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The LA Times’ Melody Gutierrez grew up in a 700-square foot homestead in Wonder Valley. She just visited the now-abandoned and dilapidated structure for the first time in 25 years.

The LA Times’ Melody Gutierrez grew up in a 700-square foot homestead in Wonder Valley. She just visited the now-abandoned and dilapidated structure for the first time in 25 years.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

CDC’s reputation is on the line after its handling of COVID and monkeypox

How will the CDC change to prevent future public health crises? And how is the U.S. addressing monkeypox outbreaks and vaccine availability?

Sex workers perform with people of all genders, want monkeypox vaccines

LA’s sex workers are at a higher risk for monkeypox, and they’re working with local agencies to gain access to vaccines.

ICE tried stopping quick family reunifications. It didn’t deter immigrants

The Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy split up thousands of families.

Future of CA agriculture: Smaller farms, less dairy, more nuts?

The Inflation Reduction Act incentivizes farmers to make their land more sustainable and use less greenhouse emissions.

Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav’s decision-making process highlights his lack of experience to run the legacy studio, and he accumulates more problems along the way.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Panelists discuss Liz Cheney’s primary loss in Wyoming, the Republican Party’s shift over the last 30 years, and the complexities behind vaccine mandates.

from Left, Right & Center

Columbia Law School professor Kathryn Judge talks to Robert Scheer about the exploitation of monster behemoth retail companies revealed in her new book “Direct.”

from Scheer Intelligence

Workers at the Buena Park Medieval Times want to unionize. They’re part of a growing labor movement sweeping smaller workplaces and unexpected industries.

from Greater LA

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Burbank Congressman Adam Schiff talks about the January 6 hearings, the November midterm elections, and what the Inflation Reduction Act means for Californians.

Rep. Schiff: Biden deserves more credit, Dems can win midterms

Burbank Congressman Adam Schiff talks about the January 6 hearings, the November midterm elections, and what the Inflation Reduction Act means for Californians.

from Greater LA

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is still struggling to repair its image a year after the LA Times revealed that the group had no Black members.

Can HFPA bounce back after claims of corruption and lack of diversity?

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is still struggling to repair its image a year after the LA Times revealed that the group had no Black members.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Governor Gavin Newsom has rolled out an ambitious, multi-billion dollar plan to fight the historic drought facing the American West. What needs to happen?

How can CA strategically use every drop of water in its system?

Governor Gavin Newsom has rolled out an ambitious, multi-billion dollar plan to fight the historic drought facing the American West. What needs to happen?

from Greater LA

After the FBI raided Mar-a-Lago last week, leaders from the Christian right say it's evidence that they and their followers will soon be the targets of religious persecution.

The Christian right sees attacks on Trump as religious persecution

After the FBI raided Mar-a-Lago last week, leaders from the Christian right say it's evidence that they and their followers will soon be the targets of religious persecution.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA County District Attorney George Gascón has survived a second recall attempt. A lot of his own prosecutors publicly supported his potential ouster.

Gascón dodges recall. What’s next for LA’s district attorney?

LA County District Attorney George Gascón has survived a second recall attempt. A lot of his own prosecutors publicly supported his potential ouster.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A stalled U.S. Forest Service project could have protected Grizzly Flats, California, from Caldor Fire destruction.

Stalled US Forest Service project could have protected CA town from Caldor Fire destruction

A stalled U.S. Forest Service project could have protected Grizzly Flats, California, from Caldor Fire destruction.

from News Stories

Museums, a library, botanical gardens, and maybe even a veterans’ cemetery are part of a redevelopment plan for the Great Park.

Will veterans get their own cemetery at Irvine’s Great Park?

Museums, a library, botanical gardens, and maybe even a veterans’ cemetery are part of a redevelopment plan for the Great Park.

from Greater LA

On this first day of LAUSD’s new academic term, Heidi Kalin is excited about her eighth grade son having more structure back in his life, and more campus events to choose from.

LAUSD’s eased COVID rules: ‘I’m going to trust them on this,’ says parent

On this first day of LAUSD’s new academic term, Heidi Kalin is excited about her eighth grade son having more structure back in his life, and more campus events to choose from.

from Greater LA

Mayoral candidates Rick Caruso and Karen Bass defend their plans of quickly moving tens of thousands of unhoused people indoors if elected.

To relieve LA homelessness, Caruso and Bass plan to seek federal funding

Mayoral candidates Rick Caruso and Karen Bass defend their plans of quickly moving tens of thousands of unhoused people indoors if elected.

from Greater LA

The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security issued a joint bulletin on Sunday, warning of increased threats against law enforcement officials.

How FBI’s Mar-a-Lago raid is fueling violent threats online

The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security issued a joint bulletin on Sunday, warning of increased threats against law enforcement officials.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The warrant used in the FBI’s raid of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home shows that the former president is under investigation for potential obstruction of justice and violations of the…

What is Trump’s legal liability for taking classified documents to Mar-a-Lago?

The warrant used in the FBI’s raid of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home shows that the former president is under investigation for potential obstruction of justice and violations of the…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Polio cases have been identified in New York City, London, and Israel. But as long as you’re vaccinated, you should be protected, says UCSF’s Dr. Peter Chin-Hong.

Polio resurgence: Vax hesitancy, low childhood immunization could complicate it

Polio cases have been identified in New York City, London, and Israel. But as long as you’re vaccinated, you should be protected, says UCSF’s Dr. Peter Chin-Hong.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The new legislation offers some major successes, but with regard to drug pricing it is not close to what it could have been.

Limitations of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

The new legislation offers some major successes, but with regard to drug pricing it is not close to what it could have been.

from Second Opinion

Disney+ raises subscribers to 152 million, beating expectations, but they will charge $3 more per month for ad-free content.

Disney+ gains subscribers, consumers will pay for ad-free content

Disney+ raises subscribers to 152 million, beating expectations, but they will charge $3 more per month for ad-free content.

from Hollywood Breakdown