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September 28, 2020 Episode 141

Cuts to Metro go through. Buses will remain too crowded. More beatings of protestors by LASD. A scuffle at an LAPD station. The LA Times reckons with its racist history. In its presence, it makes some endorsements. Councilmember Ryu goes on the offense against Nithya Raman. And EUNISSES HERNANDEZ, co-chair of Yes on Measure J, joins the show to talk about why this county ballot measure is so important.

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August 24, 2020 Episode 135

A new theme song. Fires in California. Gangs in the Sheriff’s Department. Declining COVID-19 numbers. The start of the LAUSD school year. Shuttered emergency shelters. Resumed sweeps in Venice. A QAnon protest in Hollywood. A police killing in Pasadena. A Postal Board Governor in San Marino. And one of the last bills in the state housing package.

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August 17, 2020 Episode 134

Potentially the worst heat wave in a decade helps start two fires and leads to rolling blackouts across California. COVID hospitalizations are dropping but the data remains an issue. LASD gives a press conference on Andres Guardado’s shooting, and the LAPD Chief says sorry for a police lie about a Councilmember. What does it mean for local politics if Biden and Harris win? And an interview with NRDC Senior Attorney MELISSA LIN-PERELLA about a consequential vote by City Council regarding emissions at the Port of LA.

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September 9, 2019 Episode 82

A full-episode interview with Los Angeles City Councilmember MIKE BONIN. We talk with the Councilmember about a nonprofit’s campaign to fight the city over a density program, his recent break with the rest of the council over homelessness criminalization policies, and why a record-cheap solar deal is being held up.

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