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Bob Filner

The latest on the Bob Filner sexual harassment scandal

A total of seven women have now come forward and accused San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of sexual harrassment. Amitha Sharma, a reporter for KPBS, has been following the case. She joins the show with the latest.
Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) Announces His Resignation Amid Lewd Photo Scandal

Do politicians never learn from sex scandals?

Why do politicians who know that they're in the spotlight do things which so easily can land them in big trouble?
Boehner Speaks To Press After GOP Conference Meeting
Immigration reform looks to be going nowhere, budget and debt ceiling battles may threaten economic recovery, and some Democrats are saying its time be move more forcefully to the left. It's time for the Friday Flashback, our analysis of the weeks' major news with James Rainey of the LA Times and from Washington DC, National Journal's Nancy Cook.
Do short interval workouts like Crossfit work? We'll find out by speaking with Dr. Allen Lim a sports physiologist. But first we sent Alex and A to the gym.
Live Nation
Live Nation is introducing local foods and vegetarian meals at its 38 amphitheaters across the US.
Riverside Split Sentencing Ride Along
As L.A. County considers building a new jail, reform advocates push alternatives like "split sentencing," where convicts serve some time outside of jail.
The Big Sleep

Raymond Chandler at 125: Remembering a crime novel icon

It's been 54 years since the iconic hardboiled crime writer Raymond Chandler said the "Long Goodbye." But the author of that book and other noir classics, like "Farewell My Lovely" and "The Big Sleep," is still being celebrated.
The new film "The To Do List" stars actress Aubrey Plaza as Brandy Clark, an incredibly studious high school graduate who has decided she wants to lose her virginity before heading off to college.
Iasos, considered by many to be the father of new age music, is in LA for his first ever multimedia performance at the Cinefamily theatre on Fairfax.
Obit Virginia Johnson

Sex research pioneer Virginia Johnson dies at 88

She was a secretary. He was a scientist. They changed American attitudes about sex. Virginia Johnson, half of Masters & Johnson, dies at 88.
Premiere Of HBO's "Enlightened" - Arrivals

Lisa Loeb and her transition into children's music

Tomorrow we'll speak to singer songwriter Lisa Loeb about the turn her career's towards writing children's music.

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