Take Two for February 11, 2013

LA Police Shootings

The manhunt for Christopher Dorner continues

The manhunt for triple murder suspect and former LAPD officer Chris Dorner is entering its sixth day. Over the weekend, Mayor Villaraigosa announced a $1 million reward for information about the case.

Connie Rice on Dorner and race relations in the LAPD

The case of Christopher Dorner has raised some questions about the LAPD and its treatment of black officers. It's a subject that Connie Rice knows very well. The L.A.-based civil rights attorney has represented dozens of black officers over the course of the past two decades, and she has interviewed hundreds of cops about race relations within the force.
Catholic Church parishioners are waking up today to the news that Pope Benedict the 16th is stepping down. It's been nearly 600 years since a Pope resigned from leading the Roman Catholic Church.
Tour Bus Crash
A fatal bus crash in the San Bernardino Mountains raises concerns about the safety of the discount bus business as it takes off in Southern California.
Williams Fire Burns In The Angeles National Forest
A new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture says climate change will dramatically reshape America's outdoor spaces in the coming years. The report compiled data from more than 1,000 studies.
Bipartisan Senators Announce Mental Health Services Legislation
L.A. Times film writer Rebecca Keegan joins the show to discuss the latest industry news coming out of Hollywood.
Drive-in Movie Theater

Are digital projectors driving out drive-ins?

When Hollywood stops distributing movies on 35mm film at the end of this year, that leaves the few drive-in theatres around the country in the lurch.
Tomorrow night President Obama will deliver his fifth State of the Union Speech. He has a lot of ground to cover — budget deals, spending cuts, gun control, immigration — In all, the President will be speaking for about an hour.

The end of the Waxman-Berman political machine

Sherman versus Berman was the biggest local political story in last Novembers election. The battle between two Westside Democrats who ended up running against each other because of redistricting.
Removing The Stigma Of Mental Illness - The Silver Linings Effect
The Oscar nominated film, "Silver Linings Playbook," tells the story of several people seeking to find a strategy to deal with their mental illnesses. It's been called out by doctors, educators and audiences everywhere for its ability to help remove the stigma of mental illness.
Veterans in Hollywood - Part One
In Hollywood, it's all about who you know, but that can be tough for military veterans trying to break into the industry. Now some veterans are building their own networks.

Bearing the costs of helping kids adjust to chronic illnesses

As the Affordable Care Act takes shape in California, embracing hundreds of thousands of children with special needs, the insurance industry is bracing for a battle. Elaine Korry reports.
Salinas Hospital

Salinas Hospital trains interpreters to serve immigrant population

In the Salinas Valley, small farm towns like Soledad and Greenfield dot Highway 101. Most farmworkers here are from Mexico, and an increasing number are indigenous people from Oaxaca and other Mexican states.
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