
Following the Germanwings crash last week, we ask experts why a suicidal co-pilot would want to kill all the passengers and crew when killing himself? Also, Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell stops by AirTalk today for the first of what will be a monthly check-in with AirTalk. Then, business owners in the state of Indiana can now legally deny services to same-sex couples on the grounds that it would go against their religious beliefs.