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Obama in LA, USC season pass perks, 'Divergent' author and more

Today on the show, new research shows we've been using up groundwater reserves in the Colorado River basin at an alarming rate. Then, water districts around the state are floating the idea of raising property taxes to fund water tunnel infrastructure. Plus, migrants from Central America are being scammed by con artists who say that they can only get their kids back if they pay cash, director Anton Corbijn on directing Phillip Seymour Hoffman, 'Divergent' author on her runaway hit and much more.

Global Green USA's 9th Annual Pre-Oscar Party Supporting Green Schools and Green Communities

Obama in LA, new film tax credit report, musician Sheila E. and more

Today, we take a look at President Obama's visit to Los Angeles, where he'll be making a fundraising stop at the home of "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" producer Shonda Rhimes and speaking at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College on “the importance of job-driven skills training." Plus: An update on the situation in Gaza; the California Film Commission's annual progress report on the state’s film and television tax incentive program; and A Martinez talks with legendary drummer and musician Sheila E in studio about her long career, her early dream to be an Olympic athlete and her newest album "Sheila E Icon."

Sterling trial update, religious exemptions and LGBT rights, ride-sharing lobbying, saving the oak trees and more

Today on the show we speak with an American Israeli Defense Force soldier who recently spent several years as a lone soldier. We take a look at the impact the drought is having on Yuba City farmers. And Thousand Oak residents are mobilizing to protect California's oak trees, which are being cut down to make way for a shopping center and much more

International Tension Increases Over Access To MH17 Crash Site

President Obama on Gaza and Israel conflict, drug education today, Shakira's popularity on Facebook and much more

Today, we begin with the latest on the Malaysian Airlines crash site in eastern Ukraine. We also take a look at President Obama's call for a ceasefire after two weeks of conflict in Gaza and Israel. Plus, 'The Book of Unknown Americans': A novel about the immigrant story and much more.

President Obama Delivers Statement On Situation In Ukraine

Downed Malaysian Airlines flight, NASDAQ hack, actor Michael Pitt and more

Today, we begin with a discussion about the Malaysia flight shot down in Ukraine. Then, a look at the prominent AIDS researchers killed in the crash. Plus, 'The Book of Unknown Americans': A novel about the immigrant story, how hackers infiltrated the NASDAQ stock market, one senior's take on how her generation differs from Latino youths, Michael Pitt channels Richard Dawkins in the film 'I Origins' and much more.


Death penalty, Gaza unrest, science harassment, Banda music and more

Today, A judge says California death penalty violates U.S. Constitution. Then, A look at how the unrest between Israel and Palestine is playing out on social media. Plus, 'Bosch' writer Eric Overmyer on working during TV's new Golden Age, how elder care changes when more nurses are Latino, Ex-dictator Manuel Noriega sues over 'Call of Duty: Black Ops II," Billboard Latino's Justino Aguila talks Banda music and much more.