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President Obama announced the first five cities chosen for his new "Promise Zone" poverty-fighting initiative. What does this mean for Los Angeles and the other "Promise Zone" cities? New Jersey Governor Chris Christie faces a scandal surrounding fake-lane closures. How will this impact Christie's political ambitions? And, is the California high speed rail plan green enough to use cap-and-trade funds?
There is a new proposal to fund public preschool in California. Should the state expand universal pre-k? California is facing its third dry winter in a row. What type of impact is this having on water issues across the state? Later, would an American king help alleviate some political tension in the US?
Sheriff Lee Baca has announced that he will retire at the end of this month. What will his legacy be? Is drinking a small amount of alcohol in pregnancy safe? We discuss new study out of Denmark that says it is. Later, Actress Julie Delpy, discusses reality, romance, and relationships in her new film "Before Midnight."
The U.S. Supreme Court temporarily halts same-sex marriages in Utah. Then, a look inside the Koch brothers' big money network and a look ahead at California real estate. Next, what does an Oregon study with some interesting findings on the use or emergency rooms mean for Obamacare? Later, should sellers have to share information about annoying neighbors--and a preview of tonight's BCS Championship game
The cybersecurity firm Mandiant was recently purchased for $1 billion. What does this mean for the cybersecurity industry? LA City Attorney Mike Feuer discusses his first 6 months in office. Can you actually be addicted to food? Later, we'll take a look at advertising for award shows.
L.A.'s gang czar is exiting his post after four years on the job. What's next for the city's approach to gangs? Then, what drives some of us to seek out thrills--even if there's a risk of injury? Later, how online shoe retailer Zappos is reworking its corporate structure and the pros and cons of high-tech baby monitors.