Comcast/Time Warner merger, e-cigarettes, Valentine's Day etiquette and more

Cable Giant Comcast To Acquire Time Warner Cable
Let's talk about the future of the Internet in the U.S. Or more specifically, the future of the Internet for about 30 million people.
Ask Emily

Ask Emily: What happens if your income changes?

Emily Bazar, senior writer for the California Healthcare Foundation Center for Health Reporting, joins us to answer questions about the Affordable Care Act.
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The $1.5 billion e-cigarette industry faces FDA regulation

If you've been out and about lately you may have noticed the not so new trend of e-cigarettes. We're joined by Megan McArdle who wrote about the expanding industry for Bloomberg Businessweek.
Urban Beekeeping

LA City Council takes step to allow urban beekeeping

Yesterday, the LA city council voted unanimously to allow beekeeping in the city, which, as you can imagine, has created some buzz.
California Report

In Oakland, using video games to build a bridge to Silicon Valley

The high-tech industry does not look like the rest of California. There are very few African-Americans or Latinos working at tech companies.
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Health care surcharge riles customers at top LA eatery

Republique has been called the city’s hottest new restaurant, but it also might be the most controversial because of a three-percent surcharge added to every tab.
Sydney Prepares For Valentine's Day

Etiquette Lesson: The dos and don'ts of Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is upon us, and while February 14th is usually a time for grand expressions of love, what should you do if you're in a new relationship?
It's Thursday, and that means it's time for State of Affairs, our look at politics and government throughout California. To help us with that today, we're joined in studio by KPCC political reporters Alice Walton and Frank Stoltze.
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Ex-governors of California push for death penalty reform

Former California Governors Gray Davis, George Deukmejian and Pete Wilson are announcing an effort today to place a death penalty reform initiative on the statewide ballot.
Winter Storm Affects Large Swath Of Southern States

Winter storm shakes up the East Coast with 'frost quakes'

As another winter storm creeps up the Northeast and Midwest, people are bracing themselves for the snowy roads, canceled flights and power outages. But this winter storm is also bringing something east coast natives aren't used to: quakes!
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What's trending on the final day of New York Fashion Week?

We're joined by Booth Moore, she's the fashion critic for the Los Angeles Times and she's been on the ground there this week.
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Some critics have dubbed it the worst poem ever. But one poet believes Stewart's work shows some promise, and above all bravery.
Desert Shutdown
If you're heading out to Palm Springs for Modernism Week, Charles Phoenix has his list of favorite hotspots to see while you're there.
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