Jacob Margolis

Science Reporter

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From the consequences of climate change to the next Big One, the threat of another natural disaster is never far away. I help Southern Californians understand the science shaping our imperfect paradise and get them prepared for what’s next.

Stories by Jacob Margolis

On The Lot: Miyazaki retires and Disney rules the box office

It's time for "On The Lot," our weekly peek behind the scenes in Hollywood. Alex Cohen speaks with Rebecca Keegan, who covers the film business for the LA Times.

How Antonio Sanchez improvised the "Birdman" soundtrack

"Birdman" - the latest work from Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu - is a very different movie in many ways... including its score.

How artichoke water wants to steal coconut water's throne

Companies that are producing drinks like artichoke water, maple water and cactus water are all trying to take a gulp of coconut water's $400 million dollar business.

App Chat: solving some of life's problems with technology

In our regular tech segment, App Chat, we delve into three different apps that want to help you save money, save your mind and save your life when you're on a bike.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Jamie Cullum, Bambu and more

Oliver Wang and Morgan Rhodes are back in the studio with their picks of new music that they think you should be listening to.

On The Lot: Fandango goes to space and 'Furious 7' gets a trailer

Rebecca Keegan from the LA Times joins Take Two every week for her segment "On the Lot" where she talks about the latest in Hollywood.

Halloween costumes: 5 rules for what you should and shouldn't wear

Just in time for last-minute Halloween costume shoppers, we have a list of etiquette tips to help you find something appropriate, edgy and fun.

California docs go to Liberia, regardless of new quarantine order

Even though California's top health officer announced a quarantine for those who have come in contact with Ebola, that's not stopping some doctors from helping out.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Javiera Mena, Pablo Alborán, Run the Jewels and Grouper

Take Two features the latest in music with music journalist Chris Martins and Justino Aguila, Associate Editor of Latin at Billboard Magazine.

What it's like treating Ebola patients in Liberia

If you got an email asking if you would fly to West Africa to help treat Ebola patients, would you go?Nurse Bridget Mulrooney did and the decision changed her life.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Danay Suarez, Saul Hernandez and more

Steve Hochman and Justino Aguila talk new albums from Saul Hernandez, Danay Suarez, Daniel Lanois and Tony Allen, this week on Tuesday Reviewsday.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Flying Lotus, Radio Ridler and more

It's time for Tuesday Reviewsday, Take Two's weekly new music segment. Joining A Martinez in the studio this week is Oliver Wang from Soul-Sides.com.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Broods and Tove Lo

It's ladies night this week on Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. Shirley Halperin joins Alex Cohen in the studio to talk about some breakout female acts.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Markéta Irglová, Los Tigres del Norte and more

Justino Aguila and Steve Hochman join Alex Cohen in studio to talk about the latest in new music on this week's Tuesday Reviewsday.

'Jimi: All is by My Side' explores artist's complex life

It's a brief window into Jimi Hendrix's life, but the new movie is very telling of how one woman played a central role in his career.