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New UC council takes on return of Native American remains

1/19/2019
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University of California Native American advisory council includes faculty and tribal leaders. One agenda item for its first meeting: the return of human remains.

Duration:00:00:48

When LA County captures stormwater, here's where it goes

1/19/2019
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When it rains, the Los Angeles County Flood Control system mainly works to channel stormwater runoff to the ocean. But about 28 percent of that rain is captured before it's lost to the Pacific.

Duration:00:01:17

Amidst LAUSD teachers’ strike, we talk with California education superintendent Tony Thurmond

1/18/2019
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Tony Thurmond earlier this month was sworn in as the state’s education superintendent.

Duration:00:19:01

From ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ to ‘The French Connection’ Oscar-nominated cinematographer Caleb Deschanel and the FilmWeek critics discuss the best-shot films of the 20th century

1/18/2019
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Earlier this month, in celebration of their 100th anniversary, the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) released a list of the 100 best-photographed films of the 20th century, as voted on by ASC members.

Duration:00:18:47

AirTalk asks: Why are Americans drinking less alcohol?

1/18/2019
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Alcohol consumption in the U.S. dropped 0.8 percent in 2018.

Duration:00:11:01

FilmWeek: ‘Glass,’ ‘The Standoff at Sparrow Creek,’ ‘La Religieuse’ and more

1/18/2019
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Justin Chang and Lael Loewenstein review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Duration:00:28:54

As Democrats launch presidential bids, what does it take to make a campaign machine?

1/18/2019
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Donations. Likes. Policy chops. These are typically on the list when candidates want to launch a presidential campaign. But since the 2016 presidential election, the rules are evolving.

Duration:00:17:43

The nerve center for stormy L.A.

1/18/2019
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During a storm, when roads are flooding and mud is flowing, critical decisions get made at the Los Angeles County Public Works operations center in Alhambra.

Duration:00:00:54

To stay motivated, these striking teachers traded marching for dancing

1/18/2019
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First grade teacher Christal Lord usually uses Zumba to keep her students active. On Wednesday, she and other teachers brought their moves to the picket line at Palms Elementary.

Duration:00:00:59

With Democrats wielding power in Sacramento, how are CA businesses faring?

1/17/2019
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California, now more than ever, is a one-party state. And as POLITICO reports, that means the state’s business community is trying to figure out how to navigate a space that traditionally isn’t seen as business-friendly.

Duration:00:08:52

Against a backdrop of infighting, the Women’s March enters its third year. What does the movement mean to you?

1/17/2019
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This Saturday, January 19, marks the third Women’s March both nationally and in Los Angeles.

Duration:00:19:19

On its 25th anniversary, looking back at the Northridge quake and preparing for The Big One

1/17/2019
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It was a shocking rumble that struck just before dawn in January of 1994.

Duration:00:28:31

CA to allow delivery of marijuana statewide, even to cities that have banned the drug

1/17/2019
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California endorsed a rule Wednesday that will allow home marijuana deliveries statewide, even into communities that have banned commercial pot sales.

Duration:00:22:32

Amidst FBI probe into City Hall corruption, we debate a revived proposal to City Council limiting developer’s political donations

1/17/2019
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A handful of council members on Tuesday proposed a ban on campaign contributions from real estate developers of significant projects.

Duration:00:15:56

LA Teachers On Picket Lines Cut Back Spending As They Go Without Pay

1/17/2019
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LAUSD picketers aren’t showing signs of slowing down. But teachers also won’t get paid while they’re out marching. We spoke to teachers at Taft High School in Woodland Hills about how they’ll make ends meet.

Duration:00:01:04

SoCal food banks are getting ready to feed unpaid federal workers

1/17/2019
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One church in Ontario is opening a food pantry this weekend for employees at the nearby Ontario International Airport who are now working without pay.

Duration:00:00:58

Spanish-Speaking Parents May Be At A Disadvantage During LAUSD Strike

1/17/2019
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Thousands of LAUSD teachers are on strike. The district is over 70 percent Latino or Hispanic and serves many non-English-speaking families. How are they getting information about the strike?

Duration:00:03:08

LA City Council moves to limit campaign contributions from big developers

1/17/2019
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A handful of Los Angeles City Council members on Tuesday proposed a ban on campaign contributions from real estate developers of significant projects.

Duration:00:01:11

Class size reduction motivates striking teachers, but is it worth the high cost?

1/16/2019
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Los Angeles teachers union members have made a class-size reduction central to their demands during their strike against the L.A. Unified School District.

Duration:00:04:33

To book lovers: In the war against clutter, how do you decide what stays in your library?

1/16/2019
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According to Japanese author Marie Kondo, books could be taking up unnecessary space in your house.

Duration:00:17:09