Getting rid of carbon footprints: How some CA housing developments are doing it

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Five Point Valencia, a new net-zero community in the Santa Clarita Valley, overlooks Six Flags Magic Mountain. Photo by Caleigh Wells.

Cutting or eliminating greenhouse gas emissions is the aim of two new developments in Valencia and Tejon Ranch. KCRW looks at how residents are living “net zero” at Five Point Valencia. 

LA Sheriff Alex Villanueva circumvented LA County District Attorney George Gascón in a high-profile case last week. And Governor Gavin Newsom reversed the state parole board in another. What might that mean for criminal justice reform efforts?

The primary election for Orange County’s next district attorney is in June. Candidates Todd Spitzer and Pete Hardin are already duking it out in the public square.