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Take Two for January 25, 2013

Today, we look at China's role in California's economy, and why labor unions are still going strong in the U.S. Then, Trader Joe's raises the price of Two-Buck Chuck wine, the teen publication L.A. Youth is closing its doors after 25 years, and much more.

California Governor Jerry Brown Unveils State Pension Reform Program

Take Two for January 24, 2013

Today we'll take a look at California Gov. Jerry Brown's State of the State address with KPCC's Julie Small, Adolfo Guzman-Lopez and more. Then, Part three of our series on bilingual education profiles two families with different experiences when it comes to teaching their kids two languages. Ben Bergman reports on Syrian-Americans in the OC who are working to help refugees in their homeland, and much more.

Take Two for January 23, 2013

A U.S. Appeals Court rules that marijuana should remain a class-one drug, disputing its medical benefits. Plus, the Pentagon plans to help Mexico take down drug cartels like al-Qaida insurgents. Then, we bring you part two of our bilingual child series, we talk about the fight between California cheese makers and dairy farmers, and much more.

President Obama And First Lady Attend Inaugural Balls

Take Two for January 22, 2013

Today we talk about President Obama's second inaugural speech, what his administration plans to do about climate change, airport and air travel safety, Kim Dot Com's new online venture MEGA, and a mom living in Chicago who writes a surly parenting blog called Baby Sideburns.

Oprah Interviews Lance Armstrong

Take Two for January 18, 2013

Today, we take a look at part one of the Lance Armstrong/Oprah Winfrey interview. Then, can Congress save the struggling U.S. Postal Service? John C. Reilly goes country with a little help from his friends Becky Stark and Tom Brosseau, and we take a further look at the intersection of a pregnant woman's civil liberties and the rights of the fetus. Plus the Friday Flashback and your Weekend Alibi.


Take Two for January 17, 2013

How do California's strict gun laws match up with President Obama's 23 executive order for gun control? Then, Oakland, California is caught in a turmoil of gun violence because of a gang feud. We also look at the rich history of the Presidential inaugurations and the role music plays in ushering the President into office. Plus much, much more.