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Obama Prepares For Speech To Nation On Syria

Take Two for September 10, 2013

Today, we'll talk about the feasibility of Russia's proposal for Syria and how Obama may respond in his remarks tonight. Then, Rep. Loretta Sanchez on the Syrian conflict; a new study checks up on inmates freed early under Prop 36; Which bills are on the docket this week for California lawmakers?; Justin St. Germain's vivid and gritty memoir 'Son of a Gun', plus much more.

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Take Two for September 9, 2013

How do investigators pinpoint the cause of a massive wildfire?; What role do life insurance payouts play in military suicides?; Illegal crossings increasingly deadly along south Texas border; Construction begins on cross-border bridge connecting Tijuana Airport with the US; 'Raising My Rainbow' highlights the challenges of raising a gender-creative child, plus much more.

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Take Two for September 6, 2013

Wildfires play a crucial role in seed dispersal; Immigration reform takes back seat to conflict in Syria; Juarez police investigate possible female vengeance killer targeting bus drivers; Head Start program for migrant farmworkers facing changes in growing season; Wayne Kramer brings music to inmates with Jail Guitar Doors USA program; The cross-border drug war through the lens of Hollywood, plus much more.

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Take Two for September 5, 2013

France: An unlikely ally for military action in Syria; How severe drought has worsened the conflict in Syria; What's behind the latest humid SoCal heatwave?; Fire's crucial role in seed dispersal; Apple and Samsung's war for the smartphone market; Etiquette Lesson: Advice for parents and kids navigating a new school year; Northern California county hopes to become the State of Jefferson

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Take Two for September 4, 2013

Today on the show we host an immigration reform roundtable with Ruben Barrales and Teresa Hernandez. Then, undocumented immigrant Sergio Garcia's fight to practice law in the U.S.; Dumpling house Din Tai Fung expands to Glendale, Costa Mesa; Chris's Collection: Celebrating 232 years of historical LA objects; Advocate for Tijuana deportees dies at 67, plus much more.

Obama Meets With Members of Congress

Take Two for September 3, 2013

Congressmen Adam Schiff and John Campbell talk about where they stand on Syria intervention; a hotshot firefighter is documenting the battle against some of the country's biggest wildfires using Instagram; how Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto's ambitious plans for education, energy, taxes and the drug war have been panning out; and author Jeff Guinn reveals how a young Charlie Manson became infamous murderer Charles Manson.