Archive for July 17th, 2019

City of Fullerton Wants To Tap Into Cal State Surplus

Education | | July 17 2019, 6:17 PM

The mayor is seeking accelerated repayment of a $7 million bond issued 30 years ago to build athletic fields at Cal State Fullerton.

U.S. Sanctions Senior Myanmar Generals Over Rohingya 'Ethnic Cleansing'

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | July 17 2019, 6:40 AM

"The United States is the first government to publicly take action with respect to the most senior leadership of the Burmese military," the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday.

Future Of Key Farming Research Uncertain As 2/3 Of USDA Staff Say They Won't Move

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | July 17 2019, 5:40 AM

The mandatory move imposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on most of the workers at two vital research agencies has been criticized as a "blatant attack on science."

'Rigoletto' In Vegas And The Pleasures Of The Metropolitan Opera

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | July 17 2019, 5:00 AM

A recent Pop Culture Happy Hour trip to New York took the team to see Rigoletto at the Metropolitan Opera. A jester in a rat pack? We saw it.

This Economic Theory Could Be Used To Pay For The Green New Deal

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | July 17 2019, 4:40 AM

Liberal Democrats have embraced an obscure brand of economics — "Modern Monetary Theory" — to make the case for deficit-financed government programs like the Green New Deal for clean energy and jobs.

Researchers Search For Reasons Why Women's Alzheimer's Risk Is Higher Than Men's

Health | | July 17 2019, 4:40 AM

Scientists are gaining insights into why Alzheimer's is more common in women. The answer involves genetics, hormones and sex-related brain differences.

You'll Soon Be Able To Take Your Reusable Containers To Festivals, Concerts And Your Favorite Restaurant

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | July 17 2019, 8:15 AM

Starting in January 2020, food vendors and restaurants will also have the option to provide reusable products to their customers.

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Will New Development In Skid Row Help Or Hurt Locals? LA City Officials And Residents Disagree On The Answer

| July 17 2019, 9:59 AM

A plan to rezone LA’s skid row looks to create 100,000 new housing units by 2040 - but who will that new housing will be accessible to?

California Could Require Presidential Primary Candidates To Release Their Tax Returns – But Is That Constitutional?

| July 17 2019, 9:37 AM

A bill heading to Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk would require candidates to submit five years of tax returns to run in the state’s presidential primary.

Proposed Bus Rapid Transit Line From North Hollywood To Pasadena Has Divided Eagle Rock Residents

| July 17 2019, 9:34 AM

A proposal by Metro to run a bus rapid transit line (BRT) between North Hollywood and Pasadena has stirred controversy in Eagle Rock after a public comment session over the weekend during which tensions ran high over how a dedicated bus lane in the middle of Colorado Boulevard, Eagle Rock’s main artery, would impact both the flow of traffic on the roads as well as the flow of customers into and out of shops and businesses along the street.

LAPD Chief Moore: The Origins Of Predictive Policing, Preparing For ICE Raids And More

| July 17 2019, 9:26 AM

Los Angeles Police Department Chief Michel Moore joins Larry Mantle for his monthly check-in on AirTalk

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