Take Two for November 23, 2012

Super-storm Sandy and our relationship with the ocean

Humans have lived by the shoreline for thousands of years but now that relationship is changing. Author John R. Gillis explores it in his new book "The Human Shore."
Occupy Rose Parade
One of the arguments against propositions that raise taxes for the wealthy — like Props 30 and 38 this time around — is that when taxes go up on the wealthiest, they move to states where the rates are lower.
Ansel Adams

New book explores the works of Ansel Adams

Andrea G. Stillman, a longtime executive assistant for photographer Ansel Adams, joins the show to talk with A Martinez.
Monarch the bear

The sad, amazing story of the bear on CA's state flag

The story of Monarch: his life, death, and fascinating relationship with William Randolph Hearst.
Audra Ang
Audra Ang spent seven years as a reporter in China where she fell in love with its food and its people.
Fatherhood Training

Parent Cafe gatherings teach men how to be better dads

Babies don't come with instruction manuals. But now men can train to become more engaged parents. We stop in on one fatherhood training session to learn more.
AFGHANISTAN-FRANCE-UNREST
With 195,000 soldiers, the Afghan army is bigger than ever. But it's also unstable.
Zoobiquity - 1
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.
Mercer 6225

Will Schwalbe's End of Your Life Book Club

People join book clubs for all sorts of reasons — to read more, to meet new people, to get out of the house.
A blue Chrysler is on display at Long Be

Vintage CA plates get green light from Governor Brown

Gov. Brown recently signed off on legislation that will let classic car enthusiasts to buy brand new license plates with a retro look.
Downtown Los Angeles Model
Ten years. That's how long it took one man to recreate his youth.
Benda Bilili - Photocall: 63rd Cannes Film Festival
This week LA music journalist Steve Hochman shares three albums. The first is by the LA band Very Be Careful, it’s called “Remember me from the Party?”
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