Archive for October 18th, 2019

Why was an acclaimed Spanish dancer en route to LA denied entry to US?

Local | | October 18 2019, 5:46 PM

The Latino Theater Company in Los Angeles had to cancel performances by an acclaimed Spanish dancer this month after the performers were barred from entering the United States. Barcelona-based performance artist Marta Carrasco was set for an 11-day run at the Los Angeles Theatre Center. But the dancer and three colleagues were stopped last week after they landed in Seattle, before they could board their connecting flight to Los Angeles.

A New California Law Will Allow More Victims Of Childhood Sexual Abuse To Sue

Local | | October 18 2019, 5:45 PM

The law suspends the statute of limitations for child sex abuse cases for a three-year period starting in January.

Silverlake Independent JCC Blends Old And New Traditions In Yom Kippur Prayer Service

Local | | October 18 2019, 5:41 PM

The fourth annual Yom Kippur service at the Jewish Community Center was led by Deanna Neil, the founder of ‘Pop-Up Shul.’

Ex-Prisoners Find Support In Unique CS Fullerton Program

Education | | October 18 2019, 5:29 PM

Officials say a low-cost, off-campus house for enrolled students at Cal State Fullerton who’ve served time in prison is the only one of its kind in the nation.

You’ve been eyeing this KPCC merch

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | October 18 2019, 6:00 AM

Now’s your chance to support KPCC and get a special $5/month deal on great items like reusable straw sets, camping mugs, and AirTalk t-shirts.

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FilmWeek: ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil,’ ‘Zombieland: Double Tap,’ ‘The Lighthouse’ & more

| October 18 2019, 9:09 AM

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Wade Major review this weekend’s new movie releases.

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Catch And Release: After Gunfire Battle, Mexican Authorities Give Up Custody Of ‘El Chapo’s’ Son

| October 18 2019, 9:32 AM

An intense gunfight with heavy weapons and burning vehicles blocking roads paralyzed the capital of Mexico’s Sinaloa state Thursday after security forces located one of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán’s sons who is wanted in the U.S. on drug trafficking charges.

Bay Area Rapid Transit Proposes Letting Riders Jump The Security Line At SF Airport. Could Something Similar Happen In LA?

| October 18 2019, 9:21 AM

Bay Area Rapid Transit wants to make taking the train to the San Francisco International Airport more appealing. 

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FilmWeek Marquee: ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil,’ ‘Zombieland: Double Tap,’ ‘The Lighthouse’ & more

| October 18 2019, 1:50 PM

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Wade Major review this weekend’s new movie releases.