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Los Angeles’s City Councils Economic Development Committee is considering a plan that would contribute $138 million in financial assistance to the building of the Frank Gehry-designed Grand Avenue project. Also, a new study by UC Irvine shows that repetition may have negative effects on memorization. Then, the Getty Villa and Center have drained their fountains and pools in an effort to conserve water.
Proposition 187 would have withheld public services such as healthcare and education from those in the country illegally. We discuss how Latino lawmakers are trying to purge some of the language in the law. Also, should minors convicted for sex crimes be given stiffer sentences? Then, how is extra time calculated in matches in the World Cup?
A Presbyterian group has given permission to pastors to marry into same-sex marriages. Also, Assemblyman Chris Holden has a bill asking/pressuring the state Board of Education to add the election of Barack Obama to the public school curriculum. Then it's FilmWeek on AirTalk!
In an announcement this morning, President Obama said that the US will bolster military resources in the area, but has stressed the idea that the Iraqi military is best equipped to handle the situation. Also, how will the ouster of Dov Charney affect the American Apparel brand? Then, we discuss the effects of counterfeit drugs worldwide.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has revoked the trademark for the Washington Redskins. Also, a parade of recall announcements from GM and other auto companies have left customers bitter, not just about the faulty car parts, but about the system for fixing affected vehicles. Then, would you pick up a hitchhiking robot?
Mayor Eric Garcetti caused quite the uproar on Monday, when he dropped an F-bomb at the LA Kings victory ceremony. We discuss the OJ Simpson chase 20 years later. A new bill could allow underage individuals to consume alcohol.