Bob Schoonover

President, SEIU Local 721

Guest

President of SEIU Local 721; former heavy equipment operator for the City of Los Angeles

Bob Schoonover on KCRW

This was the day for Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to put up or shut up with regard to city finances, the Department of Water and Power and relations with the City Council. …

Mayor Villaraigosa and the State of the City

This was the day for Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to put up or shut up with regard to city finances, the Department of Water and Power and relations with the City Council. …

from Which Way, L.A.?

LA Mayor Villaraigosa says he'll veto an early retirement program he once supported.

Facing Huge Shortfall, City Budget Negotiations Continue

LA Mayor Villaraigosa says he'll veto an early retirement program he once supported.

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

Vice President Kamala Harris visited Central America this week. She told would-be migrants in Guatemala “do not come” (to the U.S.), which drew criticism from progressive democrats.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Warner Bros. was hoping for a big summer hit with its movie adaptation of the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical “In the Heights.”

from Hollywood Breakdown

LA City Councilman Joe Buscaino is running to replace Mayor Eric Garcetti, and he held his first official campaign event on Monday along the Venice Beach boardwalk.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Some of the world’s largest corporations like Amazon, Walmart, Google, and UPS are all looking into using drones to deliver small packages.

from Greater LA

Between 2016 and 2019, Bakersfield police officers used force that broke at least 45 bones in 31 people, an analysis of public records shows.

from News Stories

How California is revolutionizing homeless housing — and why it might not last.

from News Stories

Just as air travel is ramping up this summer, rideshare availability is slowing down.

from Greater LA

After more than a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person learning is allowed and there’s unprecedented interest for offline summer school across California, according to CalMatters.

from KCRW Features

News broke in May that AT&T would be spinning off WarnerMedia to Discovery and that David Zaslav would run the combined media empire, but that deal isn’t closing any time soon.

from Hollywood Breakdown