Obama in LA, new film tax credit report, musician Sheila E. and more

Today, we take a look at President Obama's visit to Los Angeles, where he'll be making a fundraising stop at the home of "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" producer Shonda Rhimes and speaking at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College on “the importance of job-driven skills training." Plus: An update on the situation in Gaza; the California Film Commission's annual progress report on the state’s film and television tax incentive program; and A Martinez talks with legendary drummer and musician Sheila E in studio about her long career, her early dream to be an Olympic athlete and her newest album "Sheila E Icon."
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