Some Long Beach renters are living in deplorable conditions. We hear how the city plans to fix the problem and why renters say it isn’t enough. Then, new rules are expected to revolutionize crowdfunding for movies. Next, Islamic militants are destroying towns and selling their ancient artifacts. Can new legislation curb the antiques trade? Next, how realistic is the revitalization of the LA River? And finally, the trailer’s out for the Sci-Fi game Fallout 4. We hear what to expect from the fan favorite.
Landlords, New Crowdfunding Rules for Movies, LA River Opens For Summer
From this Episode:
Tenants vs. Landlords in Long Beach
Long Beach renter Larry Watson hasn’t had running water in his apartment for at least two years. To use the toilet, his friends and neighbors carry in water and to take a...
New Rules for Crowdsourcing Film Finance
Have you ever pitched in a few bucks to crowdfund a movie? You probably got a T-shirt or a DVD or maybe even a ticket to the premiere as a thank you gift. And that was...
Stopping the Islamic State From Pilfering Historic Sites
Militants have used the destruction of high-profile historic sites to instill terror, recruit new members, highlight their religious agendas and to raise money for their...
Summer On The LA River
The Los Angeles River is officially open for the summer. Now you can boat, fish, birdwatch and camp there through Labor Day, and some say this is only the beginning. City...