Private Property sign in foreground with beach behind it | Still from "Access Denied" on SoCal Connected

10 Years After Start of War, Is Iraq Better Off?

Ten years later, what does the Iraq War look like? What did we get for all that blood and treasure spent? Nearly 180,000 people killed and nearly $2 trillion spent.

Rajiv Chandrasekaran spent time there during the war as Baghdad bureau chief for "The Washington Post." He later wrote the critically acclaimed book "Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone" about the Americans' botched attempts to restore order after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein.

He joined Madeleine via satellite from Washington, D.C.

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Fire Station 9

Take a rare behind-the-scenes look inside the busiest fire station in the country, where firefighters act as both primary care providers and emergency responders for the nearly 5,000 people living on Skid Row.

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The Fight to Know

In the beginning of 2019, California, one of the nation’s most secretive states when it comes to police files, put Senate Bill 1421 into effect. The new law made public thousands of police records pertaining to police dishonesty, sexual assault and use of force. And in an unprecedented move, forty news groups partner to dig into these once-secret police files. But even after a year into the new transparency law, journalists and the public are realizing that the law has its limits when it comes to investigating police misconduct.

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Life In Plastic: California’s Recycling Woes

As California deals with the fallout of a global waste crisis, plastic manufacturers continue to spread misleading information about recycling, while spending big on lobbying efforts to keep their products on the shelves.

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Who Killed Josiah?

A Humboldt town is polarized over allegations of racism and police incompetence surrounding the death of college student Josiah Lawson. 

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Access Denied

An investigation reveals how the state and many cities have let developers get away for decades with not paying their fair share when they replace affordable lodging with luxury hotels up and down California’s coast.

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