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Jasmin Tuffaha is a Producer for KPCC’s edition of "All Things Considered."
From 2011-2017, she was a Producer for "AirTalk with Larry Mantle." Her beats included politics, law, science, culture and film. She joined the show in 2011, after working for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for 11 years, most recently as foreign bureau producer for CBC’s Los Angeles bureau.
Jasmin was a writer and producer on CBC Television’s national evening news for several years, and spent three years in investigative journalism on CBC TV's consumer-watchdog program, "Marketplace."
A graduate of Ryerson University’s Journalism School in Toronto, she was born in Saudi Arabia and spent her formative years in and around Washington, D.C., which may account for her keen interest in politics.
Stories by Jasmin Tuffaha
Encampments are a safety hazard, Sgt. Anthony Catanese said. "Homelessness is not a crime — It shouldn't be criminalized, but you can't be lighting a fire in a fire zone. It's just unacceptable."
There were also at least 25 injured, with thousands still under evacuation orders. At least 50 had to be rescued by helicopters.
Anticipation is high — if Californians can find a place to buy marijuana when it becomes legal for recreational use on New Year's Day.
Over the past four decades, the state's elk population has nearly quadrupled — to 13,000. Officials are working on a plan to manage the animals.
Adding poignancy and a touch of the surreal, Tuesday's magnitude-7.1 quake struck on the 32nd anniversary of the 1985 earthquake that killed thousands. Just hours earlier, people around Mexico had held earthquake drills to mark the date.
The total number of homicides over June, July and August dipped to 59, which is much lower than the typical rate for the summer months, which recently has totaled in the 70s or 80s.
David Tomb purchased 85 pairs of solar eclipse glasses from Amazon, but then got an email from the company warning about the glasses' legitimacy.
Researchers documented P-55 traversing the eight-lane highway last week — a rare feat, given the risks to lions face when attempting to travel.
L.A.'s mayor was in Washington to be honored by the nation's largest Latino civil rights group, but he used the trip to talk with federal and congressional leaders about two issues close to the city's heart.
Women have made gains in college graduation rates, but too few are majoring in science, technology, engineering and math. At the current rate, the wage gap won't be gone until 2248.
At the House Intelligence Committee's public hearing Monday, Democratic Rep. Schiff tried to settle President Trump's claims that the Obama administration illegally wiretapped him.
While the L.A. Pride Festival as a whole will go on, a protest march will replace the annual parade along Santa Monica Boulevard. The “Resist March” will go from Hollywood and Highland to West Hollywood.
It's back to the projector room for Oscar-winning director Ang Lee's pricey, gutsy movie-making experiment, “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk."
It seems for every major gun violence tragedy, a new gun control group is formed instead of joining forces with established groups.
As the Netflix series launches its fourth season, WIllimon says, "We have a reality show star leading the Republican pack. Who could have ever predicted that?"