AirTalk for July 3

AirTalk is away for Independence Day weekend! Please stay tuned for previous content, and tune in today, July 3, 2015 from 12:00-1:00 PM PST to hear Filmweek. Also, remember to check out our Facebook and Twitter pages. Happy Independence Day from Larry Mantle and the entire AirTalk Team!

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AirTalk for May 29, 2015

LA labor leaders are seeking an exemption from the city’s minimum wage law for companies with union employees. Also, signs are showing that a strong El Niño this winter could mean an end to California’s extreme drought. Then, seismologist Lucy Jones joins Larry Mantle to fact-check the science behind the disaster flick “San Andreas.”

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AirTalk for May 28, 2015

Motorcycle lane-splitting could soon be legal. The state Assembly is expected to approve the legislation sometime this week, and supporters believe it will clear the Senate as well. Also, for May’s AT30 event, Larry Mantle and his guests talk Silicon Beach and tech in Los Angeles. Would Los Angeles’ tech hub ever be able to rival that of its Northern neighbors?

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AirTalk for May 27, 2015

Fans are reeling this morning after a handful of officials from soccer’s world governing body were arrested on corruption and conspiracy charges. Also, AirTalk revisits a highlighted study that has come under question after the researcher was recently accused of misrepresenting his methods. Then, California Senate Bill 358 would ensure that women are paid equally as their male colleagues.

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AirTalk for May 26, 2015

Charter’s $55-billion cash and stock deal for Time Warner Cable comes a month after regulators killed Comcast’s attempt to buy Time Warner. Also, JetBlue has rolled out public service announcements reminding flyers to be on their best behavior when aboard a flight. Then, we’ll explore the psychology of littering and how new technology and social media are changing how we call people out for bad behavior.

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AirTalk for May 22, 2015

Volunteers, wildlife experts, and cleanup crews continue to cleanup efforts of the more than 100,000 gallons crude oil spill in Santa Barbara. Also, LA Times writer offers adventurous hikers the best hidden walks and trails of the city in his latest book. Then, we hear the latest from the Cannes Film Festival.

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AirTalk for May 21, 2015

L.A. County prosecutors have decided against filing charges against 15 students at Venice High School accused of sexual assaults. Also, Boy Scouts of America President Robert Gates says the ban on participation by openly gay adults can't be sustained. Then, historian Richard Reeves delves into one of the darkest episodes of American history.