FROM Gladys Limón
Exide Plant Contamination Worse Than Previously Believed In March, the Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon agreed to shut down permanently, because of revelations that it had been spreading dangerous chemical pollution into surrounding neighborhoods for years. The extent of the chemical contamination in the area is much worse than previously thought.
The Art of Manufacturing, Apple's new headquarters What's one mile around, has a four-story glass door, and looks like a spaceship? DnA gets a tour of Apple's new headquarters in Cupertino. And we learn about Los Angeles' creative economy, and why LA is a hotbed for manufacturing.
What's at stake for US-international relations after intel leak to Russia? News broke Monday that President Trump divulged classified information to Russian officials. Israel was reportedly the source of this information. We assess the fallout.
Who is winning the fight to control LA’s public schools? Twenty-two people were killed by a suicide bomber last night at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. Who was the terrorist and what does the attack mean for Manchester’s immigrant community? Also, we talk to newly elected LAUSD school board member Kelly Gonez and Alex Caputo-Pearl, head of the LA teachers union, about the most expensive school board race in the country’s history, the conflict between the union and charter school supporters, and the future of LA’s public schools.
Fighting for the soul of the California Democratic Party Over the weekend, Eric Bauman was elected as the new chair of the California Democratic Party. But his main opponent, progressive Kimberly Ellis has not conceded. It was a raucous weekend with Bernie Sanders supporters saying the party is not listening to their concerns.