Dodgers SportsNet LA, desalination pros and cons, Tuesday Reviewsday and more

Chicago Cubs v Los Angeles Dodgers

Dodgers' debut new SportsNet LA channel

Can't get enough Dodgers? Well starting tonight, you're in luck. There's a new channel launching featuring nothing but Clayton Kershaw, Yaisel Puig, and Vin Scully 24/7. But if you're not a Time Warner subscriber you may be out of luck come opening day.

'Extremely high demand' for WWE network causes tech issues

Earlier this year World Wrestling Entertainment announced plans for their very own online network, a new online streaming channel where, for about $10 a month fans can watch all sorts of content.
Triton unmanned aircraft system completed its first flight May 22, 2013

Pentagon proposes cuts to Army to promote innovation

The Pentagon is seeking to drawdown the size of its army to the smallest since World War II. The plan is part of a proposed budget that Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says is a response to a changing world, where the U.S. needs a leaner, more agile military force and to promote more innovation, like drone technology.
Firefighters battle a wildfire in Cabazon, Calif.

President Obama unveils proposes new way to fight wildfires

Until now there was no emergency fund to fight the worst wildfires. The money had to be borrowed and moved around from other budgets.
Poseidon Desalination Plant proposed for Huntington Beach

Can desalination help bring drought relief to California?

As parched California enters its fourth year of drought, the state is looking for more sources of water. Among those options is desalination, the process of removing salt from seawater.
Drought Garden
Theodore Payne Foundation is a nursery and non-profit up in the foothills of Sun Valley — about 20 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles — dedicated to promoting California's native plants. As you might imagine, business has been booming lately.
Mobile World Congress 2014 - Day 2
It's like Christmas time for nerds at The Mobile Tech Congress. It's the largest mobile technology show in the world and it's going on right now in Barcelona, Spain
Beck

Tuesday Reviewsday: Beck, Silversun Pickups and Lo Fang

It's Tuesday, which means that it's time for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. This week we're joined by Hollywood Reporter music editor, Shirley Halperin.

'Young Money' reveals the unglamorous reality of Wall Street

Author Kevin Roose says working on Wall Street is less about unending wealth and more about 100 hour-plus workweeks, all-nighters spent perfecting excel spreadsheets, and little hope of maintaining any outside relationships or life.

Is it the beginning of the end for Bitcoin?

Could it be the beginning of the end for Bitcoin? Shares of the virtual currency are plummeting after its main trading platform abruptly went offline this month.
immigration los angeles downtown la dtla protest rally
Immigration reform advocates have unveiled a new strategy to pressure House Republicans, folding immigration into the larger conversation about the war on women. For more on these efforts, we're joined by Pramila Jayapal the advocacy group We Belong Together.
oil tank train

Bay Area residents resist crude-by-rail as accidents rise

The city of Pittsburg, 20 miles east of Oakland, is considering a new oil terminal that would supply crude to Bay Area refineries. It would bring in oil via ship, pipeline and railroad.

Navajo president would support tax on junk food

Taxes on food and soda and other products are something we talk about a lot on this show, so this little item caught our eye. Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly recently vetoed legislation that would increase taxes on junk food sold on the reservation.
Today, Variety Magazine announces the winner of its poll for World's Best Picture. Rather than turning to the expertise of only the Academy, Variety opened up its vote to critics, freelance writers, movie historians, film fest organizers, and more.
Taco Bell

Taco Bell adds the waffle taco to its breakfast menu (Poll)

Taco Bell recently announced their new breakfast menu launching nationwide in March. It includes a morning version of their Crunchwrap, a flatbread with sausage and yes, a waffle taco.
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