Central American presidents, MIles Tackett, Rob Reiner and more

Today on the show we start with a discussion about President Obama's meeting with the presidents of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador about the border crisis. Then, the L.A. juvenile immigration court docket has expanded lately as more Central American minors arrive here. Plus, Rob Reiner on 'And So It Goes' and finding new love at an old age, threatened red-legged frogs return to the Santa Monica Mountains, local Cambodians give testimony, await Khmer Rouge verdict, plus much more.


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