Ricardo Lara

California state senator

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Ricardo Lara on KCRW

A giant California-shaped monkey wrench may get thrown into national politics.

By moving up its primary, would California gain more clout in choosing the next president?

A giant California-shaped monkey wrench may get thrown into national politics.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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KCRW is joining other public radio stations up and down the state to mark the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd.

Starting Tuesday, your Amazon devices, along with everyone else’s in your neighborhood, will be able to connect to each other and the internet systems they use.

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