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Sanctuary politics in Orange County 8 MIN, 30 SEC

President Trump’s supporters in Orange County have been packing city and county meetings, voicing their opposition to California’s sanctuary laws. A few cities -- and the county -- have taken votes expressing that too. Is this a backlash, a movement, more long-term trouble for the GOP in California?

Guests:
Mike Madrid, GrassrootsLab (@madrid_mike)

North and South Orange County fight over homelessness 8 MIN, 35 SEC

The fight over how to house the homeless continues in Orange County. A federal judge has ordered cities there to figure out where to put hundreds of homeless people kicked out of the Santa Ana riverbed a few weeks back. There was a plan to create tent shelters in three cities in the OC, but those cities rebelled, and now the judge is threatening to take further action.


Anne Cheney lives in the Civic Center encampment,
which is being moved this week.  Photo: Saul Gonzalez


Santa Ana Civic Center homelessness encampment. Photo: Saul Gonzalez

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

What we know about the woman who opened fire at YouTube headquarters 8 MIN, 28 SEC

More details are emerging about the woman who police say shot three people at YouTube headquarters yesterday, then killed herself. Nasim Aghdam, 39, had a grudge against the video-sharing platform. Police say she was upset with how the company handled her content.

Guests:
Matthias Gafni, investigative reporter for the East Bay Times and The Mercury News (@mgafni)

The growing network of underground home abortion providers 14 MIN, 59 SEC

Women choose to give birth at home because it’s more comfortable, maybe they prefer a familiar bedroom than a hospital bed, maybe they want the whole process to be more natural. We learn about the secret network of women performing cheap abortions outside of clinics, which is illegal in most states.


Writer Lizzie Presser. Credit: Emily Kassie.

Guests:
Lizzie Presser, California Sunday Magazine (@lizziepresser)

More:
A secret network of women is working outside the law and the medical establishment to provide safe, cheap home abortions.

How much did it cost the Saudi Crown Prince to book an entire hotel in LA? 8 MIN, 55 SEC

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Los Angeles on Monday for a private dinner at Rupert Murdoch’s estate. He rubbed elbows with Disney chief Bob Iger and Dwayne Johnson. He also reportedly bought out the entire Four Seasons hotel in Beverly Hills for three nights -- and he’s not even staying there.

Guests:
Dylan Byers, CNN (@DylanByers)

More:
Saudi Crown Prince Books Entire Four Seasons Hotel for L.A. Stay

CREDITS

Photo of Lisette Poole, courtesy of The California Sunday Magazine.

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Gina Pollack
Sarah Sweeney
Michell Eloy
Amy Ta
Christian Bordal
Quinn O'Toole
Yael Even Or

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