Faculty members have signed a letter calling for USC president C.L. Max Nikias' resignation after a series of scandals at the school, the most recent being alleged mishandling of a campus gynecologist accused of inappropriate practices. We also discuss the effects of Starbucks' new policies on employees; and more.
AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the headlines you might have missed over the weekend and looks ahead to what to watch for in state and national politics in the week to come. We also interview Secretary of State Alex Padilla and California Attorney General Becerra; discuss the Sante Fe shooting; and more.
San Francisco announced that it's looking to open two SDI's by August, but how do these facilities operate and what is their impact on the health of drug users? We also check in on how Hawaii is coping with the new fissure eruption in Kilauea; dive into the chaos of tomorrow's royal wedding; and more.
California is losing population to domestic migration, people relocating to this state have significantly higher incomes than those leaving it, according to reports. We also meet the candidates for Orange County Sheriff; discuss five propositions in the November ballot; and more.
It's been a series of "lasts" for LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, who's 40 years of service are coming to a close with the approach of his June retirement. As he stops in for his final AirTalk visit, we go over recent public safety news and reminisce on the chief's legacy. We also debate the "Amazon tax"; debate Yanny vs. Laurel; and more
LA County has lower rates of opioid use and abuse than much of the US. Some research says one reason is the cultural resistance among many Latinos and other minorities to take pills for pain. We also analyze the IDF’s use-of-force policies; discuss the US DOT trial commercial drone program; and more.