Take Two for February 20, 2013

Police still don’t know why a 20-year-old man went on a deadly shooting rampage in Orange County yesterday morning, killing three and wounding at least two others. We’ll talk with KPCC’s Ben Bergman, who’s been covering the story.
Bell Salaries

Closing arguments begin in Bell corruption trial

Closing arguments began Wednesday for the trial of the six Bell officials charged with corruption. Prosecutors accused them of collecting paychecks for jobs that didn't exist. Defense attorneys will speak in the afternoon.

Should we learn to adapt to climate change?

Climate change has been getting a lot of attention lately. It was blamed for last year's extreme heat and for Super-storm Sandy.
Zero Dark Thirty
"Zero Dark Thirty" is up for a Best Picture Oscar this Sunday, but the movie about the hunt for Osama Bin Laden has been condemned by some politicians who say it misrepresents the U.
84th Academy Awards Final Oscar Ballot Mailing

Oscars 2013: What is an Academy Award worth for an actor's career?

How much does a studio gain from a best picture win? How much more money can an actor command with a gold statue on their resume? Gina Delvac reports.
Lindsay Lohan Probation Hearing
Kevin Mazur is the director and producer of a new documentary about paparazzi called "Sellebrity." Mazur joins the show to talk about his film and the paparazzi phenomenon.
Proposed California Budget Cuts Threaten Adult Day Health Care
Medi-Cal, California's version of Medicaid, already provides help to nearly 8 million residents. This week, the State Assembly is considering a bill which could add more than a million new people to Medi-Cal's rosters.
Jose Gardea First District City Council candidate
Los Angeles voters have a choice between the established Sacramento lawmaker or the longtime bureaucrat in a district that stretches from Northeast L.A. to Pico-Union.

What's behind the success and popularity of the Vine app?

Vine debuted less than a month ago but it's already being used for commercials and movie releases. It's even suffered from a porn scandal. Here with more on Vine is Angela Watercutter, who covers pop culture for Wired.

LA chefs cook up multiple James Beard Award nominations

The James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for their 2013 Restaurant Awards yesterday, and for once LA chefs are generously represented. Here to talk about some of the contenders is Patric Kuh, a recipient of a James Beard award for his food writing at Los Angeles magazine.
First Lady Michelle Obama Highlights Increased Access To Healthy Food In Underserved Communities

Northgate Gonzalez market chain banks on Latinos' appetite for traditional foods

The collective buying power of the Latino population in the U.S. will reach an estimated $1.5 trillion in 2015. Not surprisingly, researchers say that much of that money will be going to buying food.
Call Of Duty

How and why did video games get so violent?

Todd Martens, a critic for the LA Times who has recently written about violent video games, joins the show.
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