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State of Affairs, Jail Violence, and the new LAnd Magazine




Los Angeles, UNITED STATES:  The Men's Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles, 10 September 2006 which has been under lockdown due to inmate rioting.  Sheriff's officials acknowledge that they have been overwhelmed by a week's worth of violence in Los Angeles County jails which has left one inmate dead at Pitchess North County Correctional Facility, and at least 28 hospitalized and nearly 90 injured at Pitchess' and other Los Angeles County jail facilities. Violence has continued at Pitchess in Castaic as well as at the Men's Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles.  AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck  (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
Los Angeles, UNITED STATES: The Men's Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles, 10 September 2006 which has been under lockdown due to inmate rioting. Sheriff's officials acknowledge that they have been overwhelmed by a week's worth of violence in Los Angeles County jails which has left one inmate dead at Pitchess North County Correctional Facility, and at least 28 hospitalized and nearly 90 injured at Pitchess' and other Los Angeles County jail facilities. Violence has continued at Pitchess in Castaic as well as at the Men's Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles. AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
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State of Affairs

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The state GOP convention comes to Sacramento. Their mission: Make Republicans relevant again in California. Meanwhile, emissions talks between the Golden State and Washington go up in smoke. Plus: The Sac Bee editorial board dubs Newsom "Gov. Gaslight"

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Jail Violence

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As Sheriff Villanueva calls reforms to curb jail violence a failed "social experiment," we tour Men's Central Jail and Twin Towers with the ACLU's jail monitor for an inside look. KPCC's Frank Stoltze brings us the story.

The LAnd Magazine 

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When new owners bought the LA Weekly in 2017 they had a vision for what it should be. And that didn't include much of its past — there was a mass exodus of staffers who'd been with the newspaper for years. Many were fired and others quit in solidarity. Then some of those people led a boycott of the newsweekly. But now those same staffers have moved on and they've started a brand new local magazine. It's called The LAnd.

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Valley Girl Redefined

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A new exhibit at the Brand Library in Glendale is seeking to redefine the stereotypes surrounding what it means to be from the valley.

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Weekend Preview

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If your invites to all those Oscar parties and gifting suites got lost in the mail (ours did), we offer alternatives: a Burt Reynolds double feature, a Dark Crystal matinee, DocuDay LA and a motion design fest. Family options include a sleepover night at a museum, an Afro-Latinx festival and Bob Baker Day. You've also got your pick of BBQ, beer, chili and cocktail events.

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SB 395 - Roadkill Bill 

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Senate Bill 395 would allow drivers that fatally strike an animal to retroactively apply for a wildlife salvage permit and also allow non-drivers who come across roadkill to salvage. We hear from listeners on what they think of the bill.