We start with newly elected L.A. County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl on her priorities and the challenges ahead. Then LACMA Director Michael Govan joins us to discuss billionaire Jerry Perenchio’s jaw-dropping gift to the museum: an art collection valued at $500 million. We hear the latest in sports from our regular comedy-sports duo the Sklar Brothers. Forty-year California Congressman Henry Waxman reacts to this week’s elections and talks about what’s ahead for him after retiring from D.C. And finally, the strange story of artist Walter Keane, his wife Margaret, and one of the biggest art frauds of the 20th century.
LACMA’s Michael Govan, and the Big-Eyed Children Art Fraud
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Republicans’ takeover of the Senate was the big national political story of the week. But here in L.A., voters elected a new leader for a swath of the county bigger than...
LACMA’s Big Gift
The Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art announced a major gift today: Billionaire Jerry Perenchio is leaving his vast art collection to the museum. It includes paintings...
Sklars on Sports
Do short referees call more fouls because of their unique vantage point? We address that and other topics in our regular roundup with the Sklar Brothers, a sport-comedy duo....
A Look Back With Henry Waxman
Democratic Congressman Henry Waxman is retiring after 40 years in Washington. His district largely encompasses the westside of L.A., from Malibu down to the South Bay. This...