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

Running Out of Luck

Foreclosures, stalled funding, decreased revenue... things are bad enough in SoCal, but we’ve been hearing that things are even worse in Sin City - and Las Vegas was supposed to be recession-proof. Correspondent John Ridley reports Las Vegas placed all its bets on bigger and brighter and brassier. He finds out how Las Vegas, often referred to as a suburb of Los Angeles, is faring in this economically challenging climate.

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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.

  • 2020-12-02T21:00:00-08:00
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Cannabis Country

State and local regulators are overwhelmed and outgunned when it comes to closing down California’s poisonous pot pipeline.

  • 2020-12-09T21:00:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2020-12-16T21:00:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2020-12-23T21:00:00-08:00
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