Timm Herdt

Ventura County Star

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State Bureau Chief for the Ventura County Star

Timm Herdt on KCRW

There’s almost no public issue as controversial as gun control—and every high-profile shooting brings out both sides.

Gun Laws Inspired by Isla Vista Shooting

There’s almost no public issue as controversial as gun control—and every high-profile shooting brings out both sides.

from Which Way, L.A.?

The  State Supreme Court  has given Governor Brown his wish: that property taxes to redevelop so-called "blighted" areas be diverted to schools and other "core services" of government.

Redevelopment in California is Over, at Least for Now

The State Supreme Court has given Governor Brown his wish: that property taxes to redevelop so-called "blighted" areas be diverted to schools and other "core services" of government.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Late tomorrow, state prison officials will report that they have failed to meet inmate population reductions demanded by a panel of federal judges.

State Unlikely to Meet Federal Demands on Prison Population

Late tomorrow, state prison officials will report that they have failed to meet inmate population reductions demanded by a panel of federal judges.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Since the beginning of the pandemic, rats seem to be more prominent in every major city.

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Governor Gavin Newsom has a big decision to make: picking a replacement for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in the U.S. Senate.

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President-Elect Joe Biden has put forward several policy proposals on housing and homelessness. What could they mean for the 66,000 unhoused people in Los Angeles County?

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LA County officials are tightening the rules on some businesses. On Tuesday, the County announced that curfews will start Friday to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

from KCRW Features

Josh Barro, Tim Carney and Christine Emba talk about President Trump and Republicans denying the election results and the promise of the coronavirus vaccine.

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