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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.
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.
Today, we'll discuss the upcoming end to unemployment benefits for millions of Americans. Then, our Friday Flashback year-end review and Alan Alda challenges scientists to explain color to kids. Plus, your discarded Christmas lights travel to China and come back as other goods, we explain how to have the difficult end-of-life discussion with your aging relatives, LA band The Internet joins the show and much more.
Today on the show, we'll hear about the soil contamination problems plaguing the Jordan Downs housing project. Then, with the new year approaching, we'll get some tax tips from a local CPA. Plus, Beejoli Shah takes us inside Hollywood's diversity hire program, we'll check in with 'Dreamer' Lisbeth Mateo, Tim Hernandez talks about his new book, "Mañana Means Heaven," plus much more.
Merry Christmas Eve! Today we'll hear about a deadly fungus threatening the world's banana crop, we'll hear from a UCLA nurse helping Filipinos recover after Typhoon Haiyan, and Dana Goodyear talks about her new book on the changing American palate. Plus, getting to know Dorothea Lange, the photographer behind "Migrant Mother," looking back at the year in music and much more.
Today is the deadline to sign up for the Affordable Care Act, we'll take a look at how people are faring with the exchange website. Then, we'll take a look back to some of the biggest stories of the year. Plus, we hear from a Hollywood music composer, we get our roundup of the week;s box office news and we hear from artist Jay Shells about bringing his Rap Quotes project to Los Angeles.