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The LA Report is a daily roundup of reporters discussing the top news stories in the L.A. region.

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    As COVID cases rise in L.A., hospitalizations remain low. Plus: more of today's top stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 5:31

    What we're watching today: COVID hospitalizations low for now Post-fireworks air quality Cleanup of Vernon battery recycling plant Sharing the wealth of the 2028 Summer Olympics This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    L.A.'s high COVID transmission level threatens return of indoor masking. Plus: more of today's top stories – The A.M. Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 6:42

    Here's what we're following this morning: COVID transmissions again at high level How to have a say in spending taxpayer money in your community The end of Trump's asylum policy Montebello fireworks death The 'dirtiest' beach day of the year Why did Mars dry up?  This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    What is L.A.'s plan for extreme heat? Plus: Roe v Wade and the midterm elections – The Sunday Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 23:51

    In this Sunday edition: On today's show, Pomona College politics professor Sara Sadhwani talks to AirTalk's Larry Mantle about what the decision to overturn Roe v Wade means for the midterm elections. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    From the sewer to your cup: Can recycling water save southern California? Plus: LAPD's massive fireworks explosion, one year past.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2022 16:43

    In this weekend edition: On today's show climate reporterErin Stone tells us about some of the ways Californians can recycle water as the state's severe drought drags on. Then, it's been a year since the LAPD set off a massive fireworks explosion that rocked one L.A. neighborhood – we'll check in to see how residents are coping. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    L.A. Sheriffs give conflicting testimony on deputy gangs. Plus: more of today's top stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 5:41

    Here's what we're following today: LA Sheriffs' conflicting testimony on deputy gangs A battery recycling plant becomes a Superfund site Single use plastic waste bill Gil Cedillo concedes This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    USC and UCLA to leave Pac 12 conference for Big 10. Plus: more of today's top stories – The A.M. Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 7:15

    What we're following today: USC, UCLA leaving Pac-12 Nipsey Hussle jury deliberations El Monte police memorial Alleged CHP shooter pleads not guilty LAUSD's hunt for a new police chief Sheriff Villanueva defies oversight subpoena  L.A. tenant protections Illegal fireworks This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    What does the U.S. Supreme Court EPA ruling mean for California? Plus: more of Thursday's top stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 4:17

    What we're following this afternoon: What today's Supreme Court EPA ruling means for California LAUSD's search for another new police chief L.A. County's low vax rates in kids USC, UCLA's departure from Pac-12 This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    Will the fall of Roe v Wade be a rallying cry for voters in the midterm elections? Plus: more of today's top stories – The A.M. Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 7:05

    Here's what we're following today: Omicron's continued dominance Roe v Wade and the midterm elections Concealed carry permits Public, non-profit banks Father and son found dead in Chatsworth identified State budget and financial aid for college L.A's new 6th Street Bridge This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    What would change if abortion and contraception rights were enshrined in the California's constitution. Plus: more of today's top stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 4:16

    Here's what we're following this afternoon: Abortion and contraception in California's constitution Healthcare workers' minimum wage Griffith Park road closures This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    Pharmacy workers rally for fair contract in West Hollywood. Plus: more of today's top stories – The A.M. Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 7:08

    Here's what we're following today: West Hollywood pharmacy worker contracts Illegal fireworks patrols Last year's botched LAPD fireworks detonation AirBnB party bans L.A. judge sentences former Nebraska Congressmember Minimum wage at privately-owned healthcare facilities Hotel employee panic buttons This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    LAPD chief responds to alleged beating in death of officer. Plus: more of today's top stories – The P.M. Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 4:43

    Here's what we're following: LAPD officer who was beaten to death Deadly train crash in Missouri First Five L.A. leadership changing Seized Manhattan Beach property LAPD's botched fireworks explosion This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    LAUSD board approves budget to help deal with extreme heat. Plus: Angels brawl suspensions, Jan. 6 hearings, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 7:06

    Here's your morning news: National Weather Service issues heat advisories until 8:00pm tonight; LAUSD board approves budget to help deal with extreme heat; Los Angeles sees fourth day of protests after US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade; Real estate developer convicted of bribing former LA City Councilmember Jose Huizar; Sunday brawl between Angels and Mariners leads to a dozen suspensions; The House January 6th Committee holding another hearing this morning to present new evidence about the insurrection; Juul products are still on sale, as company appeals FDA ban; "Elvis" topples "Top Gun: Maverick" at box office. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    'Multiple fatalities' plus dozens of injuries in Missouri Amtrak derailment. Plus: Roe v Wade protests, high heat in classrooms, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 4:36

    What's happening today: "Multiple fatalities" plus dozens of injuries in Missouri Amtrak derailment; Weekend rallies outside LA City hall to protest the Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade; Sac lawmakers to let California voters decide to guarantee right to abortion in state constitution; LA Unified's new budget aims to address heat and learning relationship; FDA advisors to decide on boosters to COVID-19 vaccines ahead of fall. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    Roe v Wade demonstrations in L.A. continued Sunday for a third day. Plus: Abortion restrictions' mental health toll, a pelican crisis, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 6:14

    Here's your morning news: Roe v Wade demonstrations continued yesterday for a third day in L.A.; What could abortion restrictions in other states mean for people's mental health?; Mother of LAPD officer fatally injured during training exercise files wrongful death claim with city; International Bird Rescue says it's taken in about 325 sick California brown pelicans over the past month and half; L.A. County set to transfer stretch of beachfront land in Manhattan Beach to descendants of original owners;  This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    Checking out the Abuelita's Kitchen exhibit in DTLA. Plus: Eso Wan Books owner on the importance of Black-owned bookstores

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 25:57

    In this Sunday edition: On today's show we'll visit an exhibit in downtown L.A. – that takes you into “Abuelita's Kitchen.” Then, we'll talk to the owner of Eso Won Books about the history of the Leimert Park shop - which is closing later this year - and the importance of independent and Black-owned bookstores. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    What does the Roe decision mean for Californians? Plus: Adam Schiff's reaction to the ruling – The Weekend Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 16:43

    In this weekend edition: On today's show we'll check in with our Senior Health Reporter Jackie Fortier — she'll tell us what the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe decision means for Californians… Then, Morning Edition host Susanne Whatley speaks with Burbank Congressmember Adam Schiff to get his reaction to the ruling… This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    U.S. Supreme Court strikes down Roe v Wade, ending a half century of precedent. Plus: Rep. Adam Schiff calls ruling 'appalling step backward', and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 4:20

    What's happening today: Planned Parenthood joins lawmakers on bills to protect and expand abortion services in California; Demonstrations planned for Friday evening across Southern California; Rep. Schiff calls today's Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade an 'appalling step backward.' This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    Supreme Court issues controversial rulings on concealed carry gun laws, Miranda warnings. Plus: Gold Line to Pomona, suspected Hollywood shooter in custody, and more.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 7:11

    Here's your morning news: Supreme Court strikes down NY gun law restricting concealed carry permits; In another ruling, the Supreme Court determined that law enforcement cannot be sued for failing to provide Miranda warnings; Health officials revising timeline for when L.A. County reaches "high" level of COVID transmission; Work continues on extending the "L" line, or Gold Line, that will bring light rail to Pomona; L.A. Metro to dedicate Little Tokyo Arts District station in honor of former California congressman Norm Mineta; Man suspected of fatally shooting two last week in Hollywood now in custody; L.A. County DA George Gascon defending decision to seek probation, instead of prison, two years ago for the man who murdered two El Monte police officers last week. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    Supreme Court strikes down New York State concealed carry gun law. Plus: COVID Omicron variants, 50 years of Title IX, and more.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 5:36

    What's happening today: Supreme Court strikes down New York State law that makes it harder to carry a concealed gun; COVID Omicron sub-variants gaining traction once again; Marking 40 years since the beating death of Chinese immigrant Vincent Chen; Marking the 50th anniversary of Title IX, the federal legislation that helped open college sports to more women; This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    Nurses at Kaiser Permanente in East Hollywood to strike today. Plus: Anaheim's mayoral search, beach water quality, and more – The Morning Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 6:50

    Here's your morning news: Nurses at the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in East Hollywood to go on one-day strike today; Anaheim City Council votes down two candidates to replace former Mayor Harry Sidhu; Man who tackled gunman who opened fire in an Orange County church last month may be posthumously awarded Congressional Gold Medal; Mixed news about water quality at local beaches; L.A. County set to return Bruce's Beach to descendants of Charles and Willa Bruce; Legal battle over who should represent 10th District on the L.A. City Council continues. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    Woman, two dogs killed by lightning strike along San Gabriel River. Plus: Lightning rare in CA, Anaheim voting measure, and more – The P.M. Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 5:31

    What's happening today: Woman, two dogs killed by lightning strike along San Gabriel River in Pico Rivera; How many lightning strikes hit California each year?; Criminal Justice reform advocates rally in downtown L.A.; Anaheim City Council fails to pass measure  requiring council members to skip votes that involve campaign donors. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    L.A. County's rollout of COVID vaccines for kids under 5 is underway. Plus: Kaiser nurse strike, El Monte police shooter, and more – The Morning Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 6:49

    Here's your morning news: L.A. County's rollout of COVID vaccines for kids younger than 5 is underway; Nurses at Kaiser Permanente's LA Medical Center plan to hold one-day strike Thursday; D.A. George Gascon defending decision to seek probation for man who shot and killed two El Monte police officers last week; NASA's Insight Mars lander is powering down; Federal prosecutors plan to dismiss all remaining charges against Michael Avenatti in fraud case in O.C.; Efforts to save the last commercial orange grove in Los Angeles may end with a partial victory.  This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    January 6 Investigation Committee hearing recap. Plus: COVID vaccines for kids, a bicycle disassembly ordinance, and more – The P.M. Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 5:35

    What's happening today: January 6 Investigation Committee hearing recap; COVID-19 vaccinations for children under five started this week; L.A. City Council gives final okay to ordinance that bars Angelenos from disassembling bicycles on city streets and sidewalks; Community organizer maintaining lead over incumbent councilman;  This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    Children under five can get COVID vaccinations starting today. Plus: Gasoline price gouging, Black-owned bookstores, and more – The Morning Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 6:10

    Here's your morning news: Starting today, children under five can get COVID vaccinations; State assembly forming committee to investigate possible gasoline price gouging; Black-owned bookstores as crucial access points to Black history and culture; City Council could decide today whether to raise the minimum wage for workers at healthcare facilities; Results expected today from the June 7th primary, including latest tally in L.A. Mayor's race; Motorcyclist was arrested after leading CHP on chase through L.A. County. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    Kingdom Day Parade returns after two-year COVID hiatus. Plus: Cyclist and pedestrian safety bill, LAUSD's big budget, and more – The Morning Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 6:38

    Here's your morning news: Kingdom Day Parade returns after two-year COVID hiatus; Cyclist and pedestrian safety bill moving through the Legislature; LAUSD budget for upcoming school year up for adoption at Tuesday's board meeting; Jurassic World Dominion holds on to the top spot in North American theaters; Director Paul Haggis  detained in Italy over woman's sex claim. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    Laguna Woods shooting forces young Taiwanese in the U.S. to confront homeland politics. Plus: Dancers in North Hollywood are trying to form first stripper union in the nation.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2022 19:38

    In this Sunday edition: When a Taiwanese man attacked a Taiwanese church in Laguna Woods last month, killing one, young Taiwanese living in the region were forced to reckon with the island's complex politics. Then: A group of dancers in North Hollywood is trying to form what would be the only stripper union in the nation. They've been picketing in front of Star Garden – a topless bar – for three months. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    Cheech Marin talks about his new art museum in Riverside. Plus: BBQ tips and tricks for the grilling season – The Weekend Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 24:27

    In this weekend edition: On Saturday, the Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art and Culture opens in Riverside. It will feature Marin's huge personal collection of Chicano art. Then: This week on AirTalk host Larry Mantle to talked about how you can prep and plan for the summer grilling season, and we heard from listeners about their best BBQ tips and recipes. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    FDA approves Moderna and Pfizer vaccines for children under five. Plus: Unemployment way down, Newsom plays provocateur on Trump's social network, and more.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 5:45

    What's happening today: FDA approves Moderna and Pfizer vaccines for children under five; Unemployment in California way down from a year ago; Emails show former Chapman University law professor knew plan to overturn 2020 election was illegal; Gov. Newsom joins Trump social network to call out Republican lies. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    Jan. 6 House committee turns focus on Trump advisor, a former Chapman professor. Plus: World Cup 2026 in L.A., Joshua Tree protections, and more – The Morning Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 6:31

    Here's your morning news: Jan. 6 House committee turns focus on Donald Trump advisor, a former professor at Chapman University in Orange; FIFA chooses eleven US stadiums to host 2026 World Cup; Joshua Tree protection order still up in the air, after vote yesterday; Weather phenomenon known as La Nina defying expectations; Testimony to resume in trial of man charged in killing of Nipsey Hussle; The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture of the Riverside Art Museum dedicated on Thursday; L.A.'s natural wonders to be featured in upcoming PBS series. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    Sheriff's deputies detained and cited black teens at a disproportionate rate, confirms L.A. County Inspector General. Plus: CHP shooter charged, World Cup 2026, and more – The P.M. Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 5:34

    What's happening today: L.A. County inspector general confirms that Sheriff's deputies detained and cited black teens at a disproportionate rate; County prosecutors charge Venice man with attempted murder after shooting CHP officer; How fear and panic from attacks affects the public and the police; How Laguna Woods shooting affected second generation Taiwanese Americans; SoFi Stadium to host World Cup matches in 2026. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    Simi Valley man indicted over threats to Supreme Court justice. Plus: Security guard working conditions, LAPD dissatisfaction, and more – The Morning Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 6:41

    Here's your morning news: Simi Valley man indicted over threats to Supreme Court justice; Private security guards in L.A. demand safer working conditions; New poll reports dissatisfaction with LAPD; Pacific Coast Trail hiking family update; California Fish and Game Commission considering classifying western Joshua tree as endangered species; Water officials say major cuts needed next year. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people. Support the show: https://laist.com

    Names released of two officers killed in El Monte gunfight. Plus: Vaccines for small children, L.A. Sheriffs claim 'false' narratives – The P.M. Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 5:42

    What's happening today: Names released of two officers killed in El Monte gunfight; FDA panel recommends both Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for small children; L.A. County Sheriff's Department trying to counter what they say is a 'false' narrative about deputy gangs; Marking ten years since President Obama created DACA program. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    Two El Monte police officers killed in line of duty. Plus: CHP shooter in custody, Moderna for kids, and more – The Morning Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 6:39

    Here's your morning news: El Monte community in mourning following loss of two police officers killed in line of duty Tuesday night; Man accused of shooting and wounding CHP officer remains in custody; Cooler weather, low winds help firefighters make progress on  wildfire burning in Angeles National Forest; FDA advisory committee backs Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for kids 6 to 17; Mental health advocates say there's a better use for the shuttered St. Vincent Medical Center; Coalition of groups withdraws support for L.A. River Master Plan. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    Indoor masking to return to L.A. if COVID cases continue to rise. Plus: CHP shooting arrest, outreach worker trauma, and more – The P.M. Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 5:37

    What's happening today: Indoor masking to return if COVID cases continue to rise; Police arrest man that authorities say shot and critically wounded a CHP officer; Outreach workers say they experienced trauma during their jobs, stating lack of proper infrastructure, and  poor pay; State expands program that help homeowners who fell behind on mortgage or property taxes this year; 'Super moon' to make appearance Tuesday night. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    CHP officer shot and wounded during traffic stop Monday night in Studio City. Plus: PG&E criminal charges, wildfire progress, and more – The Morning Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 6:23

    Here's your morning news: CHP officer shot and wounded during a traffic stop Monday night in Studio City; Cooler weather helped firefighters make progress Monday on the wildfire burning in the Angeles National Forest; PG&E facing criminal charges in connection with deadly wildfire in Northern California; Farmer John meatpacking plant in Vernon closing, but animal-rights protests continue; L.A. County reporting on average close to 5,000 new Covid-19 cases a day; The Navy issued letters of censure to five officers – including top Marine commander; The next CicLAvia coming up in July in South LA. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    FDA says smaller Pfizer vaccine dose is safe for kids under 5. Plus: Sheep Fire, Aliso Canyon, and more – The P.M. Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 5:35

    What's happening today: Sheep Fire still relatively small after burning for nearly a full day; Bill to phase out Aliso Canyon gas storage facility pushed back to 2045; The FDA says smaller doses of Pfizer's vaccine safe for children under five; Next hearing by House committee investigating the January 6 Capitol insurrection is set for Wednesday morning. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    January 6 committee holding second public hearing today. Plus: Sheep Fire, male caregivers on tv, and more – The Morning Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 6:36

    Here's your morning news: Sheep Fire in the Wrightwood area is 990 acres, and 5% contained; The National Park Service estimates there are only 100 to 200 desert bighorn sheep left in Joshua Tree National Park; A new study looks into how male caregivers are represented on the small screen; Data analysts working at the LAUSD have a recommendation: hire more young Black educators; Jan. 6 committee holding the second in a series of hearings today; Popular digital art will now have a permanent place at LACMA. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    Rep. Adam Schiff talks Jan. 6 hearings, and what comes next. Plus: One Silverlake teacher's quest to change the way local history is taught.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2022 16:19

    In this Sunday edition: On today's show we'll revisit a Morning Edition interview with Representative Adam Schiff – he'll talk about what we've learned so far from the January 6 committee hearings, and what's still to come. Then, the story of one Silver Lake elementary school teacher who's taking a different, more candid approach to teaching local history. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    Meet the first woman to lead NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Plus: Women's car clubs, the last voter in WeHo, and more.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2022 23:13

    In this weekend edition... On May 16th, planetary scientist Laurie Leshin officially became the new director of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, making her the first woman to assume the role.  Custom car culture has historically been a man's world. But over the past few years, all-female car clubs have popped up in Southern California. The feverish story of the final person to cast her primary vote before a West Hollywood ballot box was locked up for good This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    Farmer John plant in Vernon is closing, impacting hundreds of workers. Plus: Heat waves, lifeguards, and congressional hearings – The P.M. Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 5:32

    What's happening today: Farmer John plant in Vernon is closing, impacting hundreds of workers; Heat wave continues through weekend; Good news: no lifeguard shortage at local beaches; House Committee investigating the January 6 Capitol insurrection to continue public hearings next week;  This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    A recap of the January 6th committee's first public hearing. Plus: L.A. Sheriff race, excessive heat warning, and more – The Morning Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 7:01

    Here's your morning news: A recap of the January 6th committee's first public hearing; President Biden speaks at the Port of Los Angeles today at the Battleship Iowa; Man convicted yesterday of attacking two L.A. County Sheriff's deputies while in custody; Former Long Beach Police Chief bests six other challengers in Tuesday's primary election for L.A. County Sheriff; L.A. County may delay return of mandatory indoor masking as new cases slow; Former foster children suing L.A. County, claiming sexually assault as kids at McLaren Hall in El Monte; Excessive heat warning in effect. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    January 6 committee to hold first televised public hearings today. Plus: Skid Row housing settlement, encouraging Moderna vaccine news, and more – The P.M. Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 5:33

    What's happening today: January 6 committee will hold the first in a series of public hearings this evening; A federal judge approves settlement that commits the city of Los Angeles shelter thousands of unhoused Angelenos on Skid Row; Homelessness one of the big issues in November's election for L.A. mayor; Moderna shares encouraging news about revamped version of its COVID-19 vaccine. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    Democratic lawmakers introduce legislation to enshrine the right to abortion, contraceptives in California constitution. Plus: Excessive heat warnings, Hollywood Hills burglar shot by police, and more – The Morning Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 6:46

    Here's your morning news: National Weather Service issues excessive heat warning  through Sunday; Democratic state lawmakers introduce legislation to enshrine the right to an abortion, contraceptives in California constitution; Front-runners emerge in closely-watched congressional race in Southern California; Majority of state legislative candidates  are women of color; Man suspected of burglarizing Hollywood Hills home shot by police Wednesday; Summit of the Americas continues today at Los Angeles Convention Center; Foo Fighters announce "all star" tribute concert for Taylor Hawkins. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    The next mayor of L.A. will be choice between billionaire developer and longtime lawmaker. Plus: Summit of the Americas, new Foo Fighters concerts, and more – The P.M. Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 5:40

    What's happening today: The next Mayor of Los Angeles will be choice between billionaire developer and longtime lawmaker; Ordinance that bans political contributions to L.A. city leaders from developers takes effect; President Biden in L.A. for this week's Summit of the Americas; Foo Fighters have announced pair of tribute concerts to honor drummer who died. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    In L.A. mayor's race, Bass and Caruso will face off in November. Plus: Sheriff Villanueva in runoff; SF's progressive DA ousted, and more – The Morning Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 7:04

    Here's your morning news: In L.A. mayor's race, Congressmember Karen Bass and developer Rick Caruso will face off in November; Sheriff Alex Villanueva forced into runoff with former Long Beach Police Chief Robert Luna; One of the most-watched Congressional races in the country: the 45th House District; San Francisco voters oust progressive district attorney; Leader of Mexico-based megachurch due in court Wednesday for sentencing for child sex abuse charges; Joshua Tree National Park is popular with hikers. Bighorn sheep like it, too. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    Election 2022: The California primary is today. Plus: Jan 6 hearing, cannabis inspection emblems, and more – The P.M. Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 5:36

    What's happening today: Election 2022 – The California primary is today; January 6 committee will hold first public hearing Thursday 5:00pm PT; L.A. to implement cannabis emblem program for businesses; Angels have lost single season team record of twelve consecutive games; L.A. Sparks fire head coach. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    Early voting turn out low so far for primary elections. Plus: slowing COVID rates, JPL's new director, and more – The Morning Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 6:43

    Here's your morning news: Early voting in this primary election low leading up to election day; Mayor Garcetti declares Juneteenth an official holiday in Los Angeles; Amid high  COVID transmission in L.A. County, some signs that spread may be starting to slow; The Electrify Expo heads to Seattle after drawing crowds to the Long Beach Convention Center; At the Los Angeles Convention Center, the Summit of the Americas is taking place through Friday; NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has a new director – the first woman to assume the role in the lab's history. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    Tuesday is primary election day in California – here's how to fill out your ballot. Plus: Hospital strike averted, Summit of the Americas, and more – The P.M. Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 5:26

    What's happening today: Tuesday is primary election day in California – here's how to fill out your ballot; Medical care will not be disrupted this week at three hospitals run by L.A. County; Heads of state from North, Central and South America will be in Los Angeles this week for the Summit of the Americas; San Francisco state senator wants to push last call to 4:00am; Democrats in state senate want to spend a $1.5B to buy water rights from California farmers for endangered fish species. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    California to open free preschool program for 4-year-olds in public schools. Plus: Summit of the Americas, Primary Tuesday, and more – The Morning Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 7:02

    Here's your morning news: The Summit of the Americas is comes to L.A. this week; California opening free preschool program for 4-year-olds public schools; Hundreds of vote centers opened over the weekend; How to vote if you're experiencing homelessness. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    A new program aims to provide mental health services for AAPI youth. Plus: The race in L.A.'s new 45th district

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 19:24

    In this Sunday edition: On today's show we'll tell you about a new program in LA that aims to provide mental health services to AAPI young people. Then, we'll talk about the leading candidates in the closely-watched 45th congressional district race. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

    California's free preschool plan, an Afghan Air Force pilot's refugee plight, and The Golden Girls – The Weekend Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2022 15:04

    In this weekend edition: On today's show we'll tell you about California's plan to provide free preschool, and what it could mean for existing child care programs. Then, we'll hear the story of an Afghan Air Force pilot who had to leave his wife and kids behind when he was evacuated to California during the US withdrawal last year. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.   Support the show: https://laist.com

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