On Saturday night, two LA County sheriff’s deputies were shot at point-blank range while sitting in their car outside a Compton Metro station. It’s not clear why the deputies were targeted, but there’s been tension between the Sheriff’s Department and communities of color. Last month’s killing of Dijon Kizzee sparked a wave of protests.
Shooting of sheriff’s deputies in Compton becomes political
From this Episode:
State Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer on the shooting of LA sheriff’s deputies in Compton
On Saturday night, two LA County sheriff’s deputies were shot at point-blank range while sitting in their car outside a Compton Metro station.
The arrest of KPCC's Josie Huang and Florida voting rights for felons
KPCC reporter Josie Huang was arrested on Saturday night when she was covering the shooting of LA County sheriff’s deputies in Compton.
The future of fires and climate change in California
President Trump is in Northern California today to meet with Governor Newsom about the wildfires. More than 3 million acres have burned in California so far this year, and...
‘Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘Testaments’ author Margaret Atwood on villains, Aunt Lydia, and hope
Margaret Atwood talks about her books, humanizing the character of Aunt Lydia, and how recording a story is an act of hope.