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California Lawmaker Searched

Update on the alleged FBI bribery sting of Sen. Ron Calderon

What if the film "Argo" and the TV show "House of Cards" had a baby? The plot might look something like the reports surrounding an FBI affidavit about alleged criminal behavior by California state senator Ron Calderon.
Immigration Rally

The pressure's on California House GOP members to act on immigration

Usual allies from law enforcement, religion and agriculture are giving California Republican lawmakers a blunt message: pass immigration reform. Now.
Senate Intelligence Committee ranking member Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) during a hearing in September on Capitol Hill.

Friday Flashback: NSA spying, healthcare.gov woes and more

Fasten your seatbelt, power up your electronic devices, because it's time for our weekly analysis of the news, the Friday Flashback. Joining the show today is James Rainey of the LA Times and Alex Seitz Wald of National Journal.
LA Aqueduct anniversary

Looking ahead to the future of LA's water

The completion of the L.A. Aqueduct in 1913 was hardly the end of our city's quest for water. It now provides only a third of the supply for LA.
Nosotros los Nobles

Mexico's 'Nosotros los Nobles' becomes a box office hit

The new film "Nosotros los Nobles" has no high speed chases, no explosions and not a single high tech special effect. But the film has become a blockbuster hit in its home country of Mexico.
LA Classic Football
Here in LA we've got our own version of high school gridiron iconography: the East LA Classic. It's a huge rivalry game between Roosevelt and Garfield high schools.
Dia de los Muertos

How to celebrate Dia de los Muertos

Evonne Gallardo, executive director of Self Help Graphics in Boyle Heights joins the show to talk about how to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos.

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