Manny Valladares

Apprentice News Clerk, AirTalk

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Manny Valladares an Apprentice News Clerk for AirTalk with Larry Mantle.

Manny is a graduate of Long Beach State, having previously worked at the school's paper, the Daily Forty-Niner, as their podcast editor.
Stories by Manny Valladares

Latest Reports Show Mistreatment Of California Nursing Homes Residents And Staff

At a nursing home in Glendale, a certified nursing assistant was charged with raping a mentally ill patient in her room. After the incident, according to investigators, the victim said she felt "scared, sad, wanted to kill herself."

What’s Next For The Tejon Ranch Project After Judge Blocks Construction Due To Wildfire Risk

A long-running plan to build a community of 19,000 homes on vast Tejon Ranch north of Los Angeles has been halted by a judge who cited high wildfire risk.

Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Property Rights, Mulls Reinstating Death Penalty For Boston Bomber

The Supreme Court appeared ready Monday to side with two California agriculture businesses that want to bar labor organizers from their property, a case that could be another blow to unions.

One Shining Moment: How The Sports Memorabilia Industry Has Grown With The Rise Of NBA Top Shot And Trading Cards

It was in the late 19th century that sports trading cards became a thing, being these neat paper collectibles you got with a pack of gum or tobacco.

The Peace Corps Celebrates 60 Years Of Service: We Take A Look Back At The Organization And Its History

It was 1960 when then-senator John F. Kennedy was on the campaign trail speaking to students from the University of Michigan, challenging them to travel abroad and assist other countries overseas. This establishing moment was what sparked Kennedy to eventually create the Peace Corps in 1961 when he became president.

Plan To Reimagine LA River Leads To Discussion On What Is Best For Surrounding Communities

Los Angeles County recently released a long-awaited draft of its LA River Master Plan, which includes the implementation of an open parkland and improved flood protection.

Tone Indicators: The Answer To Prevent Misinterpreted Messages Online

Misinterpreting someone’s tone online has been an issue that has plagued folks for decades.

First Reported Case Of U.K. COVID-19 Strain In U.S. Found In Colorado

In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, guest host Austin Cross speaks with Dr. Kimberly Shriner, infectious disease specialist at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena.

A Look At The Bright Side: Taking A Look Back At Positive News From 2020

This year has not been a positive one for most folks in Southern California. With a pandemic having taken over the lives of everyone it seems as though there were no positives, but taking a really hard look back at things does show some bright spots.

Potential For More California Representation In The White House, Which Local Politicians Are In The Running For President-Elect Joe Biden’s Cabinet?

Following his presidential election win on Saturday, president-elect Joe Biden has a lot of work to do prior to his return to the White House.

Coffee Facing Its Own Pandemic In Latin America

We are no strangers to viral diseases affecting our daily lives, but as the world fights COVID-19 there is another battle that may affect your daily routine.

Pandemic Leads To Uptick In Adult Couples Moving In With Parents

Living with a partner is usually a rite of passage, allowing a person to “start a family.” With COVID-19 changing the dynamics of our economy it has also had an effect on our households, making multigenerational living now a new norm for plenty of people.

Chris Evans NSFW Leak: Have You Ever Accidentally Exposed Yourself Digitally?

Nowadays it’s become commonplace for a person’s NSFW photos to be leaked into the public, whether it be intentional or accidental.