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The 'Fast' and the Furious: Can FasTrak Lanes Ease L.A.'s Freeways?

Driving on congested freeways is the norm for most Angelenos. For commuters looking to dodge traffic and save time, Metro is providing an option to pay for access to FasTrak ExpressLanes on portions of the 110 and 10 freeways. Reporter Conor Knighton talks to commuters and experts about how these lanes are working out for drivers two years after their debut.

Featuring Interviews With:

  • Kathy McCune, director of Congestion, Metro
  • Brian Taylor, professor of urban planning, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

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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.

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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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The Fight to Know

An investigation into once secret files involving hundreds of police departments reveals decades of misconduct among California’s rank and file.

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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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