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Los Angeles Vies For Grant To Add Toll Lanes To Freeway System
The millions are a welcome find in a time of economic tightening but now officials are wondering if more funds are languishing elsewhere.
Oakland Police Dept. Holds News Conference On Chief Howard Jordan's Abrupt Step Down
Back in January, Oakland's City Council voted to to hire former LA police Chief Bill Bratton to help bring down rising rates of burglary and homicide. Bratton joins the show with more.
Darrell Issa has more campaign cash than Kevin McCarthy

Friday Flashback: Immigration bill, Benghazi, and more

We talk about the week that was with our regular journalists in-the-know. On tap this week are Shane Goldmacher, congressional correspondent for the National Journal, and James Rainey from the Los Angeles Times.
A+E Networks 2013 Upfront - Inside

A look ahead to the 2013 TV/Digital Upfronts

With TV/Digital Upfronts coming up, we thought it'd be a good time to check in now with what's happening in the land of television.
Source Family
The Source Family was a group of about 140 folks who believed in the curative powers of marijuana and alfafa sprouts. Now this eclectic group is the subject of a new documentary called "The Source Family."
Firms owned by whites won nearly all of the contracts awarded by the city. And by nearly all, we mean 92 percent.
Last month, the Sacramento Bee uncovered the story of a Las Vegas psychiatric hospital which has been bussing hundreds of patients to cities and towns throughout the country. Now the findings by a federal investigation could strip the hospital of funding.
Motherhood, Rescheduled
In recent years, women have been able to postpone parenthood to pursue careers or to find the perfect mate thanks to advances in modern medicine.
A Warriors' Education

US Marines launch campaign to recruit Asian Americans

The US Marines are looking for a few more good men and women. And in particular, a few good Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders
Math Arts

Math by way of art: For Pasadena school, arts plus math is really adding up

A Pasadena elementary school uses art to teach third graders addition, subtraction and long division. An advocacy group wants to expand the program across the state.
 Surfing Heritage Vintage Surf Auction
The Surfing Heritage Vintage Surf Auction takes place Saturday, up for auction are vintage surfboards from the 1920s to the 1980s, as well as surfing memorabilia and art. Host Alex Cohen speaks with Scott Bass, the director/producer of the event.
Greyboy Allstars
The band The Greyboy Allstars got their start two decades ago at a bar in San Diego. Their new album, "Inland Emperor," comes out next week. It is, to say the very least, very very funky.

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