The "Affordable Housing Act" aims to repeal the law preventing rent control on buildings built in 1995 or later, but opponents fear this may halt construction of future housing and limit the market even further. We also check-in on SoCal's winter rain (or lack there of); discuss endurance with author Alex Hutchinson; and more.
City Council is considering two measures that would help officials expedite housing solutions by circumventing current protocol, raising concerns from those in government and local communities. We debate the pro's and con's. We also conduct our weekly political roundtable; and more.
Larry sits down with LA County Sheriff Jim McDonnell for a check in on the department, including three recent deputy-involved shootings that created a contentious emergency town hall meeting in South LA this week. We also break down what’s in the new budget bill; review this week’s movie releases on FilmWeek; and more.
The DOJ is requesting that the 2020 Census count include citizenship status, but critics say that this would create inaccuracies in the numbers, affecting a multitude of government programs. We also discuss morality clauses in the wake of #MeToo; tomorrow's start to the 2018 Winter Olympics; and more.
The LA Times will return to local ownership for the first time in 18 years after billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong purchased the paper and its sister publication, The San Diego Union-Tribune. We also dive into the symbolism behind President Trump’s request for a military parade; where’s the DACA deal in Congress’ budget?; and more.
AirTalk weighs preserving the Mojave desert against energy development after the Trump administration announced plans to get rid of California’s Desert Renewable Energy Conservation plan. We also dive into what the stock market swings mean for your wallet; what was your experience going to college at an older age?; and more.