Texas Republican Ted Cruz, the freshman senator and Tea Party favorite, has gained national notoriety in recent weeks. He led the recent Republican attempt to de-fund and nullify the Affordable Care Act.
Recently, Susan Orlean relocated to Los Angeles where she's found the subject of her next book: The Central Library in downtown L.A. She reminds us of a fire that ravaged the Central Library back in April 29, 1986.
Red is for the World Series which starts tonight, blue is for the Dodgers off-season so far and is white the color of a non-athlete? Joining us to answer that question is Andy and Brian Kamenetzsky, who have covered sports for ESPN and the L.A. Times.
Last year, when voters signed off on a proposal to bring streetcars to downtown L.A. they were told the project would cost $125 million. Some cost overruns are to be expected, but a new estimate puts the price of the streetcars to more than $325 million.
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