Bob Blumenfield

Los Angeles City Council

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Councilman for the 3rd District of Los Angeles; former Democratic State Assemblyman representing the 40th District (San Fernando Valley) and chair of the Assembly Budget Committee

Bob Blumenfield on KCRW

This morning the Supreme Court let stand (without comment) a lower court ruling that protects the right of homeless people to sleep on sidewalks or in parks.

Supreme Court lets stand a lower court’s ruling: Homeless people have a right to sleep outside

This morning the Supreme Court let stand (without comment) a lower court ruling that protects the right of homeless people to sleep on sidewalks or in parks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Californians will play a big part in the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this coming week. But can the party unite with supporters of Bernie Sanders?

The DNC: A Divided Convention?

Californians will play a big part in the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this coming week. But can the party unite with supporters of Bernie Sanders?

from Olney in L.A.

In many places around the country, cities provide WiFi service for all their citizens. That won’t happen for years to come in Los Angeles — if ever.

Free WiFi at Los Angeles Parks… Closing in on the Digital Divide?

In many places around the country, cities provide WiFi service for all their citizens. That won’t happen for years to come in Los Angeles — if ever.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Californians will soon be under yet another series of strict restrictions limiting travel, in-person shopping and other business activities — this time it all hinges on the level of…

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California set a record for COVID-19 hospitalizations over the weekend — nearly 7500 patients. That’s triple the number from a month ago.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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"Doing things for others is enormously powerful to us and of course to others. I don't just mean like working in a food bank or a homeless shelter.

from KCRW Features

Between March and July, California released 3,500 incarcerated people in response to the pandemic.

from Greater LA

Public health officials have suspended outdoor dining in LA County for the next three weeks — starting 10 p.m. this Wednesday. Restaurants are still allowed to do takeout and delivery.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Governor Gavin Newsom just announced a mandatory stay-at-home order for most of the state from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. This begins Saturday and will last for one month.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand