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Former Vice President Joe Biden (left) and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont are putting forward very different visions in the Democratic presidential primary.
Former Vice President Joe Biden (left) and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont are putting forward very different visions in the Democratic presidential primary.
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We look at what to expect from the Democratic convention in San Francisco this weekend. Plus, we speak with Jakob Dylan and Andrew Slater about their new Laurel Canyon music documentary, "Echo in the Canyon." And, our suggestions for what to do in SoCal this weekend.

State of Affairs

This week in Golden State politics: Democrats converge on San Francisco as the annual convention kicks off. Meanwhile, a Mueller conference kicks the impeachment ball back into Speaker Pelosi's court. Why she's not kicking it.

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Mexico Tariffs

President Trump says he wants to increase tariffs on all Mexican goods —everything from car parts to avocados. The threat is that tariffs would go up 5 percent starting June 10th, and increase more from there. He made the comment late Thursday afternoon and said the economic penalties were in response to the flow of undocumented migrants across the border. But consumers here in the U.S.— especially in places like Southern California — would also be affected if they actually went through. 

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Stadium Safety

A conversation around stadium safety has surfaced yet again in light of a recent accident. A four-year-old girl was hit with a foul ball at the Cubs-Astros game Wednesday night. Albert Almora Jr. hit a line-drive toward the dugout striking the child. In a statement, the Astros stated that the young girl had been hospitalized, but there have been no updates since. 

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Echo in the Canyon

The documentary "Echo in the Canyon" chronicles the Laurel Canyon music scene of the 1960s and the birth of the "California Sound." It opens wide in Los Angeles this weekend.

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Disneyland Class

Galaxy's Edge— the hugely-hyped, 14-acre, Star-Wars themed addition to SoCal's most popular amusement park opens Friday. In honor of the event, we thought we'd examine what makes Disneyland, Disneyland. So prepare to be schooled....literally. There's a class at the University of California Irvine, called "Disneyland: Art, Architecture and Operation."

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32 Awesome Things To Do In Southern California This Weekend

Summer in SoCal means Friday night wine tastings at Barnsdall Park, free concerts at Grand Performances and Levitt Pavilion, outdoor festivals galore and lots of chances to show your Pride. This weekend, the Hola Mexico Film Festival, the Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival and the Lummis Days Festival all happen. Plus, there's a Pali Wine and Porto's tasting.

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