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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Caitlyn Jenner, reality TV star and California gubernatorial hopeful, said over the weekend that she was against trans girls competing in girls’ sports.

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Josh Barro and the Left, Right & Center panel discuss President Biden’s first speech to Congress, Senator Tim Scott’s response and more.

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Native Californians used fire to fight fire for thousands of years, but European settlers banned it in the early 1900s.

from To the Point

Pulitzer Prize-winner Chris Hedges joins Robert Scheer to discuss the WikiLeaks founder’s plight as he languishes in a British prison.

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