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SCOTUS Hearing: What It Means For California, What's Happening With Cars And Trucks During Protests, The OC Update




WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 26: Seventh U.S. Circuit Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett speaks after U.S. President Donald Trump announced that she will be his nominee to the Supreme Court in the Rose Garden at the White House September 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. With 38 days until the election, Trump tapped Barrett to be his third Supreme Court nominee in just four years and to replace the late Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery on Tuesday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 26: Seventh U.S. Circuit Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett speaks after U.S. President Donald Trump announced that she will be his nominee to the Supreme Court in the Rose Garden at the White House September 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. With 38 days until the election, Trump tapped Barrett to be his third Supreme Court nominee in just four years and to replace the late Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery on Tuesday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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SCOTUS Hearing: What It Means For California

We discuss the nomination of Justice Amy Coney Barrett and the potential effect on issues and laws that are important to Californians.

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Census Appeal

The latest after the Trump Administration appealed a judge's order last week to extend the census by a month once more.

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Coronavirus: Declining Enrollment at Community Colleges 

We discuss declining enrollment numbers in the state community college system and what can be done to support vulnerable students.

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Cars and Protests 

In SoCal and around the country, we're continuing to see instances of cars and trucks driving into protesters. And in some cases, striking them. At least two people have died, although the circumstances in those cases are still not clear. The latest example of this phenomenon happened Saturday, as Trump supporters and counter-protesters were demonstrating in Yorba Linda...And the LAPD says it's investigating two incidents involving vehicles that drove into a crowd that was marching in honor of Breonna Taylor in Hollywood last week.

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The OC Update

Now, we'll turn our attention southward...where there's been a deadly police shooting...and public school teachers threaten to strike amid plans to reopen. It's time for our weekly check in on the headlines out of Orange County.

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Winifred Carter

A Martinez speaks with 101-year-old Winifred “Wini” Carter a long-time resident of LA County. After a career in the military where she worked as a transcriber at the Pentagon, she became a Long Beach reserve police officer at 67 and received her bachelor’s degree at the age of 70. Having lived through the civil rights movement, political scandals, and more: what advice/perspective she has to share.