Hollywood Writers Consider Striking Over Declining Payments
Despite soaring studio profits, film and TV writers in Hollywood are facing declining payments. And they're considering striking over it. To help make sense of this -- and to talk about how a strike could affect the economy in Southern California -- we speak with Ben Bergman, an economy reporter for Southern California Public Radio.
Study: Humans Lived in San Diego Area 130,000 Years Ago
Most archaeologists believe human ancestors arrived in America around 15,000 years ago. But a new study out this week analyzed mastodon bones found in San Diego, and concluded that early humans were breaking those bones 130,000 years ago. Steve Holen, a research associate at the San Diego Natural History Museum and a co-author of the study, joins us to talk about the controversial findings.
California Health Officials Worry About Rise in Premiums Under Trump Administration
California health officials warn that insurance premiums in the state could rise as much as 49 percent if the Trump administration follows through on changes to the Affordable Care Act.