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L.A. Elections: Looking Ahead to the May Runoffs

The voters have spoken, but many of the top contests in the Los Angeles municipal election, including the mayor's race, won't be decided until May. Some of our favorite political minds join Val and Madeleine in the studio to take a look at the next stage.

Guests:

 •  Raphael Sonenshein, executive director of CSULA's Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs

 •  Jill Stewart, deputy editor of the L.A. Weekly

 •  Fernando Guerra, director of LMU's Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles

 

 

 

 

 

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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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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.

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Students featured in the #decisionday section were replaced with new photos.

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