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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Sterling apology, military transgender ban, Vibram lawsuit and more

Today, we discuss Clippers owner Donald Sterling's apology in an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper. Then, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says he's the military's ban on transgender people in military should be reviewed. Plus, Orange County supes can study other efforts as they consider Laura's Law, how the gender gap affects our news consumption, is biking in Los Angeles getting any safer? And much more.


Obama on energy, Jarl Mohn new CEO of NPR, Kamala Harris and more

Today on the show, we'll start with a discussion of President Obama's trip to California, during which he will tout renewable energy initiatives. Then, new NPR president Jarl Mohn talks about what's next for the network. Plus, City Council could ban new strip clubs and liquor stores in the Valley, 'Palo Alto' marks Gia Coppola's directorial debut, Attorney General Kamala Harris announces program to curb recidivism in LA, 'Documented' profiles award-winning reporter's revelation of illegal status, plus much more