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Imus gets Dressed Down

Off-Ramp commentator Antronette Yancey gives former CBS radio host Don Imus a dressing down.
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The Thill is Gone

In 1945, Jerrie Thill jumped into her '38 Dodge Coupe and drove from Dubuque to the coast. Now, Jerry Thill is turning 90, and she's playing one last gig tomorrow at El Cid in Silverlake.
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The Train Shop that Couldn't

John goes to Culver City to visit the world's biggest train store in its final days. Rising rents and the Internet are leading Allied Model Trains to downsize.
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The Beetle Is Big

To mark the Unique Little Car Show in West Covina, John goes for a ride in a Nash Metropolitan and discovers high M-P-G cars are nothing new.

Drawing the Thin Blue Line

Youth Justice Coalition is an organization that fights inequalities in LA County's juvenile justice system. YJC says that the police are increasingly stopping youths who simply look like taggers. In one case, the possession a Sharpie landed a YJC member in county jail.

Graffiti Removal

Queena Kim spent a morning with the Boyle Heights graffiti removal crew. The crew removes over 250,000 square feet of graffiti every month.
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Graffiti Vandal

In 1988, a Chicano teenager, who goes by the nom-de-aerosal "Toomer" started a tagging crew called "T-K-O." KPCC's Adolfo Guzman-Lopez met up with Toomer and his crew as they painted a mural in South Central LA.

Reporter's Roundtable

Senior New Editor Nick Roman talks about prison reform.

Remembering Bob Clark

Director Bob Clark died this week. He and his son were killed in a car accident, by an apparently drunk driver. Off-Ramp film critic Andy Klein says that Clark directed one of the best movies of all time and some of the worst.

Skinny Model Ban

Off-Ramp commentator Dr. Antronette Yancey says that promoting healthier-looking models isn't brain surgery. Yancey should know, she was once a runway model.