Guest host Patt Morrison talks with Chris Reed of the Orange County Register about the latest news in Orange County. Topics include: Anti-airport Initiative Back on the Ballot, Orange County's Men Go to Washington, Academic Freedom at Orange Coast College, and More Trouble for Huntington Beach Councilman Dave Garofalo.
A lot of attention has been paid of late to the Los Angeles River, but few people know much about the San Gabriel River. Frequently considered little more than a storm drain, the San Gabriel contains an array of plant and bird species - some of which are found no where else on earth. Patt Morrison talks with Seal Beach City Councilmember Paul Yost and Jeff Yann from the Sierra Club. They would like to return the San Gabriel to a more natural state, and include it as part of a continuous network of park and wilderness areas throughout the Southland.
Is Donald Trump rethinking his campaign promise to deport millions of people here illegally and how might such a move play with his core supporters? CA Senate Bill 1322 would change the way underage sex workers are charged; Plus, inside NPR's decision to drop reader comments from its website - have extreme comments made many comments sections unusable? And who benefits in the shift to social media?
After accusations of impropriety in his work with pro-Russian politicians, Trump's former campaign chairman resigned this morning; a bill in Sacramento could require institutions to to collect data on more groups under the label “Asian American,” but not everybody's happy about it; plus, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Andy Klein, Justin Chang, and Charles Solomon review this week’s new releases including “War Dogs” with Jonah Hill and Miles Teller. TGI-FilmWeek!
A proposed agreement between a community organization and Los Angeles World Airports could stop years of litigation; after a scandal at the Orange County DA's office, lawmakers in Sacramento are getting closer to passing a bill that could make it a felony for prosecutors to withhold evidence; plus, the author of 'Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon' traces the political trajectory of the former Senator and presidential candidate.
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