Recently on Take Two
One week out, we'll take a look at the status of the race for Los Angeles Mayor and find out how difficult it is to run a city as large as LA; California health exchange to hand out millions in outreach grants; Some in California want tougher gun background checks; LA's housing market tightens as number of available homes drop; Design school publishes anti-gun violence children’s books; Report: College may not be a smart investment for everyone, plus much more.
LA transit officials find $43.6 million in fund that 'fell through the cracks'; Bratton group pinpoints problems with Oakland's police force; Los Angeles fails to foster diversity for city contract deals; 'The Source Family' looks back at radical utopian living in 1970s Los Angeles; A look ahead to the 2013 TV/Digital Upfronts; Friday Flashback, and more.
S. Korean president Park Geun-Hye meets with Brown, Villaraigosa; Why are there so few Asian Americans in LA politics?; Are there really 11 million undocumented immigrants in the US?; Lawmakers and unions speak out against Koch brothers' interest in LA Times; Picture This: Donna DeCesare gets inside the world of Central American gangs; 405 Freeway construction running overbudget, behind schedule, plus much more.
USC Study: 2.3 million Californians are undocumented immigrants; Marco Rubio reaches out to Tea Party leaders on immigration reform; Should preschoolers be learning on iPads?; Group says San Bernardino councilwoman avoiding recall process; Getting to know the personal side of mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti; What LA's booming coyote population means for the roadrunner, plus much more.
Prison realignment adding stress to CA probation officers' workload; Study: Immigration reform will cost taxpayers $6.3 trillion; Where is the backlog for veteran disability claims the worst?; Picture This: Introducing AudioVision, KPCC's new blog of visual journalism; Living among coyotes is a fact of life in Los Angeles; Getting to know the more personal side of mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel, plus much more.
LA Mayoral candidates Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti faced off in a debate last night, only to find common ground on issues from immigration to education. Then, why has philosophy always played a key role for the man once known as Governor Moonbeam? We'll hear from the author of a new biography of Jerry Brown. Tech entrepreneurs in Southern California want to challenge Silicon Valley's place as the nation's technology startup capitol. One way they hope to get there is to incubate talent. But KPCC's Adolfo Guzman-Lopez finds out many youth are left behind because they're growing up in technology deserts.