Recently on Take Two
Happy Memorial Day! Today we'll look at the cost and limitations of the California health insurance exchange; California bill regulating ocean trash dies in Assembly without a vote; Long Beach Cambodians remember those they lost in the Killing Fields; Finding peace and quiet in South LA can be a challenge, plus much more.
Washington bridge collapse and the state of our aging infrastructure; 'Liberace Extravaganza!' and the man behind the flashy outfits; Santa Cruz Island foxes are back from the brink of extinction; Census data shows Irvine among fastest-growing US cities; LAPD will not pursue complaints about noise from low-flying police choppers; Why do we continue to rebuild in natural disaster-prone areas? plus much more.
Obama speech to address military drones, closing Guantanamo; Young adults a key to Affordable Care Act in California; Fashion models among skilled workers eligible for H1B visas; How effective are police helicopters at fighting crime?; El Salvador gangs say Supreme Court ruling could threaten truce; Why conservatives from Southern California are flocking to Northern Idaho; Could 'Star Trek' technology ever become reality?
KPCC's Frank Stoltze and Alice Walton join the show with an election roundup; Senate immigration bill approved by committee in bipartisan vote; Technology's role in saving lives before a natural disaster; UCLA study pinpoints which cities, states have the most gay parents; Telemundo and the future of Spanish-language TV in the US; Erika Aguilar reports on what's it like to fly on an LAPD helicopter patrol, plus much more.
We'll check in at the polls to see how the LA mayoral election is progressing, and ask why people choose not to vote?; Has Los Angeles always had a low voter turnout problem?; LA County to weigh severing ties with troubled foster-care contractor; SoCal first responders head to tornado-stricken Oklahoma; Former IRS head Douglas Shulman faces tough questions at Senate hearing; The ongoing campaign to remake Baja's tarnished image, plus much more.
Homeland Security union says immigration bill will weaken public safety; UC hospital employees plan to strike over pension changes, pay; African clawed frogs spreading deadly fungus in California; Riding along with the port pilots of Los Angeles; Election Eve: What you need to know before heading to the polls; LA Kitchen aims to curb food waste, plus much more.