Take Two

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Take Two for May 16, 2013

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Bipartisan Group Of Senators Announce Major Agreement On Immigration Reform
A proposal by a bi-partisan group of senators known as the Gang of Eight is working its way through the legislative process. Many expect it will pass, perhaps with broad support from both sides of the aisle. Things are not so clear on the other end of Capitol Hill.
Santa Ana Winds Stoke Wildfires In Southern California
The ACA takes a rather narrow view of who can be considered American Indian, and therefore be exempt from the requirement to have health insurance.

NASA's Kepler planet-hunting spacecraft in jeopardy

Space. The final frontier. These are the voyages of the Spacecraft Kepler.
Cook It Up

Teen cooking show teaches culture, cameras and chopping skills

Crawford High School in San Diego's City Heights neighborhood is one of the most diverse schools in the nation. Now one local university professor dreamed up a way to share some of that culinary richness, while capitalizing on America's obsession with cooking shows.
21st Annual Movieguide Awards - Show
Tonight at UCLA's James Bridges theatre, Joe Mantegna and Richard Dreyfus will take to the stage in a stripped-down production of David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross."
It's time now for our regular check-in on city politics, City Hall Pass, your ticket to all the latest news out of downtown with KPCC politics reporter Alice Walton and editor Oscar Garza.
Donna Coppola
As the final part of our series "Dear Mayor," KPCC's political reporter Frank Stoltze and team are out this morning at Auntie Em's Kitchen in the Eagle Rock neighborhood, asking voters about what they want from the next leader of Los Angeles.
College Students
Today we hear from 24-year-old Kathleen Carlos, who spent the last three years studying biology at Cal State LA. We met up with her on the school's Greenlee Plaza, an astroturfed rooftop with a view of the 10 freeway.
The Office

'The Office' producer on remaking Scranton in LA

KPCC spoke with 'The Office' Producer Steve Burgess on what it was like turning a huge sunny city like L.A. into a small, former coal-mining community more than 2,300 miles away,
Valley Girl
While the "Valley Girl" of the eighties became a cultural phenomenon, the Valley itself is a unique part of the country. Kevin Roderick, author of “The San Fernando Valley: America’s Suburb," tells us about the evolution of this influential region of Southern California.

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