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January 27, 2020 Episode 102

The saga of the Echo Park Lake encampment continues, with new mixed messages on sweep policy. LAPD moves to fire an officer as part of its growing gang-framing scandal. Cudahy’s mayor takes a stand after jet fuel was dropped on an elementary school.

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January 19, 2020 Episode 101

A new set of sweeps in Echo Park and Hollywood. LA City Council abandons outreach-based encampment cleanups. Nury Martinez is sworn in as City Council President. And Metro puts forward its NextGen bus plan.

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July 1, 2019 Episode 72

New state budget — how much money is LA getting? Why do councilmembers want more? Grocery store strike — is it going to happen? What would it mean if it does? New encampment sweeps policy — why is LAPD still a part of it? Could that change? And Metro bus ridership — why is it cratering? How do we fire everyone who let this happen?

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June 17, 2019 Episode 70

Alissa, Scott and Hayes get into scooter numbers that came out this week, take the listener to City Hall to hear the council explain why they’re continuing to punish people for being poor, congratulate Inglewood on its new rent control, break down a new proposed vacancy tax, and break some actual good news live on the show.

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