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The Heated Battle Over A Proposed LA Clippers Arena Continues

The Heated Battle Over A Proposed LA Clippers Arena Continues

A rendering of the proposed Los Angeles Clippers arena in Inglewood.; Credit: (Los Angeles Clippers) AirTalk® Arguments surrounding a new Los Angeles Clippers arena continue as two lawmakers accuse the California Air Resources Board of racism over delays in approving it.  There are a number of opponents when it comes to the proposed arena, including […]

Warren’s Medicare4All Plan, Biden’s Son, Impeachment Inquiry Highlight Wide-Ranging Night Of Topics In Tuesday’s Democratic Debate

Warren’s Medicare4All Plan, Biden’s Son, Impeachment Inquiry Highlight Wide-Ranging Night Of Topics In Tuesday’s Democratic Debate

Democratic presidential hopefuls Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders (L), Former Vice President Joe Biden (C), and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren participate during the fourth Democratic primary debate on October 15, 2019. ; Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images AirTalk® Elizabeth Warren repeatedly came under attack during the Democratic presidential debate as rivals accused the Massachusetts senator […]

As Investigators Attempt To Determine The Cause Of The Saddleridge Fire, PG&E Continues To Face Backlash For Outages

As Investigators Attempt To Determine The Cause Of The Saddleridge Fire, PG&E Continues To Face Backlash For Outages

Firefighters work on a house fire during the Saddleridge Fire in the early morning hours on October 11, 2019 in Porter Ranch, California. ; Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images AirTalk® The cause of last week’s fast-moving Saddle Ridge fire is under investigation. It started under a Southern California Edison transmission line, but investigators are trying to […]

Gendered Gestures: Outdated Or Chivalrous?

Gendered Gestures: Outdated Or Chivalrous?

File: An open apartment door. ; Credit: Photo by Dominick via Flickr Creative Commons AirTalk® Curtsies and hat tipping may have gone the way of the dinosaur, but there are still gendered gestures that some consider the norm for polite society.  Namely, men opening doors for women, pulling out chairs or opening car doors. For […]

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 […]