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Laura Rosenthal

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Malibu City Councilwoman.

Laura Rosenthal on KCRW

The Woolsey Fire has destroyed 1500 structures and killed three people. The fire is now 94 percent contained, after burning close to 100,000 acres.

What it’s like for Malibu residents returning home after Woolsey Fire

The Woolsey Fire has destroyed 1500 structures and killed three people. The fire is now 94 percent contained, after burning close to 100,000 acres.

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Malibu -- wealthy and white -- is now a sanctuary city for undocumented immigrants. We find out how actor Martin Sheen spurred that action.

California has a new sanctuary city: Malibu

Malibu -- wealthy and white -- is now a sanctuary city for undocumented immigrants. We find out how actor Martin Sheen spurred that action.

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