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||LA Fair racing could move to Orange County||Horse racing has been part of the fun at the LA County Fair for years. Now, executives at Fairplex Park in Pomona want to move the meet to Los Alamitos.||4/22/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Dylan Brody, a comedy icon, and a jerk. Hey! You're reading it wrong!||I went to a Hollywood event a couple of years ago, the kind of event at which I park a block away because I’m afraid the valets may be judging me, and my car may give me away as a fraud.||4/22/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Invasive brown widow spiders are pushing out black widows||UC Riverside spider expert Rick Vetter says reports of the black widow's demise in Southern California are overblown, but invasive brown widows do seem to be hurting black widow populations.||4/22/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Assembly votes to ban all smoking in child care centers||Assembly approves to extend ban on smoking in child-care centers to all times of the day, even when children are not present.||4/22/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||New Mexico to decide fate of state's last wild river||The state is eligible for millions of federal dollars if it comes up with a viable plan to divert river water into reservoirs. But some argue diversion would hurt the area's ecosystem.||4/22/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Time Warner starts 'major' network upgrade in Los Angeles||The company announced it's upgrading its network in Covina, Cypress, Hoover, Crenshaw District, and Jefferson Park. Residential customers in Costa Mesa and West Hollywood have already received upgrades.||4/22/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Maintaining the levees in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta||Those who farm, fish or boat in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta rely on levees. They form rims around the dozens of islands in the Delta.||4/22/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||San Diego food pantry provides healthy food for diabetics||There's a unique food pantry in San Diego which caters to those who have to carefully monitor their diet. The California Report's Kenny Goldberg has more.||4/22/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Douglas Coupland's latest endeavor: 'Worst. Person. Ever.'||Canadian writer Douglas Coupland made a name for himself back in 1991 with the international bestseller Generation X.||4/22/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Can LA County better protect its most vulnerable? A Blue Ribbon Panel makes recommendations||A new report from a blue-ribbon panel commissioned to analyze L.A. County's protection of abused and neglected children says the system is in a state of emergency.||4/22/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Oscar Pistorius rumor pulls back curtain on razzle dazzle of murder trial prep||A well known South African columnist is making accusations that Oscar Pistorius hired an acting coach before the start of his trial.||4/22/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Chrome extension that will 'literally' change your life||A new computer program will help get rid of all of the "literallys" in your life. For more on this, we're joined by Alyssa Bereznak, columnist for Yahoo! Tech.||4/22/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Is powdered alcohol coming to a liquor store near you?||Earlier this month, the government approved a new product called ‘Palcohol’—or powdered alcohol, but regulators now say those approvals were “issued in error.||4/22/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Workers discover part of LA's historic water system||In 1781 early residents here built the Zanja Madre or Mother Ditch, which brought water from the Los Angeles River to the young pueblo.||4/22/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Should it be illegal to lie during a political campaign?||The Supreme Court will hear arguments today about whether states can make it a crime to lie during a political campaign.||4/22/14||Free||View In iTunes|
News mixed with other KPCC shows
This channel used to be just the news shorts and was not comingled with other KPCC shows. I *LOVE* the news shorts and want the other shows out of the mix.
I subscribe to some of those shows and really *DON'T* want some of the others. Now I'm getting duplicates of some of the other shows that I've subscribed to. Now it's just a mess.