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The killing of a woman by an undocumented Mexican immigrant has injected San Francisco into the presidential campaign. Details of the incident are undetermined and the legal circumstances are controversial — all creating a perfect political storm. Wouldn't other cities have some the same? 

Also, Howard Buffet, son of Warren Buffet, visits KCRW to talk about hunger in Los Angeles County.

Photo: Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez is led into the Hall of Justice for his arraignment on murder charges in San Francisco, California July 7, 2015. (Michael Macor/Reuters/Pool)

Crime and Political Spin in Sanctuary Cities 22 MIN, 36 SEC

US Senator Dianne Feinstein is the former Mayor of San Francisco, but she's among the politicians lining up to condemn the city in the aftermath of the shooting death of a young woman. It's all about the undocumented Mexican immigrant the Sheriff released from custody — rather than turning him over to immigration authorities -- despite a record of felonies and multiple deportations. Carla Marinucci of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting a story with long-term, far-reaching political consequences.

Guests:
Carla Marinucci, Politico (@cmarinucci)
Julie Myers Wood, Guidepost Solutions (@myerswood)
Jennie Pasquarella, ACLU of Southern California (@ACLU_SoCal)
Donny Youngblood, Kern County Sheriff's Department

More:
Secure Communities

Howard Buffett Focuses on Hunger in Los Angeles 6 MIN, 16 SEC

Howard Buffet is a Nebraska farmer who focuses on hunger around the world. This week, he's visiting Los Angeles County, which has the largest population of food-insecure people in the United States. Mr. Buffet is the son of billionaire philanthropist Warren Buffet, and he manages the Howard G. Buffet Foundation.

Guests:
Howard Buffett, businessman, philanthropist and farmer

More:
Buffett Foundation's 'Invest and Acre' initiative
Map the Meal Gap

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Howard G Buffett

CREDITS

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper
Sáša Woodruff

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