The future of US energy policy and Arctic drilling

Donald Trump has named former Texas Governor Rick Perry to head the Department of Energy. Perry once wanted to get rid of that department entirely.

Rex Tillerson is Trump’s nominee to run the State Department. As CEO of Exxon, he formed a partnership with Russia’s state-owned oil company to explore oil in the Arctic.

Aleppo, Syria is the site of a humanitarian catastrophe as President Bashar al Assad’s forces take over. We talk about that and what happened to ISIS in Syria and Iraq.

For 10 years, Silver Lake resident Craig Gilmore treasured the painting overlooking his dining room table, until he found out that Nazis had stolen it from the National Museum in Warsaw.

Finally, where to get the best holiday cookies in LA.

Photo credit: Gage Skidmore; Governor Rick Perry speaking at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, DC.