Bob Iger Steps Down
Longtime Disney CEO Bob Iger is stepping down, effective immediately. Bob Chapek, who most recently served as chairman of Disney parks, experiences and products, will assume the role of CEO. The Frame Host John Horn talks to A Martinez.
- John Horn, The Frame Host
Weinstein Verdict Strategy for LA
A New York jury found Weinstein guilty on two counts Monday, including third degree rape and a first-degree criminal sexual act. While the verdict has been hailed as a victory for the MeToo movement not all the charges stuck. Weinstein was acquitted on two heavier charges of predatory sexual assault. With the trial in New York over, attention now turns to charges he faces in Los Angeles. Two women allege he attacked them in Beverly Hills hotels back in 2013. So, how might the New York verdict affect his trial here? We get some answers from Laurie Levenson. She’s a former federal prosecutor, now a professor of law at Loyola Law School.
- Laurie Levenson, Professor of Law at Loyola Law School
College Voting Advocate
California colleges and universities have a bigger role in this year's elections. Dozens of campuses across the state will host voting centers for the first time. And at some students are trying to increase turnout among their peers. KPCC's Adolfo Guzman-Lopez talked to a student at Cal State Northridge who's doing just that.
March Primary All You Need to Know
The countdown is on. We’re one week out from Super Tuesday, when states like Texas, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Virginia, and Colorado will be voting. More than a third of all delegates for the Demoratic presidential nomination will be awarded based on next week’s vote. And the biggest prize is right here, California. Joining us now are KPCC reporters Libby Denkmann and Brianna Lee to talk about it.
- Libby Denkmann, KPCC Senior Politics Reporter
- Brianna Lee, Associate Editor, Audience Engagement
Nury Martinez Vision Part Two
Nury Martinez is the L.A. city council's first Latina president. We sat down with her for a two-part conversation about her agenda. Today, we talk about her plan for a local Green New Deal, her work to crack down on sex trafficking, and how to reform a city hall in need of a cleaner image.
- Nury Martinez, LA City Council President
Today we begin a four-part series about a fight that's going on in Orange County between a charter school and the local district of Santa Ana. KPCC's Carla Javier is here to talk with us about the project and to tell us a little bit about her reporting.
- Carla Javier, KPCC Arts Education Reporter
CA Cheap Wine Glut
Coming soon to your glass: cheaper Californian wines. A number of factors is pushing the price of wine, including a glut of grapes and the changing tastes of younger drinkers. San Francisco Chronicle's wine critic Esther Mobley explains.
- Esther Mobley, San Francisco Wine Critic