Published: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:55:00 GMTSummary: AirTalk discusses Nancy Pelosi's future as House minority leader after congressional Democrats met to discuss a possible ouster yesterday. We also speak with state Sen. Josh Newman, whose potential recall election has sparked controversy; review this week..
Published: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:40:00 GMTSummary: State Democrats passed a bill that would change recall election rules, angering Republican lawmakers and many political observers in the state - we dive into the implications. We also discuss the latest on the GOP's replacement of Obamacare; new prototype..
Published: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:39:00 GMTSummary: Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has resigned after the company's repeated fall outs, including discriminatory work culture toward women and questionable business practices - we want to hear from Uber drivers in LA what you think of his resignation? We also discu..
Published: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:37:00 GMTSummary: The race for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District seat between Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff is the most expensive House race in U.S. history - and drawing big celebrities. We also look at a new SCOTUS case from Wisconsin to decide on ..
Published: Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:24:00 GMTSummary: AirTalk discusses the best ways to address sexism at work after an Uber board member made a disparaging comment that ultimately resulted in his resignation. We also debate a bill that would remove the names of low-level, nonviolent sex offenders from the ..
Published: Fri, 16 Jun 2017 16:51:00 GMTSummary: AirTalk parses through the effects of Amazon's major acquisition this morning and what it could mean for the company's expansion moving forward. We also check in on the SCOTUS decisions expected by the end of the month; discuss the US relationship with Cu..
Published: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:49:00 GMTSummary: AirTalk parses through the budget California lawmakers will vote on tonight, as well as the future of the state tax agency, the Board of Equalization. We also discuss the Clippers' possible move to a stadium of their own; how do you celebrate Father's Day..
Published: Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:41:00 GMTSummary: AirTalk sits down with Lori Ajax, the chief of California's Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation, to discuss the future of marijuana regulation in the state after its legalization last year. We also parse through the opposition to LA’s recently-approve..
Published: Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:30:00 GMTSummary: AirTalk brings you partisan analysis of what to expect from Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee before the open hearing today. We also debate the controversial Cadiz water project, which would pump water..
Published: Mon, 12 Jun 2017 16:43:00 GMTSummary: AirTalk debates how long Airbnb properties should be available to rent after concerns the home-sharing giant's success is causing companies to take their apartments off the housing market. We also discuss the legal grounds of a lawsuit against President T..
Published: Fri, 09 Jun 2017 15:50:00 GMTSummary: AirTalk debates whether or not Comey broke the law in leaking his memo after reports that Trump's personal attorney plans to file a complaint against the former FBI director. We also look at the future of Britain after the upset in Thursday's UK election;..
Published: Thu, 08 Jun 2017 16:35:00 GMTSummary: Today is Comey Day and all eyes are on Washington. AirTalk's stacked panel of reporters and experts dive into three hours of special coverage of former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence committee this morning. What were t..
Published: Wed, 07 Jun 2017 16:35:00 GMTSummary: Congressman Adam Schiff joins AirTalk today to talk about his close following of former FBI Director James Comey's impending testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. We'll also dive into Comey's newly released opening statement; debate an upcom..
Published: Tue, 06 Jun 2017 16:41:00 GMTSummary: AirTalk discusses the future of jury selection in California after the state Supreme Court overturned three convictions because the prosecutor removed 10 prospective jurors who were Latino. We'll also look ahead to ex-FBI Director James Comey's testimony ..
Published: Mon, 05 Jun 2017 16:58:00 GMTSummary: AirTalk debates California's controversial death penalty measure ahead of the state Supreme Court hearing that will decide its fate tomorrow. We'll also parse through the week's political news; look back at the significance of LA's police reform measure o..
Published: Fri, 02 Jun 2017 16:29:00 GMTSummary: AirTalk debates a state bill aiming to bring down the penalty for knowingly exposing others to HIV -
regardless of infection - to a misdemeanor. We'll also discuss the Trump administration's petition asking the Supreme Court to reinstate the travel ban. ..
Published: Thu, 01 Jun 2017 16:45:00 GMTSummary: AirTalk brings extended live coverage and analysis of President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Accord. Plus, debating a bill that would set 8:30 a.m. as the earliest start time for CA schools; a look at new data from the first year of legal p..
Published: Wed, 31 May 2017 16:45:00 GMTSummary: LA Homeless Services Authority's annual report was released this morning, with a 23 percent increase in homelessness throughout the county - we analyze the steep incline. We'll also take a look at the risks behind the Pentagon's missile defense system; fo..
Published: Tue, 30 May 2017 16:50:00 GMTSummary: On Sunday, Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly said he would consider expanding the existing ban on laptops in passenger cabins to all aircrafts flying in and out of the United States - we debate the pros and cons. We'll also catch up on the latest ..
Published: Fri, 26 May 2017 16:48:00 GMTSummary: Trump's proposed budget doesn't include federal funding for the West Coast earthquake early warning system project - what's the future of the project?; on the eve of Memorial Day weekend, we want to hear your stories of loved ones who served; plus, in the..
Published: Thu, 25 May 2017 16:38:00 GMTSummary: AirTalk dives into a decades-old debate to extend the 710 freeway before Metro votes today on a proposal that would scrap the idea. We'll also take a look at what Gov. Brown's budget means for the future CalPERS; what makes a successful business partnersh..
Published: Wed, 24 May 2017 16:45:00 GMTSummary: AirTalk debates an amendment proposed yesterday to diminish the UC system's autonomy, with changes that would allow the Legislature to fund the UC Office of the President and take away the UC president's voting rights. We also discuss new technology being..
Published: Tue, 23 May 2017 16:44:00 GMTSummary: Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell stops by AirTalk's studios for his regular check-in; an update on former CIA director John Brennan's testimony today; a partisan analysis of Trump's new budget plan; debating a new state bill that would implement s..
Published: Mon, 22 May 2017 16:38:00 GMTSummary: Last year, California voters approved a parole process overhaul for the state via Prop 57 after a heated debate about what the bill could mean for sex offenders convicted of non-violent crimes - we dive into the bill's new guidelines. We'll also cover the..
Published: Fri, 19 May 2017 16:52:00 GMTSummary: After a long week of being slammed with political news, AirTalk goes D.C. free today! We debate the new CA bill banning drug companies from making payments or sending gifts to doctors; a look at the steep increase in interracial marriages 50 years after L..
Published: Thu, 18 May 2017 16:36:00 GMTSummary: AirTalk looks at former FBI director Robert Mueller's legacy and how special counsels have been used in the past after Mueller was tapped to head the investigation into the Trump campaign's Russia ties. We'll also speak with LA County Supervisor Sheila Ku..
Published: Wed, 17 May 2017 16:41:00 GMTSummary: Yesterday, The New York Times reported that President Trump asked recently fired FBI Director Jim Comey to stop investigating former national security adviser Michael Flynn for his ties to Russia - but will this be the final straw in Trump's turbulent pre..
Published: Tue, 16 May 2017 17:05:00 GMTSummary: The smoking ban is an expansion from the current ban in beaches and parks, now to include the vicinity of sidewalks, bike paths and parking structures - will the ban really reduce harmful environmental impacts and second-hand smoke, or is it a fringe on p..
Published: Mon, 15 May 2017 16:46:00 GMTSummary: We dive into international security concerns behind the WannaCry virus, which infected computers in nearly 150 countries this weekend; Trump's short list for a new FBI director this week; a look into KPCC's investigation with the San Bernardino Sun on off..
Published: Thu, 11 May 2017 16:52:00 GMTSummary: The FBI's Acting Director Andrew McCabe is taking issue with White House claims that Jim Comey lost the confidence of Bureau employees - AirTalk checks in on the latest of the firing aftermath. We'll also cover Gov. Jerry Brown's revised state budget; new..
Published: Wed, 10 May 2017 16:57:00 GMTSummary: No question about the water cooler topic of the day – the firing of FBI Director James Comey. Comey has been a Capitol Hill piñata for months, but his firing still came as a shock. Host Larry Mantle and AirTalk's wide panel of experts dive into deep an..
Published: Tue, 09 May 2017 16:33:00 GMTSummary: Two California assemblymen are pushing for a bill that would legalize street crossing against a flashing "Don’t Walk" light (the LAPD has been issuing tickets near $250) - we debate the pros and cons. We'll also talk about SoCal's flawed coyote policies..
Published: Mon, 08 May 2017 16:46:00 GMTSummary: Four California students were suspended for “liking” racist Instagram posts, and now they’re suing the school district for punishing them outside of school hours - we debate whether suspension for non-school related activity is acceptable. We'll als..
Published: Fri, 05 May 2017 16:42:00 GMTSummary: Yesterday, the office of Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) sent out a press release detailing the amount of funding the state is to receive from the $1.2 trillion spending bill passed by the House and Senate to keep the government running until September - ..
Published: Thu, 04 May 2017 16:45:00 GMTSummary: According to a report released Wednesday by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board, the 2015 Torrance Refinery explosion could have been prevented if then-owner Exxon Mobil had paid more attention to safety - we dive into the report. We'll also cover the latest i..
Published: Wed, 03 May 2017 16:50:00 GMTSummary: After Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that his company will add 3,000 contractors to review reported content, AirTalk looks into the effect violent content can make on those policing it. Plus, James Comey's hearing on Capitol Hill; why social..
Published: Tue, 02 May 2017 16:24:00 GMTSummary: Analyses abound on President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office, but how has the media fared? We debate the performance and "fairness" of today's news. We'll also dive into a KPCC investigation on the uptick in big rig crashes and what truck driver..
Published: Mon, 01 May 2017 16:47:00 GMTSummary: President Donald Trump marked his 100th day in office on Saturday - what have we learned and what does it mean for his remaining days in office?; as the WGA deadline approaches, we discuss the likelihood of a strike; after massive layoffs at ESPN, we disc..
Published: Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:44:00 GMTSummary: AirTalk looks back at the LA Riots and discusses how the city has changed in the last 25 years. Plus, the filmmakers of "LA 92" talk about their new documentary on the riots, and critics review this week's latest movies on FilmWeek...
Published: Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:49:00 GMTSummary: As President Trump approaches his 100th day benchmark, NPR News launches another “A Nation Engaged” conversation on the topic of “Power & the Presidency” - we take a comparative look at the use of executive orders between the last two administrati..
Published: Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:46:00 GMTSummary: According to a state audit released Tuesday, the University of California Office of the President has kept a $175 million secret reserve - we dive into the findings and pushback surrounding the California State Auditor's report. We'll also debate the expe..
Published: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:51:00 GMTSummary: WGA is negotiating with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers today, but if no deal is reached, how would a potential strike impact Angelenos? We'll also cover the NRA's lawsuit over the assault weapons ban and implications surrounding t..
Published: Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:31:00 GMTSummary: Coachella’s second weekend ended Sunday, and while music festival season has just begun, there have been longstanding questions about how to deal with drug use during these events; a state audit released last Tuesday found that the California Department..
Published: Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:44:00 GMTSummary: Fans and scientists alike will participate on Saturday in a national March for Science - will you participate and why? What is the role of politics in science?; we weigh the veracity of DHS Inspector General report saying ICE can’t handle increased depo..
Published: Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:54:00 GMTSummary: We’ll talk with KTLA pilot reporter Tim Lynn, who has seen hundreds of car chases, about the appeal of the LA car chase; should selling homemade food be legal in California? We discuss a bill that aims to legalize the practice; plus, we ask listeners ab..
Published: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:45:00 GMTSummary: Abortion rates are at an all time low since Roe v. Wade - advocates debate why; investigators of South Korea's presidential scandal are requesting a warrant to arrest Samsung heir - we discuss the latest details; after 146 years, Ringling Bros. will cance..
Published: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:24:00 GMTSummary: On MLK day, AirTalk is here to round up the latest in politics, including a preview of what's set to take place at Friday's much anticipated inauguration; we'll also hear from Southern Californians heading to D.C. with tickets for the big day - will they ..
Published: Fri, 13 Jan 2017 18:41:00 GMTSummary: The Justice Department is investigating the FBI and DoJ’s handling of the Clinton email server; what recent storms mean for SoCal in terms of mudslides and the drought; plus, Larry and KPCC film critics discuss the week’s latest releases, as well as t..
Published: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:43:00 GMTSummary: Amidst the Trump press conference yesterday, you may have missed Tillerson’s confirmation hearing – we do a recap; we debate BuzzFeed’s decision to publish the unverified Trump-Russia dossier; a new study shows that police feel their jobs have gotte..
Published: Wed, 11 Jan 2017 18:54:00 GMTSummary: We unpack Donald Trump's first press conference as President-elect; what are the legalities of the FBI’s paid Best Buy technician informants?; plus a look at SCOTUS hearing on Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District - which may change how public sch..