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What we know about the Thousand Oaks shooting 6 MIN, 3 SEC

A gunman opened fire late Wednesday night at Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks. He was a 28-year-old former U.S. Marine named Ian David Long. Authorities say he may have had PTSD. The shooting happened at an event for college students. Twelve people were killed, including a sergeant with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department, and Long himself. At least a dozen others were injured.

Guests:
Saul Gonzalez, Host, 'There Goes the Neighborhood: Los Angeles' (@SaulKCRW)

Remembering a victim of the Thousand Oaks shooting 4 MIN, 18 SEC

Caleb Arndt, a recent graduate of Cal Lutheran in Thousand Oaks, reacts to the Borderline shooting and remembers his friend, Justin Meek, who was killed in the attack.


People gather outside the California Lutheran chapel to watch a livestream of
the service following the shooting in Thousand Oaks. Shooting victim Justin Meek
had graduated from the university.  (Photo: Kathryn Barnes)

Guests:
Caleb Arndt, friend of a victim of the Borderline Bar & Grill shooting

Understanding gun laws in California 7 MIN, 26 SEC

California has some of the most restrictive gun laws in the country. But they didn’t prevent Ian David Long from owning a gun, even though police had concerns about him.

Guests:
John Donohue, Stanford Law School (@johndonohuesls)

Why did the FBI raid LA councilman’s office? 7 MIN, 49 SEC

The FBI raided the home and offices of Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar on Wednesday. He represents the 14th District, which includes Downtown LA, Boyle Heights and Eagle Rock. The FBI had search warrants, but said those warrants were under seal, and wouldn’t share what they were looking for. They made no arrests.

Guests:
David Zahniser, Los Angeles Times (@DavidZahniser)
Joel Rubin, Los Angeles Times (@joelrubin)

More:
FBI raids home and offices of L.A. City Councilman Jose Huizar

California’s growing clout in Washington 13 MIN, 19 SEC

We continue to parse the meaning of the midterms. It looks like Californians will run the House -- Nancy Pelosi as Speaker and Kevin McCarthy as Minority Leader. Adam Schiff and Maxine Waters will run key committees. What will they do with their newfound power?

Guests:
Sarah Wire, LA Times (@sarahdwire)
Raphe Sonenshein, Cal State LA

As Trump solidifies control of Republican Party, what does that mean for the GOP’s long-term future? 9 MIN, 38 SEC

Trump was once a controversial fringe candidate who challenged the Republican Party’s norms and traditions, and was criticized by many of his fellow Republicans. Now he’s consolidated his power over the GOP -- after the GOP gained more seats in the Senate. The Republicans who challenged him -- Jeff Flake, Jeb Bush, Bob Corker -- are gone from the Senate.

Guests:
McKay Coppins, The Atlantic (@mckaycoppins)

CREDITS

People gather outside the California Lutheran chapel to watch a livestream of the service following the shooting in Thousand Oaks. Shooting victim Justin Meek had graduated from the university. (Photo: Kathryn Barnes)

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney
Michell Eloy
Amy Ta
Christian Bordal
Yael Even Or
Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir
Adriana Cargill

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