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Cristina Garcia

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Vice chair of the Women’s Caucus; member of the Bell Association to Stop the Abuse and member of the California State Assembly representing the 58th District (Bell Gardens, Pico Rivera and Cerritos, but not the City of Bell); former candidate for Bell Gardens City Council

Cristina Garcia on KCRW

After the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill hearings in the early nineties, an unprecedented number of women ran for public office. Has that enthusiasm waned? Let’s look at California.

Women in Politics

After the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill hearings in the early nineties, an unprecedented number of women ran for public office. Has that enthusiasm waned? Let’s look at California.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A jury today found five former members of the Bell City Council  guilty of misappropriating public funds  by accepting pay for meetings of the Solid Waste and Recycling Authority.

Round One of Bell Verdicts Is In

A jury today found five former members of the Bell City Council guilty of misappropriating public funds by accepting pay for meetings of the Solid Waste and Recycling Authority.

from Which Way, L.A.?

When Randy Adams was negotiating for 770,000 thousand dollars to be the city police chief, he joked in an e-mail about “taking all of Bell’s money.”

Hearings Continue for Current and Former Officials of the City of Bell

When Randy Adams was negotiating for 770,000 thousand dollars to be the city police chief, he joked in an e-mail about “taking all of Bell’s money.”

from Which Way, L.A.?

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President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address Tuesday night, a speech that had been delayed during the government shutdown.

from News Stories

We speak with California Congressman Adam Schiff about Trump’s State of the Union and what Schiff is investigating next.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump’s intelligence team went to Capitol Hill this week for their yearly update to the Congress. But Trump did not like what they said and how it was covered.

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The Senate overwhelmingly passed a sweeping public lands bill.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Everyone is talking about Tuesday’s State of the Union, including us.

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Some of the best films last year came out of the city Oakland, but the Film Academy apparently didn’t notice.

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Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook and Apple are the ‘Big Five’ tech giants. It’s tough to consider life without them. But with that dependence, we pay a price: our privacy.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump asked for unity from a newly divided Congress--which has more women than ever before.

from To the Point

Democrats seem unlikely to give in to President Trump’s wall funding demands, making another government shutdown likely.

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