Photo: Film producer Harvey Weinstein attends the 2016 amfAR New York Gala at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan, New York February 10, 2016.(Andrew Kelly/Reuters)
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The New Yorker dropped a bombshell story today that has women on the record saying he raped and sexually assaulted them. Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie told the New York Times he sexually harassed them. One actress went to the police after Weinstein assaulted her, but the D.A. declined to press charges. Can Weinstein be prosecuted now?
More than a dozen people have died from the fires that sparked in Northern California on Sunday night. Entire neighborhoods are now smoking rubble with skeletons for cars. Some people had to flee on foot. Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency for Napa, Sonoma and Yuba counties.
We head to Inglewood for this week’s episode of “There Goes the Neighborhood.” The new NFL stadium and surrounding development promise to remake that city. Home prices are up. So are sales. What does that mean for the character of Inglewood? Get the podcast!
Michael Joe (far left) and his friends live in Inglewood. Michael is just 14 and loves
Inglewood, but already worries about how new development, like the coming NFL
stadium, might affectthe cost of living in the community. (Photo by Saul Gonzalez)
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