Jimmy Gomez

U.S. Congressman representing California's 34th district

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U.S. Congressman representing California's 34th district

Jimmy Gomez on KCRW

President Trump announced he was postponing a nationwide immigration sweep set to begin on Sunday, targeting thousands of migrants.

Trump border policies are ‘psychological torture’

President Trump announced he was postponing a nationwide immigration sweep set to begin on Sunday, targeting thousands of migrants.

from Greater LA

Is paid family leave the new front in the fight over worker benefits? Last week, Governor Jerry Brown signed the $15 minimum wage bill. Yesterday he increased family leave benefits.

California Expands Paid Family Leave

Is paid family leave the new front in the fight over worker benefits? Last week, Governor Jerry Brown signed the $15 minimum wage bill. Yesterday he increased family leave benefits.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California's transportation infrastructure is falling apart after years of deferred maintenance.

California's Crumbling Roads

California's transportation infrastructure is falling apart after years of deferred maintenance.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Three KCRW listeners share stories about their family relationships and special moments that happened on Christmas.

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Dire staffing shortages have led to frequent lockdowns and violence inside LA’s juvenile halls. Officers, advocates, and inmates are desperate for relief.

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Mel’s Drive-in Restaurant in Santa Monica is an example of Googie architecture: a retro futuristic style featuring stretched roofs, large glass windows, and neon signs.

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Rooftop solar is about to get more expensive, so local solar installers are busy but expecting tough days ahead. The Imperial Valley is known for agriculture.

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Political violence is up. But commentator Joe Mathews says elected officials are not just victims of angry constituents, but often perpetrators of poisonous politics themselves.

from Zócalo's Connecting California