The Madeleine Brand Show is a daily, two-hour program that looks at news and culture through the lens of Southern California.
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The Madeleine Brand Show for December 2, 2011

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We'll have the latest weather updates following Thursday's windstorm, plus we'll examine L.A. County's infrastructure and improvements that could help ease the pain of future storms. The unemployment rate finally drops below 9%. Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Roben Farzad tells us why it may not be as good as it sounds. Steve Proffitt talks about volatility and what it's like to have your life filled with it. Book critic David Kipen weighs in on who wrote the better essay about the Santa Ana winds- Chandler or Didion? Then, Meghan McCarty delivers her "Weekend Alibi," this time with tips on ways to find relief when you're sick. Reporter Sanden Totten gives you a tour of Pasadena's dark side. And Rico Gagliano and Brendan Newnam are back with “Dinner Party Download.”