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Take Two captures the spirit of the West in a conversational, informal, witty style and examines the cultural issues people are buzzing about.

Take Two captures the spirit of the West in a conversational, informal, witty style and examines the cultural issues people are buzzing about.
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Pasadena, CA

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Take Two captures the spirit of the West in a conversational, informal, witty style and examines the cultural issues people are buzzing about.

Twitter:

@taketwo

Language:

English

Contact:

KPCC,474 South Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91105 (626) 583-5100


Episodes

The rate of Black infant mortality, the origin of Dodger Dogs, SoCal weekend planner

6/22/2018
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The startling rate of Black infant mortality, how Dodger Dogs came to be, the best things to do this weekend in Southern California.

Duration:00:48:21

Making sense of border separations, taking a tour of Cerritos, trying out plastic straw alternatives and tracking where the CA lottery money is going

6/21/2018
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What the Trump border policy reversal means for separated families, discovering Cerritos, joining the plastic straw revolution and a deep dive into where lottery money goes.

Duration:00:48:29

LAist relaunches, Inglewood residents protest LA Clippers stadium, CA housing costs hit college kids

6/20/2018
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LAist relaunches as a local news source owned and operated by KPCC, potential new L.A. Clippers arena courts controversy, high housing costs affect some college students more than tuition.

Duration:00:48:29

How unaffordable housing affects employers, mortgage assistance for six-figure earners, NAACP/Airbnb partnership

6/19/2018
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CA employers struggle to lure workers due to high housing costs, a mortgage assistance program for six-figure applicants, why the NAACP partnered with Airbnb.

Duration:00:48:21

The making of superhero costumes, infighting at CA's community colleges, how SoCal watches the World Cup

6/18/2018
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How superhero costumes are made for the movies, a talk with CA community college chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley, celebrating the World Cup around SoCal.

Duration:00:48:26

Pop-up play streets in Boyle Heights, a look at air quality in LA neighborhoods and June 16th is Buster Keaton Day in LA

6/15/2018
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Boyle Heights is the center of an LADOT experiment to transform streets into temporary parks, L.A. celebrates its first Buster Keaton Day.

Duration:00:49:35

Single moms suffer from unaffordable housing, Chapman's controversial donation, a trip on WeHo's new trolley

6/14/2018
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Single moms in L.A. disproportionately affected by high housing costs, a $5 million university donation is causing protests, WeHo's new Sunset Strip trolley.

Duration:00:49:17

California leads the fight in net neutrality, toilets will come to Venice, the World cup in LA

6/13/2018
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How California can set the national neutral net standard, homeless services get expanded with toilets in Venice, the World Cup is still important in L.A.

Duration:00:49:28

Koreatown borders, Santa Monica's dockless device regs, the new Hotel Figueroa

6/12/2018
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Confusion over upcoming Koreatown election, Santa Monica considers new regulations for dockless scooters, Hotel Figueroa quietly reopens.

Duration:00:49:43

Grading students for effort, the rise of Asian evangelicals, SoCal's whale population rebounds

6/11/2018
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A local teacher experiments with grading students for effort, how the rise of Asian evangelicals could affect the November election, why SoCal's blue whales are recovering from population declines.

Duration:00:49:46

LA mourns the loss of Anthony Bourdain, how to stop political texts, Ramadan tacos

6/8/2018
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Exploring Anthony Bourdain's impact on the Los Angeles foodscape, putting an end to those political texts, taco trucks stop at mosques across the Golden State.

Duration:00:49:28

The Inland Empire is evolving, why California is allowed to set its own emission standards, fewer clouds mean more severe wildfires

6/7/2018
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How the Inland Empire's politics are evolving, California's special emission standard privilege, how fewer clouds could mean more wildfires.

Duration:00:49:09

California Primary election recap, the Thomas Fire is finally out, fire safe architecture

6/6/2018
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Who won the top two spots for CA governor and U.S. Congressional seats, why the Thomas Fire was only now officially declared out, the architecture of fire safety.

Duration:00:49:15

Checking in at the polls on Primary election day, how to ensure clean water for all, 50th anniversary of RFK assassination

6/5/2018
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A check-in at the polls, UC Davis clean water expert explains how to ensure safe water for all, the lasting effects of the RFK assassination 50 years later.

Duration:00:49:02

Human Voter Guide, a chat with Secretary of State Alex Padilla, Jim Henson exhibit at the Skirball Center

6/4/2018
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Last-minute tips for voters, Alex Padilla joins a roundtable to talk about increasing voter turnout, a visit to the new Jim Henson Exhibition at the Skirball.

Duration:00:49:22

LA releases new data on homelessness, a primer on slate mailers, a visit to the Donas doughnut shop in Downey

6/1/2018
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L.A.'s latest numbers on homelessness are mixed, slate mailers invade voters' mailboxes, a Downey shop makes doughnuts with a Mexican flair.

Duration:00:47:56

An exploration of Agoura Hills, a judge judges a judge, new rides at SoCal theme parks

5/31/2018
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Our 88 cities series launches today: first up, Agoura Hills; a judge explains how he judges other judges; new thrill rides open at SoCal theme parks this summer.

Duration:00:47:59

The rules for SoCal granny flats, meet another candidate for State Superintendent, LA City Center Baseball Championships

5/30/2018
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New rules for granny flats, meet Steve Ireland another candidate running for California Superintendent, L.A. City Center Baseball Championships celebrate their 50th.

Duration:00:47:47

USC's leadership future, California's Top Two system, the real life inspiration behind Indiana Jones

5/29/2018
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The future of USC's leadership, the state's tricky "top two" voting system, the exhibition spotlighting Indiana Jones's real-life inspiration.

Duration:00:47:52

Trump endorses Cox for CA gov, Harvey Weinstein is arrested, LA River kayaking opens this weekend

5/25/2018
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What a Trump endorsement means for CA gubernatorial hopeful John Cox, Harvey Weinstein is arrested for rape in New York, LA River will open for kayaking this weekend.

Duration:00:47:51