Gene Maddaus

Variety

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Staff writer for the LA Weekly; former staff writer for the Torrance Daily Breeze

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iHeartRadio is a commercial radio juggernaut. It airs Ryan Seacrest and Rush Limbaugh, owns billboards and hundreds of radio stations. Now it’s facing serious financial problems.

Facing $20 billion debt, could iHeartRadio go bankrupt?

iHeartRadio is a commercial radio juggernaut. It airs Ryan Seacrest and Rush Limbaugh, owns billboards and hundreds of radio stations. Now it’s facing serious financial problems.

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There’s another development measure on the ballot -- but this one is only for Beverly Hills voters.

Beverly Hills' housing ballot measure

There’s another development measure on the ballot -- but this one is only for Beverly Hills voters.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Mayor Eric Garcetti’s $58 million plan to put body cameras on every police officer by July has fallen apart.

When All of LAPD Get Body Cams, Will There Be More Transparency?

Mayor Eric Garcetti’s $58 million plan to put body cameras on every police officer by July has fallen apart.

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LA and and 14 other California counties have a new system for voting in this year’s presidential election.

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With Bernie Sanders leading the Democratic candidates, Republicans are reviving a political dirty word: “socialism.”

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California Governor Gavin Newsom wants to halt physical education testing to help protect kids from body shaming, bullying, and gender identity discrimination.

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LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey this week dismissed 66,000 marijuana-related convictions in the county.

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Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has the best shot at beating Donald Trump in a general election, according to a Quinnipiac University poll out Monday.

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On this Presidents Day, we air a special half-hour replay of two of our favorite interviews. Comedian Ronny Chieng makes the case for an Asian president of the United States.

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The jury in the Harvey Weinstein criminal trial began deliberations this week. They've made several requests to review information and to relisten to certain of witness testimonies.

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