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L.A. Sheriff's Department, Child Trauma Survey, The Last Orange Grove




LA Sheriff Jim McDonnell addressing recruits at the Biscailuz Training Academy in Los Angeles, Calif. on Thursday, May 3, 2018.
LA Sheriff Jim McDonnell addressing recruits at the Biscailuz Training Academy in Los Angeles, Calif. on Thursday, May 3, 2018.
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We look at how negative experiences in childhood can have mental health effects that last a lifetime. Plus, L.A. Sheriff Alex Villanueva is presiding over a troubled Sheriff's Department. And, why SoCal is losing its last orange grove.

Child Trauma Survey

Negative experiences in childhood can have lifelong health effects. To combat this, the State Surgeon General has created a survey to screen young people and provide them with the care they need.

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L.A. Sheriff's Department

This week KPCC confirmed the FBI is looking into deputy gangs in the L.A. Sheriff's Department. It's one of the many issues facing Sheriff Alex Villanueva not a year into the job.

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The Last Orange Grove

SoCal used to be home to a vast sprawl of agriculture - before the days of suburbs and freeways conquered farmland orchards. In the San Fernando Valley, the Bothwell Orange Grove remains the last commercial orchard, but it may be sold.