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A look at Amazon Go and the future of supermarket shopping

A look at Amazon Go and the future of supermarket shopping
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Shoppers look at meat for sale, November 28, 2016 at a Ralph’s Supermarket in Irvine, California. ; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk Amazon.com is launching its first brick and mortar store, which will enable customers to buy groceries without waiting at a checkout line. As reported in the Wall Street Journal, the store is set […]

Oakland fire could be a symptom of larger housing problem in California

Oakland fire could be a symptom of larger housing problem in California

A fireman stands before a warehouse after it was destroyed by a fire, December 3, 2016 in Oakland, California.; Credit: AFP/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk As the death toll continues to climb, now at 36, in the tragic Oakland fire on Friday night, fire officials have temporarily halted search effort because the building has been deemed too […]

One year later: Community, religious leaders reflect on San Bernardino terror attack

One year later: Community, religious leaders reflect on San Bernardino terror attack

Jennifer and husband Roy Trules cry as the names of victims are read aloud during a moment of silence concluding a vigil at San Manuel Stadium in San Bernardino on Thursday night, Dec. 3, 2015. Both were friends with 26-year-old Aurora Godoy of San Jacinto. Roy Trules first met Godoy more than three years ago […]

Legal experts discuss next steps for California’s death penalty system under Prop 66

Legal experts discuss next steps for California’s death penalty system under Prop 66

A gurney in Huntsville, Texas, where prisoners are executed. The death penalty was at the Supreme Court again Wednesday.; Credit: Pat Sullivan/AP AirTalk Despite showing its true blue color on issues like marijuana and gun control, California surprised many when voters chose to shoot down a proposition to abolish the state’s long defunct death penalty […]

Pasadena City College Trustees consider banning themselves from talking to media without permission

Pasadena City College Trustees consider banning themselves from talking to media without permission

Pasadena City College has been placed on probation by the panel that decides on accreditation for community colleges.; Credit: David Mayerhofer/Flickr Creative Commons AirTalk Tonight the board members of Pasadena City College will consider an unprecedented policy: to require themselves to seek permission from the board president before speaking with the media. It’s a proposal […]

SCOTUS to decide on new immigration case Jennings v. Rodriguez

SCOTUS to decide on new immigration case Jennings v. Rodriguez

The courtroom of he U.S. Supreme Court is seen September 30, 2016 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court will return for a new term on Monday, October 3. ; Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images AirTalk Before President-elect Trump can exercise any executive power on immigration next January, SCOTUS will set a new precedent by hearing Jennings […]

Jill Stein raises millions of dollars for election recount effort in three states

Jill Stein raises millions of dollars for election recount effort in three states

Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein speaks at the National Press Club February 6, 2015 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images AirTalk Over Thanksgiving weekend, the Green Party generated the largest fundraising drive for a third party in history with the goal of demanding recounts of election results in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Michigan. In […]

AirTalk listeners share the good, bad, and ugly of talking politics on Thanksgiving

AirTalk listeners share the good, bad, and ugly of talking politics on Thanksgiving

Central American immigrants and their families pray before Thanksgiving dinner on November 24, 2016 in Stamford, Connecticut. ; Credit: John Moore/Getty Images AirTalk Wednesday on AirTalk, we heard from listeners across Southern California about how they planned to navigate any political discussions that might surface during Thanksgiving dinner. Some families planned to instate a ‘no […]

LA County Sheriff: Our relationship with ICE won’t change for Trump

LA County Sheriff: Our relationship with ICE won’t change for Trump

Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell announces the arrests of three people for trafficking a Los Angeles woman after fooling her into thinking she was going to a birthday party. McDonnell spoke at a news conference on March 9, 2016.; Credit: Amanda Myers/AP Matt Dangelantonio | AirTalk Immigration has been a hot topic of discussion […]

LA County Sheriff: Our relationship with ICE won’t change for Trump

LA County Sheriff: Our relationship with ICE won’t change for Trump

Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell announces the arrests of three people for trafficking a Los Angeles woman after fooling her into thinking she was going to a birthday party. McDonnell spoke at a news conference on March 9, 2016.; Credit: Amanda Myers/AP Matt Dangelantonio | AirTalk Immigration has been a hot topic of discussion […]