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Conservation Or Protection: Should CA Give Permits For Killing Of Mountain Lions?

Conservation Or Protection: Should CA Give Permits For Killing Of Mountain Lions?

Mountain Lion.; Credit: CaliforniaDFW via Flickr Creative Commons AirTalk® On the heels of the recent killing of male mountain lion P-56 by a landowner whose livestock was being attacked, two L.A. City Councilmembers introduced a resolution to stop this from happening in the future.  By California law, property owners whose livestock have been killed by […]

There’s A New Push To Put The Brakes On LA’s Rising Speed Limits

There’s A New Push To Put The Brakes On LA’s Rising Speed Limits

Los Angeles city street; Credit: (Courtesy Los Angeles Department of Transportation) Ryan Fonseca | AirTalk® Years of research, the rules of physics and common sense all point to an established fact about street safety: the faster people drive, the more dangerous and deadly our roads become. Despite that fact, Los Angeles and other cities across […]

Still Need To Get Your Real ID? With The Clock Ticking And DMV Appointments Filling Up, Now Is The Time

Still Need To Get Your Real ID? With The Clock Ticking And DMV Appointments Filling Up, Now Is The Time

People wait in line outside of the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® October 1, 2020 may seem like a long time from now, but the California Department of Motor Vehicles has some work left to do in order to get the state’s 27 […]

2020 Check-In: Unclear Winner In Iowa, As Dems Get Ready For New Hampshire Debate

2020 Check-In: Unclear Winner In Iowa, As Dems Get Ready For New Hampshire Debate

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) greets a group of supporters after arriving in New Hampshire on February 04, 2020 in Manchester, New Hampshire. ; Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images AirTalk® The Associated Press said Thursday that it is unable to declare a winner of Iowa’s Democratic caucuses. Following the Iowa Democratic Party’s release of […]

2020 Update: What We Know (And Don’t) From Iowa, What’s Ahead In New Hampshire

2020 Update: What We Know (And Don’t) From Iowa, What’s Ahead In New Hampshire

Daja Maxwell places campaign signs on chairs before the arrival of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) for a Town Hall campaign event held at the Derry Opera House on February 05, 2020 in Derry, New Hampshire.; Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images AirTalk® Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders are nearly tied in the Iowa Democratic […]

Triple Play: Dodgers Make Play To Win Elusive World Series, Score Red Sox Star Outfielder Mookie Betts And Pitcher David Price

Triple Play: Dodgers Make Play To Win Elusive World Series, Score Red Sox Star Outfielder Mookie Betts And Pitcher David Price

Mookie Betts #50 of the Boston Red Sox; Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images AirTalk® Now more than ever, it’s now or never for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Banking on Mookie Betts to be the missing piece in their World Series pursuit, the Los Angeles Dodgers finally pulled off the blockbluster deal fans have been clamoring for, […]

Triple Play: Dodgers Make Play To Win Elusive World Series, Score Red Sox Star Outfielder Mookie Betts And Pitcher David Price

Triple Play: Dodgers Make Play To Win Elusive World Series, Score Red Sox Star Outfielder Mookie Betts And Pitcher David Price

Mookie Betts #50 of the Boston Red Sox; Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images AirTalk® Now more than ever, it’s now or never for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Banking on Mookie Betts to be the missing piece in their World Series pursuit, the Los Angeles Dodgers finally pulled off the blockbluster deal fans have been clamoring for, […]

Week In Politics: Iowa Voting Malarkey And The Coming Conclusion To Impeachment Saga

Week In Politics: Iowa Voting Malarkey And The Coming Conclusion To Impeachment Saga

Officials from the 68th caucus precinct overlook the results of the first referendum count during a caucus event on February 3, 2020 at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, United States. ; Credit: Tom Brenner/Getty Images AirTalk® Democratic party officials in Iowa worked furiously Tuesday to deliver the delayed results of their first-in-the-nation caucus, as […]

Week In Politics: Iowa Voting Malarkey And The Coming Conclusion To Impeachment Saga

Week In Politics: Iowa Voting Malarkey And The Coming Conclusion To Impeachment Saga

Officials from the 68th caucus precinct overlook the results of the first referendum count during a caucus event on February 3, 2020 at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, United States. ; Credit: Tom Brenner/Getty Images AirTalk® Democratic party officials in Iowa worked furiously Tuesday to deliver the delayed results of their first-in-the-nation caucus, as […]

What You Need To Know As Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus In California Jumps To Six

What You Need To Know As Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus In California Jumps To Six

A woman wears a face mask in the city center on February 03, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. ; Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images AirTalk® As the U.S. steps up its response to the coronavirus outbreak, the Department of Homeland Security is warning airline passengers that their flights may wind up rerouted if officials discover mid-flight that […]