Water Main Woes, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Passive Policy

Yesterday’s water main break in Westwood sent millions of gallons of water flooding nearby streets and UCLA. We take a look at our crumbling water infrastructure. Plus, with conflicts flaring up all over the globe, how much is the Obama administration’s foreign policy to blame? We also talk with the co-writer of this summer’s huge Hollywood release, Guardians of the Galaxy, about what it’s like to be a woman screenwriter in a male-dominated genre. And we discuss an online dating site’s decision to experiment with its users.

Banner image: Urban runoff flowing into a storm drain by Rklawton