Some 100,000 refugees are resettling in America so far after the U.S. ended its 20-year war in Afghanistan, and some are settling in Los Angeles. Plus, as the California gubernatorial recall election heats up, Democrats are hoping for support from a key demographic: Latinos. The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is gearing up for a pricey separation, prompted by Malibu’s claims that its students aren’t getting an equal education. Finally, many of Al Capone’s belongings will soon be up for auction. What stories do the items say about the historic Chicago mobster?
Evacuating Kabul for LA, plus whether Latinos can help keep Newsom in office
From this Episode:
This Afghan refugee feels at home in LA, but misses some family members left behind in Kabul
President Biden said on Tuesday that the U.S. and its partners have airlifted 100,000 Afghans out of their country, as American troops have left the 20-year war there.
Can Latinos help give Newsom a much-needed political push in the recall election?
Polls show Governor Gavin Newsom has a slight lead in his race to hang onto his job. An average from fivethirtyeight.com shows 51% of voters are against the recall.
After 70 years, Malibu wants to separate itself from Santa Monica in school district scuffle
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District could be headed for a long and expensive separation. Malibu has long complained that its students aren’t getting an equal...
Noticed more mosquitos lately? Here’s how to prevent infestations and stay safe
Mosquitoes often travel via plane or cargo ship, and they transmit illnesses such as the West Nile virus. So far, 26 samples have popped up in LA. What risks do the flying...