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Special Coverage: Saddleridge Fire Threatens Sylmar, Porter Ranch, and other areas in the San Fernando Valley

Special Coverage: Saddleridge Fire Threatens Sylmar, Porter Ranch, and other areas in the San Fernando Valley

Firefighters work to save homes from the Saddleridge Fire in the Porter Ranch section of Los Angeles, California, on October 11, 2019. ; Credit: DAVID MCNEW/AFP via Getty Images AirTalk® Today on AirTalk, we bring you updates on the Saddleridge fire as it moves through the San Fernando Valley. Text READY to 888 777 – […]

Power Outages Check-In: SCE & PG&E

Power Outages Check-In: SCE & PG&E

Patrons sit at candle-lit tables at Reel and Brand in Sonoma, California, on October 9, 2019, during a planned power outage by the Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) utility company.; Credit: BRITTANY HOSEA-SMALL/AFP via Getty Images AirTalk® Northern California utility PG&E is launching a second phase of power shut-offs this morning, after cutting power to […]

Power Outages Check-In: SCE & PG&E

Power Outages Check-In: SCE & PG&E

Patrons sit at candle-lit tables at Reel and Brand in Sonoma, California, on October 9, 2019, during a planned power outage by the Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) utility company.; Credit: BRITTANY HOSEA-SMALL/AFP via Getty Images AirTalk® Northern California utility PG&E is launching a second phase of power shut-offs this morning, after cutting power to […]

Reddit Group Face Backlash For Limiting Conversations To People of Color

Reddit Group Face Backlash For Limiting Conversations To People of Color

The logo of social networking website ‘Twitter’ is displayed on a computer screen.; Credit: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® A forum on Reddit known as “BlackPeopleTwitter” is facing backlash for restricting Reddit contributors on particularly sensitive online discussions. According to the New York Times, moderators have asked users to submit pictures of their forearms to prove […]

Impeachment Latest: Trump Blocks Witnesses From Testifying

Impeachment Latest: Trump Blocks Witnesses From Testifying

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during an event where U.S.-Japan trade agreements were signed at the White House on October 7, 2019 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images AirTalk® Three Democratic House chairmen say they will issue a subpoena to U.S. European Union Ambassador Gordon Sondland after he didn’t show up for a […]

San Diego Beach City Could Set Precedence In How CA Deals With Rising Sea Levels

San Diego Beach City Could Set Precedence In How CA Deals With Rising Sea Levels

A California sea lion yearling walks towards the water on a beach at Point Lobos State Reserve on July 10, 2019 in Carmel, California. ; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images AirTalk® Countless reports have looked at the impact of climate change and rising sea levels — and the hit on the communities along the California coast […]

LAX to Prohibit Curbside Pickups for Rideshares

LAX to Prohibit Curbside Pickups for Rideshares

Traffic is congested at the Los Angeles International Airport, California on December 22, 2016. ; Credit: RINGO CHIU/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® Los Angeles International Airport plans on implementing new policies for rideshare drivers and taxis to help better control and limit roadway traffic in and out of the airport’s terminals. The new policy, which is scheduled […]

New Poll: Kamala Falls Further Out Of Favor, Homelessness Top Issue For California

New Poll: Kamala Falls Further Out Of Favor, Homelessness Top Issue For California

A homeless man sleeps beside his makeshift temporary shelter on a street in downtown Los Angeles, California on June 25, 2018.; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® Attitudes and concerns of California voters are changing, according to recent polls from The Public Policy Institute of California and Berkeley IGS. Over half of those polled feel […]

Impeachment Watch: Pelosi / Schiff Presser, Pompeo’s Latest Acknowledgement, And More

Impeachment Watch: Pelosi / Schiff Presser, Pompeo’s Latest Acknowledgement, And More

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a joint press conference with Italy’s Foreign Minister following their meeting at Villa Madama in Rome on October 2, 2019.; Credit: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® Secretary of State Mike Pompeo acknowledged on Wednesday that he was on the July phone call between President Donald Trump and the […]

RIP GOP: Why One Dem Pollster Thinks Trump Will Lose

RIP GOP: Why One Dem Pollster Thinks Trump Will Lose

The Elephant logo for the Republican Party AirTalk® Author and Democratic pollster Stanley Greenberg thinks the Republican party’s end is near.  In his new book, R.I.P. G.O.P. How the New America is Dooming the Republicans, Greenberg lays out data from focus groups and polls to suggest that President Trump and Republicans may be defeated in […]