Take Two Evenings is the one hour daily companion to Take Two, looking at news and culture through the lens of Southern California.
Hosted by Alex Cohen & A Martínez
Airs Monday through Thursday 8:00 to 9:00pm

Take Two Evenings for August 13, 2013

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One of the biggest changes under the Affordable Care Act soon will take effect, the nationwide Medicaid expansion. In California, it means about one-million more uninsured residents will be eligible for Medi-Cal starting next year. And the recent dry, dusty weather is causing more problems than just fueling wildfires. Valley Fever, the potentially deadly infection, also thrives in these conditions. Years of hotter and drier seasons have fueled the increase in cases of Valley Fever. The number of cases has tripled in just ten years. We find out why. And the Mexican oil giant PEMEX could soon be opening to foreign investment. The move would shake up an industry that has been nationalized for more than seventy years. And we'll find out more about Elon Musk's hyperloop.