AirTalk for September 30, 2014

Undocumented immigrants can apply for professional licenses in California under a new law (SB-1159; Lara) signed on Sunday by Gov. Jerry Brown. Also, Los Angeles WaterKeeper is calling on Angelenos to stop washing their cars. Then, Mayor Richard Riordan talks about this new memoir "The Mayor."
Sergio Garcia speaks at The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) news conference on Aug. 27. Garcia, 36, is a law school graduate who passed California's bar examination, but he's living in the United States illegally. California

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AirTalk for August 25, 2014

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AirTalk for August 20, 2014

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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon lifted the curfew in Ferguson, but confusion over restrictions on protests only seemed to fuel frustrations and confusion. Also, New CEO of the Los Angeles Times talks future of the paper, media. Then, farmers, redheads, Jews and microhome-owners: The very big world of niche dating.

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