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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.
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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.

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Episodes

Checking in on a contested gun violence reduction program implemented in several CA cities

11/14/2018
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Gang interventionist Everett Bell, hands out peace message ribbons to passing motorists at the South Central Los Angeles location of the death of junior football star Dannie Farber Jr. who was mistaken for a rival gang member in Compton, California on May 28, 2011.; Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images A few cities in California have been experimenting with a program called Advance Peace which is trying a new approach to reducing gun-related violence: social services and stipends. The...

Duration:00:09:30

Britain and E.U. reach draft Brexit deal: the details and the thorny approval process

11/14/2018
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Anti-Brexit protesters demonstrate in Westminster on November 14, 2018 in London, England. ; Credit: Jack Taylor/Getty Images British Prime Minister Theresa May's office has confirmed that the Cabinet will meet Wednesday to consider a draft divorce deal with the European Union. Downing Street says negotiators from the U.K. and EU have reached a proposed agreement on Britain's withdrawal terms, which now needs political approval from Britain and the bloc. May's office says Cabinet...

Duration:00:11:02

The Blue Wave and the OC: What the congressional races tell us about Republicanism behind the Orange curtain

11/14/2018
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Supporters of Democratic Congressional candidate for California's 48th District Harley Rouda, hold signs and cheer at a get-out-the-vote rally in Laguna Beach, California on election day November 6, 2018.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images First-time candidate Josh Harder defeated four-term Republican U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham Tuesday in California's farm belt, giving Democrats their fourth pickup of a GOP House seat in California. As ballot-counting continued, Democrats gained ground in...

Duration:00:21:52

Is the future of ride hailing the subscription model?

11/14/2018
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The Lyft app is seen on a passenger's phone on February 3, 2016 in San Francisco, California. ; Credit: Mike Coppola In the last month, both Lyft and Uber started experimenting with the subscription model. Lyft’s “All Access Plan” allows users to pay $299 per month for 30 rides under $15. And then you get 5 percent off any rides that don’t fit that criteria. Last week, Uber started offering a “Ride Pass” plan for $14.99 a month (or $24.99 for Angelenos) which lets users avoid surge...

Duration:00:09:25

Malibu residents await word on repopulation, as containment for Woolsey Fire hits 47%

11/14/2018
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Firefighters battle a blaze at the Salvation Army Camp on November 10, 2018 in Malibu, California. ; Credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images Firefighters continue to make progress on the Woolsey Fire, increasing their containment overnight as the fire burned pockets of brush within the fire perimeter. The blaze is now one of the largest on record to burn in Los Angeles County. The wildfire is about 47 percent contained and burned several hundred more acres as firefighters entered their...

Duration:00:10:47

The world’s worst-kept secret: NY and VA get Amazon HQ2

11/13/2018
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A view of the waterfront of Long Island City in the Queens borough of New York on November 7, 2018. Amazon is planning to split its coveted second headquarters between two US cities rather than pack it into a single urban setting, US media reported on November 5, 2018.; Credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images The two communities that learned Tuesday they are about to become homes to a pair of big, new East Coast bases for Amazon are both riverfront stretches of major metropolitan areas with...

Duration:00:19:07

A number of key national races are still too close to call, but one thing’s for certain: CA Dems seize supermajority in legislature

11/13/2018
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Elections staff load ballots into machine as recounting is underway at the Broward County Supervisor of Elections Office on November 11, 2018 in Lauderhill, Florida. A statewide vote recount is being conducted to determine the races for governor, Senate, and agriculture commissioner.; Credit: Joe Skipper/Getty Images Georgia's still undecided race for governor will remain in legal limbo for several more days after a federal court put the brakes on final certification of the vote totals in...

Duration:00:20:53

Woolsey Fire: At over 95,000 acres destroyed and 35% containment, firefighters make gains but continue to battle flames and strong wind

11/13/2018
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Firefighters battle a blaze at the Salvation Army Camp on November 10, 2018 in Malibu, California. The Woolsey fire has burned over 70,000 acres and has reached the Pacific Coast at Malibu as it continues grow.; Credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images Thousands of firefighters remain on the line Tuesday, working to contain the Woolsey Fire, which has burned more than 96,000 acres and destroyed hundreds of homes in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. The fire broke out Thursday afternoon north...

Duration:00:11:27

Marvel comic book giant Stan Lee has died at age 95

11/12/2018
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Writer/producer Stan Lee arrives at the premiere of Marvel Studios' "The Avengers" at the El Capitan Theatre on April 11, 2012 in Hollywood.; Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Comic book genius Stan Lee, the architect of the contemporary comic book, has died. He was 95. The creative dynamo who revolutionized the comics by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as Spider-Man, The Fantastic Four and The Incredible Hulk, was declared dead Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in...

Duration:00:03:28

Week in politics: Recapping the 2018 midterms, political implications for Mueller probe after AG Sessions departure and more

11/12/2018
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U.S. President Donald Trump gets into an exchange with CNN reporter Jim Acosta during a news conference a day after the midterm elections on November 7, 2018 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Pool/Getty Images AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the headlines you might have missed over the weekend and previews some of the big stories we’re watching for in local, state and national politics this week. Here are a few of the stories we’re...

Duration:00:15:17

Hill, Woolsey fires threaten Southern California

11/9/2018
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The Woolsey Fire is seen looking towards the west valley area on November 9, 2018 in Porter Ranch, California. About 75,000 homes have been evacuated in Los Angeles and Ventura counties due to two fires in the region. ; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Fast-growing fires along the 101 freeway are forcing evacuations in Ventura and Los Angeles counties. The two separate fires, Hill and Woolsey, are being fueled by strong Santa Ana winds and have destroyed homes and closed freeways....

Duration:02:01:10

Thousand Oaks mass shooting: Larry speaks with survivor of Borderline Bar & Grill shooting

11/8/2018
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People gather as close as they can to the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California on November 8, 2018 as police vehicles closed off the area responding to a shooting.; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images A gunman opened fire inside a bar popular with college students last night in Thousand Oaks. Twelve people were killed, including a sheriff’s officer who arrived at the scene. The suspected gunman, identified by authorities as 28-year-old Ian David Long, was also...

Duration:00:32:36

LA and OC vote counts continue, plus the Latino vote in this year’s midterms

11/8/2018
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I VOTED stickers are seen at a polling station on the campus of the University of California, Irvine, on November 6, 2018 in Irvine, California on election day.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images Many of the races in Tuesday’s midterm election have been called, but some, like the LA County Sheriff’s race, still hang in the balance, dependent on numbers from provisional ballots, mail-ins and other votes that are still being counted. We check in on the cote counts from Los Angeles and...

Duration:00:15:54

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is out. What does that mean for the Mueller probe?

11/8/2018
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at a press conference about the apprehension of a suspect in the recent spate of mail bombings at the Department of Justice on October 26, 2018 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images In a move that had been long-discussed after President Trump repeatedly and publicly criticized him several times, Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned on Wednesday at the president’s request. In his undated letter to President Trump, Sessions...

Duration:00:17:25

Thousand Oaks mass shooting: The latest

11/8/2018
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A Ventura County Sheriffs officer stands near a vehicle near the Borderline Bar and Grill, where a mass shooting occurred on November 8, 2018 in Thousand Oaks, California.; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images A gunman opened fire inside a bar popular with college students last night in Thousand Oaks. Twelve people were killed, including a sheriff’s officer who arrived at the scene. The suspected gunman, identified by authorities as 28-year-old Ian David Long, was also found dead. We bring...

Duration:00:30:01

AirTalk special: CA Dream post-election statewide call-in

11/7/2018
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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom speaks during election night event on November 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images In collaboration with the California Dream project, join us for a live statewide call-in show on Wednesday from 11am to noon. We’ll get reaction to the 2018 midterm election results from political reporters around the state and from listeners like you. Call 866-893-5722 between 11 and noon to weigh in. You can also...

Duration:00:50:03

The day after election night: results and key takeaways

11/7/2018
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A voter takes in the view outside a polling place after casting her ballot in California's 25th Congressional district on November 6, 2018 in Agua Dulce, California. ; Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images Polls closed at 8pm last night, ending a highly anticipated election. Here’s what we know. As predicted, Democrats regained control of the house while Republicans maintained Senate majority. In California, Gavin Newsom will be the next governor and Diane Feinstein will keep her senate...

Duration:00:34:38

Maywood high school teacher arrested after hitting student

11/6/2018
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A worker takes a lunch break during construction of a new school May 17, 2006 in the city of Maywood, California. ; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images A Los Angeles-area teacher was arrested on suspicion of punching a 14-year-old student who used a racial epithet and threw a basketball at him in a classroom, authorities said. Marston Riley, 64, was taken into custody on suspicion of child abuse after the fight recorded on cellphone video Friday during a music class at Maywood Academy High...

Duration:00:27:46

The state of basketball in LA: LeBron, The Lakers, and the superstar-less Clippers

11/6/2018
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LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on during the second half of a game against the Dallas Mavericks at Staples Center on October 31, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images The Los Angeles Lakers ended on a high note in October taking over the Dallas Mavericks on Halloween. But last week was a different story. According to reports, Magic Johnson, Lakers president of basketball operations, met with coach Luke Walton last Tuesday after the team’s...

Duration:00:10:33

Happy Election Day: A check-in from the polls as record voting turnout is expected

11/6/2018
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California's multi-language "I Voted" stickers on offer for early voters at the Los Angeles County Registrar's Office in Norwalk, California on November 5, 2018, a day ahead the November 6 midterm elections in the United States.; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images Polls are open bright and early today at 7am and you’ll be able to drop by and cast your vote until 8pm. There are several swing districts in Southern California that might play a role in whether Republicans hold on...

Duration:00:24:41