Archive for September 19th, 2019

California could have fewer days of horse racing next year

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | September 19 2019, 6:02 AM

The California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) will continue discussing the schedule for race days in 2020 at their meeting, Thursday.

29 Fabulous Events In Southern California This Weekend

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | September 19 2019, 6:42 PM

Say goodbye to Cafe Nela. Celebrate Oktoberfest. Run for the Homeboys. Party for Rosh Hashanah. Nosh on vegan tacos.

Here's What Your Fellow Angelenos Are Doing About Climate Change On A Scale Of NBD To Whoaaaa

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | September 19 2019, 7:16 AM

Many Angelenos aren't waiting for the ocean to overflow and the plants to fry to do their part to make L.A. a better place.

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LA Councilman Calls to Protect Community Members From Displacement

| September 19 2019, 10:06 AM

Earlier this week, LA City Council President Herb Wesson called for the rejection of a proposed housing project known as District square, and instead insisted that the city should establish an “anti-displacement zone” around the development.

The Changing Climate of the American West: A Regional Call-In Special

| September 19 2019, 9:50 AM

Rising sea levels along the California coast. Severe droughts in Nevada. Record heat in Arizona. Climate change is having an undeniable impact in the West. As the country gears up for the 2020 presidential election, all major Democratic candidates have released ambitious plans to tackle the issue of climate change.

Vaper Madness: The Latest Chapter In Public Service Announcement Hysteria?

| September 19 2019, 9:42 AM

Ad campaigns calling out the dangers of vaping have been in regular rotation on radio and television for several years now, since the start of the vaping craze, but those ads seem to be amplified in the wake of the recent spate of people who have ended up hospitalized, or even dead in some cases, due to lung injuries associated with vaping.

Are Ridehailing Companies Doing Enough to Protect Women Drivers? Share Your Tips for Staying Safe

| September 19 2019, 9:18 AM

Women rideshare passengers—and drivers—are concerned that gig-economy companies are not doing enough to protect them in confrontations en route.

Former President Carter Says He’s Too Old to Run Again; Should There Be A Presidential Age Limit?

| September 19 2019, 9:13 AM

While answering questions at an event in Atlanta, Georgia this week, former President Jimmy Carter said he hopes for an age limit on presidential candidates, according to NBC news.

The Benefits And Drawbacks Of The Neurodiversity Movement In The Autism Community

| September 19 2019, 9:12 AM

The term “neurodiversity” was first coined by an Australian sociologist in the late 1990’s, who made the case that neurological differences should be respected by society, analogous to categories such as class, sexual orientation, ethnicity and disability.

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