Veteran Tending to a Marijuana Plant

'Airbnbs Gone Wild' and 'Military Buds'

In its season premiere episode, SoCal Connected has found neighbors throughout L.A. filing lawsuits, restraining orders and calling the police on each other, all over the arrival of short term rentals. Can these Airbnb turf wars be settled by City Hall leaders? Will self regulation of the short term rental industry be a better solution to L.A.'s enforcement challenges? SoCal Connected's Nic Cha Kim dives into L.A.'s short term rental challenge.

Indoor marijuana production is booming across Southern California and expected to bring in seven billion dollars statewide once it's legalized for recreational as well as medicinal use next year. So Cal Connected's Vince Beiser goes behind the scenes with an entrepreneurial pot farmer who is training military veterans to work in the marijuana industry. Not only are Vets uniquely qualified to do the difficult, disciplined work indoor farming requires, but some are finding cannabis has added benefits for them as well. 

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People vs. Kiera Newsome

One woman strives to prove her innocence from behind bars, while a team of pro-bono lawyers and students fight the odds to get her out.

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Heat

How hot will your neighborhood get? "SoCal Connected" looks at the ground-level effects of climate change on southern California.

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Out of Bounds

One of the nation's top high school athletes was on a path to the NFL, but instead became the poster child for what's wrong with L.A.'s mental Health system. "SoCal Connected" documents the life and times of Dorsey High's Antonio Carrion.

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Divide and Conquer

Gerrymandering is one of the most effective tools to manipulate an election and guarantee a win. "SoCal Connected" profiles how some local governments have used political borders to dilute minorities' power, and what is being done about it.

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Blood Money

A look at the profiteering behind two of America's fastest growing diseases affecting millions of Californians.

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