According to Customs and Border officials, nearly 50,000 children have crossed in the past eight months. It's believed that number could reach 90,000 by the end of the year. Experts say gang activity, drug trafficking and increasing violence are all factors in the increase.
The image of a Harley rumbling on the open road is as American as football and apple pie. But times do change, and now the motorcycle maker is unveiling Project Livewire, the first electric Harley-Davidson.
That F-bomb of course uttered by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is just one of the topics for State of Affairs, our regular discussion of what's happening in local government with KPCC's political reporter Alice Walton.