Take Two for September 12, 2013

Senate Banking Committee Reviews The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Final Report

Phil Angelides looks back at the economic collapse of 2008

Phil Angelides headed the government's Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, where he was charged with investigating the cause of that ensuing financial crisis.
The headquarters of Lehman Brothers in Times Square five years ago. The financial services firm filed for bankruptcy in September 2008.
To dig deeper into how else California's economy changed we invited three economic and financial experts to help us understand how our state is doing.
Ask Emily

Ask Emily On Take Two: The basics of Obamacare

Today Emily Bazar explains the basics of Obamacare: when it starts, how you enroll, etc. She also explains how dental and vision coverage works under the new plan.
Cabrillo Science Camp
The idea of taking fewer tests will probably sound pretty awesome to kids out there. But parents? They could have a reason to be a little worried.
Mission San Antonio de Padua, Monterey County, CA with the statue of Father Junipero Serra outside.

Exhibit explores Father Junipero Serra's life, 300 years later

This is the 300th anniversary of Spanish missionary Father Junipero Serra's birth and it's being marked with an ambitious exhibit at the Huntington Library near Pasadena.
Time for State of Affairs, our look at politics and government throughout California. To help us with that we're joined in studio now by KPCC political reporters Alice Walton and Frank Stoltze.

Could native bee species save the honeybee and agriculture?

We're most familiar with honeybees and bumblebees, but thousands of other native bee species could also help pollinate crops.
CREE bulb

CREE creates LED lightbulb to compete with incandescent market

The lighting company CREE says its new bulb provides natural-looking light while using just a fraction of the energy of traditional bulbs.
Some of the 58 homeless Chihuahuas and s

Dinner Party Download: Flying dogs, chickenless eggs and more

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.
Rockabye Baby

Rockabye Baby transforms rock and hip-hop hits into lullabies

Let's say you love raucous music like rock n roll, heavy metal, rap and hip hop. But you also have a little one at home. What to do?
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