Mixer: Corruption that stinks

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friday mixer bannerFormer L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca pleaded guilty this week to lying to federal investigators about their ongoing probe of corruption at the department.

Did the buck stop there?

And how will his plea affect the trial going forward of former Undersheriff Paul Tanaka?

Meanwhile, Southern California Gas Company says it’s temporarily stopped the leaking gas from one of its wells at the Aliso Canyon Natural Gas storage facility.

A good start, sure. But what about the rest of the wells?

KCRW’s Saul Gonzalez has spent a good bit of the last few weeks in and around Porter Ranch, talking to residents there and getting the latest from the utility.

And Shelby Grad is Assistant Managing Editor of the L-A Times… who oversees its Metro and California sections.

Both joined us for the Mixer.