Joe Buscaino

Los Angeles City councilman

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Los Angeles City councilman; 15-year veteran with the Los Angeles Police Department and a lifetime resident of San Pedro, which is part of the 15th District

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The   Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners voted 3-2 to approve more automation at the ports of LA and Long Beach. Union workers who fear robots will take their jobs are upset.

Harbor commissioners vote to automate the Port of LA

The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners voted 3-2 to approve more automation at the ports of LA and Long Beach. Union workers who fear robots will take their jobs are upset.

from Greater LA

Homeless encampments in L.A. have almost doubled in the past two years, according to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority.

L.A. Tries a New Tactic for Homeless Encampments

Homeless encampments in L.A. have almost doubled in the past two years, according to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The LA City Council has been described as "ideologically homogenous," where members who disagree don't vote "no" but call in sick to protect the image of tranquility.

Can a New Member Shake Up the LA City Council?

The LA City Council has been described as "ideologically homogenous," where members who disagree don't vote "no" but call in sick to protect the image of tranquility.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Schools rightfully closed campuses during the coronavirus pandemic, but that lost class time should be made up.

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Mayor Eric Garcetti has closed restaurants and bars around LA. There are exceptions for food take-out, drive-thru and delivery.

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Today’s entire show is about how Angelenos are helping their neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic. One Huntington Park bakery is offering free bread to kids each day.

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Justin Jangwoo Kim, a political fundraiser, has agreed to plead guilty to a federal bribery charge for helping a real estate developer pay off an LA City Councilmember.

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How are Angelenos who rely on buses and trains feeling about coronavirus? What are LA Metro officials doing to ensure that passengers are safe?

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Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis says his patients are worried about how their medical information might be used during this coronavirus pandemic.

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One frequent issue for people experiencing homelessness is hygiene -- how to keep clean when you don’t have ready access to running water, soap, a shower, clean clothes.

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As coronavirus fears and social distancing spread, Los Angeles became a ghost town over the weekend.

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LA’s construction sites are still a hotbed of activity, deemed an essential service. Could they become hotbeds for COVID-19 too?

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