AirTalk for October 6, 2015

Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that allows doctors to prescribe medication to end the lives of terminally ill patients. Then, California voters could get not one but two opportunities on the November 2016 ballot to change state and local public pensions. Also, newer companies who have risen to popularity largely through the Internet, are taking a different approach to customer service.

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AirTalk for September 9, 2015

The results are in for the first year of Common Core student testing. Then, what are the laws governing teen sexting in California? Also, President Obama is weighing his options as a worldwide debate has opened up over how to deal with the burgeoning refugee crisis. All that and more, on today's AirTalk.

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AirTalk for September 8, 2015

A little more than a year after being named publisher of the L.A. Times, Austin Beutner has been fired by the paper’s parent company Tribune Publishing Co. Also, Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina has made it a long way from her early days as a secretary at tech company Hewlett-Packard. Then, know your audience, that’s the first rule of entertainment. But what if your audience is a kid in elementary school?

AirTalk for September 7, 2015

AirTalk is away for Labor Day! Please stay tuned for a rebroadcast of Larry's panel at the historic El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood on the subject of the minimum wage in Los Angeles. Also, remember to check out our Facebook and Twitter pages. Happy Labor Day from Larry Mantle and the entire AirTalk Team!


AirTalk for September 4, 2015

If Donald Trump truly wants to make America great again, he’s going to have to do it as a least on paper. Then, while the photo of the dead Syrian toddler has put a global spotlight on the migrant crisis, is it ethical to post a photo of a dead child? Also, KPCC film critic Andy Klein and guest critic Christy Lemire review the action movie “The Transporter Refueled” and “A Walk in the Woods.”

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AirTalk for September 3, 2015

LA has seen its deadliest August since 2007 with 39 homicides, but crime remains near a historic low. Also, Rand Paul is trying to accomplish something his father couldn’t: become President of the United States. Then, is the explosion of great TV actually hurting the industry?

AirTalk for September 2, 2015

President Obama has secured enough votes to protect the Iran nuclear deal. Also, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis is now refusing to issue marriage licenses entirely, to avoid having to issue one to a gay or lesbian couple. Then, without solitary confinement, how will California prisons control gang members?