Photo of Patty Schemel by Darcy Hemley
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Wildfires have been burning around Southern California for a week. Most are under control, but the Thomas Fire spread up the coast to Santa Barbara County over the weekend, forcing more residents to evacuate. It’s now one of the largest fires in state history. All this fire and wind is raising big questions about weather and climate.
Former clerks have accused the colorful 9th circuit court judge Alex Kozinski of sexual harassment. We talk about that, and the often-punishing job of being a clerk to this high profile judge.
Patty Schemel was the drummer for Courtney Love’s band, Hole. But then she got into drugs, lost it all, and ended up living on the streets of LA. She’s out with new memoir titled “Hit So Hard.”
Patty Schemel is author of "Hit So Hard." Photo by Darcy Hemley.
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