Election - School Board and Dixon's Seat

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Erik Nelson, of the Daily News, talks about new blood for the reform minded Los Angeles Unified School Board, with races in Chatsworth, Downtown, and one on the Westside that will go down as the costliest in LA history.

Steven Mikulan, of the LA Weekly , focuses on three of the 19 candidates clamoring to fill the shoes of the late 12-term Congressman Julian Dixon whose 32nd District includes Crenshaw and parts of West LA. (Kyle McKinnon guest hosts.)

  • Newsmaker: Ammo Ban - The LA City Council approved a partial ban on the sale of some ammunition and created an annual background check for buyers of those bullets still legal to sell. Councilwoman Rita Walters, who favored a total ban, evaluates the recent legislation and the city's ongoing war on guns.
  • Reporter's Notebook: March for Working Poor - According to a recent study, LA ranks as the nation's capital of working poverty, with poor families comprising 43 percent of the city's population. An interfaith organization is celebrating Holy Week and Passover with a poignant protest over plight of the working poor. Rev. Alexia Salvatierra explains their motive as well as their goals.

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