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President Trump announced he was postponing a nationwide immigration sweep set to begin on Sunday, targeting thousands of migrants.

from Greater LA

The County of Orange is finalizing its budget for the next fiscal year, which begins July 1.

from Greater LA

Kids are taking care of babies who don’t have diapers and are covered in mucus. There are no showers or toothbrushes. Children are sleeping on cement floors.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In a viral    video    from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, a Department of Justice attorney argued that it is “safe and sanitary” to detain migrant children without soap,…

The government’s rationale for denying basic sanitary products to migrant kids

In a viral video from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, a Department of Justice attorney argued that it is “safe and sanitary” to detain migrant children without soap,…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Kids are taking care of babies who don’t have diapers and are covered in mucus. There are no showers or toothbrushes. Children are sleeping on cement floors.

At migrant detention center, no toothbrushes or showers

Kids are taking care of babies who don’t have diapers and are covered in mucus. There are no showers or toothbrushes. Children are sleeping on cement floors.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The decision paves the way for a clothing line, FUCT, to get its trademark. But the justices were split on how far is too far and which words they would find to be the most vulgar and profane.

Supreme Court strikes down ban on trademarking 'immoral,' 'scandalous' words, symbols

The decision paves the way for a clothing line, FUCT, to get its trademark. But the justices were split on how far is too far and which words they would find to be the most vulgar and profane.

from NPR

In California, generations of victims have adapted, rebuilt and expanded development into fire-prone areas. But last year’s blazes set new records for massive destruction.

Are Californians prepared for more fires?

In California, generations of victims have adapted, rebuilt and expanded development into fire-prone areas. But last year’s blazes set new records for massive destruction.

from To the Point

President Trump got ready to attack Iran and then, at the last minute, called it off.

Let’s call the whole thing off

President Trump got ready to attack Iran and then, at the last minute, called it off.

from Left, Right & Center

County Supervisor, Das Williams, discusses cannabis permits in Santa Barbara County. Scientists look to explain the spike in gray whale deaths.

County Supervisor responds to criticism over expanding cannabis farms

County Supervisor, Das Williams, discusses cannabis permits in Santa Barbara County. Scientists look to explain the spike in gray whale deaths.

from The 805

Emaciated grey whales continue to wash up on California beaches at alarming rates.

California sees a spike in gray whale deaths

Emaciated grey whales continue to wash up on California beaches at alarming rates.

from The 805