Fast Food Fail, Skid Row Running Club and Finance for Kids

LA’s ban on new fast food restaurants in the city’s poorest neighborhoods hasn’t reduced obesity. And in neighborhoods throughout the city, over half of residents don’t make enough money to meet basic obligations like housing and health care. Then, Press Play producer Anna Scott profiles a criminal courts judge who’s started a running club for homeless and formerly-homeless people on Skid Row. How do you teach kids about personal finance? A new book is here to help. Finally, tech columnist Nick Bilton and actress Ashley Judd are in hot water with the internet, and our web regular Xeni Jardin is none-too-pleased either. Bilton belittled cancer. Judd is trying to sue Twitter trolls.

Banner Image: Judge Craig Mitchell leads a team of runners from Skid Row; Credit: Skid Row Marathon