Which Way, L.A.?

Which Way, L.A.?

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Award-winning moderator Warren Olney leads lively, thoughtful and provocative discussion on the issues Southern Californians care about.

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23 years ago, the fires of the Rodney King riots were burning and the sirens wailing when KCRW first asked, WWLA?

Urban planners got some bad news today.

Porter Ranch and Vernon are mirror images of each other.

Video of police misconduct wasn’t as common 25 years ago as it is today.

In the 23 years Which Way, LA? has been on the air, there have been five mayors of Los Angeles: Tom Bradley, Richard Riordan, James Hahn, Antonio Villaraigosa and Eric Garcetti.

The City of Los Angeles will pay $24 million for the wrongful murder convictions of two men who spent years of their lives in prison because of proven misconduct by the LAPD.

The Ahwahnee Hotel is about to become the Majestic Yosemite; The Wawona will be known as the Big Trees Lodge.

WWLA? began its 23-year run in the wake of an incident so complex we still haven’t decided what to call it.  The Rodney King 'riots?" The "uprising?" The "civil disturbance?"

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Metro temporarily shut down two Downtown LA stations on its popular Expo Line train to Santa Monica. Those closures started last weekend and will last a few months.

LA Metro wants buses to move faster, thanks to dedicated bus lanes

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from Greater LA

On Monday night, Culver City Councilmembers moved forward with stronger protections for renters.

Culver City looks at stabilizing rent

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On Monday night, Culver City Councilmembers moved forward with stronger protections for renters. Also, today marks the 10th anniversary of Michael Jackson's death.

Culver City moves forward with rent freeze

On Monday night, Culver City Councilmembers moved forward with stronger protections for renters. Also, today marks the 10th anniversary of Michael Jackson's death.

from Greater LA

John Sanders is expected to make his resignation effective July 5, two officials said. The move comes after hundreds of children were removed from a facility without adequate food and sanitation.

Acting head of Customs and Border Protection plans to step down

John Sanders is expected to make his resignation effective July 5, two officials said. The move comes after hundreds of children were removed from a facility without adequate food and sanitation.

from NPR

This week’s Democratic presidential debates will feature 20 candidates, five moderators and a lot commercials. Potential voters might not be able to learn as much as they want to.

Political debate or political circus?

This week’s Democratic presidential debates will feature 20 candidates, five moderators and a lot commercials. Potential voters might not be able to learn as much as they want to.

from To the Point

Reports of children detained in crowded and unsanitary conditions long beyond the maximum legal limit have created a new controversy over the administration's immigration policies.

Migrant children moved from border patrol center after outcry

Reports of children detained in crowded and unsanitary conditions long beyond the maximum legal limit have created a new controversy over the administration's immigration policies.

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

Trump border policies are ‘psychological torture’

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.

OC Line: Sheriff’s Department keeps getting more money for the same services

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

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