FROM Gillian Flaccus
Catholic Church Settlement The LA archdiocese will pay 13 million dollars to 17 victims of clergy sexual abuse. The majority of the cases involved in this latest settlement revolved around a priest - Nicolas Aguilar Rivera - who allegedly molested 26 boys in Los Angeles over a ten month period in the 80s. Rivera is still a fugitive today.
Revelations from Archdiocese Bring Calls for Prosecution LA District Attorney Jackie Lacy's office says it will review newly released documents showing that the highest official in the nation's largest Roman Catholic Archdiocese protected priests who abused children from law enforcement. Yesterday, retired Cardinal and former Archbishop Roger Mahony repeated his apology for Gillian Flaccus of the Associated Press . We hear from her and from Joelle Casteix, Western Regional Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests .
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?
Gov. Jerry Brown: California and China will fight climate change together President Donald Trump reportedly wants the U.S. to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and he’s expected to announce a decision soon. California Governor Jerry Brown heads to China to strengthen climate and clean energy ties.
Farewell LA freeways, Peter Shire is back Angelenos don't want more freeways but we seem not to want mass transit either. Metro has killed the 710 freeway extension, and bus and train ridership is down across the region. What's the future of getting around in LA? And, Peter Shire is having a comeback. What attracts a new generation to his playful ceramics and furniture?