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Brady List, Measure EE Is Defeated, On The Lot




LA County Sheriff Jim McDonnell interviewed at Phillipe's on May 10, 2018 in Downtown Los Angeles, California.
LA County Sheriff Jim McDonnell interviewed at Phillipe's on May 10, 2018 in Downtown Los Angeles, California.
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We look at the L.A. Sheriff Deputies' Union lawsuit about the so-called Brady List, which contains the names of deputies with histories of dishonesty. Plus, voters defeated Measure EE, the parcel tax designed to help fund LAUSD schools. And, the latest Hollywood news.

Brady List

The California Supreme Court will meet in Los Angeles to hear oral arguments in the L.A. Sheriff Deputies’ Union’s lawsuit against the Sheriff’s Department over former Sheriff McDonnell’s attempt to share the so-called “Brady List” of deputies with prosecutors. The list contains the names of deputies whose histories of dishonesty could call their credibility into question if they were to testify in court.

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Homeless Services: Follow the Money

Homeless numbers are up again in Los Angeles despite funding approved by voters almost three years ago to help provide housing and other services. KPCC's Matt Tinoco joins A Martinez to follow the money and check in on what money has been spent so far, and where -- and  why we have yet to see any real change in our homeless population.

On the Lot

We get the latest news from the entertainment industry.

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Hola Mexico Festival

Hola Mexico is the largest festival dedicated to Mexican film outside of Mexico, and it takes place in L.A. May 31 through June 8. As Take Two contributor Betto Arcos tells us, the festival will have a new focus this year called "The Other Mexico," addressing experiences of Mexicans rarely portrayed on screen, following the work of Alfonso Cuarón's "Roma." This year, the focus is on films addressing inequality affecting indigenous people, the Afro-Mexican population, and the country's working class.