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Does Mayor Garcetti really want to make LA a sanctuary city? 8 MIN, 14 SEC

Mayor Eric Garcetti has been cagey about the wording around Los Angeles’ sanctuary status. He’s said LA is a “city of sanctuary.” We find out what that means, and why immigrant rights activists are upset.

Guests:
Leighton Akio Woodhouse, freelance journalist (@lwoodhouse)

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Los Angeles mayor flirts with sanctuary movement while collaborating with ice

How police actually work with ICE 8 MIN, 14 SEC

A feature of sanctuary cities is that local police don’t act as immigration agents. But short of holding people for ICE, police here and elsewhere have been helping in other ways to deport undocumented immigrants.

Guests:
Elliott Young, Lewis and Clark College (@elliottyoungpdx)

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The Hard Truths About Obama’s Deportation Priorities

The outrageous art of Jason Rhoades comes to LA 8 MIN, 44 SEC

Artist Jason Rhoades died at age 41 and was celebrated in New york and Europe. He’s now getting his due in Los Angeles with a major exhibition at Hauser & Wirth. We find out how he created a uniquely California vision of contemporary art.


Rhoades’ “My Madinah. In pursuit of my ermitage…,” (Courtesy of Michell Eloy)

Guests:
Madeleine Brand, Host, 'Press Play' (@TheMadBrand)

More:
Paul Schimmel on the ‘strange magic’ of Jason Rhoades

Debate intensifies around the future of LA development 16 MIN, 12 SEC

Angelenos will vote next week on Measure S, which would limit development in LA for the next two years. This seemingly dull zoning initiative has become hotly contested.


A new commercial and residential project under construction in Hollywood. It’s the kind of project that angers supporters of Measure S. (Courtesy of Saul Gonzalez)

Guests:
Anna Scott, Producer, 'Press Play' (@AnnaKCRW)
Saul Gonzalez, KCRW producer (@SaulKCRW)

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What the battle over Measure S says about the future of LA
Voters Guide to the March 7 Election POLITICS

Wild claims made in Measure S mailers 6 MIN, 5 SEC

If you’re an LA voter, you’ve likely gotten mailers from both sides of the Measure S campaign. Millions of dollars have gone into advocating the pro and anti-Measure S messages, with some wild claims thrown around.

Guests:
Emily Alpert Reyes, Los Angeles Times (@LATimesemily)

More:
So many Yes on S mailers, so much misinformation

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