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All the White House hopefuls talk about Climate Change. But Democrat Jay Inslee says it’s not just one issue; it’s all the issues.
May. 18from To the Point
This week, we moved a lot closer to a court challenge that could significantly reduce or eliminate constitutional protections for abortion rights.
May. 17from Left, Right & Center
SB 50, the controversial housing bill championed by California State Senator Scott Wiener, has been shelved for debate until next year.
May. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
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The Jordan Downs housing project in Watts has a long history dating back to the 1940s. It’s currently undergoing a billion dollar redevelopment.
California State Senator Scott Wiener’s controversial housing bill, SB 50, has been shelved for debate until next year.
The super bloom this year has given spectators in Southern California quite the wild flower show. The hills alongside LA’s freeways are carpeted with bright yellows and oranges.
May. 17from KCRW Features
The new SAT score is based on factors such as average family income, educational attainment, housing stability and crime. Test-takers won't see the score, but colleges will.
May. 16from NPR
Jackie Goldberg won an open seat to the LA Unified School District school board this week.
May. 16from Greater LA
From the outside, the Abram Friedman Occupational Center is a case study in institutional drabness. The hulking, cube-shaped building on the ragged fringes of downtown L.A.
Los Angeles Unified’s adult education program doesn't get much respect, and its funding is always in danger.
LA is often called a concrete jungle, but it’s teeming with wild animals, insects and plants. More than 5000 species of birds live here or pass through as they migrate up the coast.
May. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand