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The quizzical sport of Oscar award predictions

The quizzical sport of Oscar award predictions
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Announcement cards and envelopes by designer Marc Friedland which are used by presenters at the Oscars to announce winners.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images Forecasting Academy Award nominees is a complex, fun, and influential game. The top predictors in showbiz can be found on the website Gold Derby, including film critic Thelma Adams. Adams and her […]

What lies ahead after NFL owners approve Inglewood stadium, Rams move to LA

What lies ahead after NFL owners approve Inglewood stadium, Rams move to LA

Inglewood’s mayor poses with L.A. Rams fans at an Inglewood City Council meeting.; Credit: Ben Bergman/KPCC More than two decades after the Raiders and Rams played their last games in Southern California, professional football is returning to the Los Angeles market. 30 of the 32 NFL team owners voted in favor of St. Louis Rams’ […]

What lies ahead after NFL owners approve Inglewood stadium, Rams move to LA

What lies ahead after NFL owners approve Inglewood stadium, Rams move to LA

Inglewood’s mayor poses with L.A. Rams fans at an Inglewood City Council meeting.; Credit: Ben Bergman/KPCC More than two decades after the Raiders and Rams played their last games in Southern California, professional football is returning to the Los Angeles market. 30 of the 32 NFL team owners voted in favor of St. Louis Rams’ […]

What lies ahead after NFL owners approve Inglewood stadium, Rams move to LA

What lies ahead after NFL owners approve Inglewood stadium, Rams move to LA

Inglewood’s mayor poses with L.A. Rams fans at an Inglewood City Council meeting.; Credit: Ben Bergman/KPCC More than two decades after the Raiders and Rams played their last games in Southern California, professional football is returning to the Los Angeles market. 30 of the 32 NFL team owners voted in favor of St. Louis Rams’ […]

A brief history of ‘lame duck’ State of the Union addresses

A brief history of ‘lame duck’ State of the Union addresses

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech on Capitol Hill.; Credit: Pool/Getty Images No slave to 24-hour cable news and the Twitterverse, President Thomas Jefferson eschewed delivering public speeches on the State of the Union, choosing instead to send his message to Congress in writing via messenger. The tradition held for […]

A brief history of ‘lame duck’ State of the Union addresses

A brief history of ‘lame duck’ State of the Union addresses

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech on Capitol Hill.; Credit: Pool/Getty Images No slave to 24-hour cable news and the Twitterverse, President Thomas Jefferson eschewed delivering public speeches on the State of the Union, choosing instead to send his message to Congress in writing via messenger. The tradition held for […]

AirTalk listeners remember David Bowie

AirTalk listeners remember David Bowie

A woman with a tatoo of David Bowie reacts as she pays her respects in front of the British singer, painted by Australian street artist James Cochran, aka Jimmy C.; Credit: JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images David Bowie, the musician and artist alternatively known as Ziggy Stardust and the Thin White Duke, has died from cancer. He […]

Assemblyman, finance experts opine on Governor Brown’s 2016 budget proposal

Assemblyman, finance experts opine on Governor Brown’s 2016 budget proposal

California Gov. Jerry Brown released a state-wide budget Thursday, January 7.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images “Save it for a rainy day” seemed to be the takeaway as Governor Jerry Brown unveiled his 2016-2017 state budget proposal on Thursday. During a news conference at the Capitol, Governor Brown preached financial prudence, but also announced a big […]

Assemblyman, finance experts opine on Governor Brown’s 2016 budget proposal

Assemblyman, finance experts opine on Governor Brown’s 2016 budget proposal

California Gov. Jerry Brown released a state-wide budget Thursday, January 7.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images “Save it for a rainy day” seemed to be the takeaway as Governor Jerry Brown unveiled his 2016-2017 state budget proposal on Thursday. During a news conference at the Capitol, Governor Brown preached financial prudence, but also announced a big […]

Assemblyman, finance experts opine on Governor Brown’s 2016 budget proposal

Assemblyman, finance experts opine on Governor Brown’s 2016 budget proposal

California Gov. Jerry Brown released a state-wide budget Thursday, January 7.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images “Save it for a rainy day” seemed to be the takeaway as Governor Jerry Brown unveiled his 2016-2017 state budget proposal on Thursday. During a news conference at the Capitol, Governor Brown preached financial prudence, but also announced a big […]