Take Two

News and culture through the lens of Southern California. Hosted by Alex Cohen & A Martínez

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Take Two for August 22, 2013

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Activist Demonstrate Against High Cost Of College Education In U.S.

Is bankruptcy the solution for the student loan crisis?

Student loans are virtually the only type of loan that can't be discharged in bankruptcy court. A new report from the Center for American Progress argues that changing that rule would be good for students.
Former Congressman Bob Filner of San Diego

What does it take to remove a politician from office?

Meeting the legal requirements to recall the mayor is no small feat, but many San Diegans see it as their only option with the Bob Filner scandal.
Walmart Strawberry Supply Chain
When the Affordable Care Act goes into effect, it could have a tremendous impact on California's $43.5 billion agricultural industry.
A U.S. Border Patrol Agent in September 2011, along the Mexico-Arizona border.
You've probably heard of the Minutemen Project. It's a group that started back in 2005, billing itself as the "neighborhood watch" of the U.S.-Mexico border.
USDA Defines Organic Standards

Whole Foods hopes to shed pricey reputation

According to the Wall Street Journal, the grocery store chain is trying to shed that "whole paycheck" image and be a bit more affordable. Reporter Julie Jargon joins the show with more.
Navajo Taco

The Navajo taco adapted as the people did

On the Navajo Nation, tacos lose the tortilla and take on fry bread. This summer, a group of teenagers visited a Navajo farm to learn the art of this speciality.
CVS Receipt

What's the deal with those comically long CVS receipts? (Poll)

If you've purchased something lately from CVS using your ExtraCare card, it's a good chance you've left the store with a receipt almost as long as you are tall.
Rep. Gary Miller (R-Rancho Cucamonga)

In the Inland Empire a Congressional race is in full swing

Republican Gary Miller is being challenged by a trio of Democrats including Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar and former Congressman Joe Baca.
Vice President Biden Addresses U.S. Conference Of Mayors In Las Vegas
Its time for State of Affairs, our look at politics throughout California with KPCC's political reporters Alice Walton and Frank Stoltze
Health Fair In Los Angeles Offers Free Screenings For Residents
A nationwide trade association for the adult film industry has called for a moratorium on production after a performer has tested positive for HIV.
Indian operators take calls at Quatrro c

Would you outsource your mundane tasks to India?

It's become popular for them to virtually outsource large portions of their lives, but is it all that it's cracked up to be? Slate's Farhad Manjoo gave it a shot and it turns out that it can be pretty awful.
AAA Texas 500
Every week we get your weekend conversation starters with Rico Gagliano and Brendan Newnam, the hosts of the Dinner Party Download podcast and radio show.
The Telling Room
Best-selling author Michael Paterniti joins the show to discuss his new book, "The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World's Greatest Piece of Cheese." It's the true story of intrigue behind the sought-after cheese, Paramo de Guzman, made in a tiny Castilian village in Spain.

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