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LA Sheriff Lee Baca to resign, flu virus, 1994 nostalgia and more

Today we'll start with the news that L.A. Sheriff Lee Baca is planning to retire. What will that mean for the future of the department? Then, flu season is in full force in the U.S., "Saturday Night Live," hires the first black, female cast member in five years and a Glendale Airbnb house is shut down for noise. Plus, we'll check in on the CES conference in Las Vegas and much more.

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Film nomads, stuntwoman Zoe Bell, flu season, WNBA and more

Today on the show, we'll hear about an effort to bring art back to California prisons, and we'll hear from State Sen. Ted Lieu about his support for the effort. Then, the ownerless LA Sparks and the future of the WNBA and Hollywood 'nomads' question the need and benefit of film tax credit. Plus, scientists seek to explain curious 'earthquake lights' phenomenon and in our latest Picture This, Angelo Merendino documents his wife's battle with cancer.

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Film tax breaks, Boeing contract, Bald Eagle deaths and more

Today on the show we start with a look at film production in L.A.: How can the city compete with states that offer big tax breaks? Then, Boeing machinists to vote on a contract that will affect production of the 777x airplane. Also, what's ahead for babies born in 2014, scientists pinpoint what has been killing bald eagles in Utah, do detox cleanses actually rid the body of toxins? Plus much more.

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New laws, Obamacare in effect, pot legalization and more

Today on the show, we'll take a look at the new transgender bathroom law now in effect in California schools. Also, Obamacare is officially in effect for those who signed up last year. Then, a new study says pharmacists often misinform teens about obtaining emergency contraception. Pot is not legal in Colorado for recreational use. How might this influence pot laws in other states?

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Rose Bowl at 100, LA's best food, things we won't miss about 2013 and more

Today we start with an update on the Jahi McMath story. Then, a look at how the Sacramento economy is faring at the end of 2013. Then, a review of the year's best music, our regular sports contributors give us a rundown of all the bowl games coming up. Also, we learn some quirky facts about the Rose Bowl and we find out why Glendale is featuring meatball the bear on its Rose Parade Float. Finally, Patt Morrison explains what she won't miss about 2013, plus much more.

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Faulty GPS devices, photographing a meteor, pop culture species and more

Today on the show, we'll hear about the cash coming in from California's cap and trade program. Then, we have an audio tribute to some of the notable names we lost in 2013, KPCC's Sanden Totten looks back at the year in space and photographer Scott Rinckenberger talks about capturing a fleeting meteor. Plus, our regular On The Lot segment looks at the latest news out of Hollywood, and we look into why scientists are naming species after characters in pop culture.