Recently on Take Two
We'll take a look at the Senate's immigration reform bill, and hear the concerns of the bill's critics; The FDA has banned the development of a generic version of Oxycontin; Shelby Smoak joins the show to talk about his memoir, "Bleeder"; How the Boston bombings will affect CicLAvia, and much more.
We take a look at the ongoing debate for immigration reform as we wait for news on the Senate bill; Deepa Fernandes reports on how library story times use puppets, rhymes to sow the seeds of literacy; Legal weed sends tourists flocking to Colorado and Washington for 4/20; LAX is now using therapy dogs to calm stressed passengers; How NASA imagined life in a space colony 40 years ago, plus much more.
A deadly case of meningitis sparks fear of bi-coastal outbreak; Why is a torn Achilles injury so serious for a pro basketball player?; What happens to kids separated from deported parents?; Publishers share secrets of what makes a great kids' book; Mexico City makes targeted effort to curb salt intake, and much more.
Today, '42' writer/director Brian Helgeland talk about telling Jackie Robinson's story; Hockey legend Willie O'Ree on breaking down barriers in sports; Court rejects Gov. Brown's call to end judicial oversight of California prisons; Are people leaving California because of high taxes? Plus much more.
Fracking efforts in the Monterey shale hits a snag; Millions of Japanese cars recalled because of faulty air bags; Indio city leaders are eager to capitalize on the Coachella festival’s succes; Fashion designer Trina Turk mines the Coachella festival for inspiration, and much more.
Today, we'll get an update on the immigration reform debate in DC; What could Obama's 2014 fiscal budget mean for student loan debt?; Retired NBA player John Amaechi on sexual identity in pro sports, and much more.