Mayoral hopeful Joe Buscaino vows citywide ban on homeless camps if elected

Councilman Joe Buscaino appears at his home in San Pedro, March 23, 2022. Photo by Marcelle Hutchins/KCRW

In the first of five interviews with LA mayoral candidates, LA City Councilmember Joe Buscaino talks about his plan to provide immediate shelters to unhoused Angelenos, and defends his use of donor cash to travel abroad with his family.

In “Flee,” which is up for an Oscar this year, Jonas Poher Rasmussen interviews his friend Amin Nawabi, an LGBTQ Afghanistan native, about fleeing his war-torn home and connecting his past and present.

Critics review new movie releases: “The Lost City,” “Seven Days,” “Intregalde,” and “Stunt Rock.”