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"
- Carla Marinucci, senior editor for Politico's California Playbook
- Jack Pitney, Roy P. Crocker Professor of American Politics at Claremont McKenna College
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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.
- Jenn Swann and Jeff Weiss, co-editors-in-chief at The LAnd
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.
- Erin Stone, curator for exhibit and founder of 11:11 Collective
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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.
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.