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State Of Affairs, Use Of Force, New SoCal Theme Park Attractions




House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, speaks during a press conference at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on December 13, 2018. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP)        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, speaks during a press conference at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on December 13, 2018. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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For our weekly roundup of politics in the golden state, we debate Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's strategy in negotiating with President Trump. Plus, California lawmakers reach a deal on police use of force. And, we look at what other attractions are coming to SoCal theme parks in addition to Disneyland's Galaxy's Edge.

State of Affairs

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi frustrates President Trump (again). So, what's her strategy? Meanwhile, a key housing bill is off the table for now.

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Use of Force Deal

A police “use of force” deal has been reached by California lawmakers who were seeking to rein in fatal encounters with officers. The measure, Assembly Bill 392 by Assemblymember Shirley Weber (D-San Diego), is now expected to pass the Assembly before next week. 

USC Tyndall developments

University of Southern California gynecologist George Tyndall preyed on Asian students and had signs of "psychopathy." That's according to a confidential report made public this week after the L.A. Times filed a court order to access the document. According to the report, USC had received multiple complaints about Dr. Tyndall dating back to the 1990s but failed to refer him to the state's medical board.

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L.A. Street Smarts

Even though crime rates are down, Angelenos express nervousness when navigating the streets of Downtown and Hollywood. A class aims to combat these anxieties and arm citizens with awareness in the class called “Asphalt Anthropology.”

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New Theme Park Attractions

Disneyland's Star Wars Galaxy's Edge is getting all the attention this summer, but what else is opening at SoCal theme parks this summer?

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27 Fabulous Events Happening This Memorial Day Weekend In Southern California

Get ready to strut your stuff this Memorial Day Weekend. RuPaul's DragCon LA returns. Community festivals pop up all around the city. There's a Godzilla movie marathon, a Silk Road Dinner and Corgi races. Plus, several cities will hold Memorial Day events to honor those who died while serving in the U.S. armed forces.

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