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23 Feb 2019

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Join Larry Mantle weekdays for lively and in-depth discussions of Los Angeles and Southern California news, politics, science, entertainment, the arts and more. More AirTalk at www.kpcc.org.

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    A California bill wants to set aside money for pet care at homeless shelters -- what are the benefits and challenges of furry friends in shelters?

    Today on AirTalk, we examine a measure proposed by state Senator Robert Hertzberg that would allocate $5 million to expand shelters and services to homeless people and their pets. Larry is also joined by our FilmWeek critics to discuss and debate this year’s contenders for the major Oscar categories.

  • Posted on 22 Feb 2019

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    Hate crime or fake attack: the twists and turns of the Jussie Smollett case

    Jussie Smollett turned himself in and was arrested earlier Thursday to face accusations that he filed a false police report. We also examine the Trump administration's decision to bar Hoda Muthana's from returning to the US; debate whether it'd be better for strippers to be classified as employees or contractors; and more.

  • Posted on 21 Feb 2019

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    LAPD Chief Moore: police unions suing to block public access to internal records, crime rates going down and more

    Los Angeles Police Department Chief Michel Moore joins Larry Mantle for his check-in on AirTalk. We also discuss President Trump's plans to reclaim the $2.5 billion dollars in federal grants California has invested in the high speed rail project; review the Supreme Court's scheduled cases; and more.

  • Posted on 20 Feb 2019

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    Week in politics: Analysis of legal challenges to Trump’s national emergency, what Bernie Sanders 2020 run means for an already crowded Dem field and more

    AirTalk recaps the major headlines you might’ve missed over the weekend and looks ahead to the week to come in political news at the national, state and local level. We also discuss email answering etiquette; examine a recent trend of gig workers organizing; and more.

  • Posted on 19 Feb 2019

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    Trump declares National Emergency over immigration ‘crisis’

    President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will declare a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. We discuss with a panel of guests. We also review this weekend’s new movie releases; rank and examine American remakes of foreign films; and more. 

  • Posted on 15 Feb 2019

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