SUSPECT CHARGED IN DEPUTY SHOOTINGS
A suspect has been charged in the ambush shooting of two sheriff's deputies earlier this month. Deonte Lee Murray, 36, was scheduled for arraignment in Compton, District Attorney Jackie Lacey told a news conference Wednesday.
Robert Garrova, KPCC Reporter
BILLS SET TO EXPIRE ON GOVERNOR'S DESK
Governor Gavin Newsom has until Midnight tonight to sign a whole bunch of bills and he has saved some of the most high profile ones for last.
- Jeremy White, Co-authorPolitico's California Playbook Co-author
BACK TO SCHOOL WAIVERS
Schools in Los Angeles County have been closed - at least physically - since March to slow the spread of COVID-19. Some are beginning to welcome back small groups of students with the most need. And now, there’s another way for schools to bring the county’s youngest learners back to campus for in-person classes: a waiver.
Carla Javier, KPCC Reporter
PEER-TO-PEER MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT
If you were preparing for a difficult journey -- say a trip up Mt. Everest -- you would want a guide to help you along the way -- someone who's been there before. That's the idea behind something called mental health peer support: people who live with a mental illness helping others with psychiatric issues.
- Robert Garrova, KPCC Reporter
ON THE LOT
We find out more about the Disney lay-offs announced yesterday and SNL's plans to return this weekend with a live studio audience (note: everyone gets COVID 19 tests upon arrival and have to wear special masks). Plus, a secret sequel to the 2006 Sacha Baron Cohen satire "Borat" comes out later this month and Gabrielle Union's toxic workplace dispute with "America's Got Talent" reaches a resolution.
- Rebecca Keegan , Reporter at The Hollywood Reporter
LA SPORTS HISTORY – A DOUBLE PLAYOFF
The Dodgers and the Lakers are playing playoff games at the same time! Now, normally..the city would be bustling with people planning watch parties and navigating traffic to maybe catch one of these games in person. But...not so in the COVID era.
- Andy Kamenetzky, Writer for The Athletic and host The Land O’Lakers podcast
- Brian Kamenetzky, Writer for The Athletic and host The Land O’Lakers podcast