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

Hollywood, Unions, Voter Turnout and Other Variables in L.A.'s Mayoral Race

In two weeks, Los Angeles residents will have the chance to vote for a new mayor. If none of the candidates gets more than 50 percent of the vote, there will be a run-off between the top two. So, who has the inside track?

L.A. Weekly's cover story this week is about top candidate Wendy Greuel. Managing editor Jill Stewart gives Madeleine the rundown of the upcoming race for mayor.

You can follow Jill on Twitter at @jillstewart.

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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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Under Pressure

Parents are willing to spend thousands to get the competitive edge in the college admissions process, but at what cost? Socal Connected takes a revealing look at the high stakes world of the for-profit education consultant business.

The following changes were made to the original episode:
Students featured in the #decisionday section were replaced with new photos.

  • 2020-10-14T22:00:00-07:00

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.

  • 2020-10-21T22:00:00-07:00

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.

  • 2020-10-28T22:00:00-07:00