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LA Sheriff's Dept. scandal, Denver's pot editor, Kurt Sutter and more

Today on the show we'll have an update on the L.A. Sheriff misconduct scandal. Then, we'll talk to the Denver Post's new cannabis editor, we'll look at protests in San Francisco against gentrification from tech giants like Google, Rep. John Lewis tells us about Nelson Mandela's memorial service and explains what impact he had on civil rights, plus much more.

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LA and the 'Big One', spying in online games, the U.S. meat industry and more

Today on the show, Lucy Jones warns about the impact of a large earthquake could have on Los Angeles. Then, U.S. and British spy agencies have been infiltrating online games like World of Warcraft. In her new book, "In Meat We Trust," author Maureen Ogle takes a look at how the US meat industry shaped our identity, plus much more.

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Nelson Mandela's legacy, boar hunting, Hopi art and more

Today we take a look at Nelson Mandela's fight to end apartheid in South Africa, and we discuss his influence on the American film industry. Then, a French court will decide whether Hopi objects are sacred or art, a Goya painting makes its West Coast debut, the Academy of Motion Pictures celebrates the films of 1913, plus much more.


E-cig regulation, curbing homeless violence, Anjelica Huston and more

Today on the show, we'll discuss the LA City Council's decision to regulate e-cigs, and learn about how they work. Then, how can law enforcement better deal with mentally ill homeless people? Also, Mexican drug cartels are infiltrating the avocado farming industry, Emily Bazar discusses how Covered California will work for both legal and non-legal immigrants, and much more.

El Mandril Show

What's a co-pay? Insurance Q&A, holiday manners, missing DDT and more

Today on the show, KPCC health reporter Stephanie O'Neill helps define those often-confusing health insurance terms. Then, local scientists are on the hunt for missing DDT off the coast if Palos Verdes. A judge's ruling in the Detroit bankruptcy may have a ripple effect on public pensions in California. The curious case of the missing Spanish-language radio show, El Mandril. Slate's Emily Yoffe offers her advice for the holidays and a photographer turns his lens on the cinema scene in Afghanistan.

US Consumers Expected To Spend $1.5 Billion On Cyber Monday Holiday Shopping

Cyber Monday, battle of the Hollywood trade mags, tracing our trash's epic journey and more

Colombian president Juan Miguel Santos visits the White House; Cyber Monday sales break records; 'Junkyard Planet' traces our trash's epic journey around the world; The battle of the Hollywood trade mags; Tuesday Reviewsday: Khari Mateen, Solange Knowles, and more