California pot vote delayed, Sochi update, 'Book of Mormon' and more

Man Hunt On For Former LAPD Officer Suspected Of Shooting Police Officer
At issue is the way the police commission looks at officer-involved shootings and whether they are justified. Traditionally, the commission has looked at the shooting itself and whether at the time of the shooting, the officer was indeed facing a deadly threat
There's data to support the notion that pot, or a drug based on its active ingredient, could help ease the fears of PTSD.

California won't vote on legal pot until 2016

California was the first state to legalize the medical use of marijuana back in 1996. For a while, it seemed likely that we'd be voting on whether to legalize recreational pot this fall.
California Voters Participate In The State's Pivotal Primary

The debate on how to handle California ballot initiatives

The ballot initiative process, by which the voters themselves can force a public vote on an issue, is used extensively in California. Prop 8, which opposed same sex marriage, was one such ballot initiative. But the fact that it was overturned has raised some questions about how those initiatives are defended and upheld.
Ski Jumping - Winter Olympics Day 10
Sonari Glinton, business reporter for NPR who has been covering the Winter Games in Sochi, joins the show with an update.

SoCal native shares Olympics experience, plans for the future

Madison Chock, Torrance native, competed in the Winter Olympics in Sochi with partner Evan Bates in the Ice Dance event. While Madison may have come up short in her quest for gold, she represents the next generation of U.S. competitors in the Winter Olympics games.
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Environmentalists and solar companies face off over Mojave development

In the California desert, the battle between environmentalists and renewable energy companies is heating up. Some conservation groups say the local impact on plants and animals is too severe.
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The debate over Little Arabia: What’s in a name?

The idea of branding Little Arabia has caught on with city leaders eager to promote another facet of Anaheim beyond Disneyland.
A Conversation With Toni Braxton And Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds At The Recording Academy
It's Tuesday and we've got some new music, so you know what that means... Tuesday Reviewsday!
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How Covered California failed to market itself to Latinos

Now to the ongoing effort to enroll folks in the Affordable Care Act. Since the process began, California has been scrambling to sign up Latinos.

Is the Affordable Care Act making Democrats vulnerable?

There has been no lack of problems with the rollout of the Affordable Care Act. Something Republicans across the country are quick to pick up on as they head into mid-term elections.
Preschool Worker - 1
Bellflower childcare provider Tonia McMillian has become an advocate for her peers. He next goals? Unionization and a voice in state policy decisions.
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How Casey Kasem changed the pop music industry forever

Former Top 40 host Casey Kasem first began spinning records and telling tales here in Southern California, half a century ago. KPCC's Steve Proffitt has his story.

The strange family feud over Casey Kasem's care

The family drama between Kasem's wife Jean and his children from his first marriage concerns Kasem's care as he's suffering from advanced Parkinson's disease.
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5 questions for 'The Book of Mormon' cast

The musical was written by 'South Park' creators, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and like the animated sitcom, 'The Book of Mormon' is wild, blasphemous and hilarious
Rufus, the 37-year-old pacu fish who has spent most of his life at Bahooka's restaurant in Rosemead, has found a permanent home.
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