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Paolo Nutini

Loving You, from Nutini's album These Streets

The New Sneeze

Sneezing into hands is out - into the sleeves is in. John Rabe takes an office poll to see who's up on the new sneeze.
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Hand Washing

Doctor Paul Silka, chief of staff at Cedars Sinai, tells us about their hand washing campaign.
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New Oboist in Town

The Los Angeles Philharmonic has a new principal oboist, 26-year-old Ariana Ghez. Queena Kim spoke to Ghez at a practice room in Disney Hall recently.
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Saul Levine

John Rabe talks with LA radio legend Saul Levine. He could sell K-Mozart, the commercial classical station, for somewhere around 200-million dollars, but he won't, because he believes in local radio.
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Super Agent Man

Some people underplay their accomplishments. Other people exaggerate them. All Jerry Heller has to do is tell the truth. The 66-year-old Heller's spent his life on the business side of the music business, from bringing Elton John to America, to co-founding Ruthless Records with rapper Eazy E... The guy who helped bring you Your Song was also partly responsible for Cop Killer and Straight Outta Compton. KPCC's Adolfo Guzman-Lopez spoke with Heller about his new memoir, Ruthless.
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Space Aliens and Sea Fish

Marine biologist Milton Love tells us how tracking fish helped him understand alien abductions.
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From Fallen Fruit to Jam

A few weeks ago, as the peaches ripened in Echo Park, the group Fallen Fruit held a jam session. They taught people how to make jam from fruit that grows on public property.

Tamborza

Every once in a while, to get a good story, all you have to do is get up off the couch. John got off his couch to listen to a Tamborza band playing in a neighbor's yard.

Alameda Swap Meet

The two chef-owners of La Casita Mexicana in the city of Bell take Off-Ramp producer Queena Kim shopping for little-known Mexican herbs at the Alameda Swap Meet.