Marshelle Mills is a mother of three. Her husband works for LAUSD and — until recently — she worked in child development. She's been unemployed for some time, and she's even gotten a few job offers — offers that she says she was forced to decline.
If you read the LA Times Monday morning perhaps you saw a nice profile on Jeffrey Hildreth, the man who's dug a nearly 1800 square foot hole underneath his Sierra Madre home. Eventually he wants to construct a wine bar and art gallery there, but he's run into some trouble with the city as of late. Off-Ramp producer Kevin Ferguson broke the story last month, and he joins John with the story's latest.
KPCC's Karen Fritsche faced a common LA dilemma - how do you manage your love life in SoCal, where dating can involve hours of driving? Karen came up with a scientific solution. (Since this piece originally aired, Karen has found true love, and they live together. And her system worked.) Come inside to find out who the lovely couple are.
This week, with hosts Rico Gagliano and Brendan Newnam: Artist Chris Burden revokes your driver's license... We look back on the biggest little wedding of the 19th century... And the "Sushirrito" is born. Plus, PJ Harvey's new tune kills, and Weird Al Yankovic makes a rare foray into comedy.
UPDATE: Eve and Rico got married and honeymooned in Europe, but we still like their piece from March 2010.
You can window shop for most of the things you need for a wedding… but what about a honeymoon?
Well Dinner Party Download co-host Rico Gagliano is getting married and he and his fiance Eve Troeh, a producer at Marketplace Money, have the answer: the LA Times Travel and adventure show. They found it at the LA Convention Center.
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