On this Christmas Eve, we look back at some of the year’s best stories: a monthly ceremony welcoming former lifers back into their communities; an underground cannabis market; a town where a golden retriever is the mayor.
Special broadcast: Best of GLA 2019
From this Episode:
Ritualizing the return: Former lifers welcome home the newly released
When a lifer steps out of prison after so many years, often decades, they are smacked with an onslaught of smells, sights, and unfamiliar sensations.
8 min, 53 sec
Understanding the growing unlicensed weed market at an LA ‘Sesh’
California medical cannabis patients who can’t afford the new high prices of legal cannabis under Proposition 64 are turning to unlicensed weed farmers markets, fueling an...
8 min, 24 sec