Archive for February 13th, 2018

Orange County homeless camp to be cleared out next week

Local | | February 13 2018, 6:19 PM

The plan would have homeless people off the Santa Ana riverbed by the end of next week and into hotel rooms paid for by Orange County.

Griffith Park horse rental company leaving after nearly 50 years

Business & Economy | | February 13 2018, 5:05 PM

After nearly half a century in business, Griffith Park Horse Rentals is leaving Griffith Park. A sub-license agreement between the company and the L.A. Equestrian Center ends May 15.

LA needs tens of thousands of rentals for homeless

Business & Economy | | February 13 2018, 3:58 PM

L.A. County needs over 30,000 new supportive housing units and rental vouchers to functionally end homelessness, according to a report released Tuesday.

Judge rules against Trump in case over DACA immigration program

Politics | | February 13 2018, 2:26 PM

A federal judge in New York has ruled President Donald Trump's administration didn't offer "legally adequate reasons" for ending a program that spared many immigrants from deportation if they were brought to the U.S. as children.

LA County drafting rent control for mobile home parks

Business & Economy | | February 13 2018, 2:16 PM

Citing a shortage of affordable housing and growing homeless population, LA County has plans to regulate rent in mobile home parks.

Pico Rivera city council could seek resignation of anti-military teacher

Education | | February 13 2018, 11:33 AM

The teacher has been on leave from El Rancho High School in Pico Rivera after video surfaced of him scolding a 17-year-old student who was wearing a U.S. Marine Corps sweatshirt.

Bullet still lodged in boy's head after school shooting, teacher says

Crime & Justice | | February 13 2018, 11:00 AM

The former teacher says Sal Castro Middle School student Issa Al-Bayati will require another surgery and months of treatment.

Family immigration cuts in Senate plan stir controversy

Politics | | February 13 2018, 10:13 AM

The U.S. Senate is debating immigration changes, including the idea of preventing U.S. citizens from sponsoring their parents for legal immigration.

Russian threat to US elections to persist through 2018, intel boss warns Congress

US & World | | February 13 2018, 7:47 AM

The Director of National Intelligence said Tuesday that Moscow viewed its attack on the 2016 election as worthwhile given the chaos it has sown at relatively low cost, and that such interference is likely to continue.

Second bald eagle hatches near Big Bear

Environment & Science | | February 13 2018, 7:08 AM

The first fluffy white chick made its on-camera debut when it poked its head out of the shell Sunday near Big Bear Lake east of Los Angeles.

What stock market swings mean for California

Business & Economy | | February 13 2018, 5:00 AM

Big losses on Wall Street should concern Californians — even those with no money in the stock market — because they can have a big impact on the state's budget.

Ordinances aim to speed up homeless housing construction

Politics | | February 13 2018, 5:00 AM

Two ordinances before a city council committee Tuesday aim at making it easier to erect temporary and permanent housing for homeless people in Los Angeles.

Episode 3: Witnesses in Uniform

Crime & Justice | | February 14 2018, 12:00 AM

All four of the men Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Gonzalo Inzunza shot at were accused of a crime. Tennell Billups believes law enforcement purposefully sought trumped up charges, making Billups look dangerous and Inzunza appear as though he had to shoot. Did the evidence back the men’s claims?

Repeat - Episode 3: Witnesses in Uniform

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | February 14 2018, 12:00 AM

All four of the men Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Gonzalo Inzunza shot at were accused of a crime. Tennell Billups believes law enforcement purposefully sought trumped up charges, making Billups look dangerous and Inzunza appear as though he had to shoot. Did the evidence back the men’s claims?

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Inside an audition for 'America's Got Talent'

Arts & Entertainment | | February 13 2018, 5:18 PM

Contestants perform in front of a live audience and a panel of celebrity judges. But who auditions and how does it work?

Accents, acne and the compassionate filmmaking behind ‘Lady Bird'

Arts & Entertainment | | February 13 2018, 3:25 PM

Irish actress Saoirse Ronan first came to wide attention in “The Grand Budapest Hotel." Now she’s got an Academy Award nomination for Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird.”

A year in the life of Kumail Nanjiani, Emily V. Gordon and 'The Big Sick'

Arts & Entertainment | | February 13 2018, 3:18 PM

The married couple used their love story as a jumping-off point to write "The Big Sick," and now they've got an Oscar nomination for best original screenplay.

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Under Trump budget, food stamp recipients wouldn’t be able to choose what they buy

| February 13 2018, 9:56 AM

President Trump’s budget proposal is causing a stir, and for those who use the nation’s food assistance program it could also affect what's put on the dinner table.

With weak rain season, drought for California could be in the forecast

| February 13 2018, 9:52 AM

Southern California will be getting a little taste of the rain this week, but it won’t be enough.

Russia likely to interfere in 2018 elections and other updates from intel leaders, plus latest on dueling memos

| February 13 2018, 9:39 AM

Intelligence leaders are testifying in front of the Senate today about global and cyber security threats to the U.S., with a focus on China, North Korea and Russia.

Debating the proposed ballot initiative to repeal California’s rent control law

| February 13 2018, 9:32 AM

The battle over rent control in cities across California may come to a head later this year.

A deeper look at the impact of partisan media’s growing divide

| February 13 2018, 9:27 AM

How much would today’s conservative and liberal news have influenced the Watergate scandal?

Mind over fatigue? The science of endurance and how to beat the brain

| February 13 2018, 9:18 AM

In Alex Hutchinson’s new book, “Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performances,” the longtime science writer pairs the stories of men and women who have pushed beyond their limits in extraordinary feats with the latest scientific research on mental endurance.

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Dita Von Teese goes from burlesque queen to French style pop songstress

| February 13 2018, 2:41 PM

This week's Tuesday Reviewsday picks include Lakers fan Joey Dosik, blueswoman Janiva Magness and burlesque queen Dita Von Teese.

California investigates Aetna for denial of coverage

| February 13 2018, 11:38 AM

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has asked the state’s Department of Insurance to investigate allegations against health insurer Aetna.

Disneyland prices jump, but megafans will still follow

Local | | February 13 2018, 10:08 AM

Prices for most tickets to the park increased Sunday. But diehard Disney fans have proven they'll still go no matter how much they cost.

7 ways you could soon be fined for wasting water

| February 13 2018, 9:58 AM

The State Water Resources Control Board is considering a measure that would impose $500 fines for Californians who waste water, effective April 1.

Climate change may be to blame as SoCal flowers bloom weeks early

Local | | February 13 2018, 7:35 AM

Tulips should be just inches high right now, but warm temperatures in the region have led them to grow to nearly a foot at Descanso Gardens.

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