AirTalk for August 27, 2014

Beverly Hills Unified has recently voted to give schools the authority to penalize families who don’t live in the district for enrolling their kids in its schools. Also, UCLA and Rand Health researchers say critically ill patients receiving “futile care” are creating delays in care for other patients in Intensive Care Units. Then, is In-n-Out’s double double the best burger in LA?
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Golden Gate Bridge

AirTalk for June 27, 2014

Bay Area officials voted this morning on a $76-million dollar refurbishment to the Golden Gate Bridge, including funding for suicide prevention nets on either side. Could 20-foot nets on both sides of the bridge have a significant impact on suicide prevention? Also, Is 2016 the right year for marijuana legalization ballot initiatives? Then, it's filmweek on AirTalk!