As we head into 2019, we look at the issues affecting California and what to expect from state lawmakers. Plus, a recap of efforts to improve diversity among voters. And the best new music of 2018.
State of Affairs
As we look to the new year, Take Two examines what we might expect from state lawmakers.
- Marisa Lagos, political reporter for KQED
- Raphe Sonenshein, director of the Pat Brown Institute at Cal State LA
Not that long ago, it was fairly rare for California cities to elect council members based on districts. That lead to many city councils filled with white lawmakers, even if minorities made up most of the population. We look at how efforts to change those voting systems in several cities haven't produced the diverse lawmakers that people hoped for.
- Mary Plummer, KPCC political reporter
All this year, we’ve brought you the hottest music from L.A.’s newest artists for our weekly segment, Tuesday Reviewsday. As this year comes to a close, we want to look back at some of the hottest jams that got us all moving.
- Morgan Rhodes, music supervisor
- Oliver Wang, soul-sides.com
Our picks for the best things to do this weekend in Southern California.
- Leo Duran, KPCC producer