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The (100 Year) History Of Hollywood’s Oldest Restaurant

The (100 Year) History Of Hollywood’s Oldest Restaurant

Musso & Frank Celebrate 100th Anniversary And Book Release; Credit: Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images AirTalk® Even if you haven’t eaten at the famed Musso & Frank grill, you’ve probably consumed it in some way — as the backdrop in Tarantino’s “Once Upon A Time…in Hollywood,” or “Mad Men” or “Ocean’s Eleven.”  Besides its on-screen allure, Musso […]

The (100 Year) History Of Hollywood’s Oldest Restaurant

The (100 Year) History Of Hollywood’s Oldest Restaurant

Musso & Frank Celebrate 100th Anniversary And Book Release; Credit: Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images AirTalk® Even if you haven’t eaten at the famed Musso & Frank grill, you’ve probably consumed it in some way — as the backdrop in Tarantino’s “Once Upon A Time…in Hollywood,” or “Mad Men” or “Ocean’s Eleven.”  Besides its on-screen allure, Musso […]

After Walmart Snuffs Out E-Cigarette Sales, A Look At How Large-Scale Vaping Bans Could Impact Consumers

After Walmart Snuffs Out E-Cigarette Sales, A Look At How Large-Scale Vaping Bans Could Impact Consumers

Man vaping an e-cigarette.; Credit: /Martina Paraninfi/Getty Images AirTalk® Amid growing concerns about the health hazards of vaping, Walmart announced on Friday that it would no longer be selling e-cigarettes at its U.S. stores, becoming the latest (and largest) major retailer in the country to ban their sales, along with others like Rite Aid, Dollar […]

LA Councilman Calls to Protect Community Members From Displacement

LA Councilman Calls to Protect Community Members From Displacement

A rendering of the proposed 577-unit apartment project, which Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson says would drive up rents and “displace lifelong community residents.; Credit: Los Angeles Department of City Planning AirTalk® Earlier this week, LA City Council President Herb Wesson called for the rejection of  a proposed housing project known as District […]

Round 15: California’s CAFE Standards Fight Continues With Trump Admin Revoking State Authority

Round 15: California’s CAFE Standards Fight Continues With Trump Admin Revoking State Authority

Morning commuters travel the 210 freeway between Los Angeles and cities to the east on December 1, 2009 near Pasadena, California; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images AirTalk® President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California’s authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators. In a tweet, Trump said […]

Family Law Experts Answer Your Questions On California Alimony Law

Family Law Experts Answer Your Questions On California Alimony Law

A new campaign seeks to limit alimony payments in California; Credit: Stock photo by JasonUnbound via Flickr Creative Commons AirTalk® A Huntington Beach man is aiming to reform California’s alimony laws by restricting the length of time that former spouses are required to pay their exes after a divorce or legal separation. Steve Clark tells […]

Family Law Experts Answer Your Questions On California Alimony Law

Family Law Experts Answer Your Questions On California Alimony Law

A new campaign seeks to limit alimony payments in California; Credit: Stock photo by JasonUnbound via Flickr Creative Commons AirTalk® A Huntington Beach man is aiming to reform California’s alimony laws by restricting the length of time that former spouses are required to pay their exes after a divorce or legal separation. Steve Clark tells […]

Here Is A List Of Bills Awaiting Governor Newsom’s Signature

Here Is A List Of Bills Awaiting Governor Newsom’s Signature

A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images AirTalk® With the California state legislative session over, we take a look at what bills made it to Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk.  High-profile bill, AB 5 still threatens to upend the gig economy by redefining current contract workers as employees. Despite legal […]

Controversial Tropical Forest Standard Program Divides Scientists, Environmental Groups

Controversial Tropical Forest Standard Program Divides Scientists, Environmental Groups

Aerial view of deforestation in Nascentes da Serra do Cachimbo Biological Reserve in Altamira, Para state, Brazil, in the Amazon basin, on August 28, 2019; Credit: JOAO LAET/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® California is weighing a controversial plan to help protect tropical forests, but some argue the move has too many pitfalls and shouldn’t be implemented. According […]

Supreme Court Approves Restrictions On Asylum Seekers

Supreme Court Approves Restrictions On Asylum Seekers

The United states Supreme Court is seen on April 15, 2019 in Washington DC; Credit: ERIC BARADAT/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® The Supreme Court is allowing nationwide enforcement of a new Trump administration rule that prevents most Central American migrants from seeking asylum in the United States. The justices’ order late Wednesday temporarily undoes a lower court […]