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AirTalk’s Chicano ArtTalk & ‘Pacific Standard Time’ exhibit

AirTalk’s Chicano ArtTalk & ‘Pacific Standard Time’ exhibit

This month, as part of the ambitious celebration of SoCal art that is "Pacific Standard Time," KPCC and AirTalk divined our inner curator. On Wednesday, KPCC’s Larry Mantle hosted a one-night Chicano art exhibit with the artists themselves and their works in the Crawford Family Forum. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Riverside County kills Halloween for registered sex offenders

Riverside County kills Halloween for registered sex offenders

There'll be no trick-or-treating for registered sex offenders in Riverside County. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

The Mighty Brothers Klitschko

The Mighty Brothers Klitschko

The world of boxing had never before known a pair of brothers the likes of Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko. Together, the young men – still in their 30s – share five boxing heavyweight titles between them, plus Wladimir's Olympic gold medal. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Norman Corwin, last of radio’s Golden Age, dies

Norman Corwin, last of radio’s Golden Age, dies

Norman Corwin, giant of radio's Golden Age, died in Los Angeles at age 101 on Tuesday. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Former LAPD detective unwraps rappers’ murders

Former LAPD detective unwraps rappers’ murders

In the 1990s, nothing sent ripples through the world of rap like the deaths of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls. Shakur, from California, and Smalls, from New York, became icons representing both stylistic musical differences and the terse rivalry between West and East Coast hip hop camps. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

From farmhand to neurosurgeon: "Becoming Dr. Q"

From farmhand to neurosurgeon: "Becoming Dr. Q"

Alfredo started his academic life at a California community college after hopping the U.S.-Mexican border fence. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

"Winning the War on War: The Decline of Armed Conflict Worldwide"

"Winning the War on War: The Decline of Armed Conflict Worldwide"

World peace is on the rise according to international relations scholar Joshua Goldstein. In his new book, “Winning the War on War,” Goldstein attempts to show that fewer wars are starting and more are ending. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

FBI considers redefining rape to improve law enforcement

FBI considers redefining rape to improve law enforcement

For the first time in 80 years, the FBI is considering whether to redefine the federal definition of rape. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

FBI considers redefining “rape” to improve law enforcement

FBI considers redefining “rape” to improve law enforcement

For the first time in 80 years, the FBI is considering whether to redefine the federal definition of “rape.” Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

FilmWeek: Footloose, The Thing, The Big Year, Father of Invention and more

FilmWeek: Footloose, The Thing, The Big Year, Father of Invention and more

KPCC film critics Wade Major and Claudia Puig join Larry to review this week’s films, including "Footloose," "The Thing," "The Big Year," "Father of Invention" and more. TGI-FilmWeek! Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs