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Ballona Creek carries water – and garbage – from Griffith Park to the ocean. LA County is using new tech to try to keep it clean.

from Greater LA

Governor Gavin Newsom just signed a law that decriminalizes jaywalking, after activists argued that people of color are more likely to be ticketed. It goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2023.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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California will expand union rights for farmworkers, boost disability and family paid-leave programs, not enforce other states’ anti-abortion rules. That’s thanks to Gov.

Newsom creates ‘bastion of care’ for abortion seekers through new laws

California will expand union rights for farmworkers, boost disability and family paid-leave programs, not enforce other states’ anti-abortion rules. That’s thanks to Gov.

from Greater LA

This Friday, Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner is suspending service between Irvine and San Diego for emergency repairs. The year’s heavy rains and high surf severely impacted the track.

Not fixing damaged Amtrak line could bring problems to economy

This Friday, Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner is suspending service between Irvine and San Diego for emergency repairs. The year’s heavy rains and high surf severely impacted the track.

from Greater LA

Ballona Creek carries water – and garbage – from Griffith Park to the ocean. LA County is using new tech to try to keep it clean.

To help keep Ballona Creek clean, turn to high-tech ‘interceptor’

Ballona Creek carries water – and garbage – from Griffith Park to the ocean. LA County is using new tech to try to keep it clean.

from Greater LA

Governor Gavin Newsom just signed a law that decriminalizes jaywalking, after activists argued that people of color are more likely to be ticketed. It goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2023.

Cross the street whenever you want in 2023. Jaywalking will be legal in CA

Governor Gavin Newsom just signed a law that decriminalizes jaywalking, after activists argued that people of color are more likely to be ticketed. It goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2023.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

SCOTUS’ new term includes a voting rights case that could determine the outcome of the 2024 election.

Voting rights, affirmative action: Preview big cases in new Supreme Court term

SCOTUS’ new term includes a voting rights case that could determine the outcome of the 2024 election.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Big polluters are not just cars and power plants - they include the American health care system.

Medical Waste

Big polluters are not just cars and power plants - they include the American health care system.

from Second Opinion

Newsom is engaging in political self-sacrifice by jumping into national disputes, calling out anti-LGBTQ and anti-abortion policies, says Joe Mathews.

Op-ed: Newsom is killing his slight chance of being president

Newsom is engaging in political self-sacrifice by jumping into national disputes, calling out anti-LGBTQ and anti-abortion policies, says Joe Mathews.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Five years after the #MeToo reckoning in Hollywood, Harvey Weinstein’s trial is a few weeks away in Los Angeles. Have things really changed in the industry?

Harvey Weinstein’s trial is a few weeks away. Has Hollywood changed?

Five years after the #MeToo reckoning in Hollywood, Harvey Weinstein’s trial is a few weeks away in Los Angeles. Have things really changed in the industry?

from Hollywood Breakdown