Brand & Martínez for August 24, 2012

Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance A

Lance Armstrong stripped of seven Tour de France titles

Lance Armstrong has officially been stripped of his seven Tour de France titles. Madeleine talks to NPR's Mike Pesca about the case against Armstrong.
Navy Seals in training

Ex-Navy SEAL to publish tell-all book on bin Laden raid

Members of the military say they've been betrayed by one of their own

Tootsie Roll Industries a modern day Willy Wonka Factory?

We take you inside the secret world of Tootsie Roll. Wall Street Journal's Chicago bureau chief Jason Dean tells us about their investigation. Plus, snackologist and comedian Michael Ian Black rates the news.
Mitt Romney Campaigns In Des Moines

What the leaked Bain Capital documents reveal

More than 900 pages of records from Bain Capital have been leaked by the website Gawker. Marketplace's Heidi Moore discusses what the documents reveal.

LAUSD trades styrofoam trays for a more eco-friendly option

LAUSD banned the use of polystyrene trays at lunch. They are opting for a more eco-friendly option. KPCC's Vanessa Romo reports.
Benny Goodman

The Dinner Party; peanut butter cups in Japan and Benny Goodman

Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam, hosts of The Dinner Party, join A Martinez to discuss the hot conversation starters for the weekend.

Weekend Alibi: Feline Film Fest

Meghan McCarty brings you the Weekend Alibi, a roundup of the best entertainments around Southern California, so when people ask you what you did over the weekend, you'll have something interesting to say.
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