Take Two for September 28, 2012

Anti-Islam filmmaker arrested in LA for unrelated charges

Nakoula Bassely Nakoula, the man allegedly behind the film "Innocence of Muslims," was arrested yesterday in Los Angeles.
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Study claims 3rd grade is a critical pivot point for students

The third grade may be more important than you think Think your academic career hinges on junior year? Think again.
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When are animals like humans? More often than you think, at least according to a new movement that links human and animal behaviors. KPCC's Stephanie O'Neill reports.
Califonria Budget

Props To You: Would Prop 31 improve government efficiency?

Prop 31 is an initiative that claims it will improve government efficiency and accountability, which sounds good, but does this claim hold water?
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Swedish-born SoCal high schooler dreams of NFL future (PHOTOS)

Kevin Dillman, 16, is a foreign exchange student from Sweden attending La Mirada High. He’s also one of the most talked-about high school football stars in the state.
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Rico Gagliano and Brendan Newnam, the hosts of the Dinner Party radio show and podcast stop by for your weekend conversation starters.
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Wealthy Chinese citizens buying up California real estate

Rich business people from Mainland China are snapping up high-end real estate in California. Their location of choice: San Marino.
Carmageddon

Studying the effect of Carmageddon on pollution in LA

This weekend, L.A. drivers are preparing the 405 Freeway closure, dubbed Carmageddon 2.
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FDA warns consumers of illegitimate online drug retailers

Buying stuff online has become routine for many Americans. It's easy: No parking problems, no waiting in line, and it's usually cheaper, too.
Nanny rights
Across California domestic workers and their supporters are ramping up pressure on Governor Brown to sign Assembly Bill 889 by Sunday.
Ozomatli

Ozomatli makes music to appeal to kids and parents

When you're a parent, finding the right music to share with your kids can be tricky.
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