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Fish Kill

Fish kill, New York heroin, pics of playgrounds past and more

Today on the show, we'll start with a discussion of how homeowners can adjust to the increasing risk of wildfires. Then, a mysterious fish kill in Marina Del Rey worries climate scientists. Plus, how New York became a hub for the heroin trade, photographer Brenda Biondo captures images of playgrounds past, medical researchers enlist Psilocybin to help fight addiction, and much more.

Timothy Leary

Take Two for May 19, 2014

On Take Two today, the US has charged five people in the Chinese Army with cyber-spying. We'll find out if it will increase the tension between the US and China, AT&T says it will buy DirecTV, plus, psychedelic drugs are back and they're in the hands of scientists. And we'll get the latest news from Hollywood with our regular segment, On The Lot with Rebecca Keegan. That and a whole lot more.


Atwater oil spill, Mendez vs. Westminster, Intel science fair and more

Today on the show, we'll talk about the Atwater oil spill. Do crude oil pipelines run through your neighborhood? Then, Japanese fans loyal to original Godzilla have doubts about another US remake. Plus, California honey production dwindles as drought continues.

California Heat Wave

San Diego fires, rape kit processing, 'Hotel California,' 'Godzilla' SFX and more

Today on the show, we'll start with an update on the numerous wildfires burning through much of the San Diego area. Then, the processing of rape kits is still full of complications. Plus, how did The Eagles' "Hotel California" become so ubiquitous? Author Kate Fagan shares her 'Reappearing Act' in new book, "Godzilla" special effects master Jim Rygiel explains how he and an army of artists recreates Japan's most famous monster, and much more.

Teren Photography

Prop 13, 103-year-old orca, Mona Simpson's 'Casebook,' swearing benefits and more

Today on the show, we'll start with a discussion about the new bill that would close a loophole in Prop 13. Then, this hot weather can be good and bad for business owners. Plus, how young is too young to be suspended from school? New research says swearing is good for you, Granny the 103-year-old orca spotted off Pacific Coast plus much more.

H.R. Giger

Wildfire danger, H.R. Giger dies, Michael Sam marketing and more

Today, we'll talk about the high temps and strong winds that are a perfect recipe for wildfires. How can we stay safe and prepared? Then, gay NFL player Michael Sam is a goldmine for marketers. Plus, the tiny house movement comes to LA, 'Alien' artist HR Giger dies at 74, and much more.