Archive for December 2nd, 2019

LA Leaders Working To Avoid Census Undercount Of Asians

Local | | December 02 2019, 11:35 PM

The 2020 Census kicks off in a matter of weeks. Census officials say Asian immigrants are “hard-to-count” because many have limited English and distrust government. 

Edison's New Policy Of Public Safety Power Shutoffs Burdens Rural Residents

Environment & Science | | December 02 2019, 7:25 PM

Large utilities cut off power to millions of Californians over the past two months to reduce the risk that power lines might spark new fires. Nearly 200,000 Southern California Edison customers were blacked out, some for days at a time.

A New Hope for an Endangered SoCal Species

Environment & Science | | December 02 2019, 1:44 PM

Somewhere in the ocean off Southern California, there's an effort underway to help the endangered white abalone make a comeback.

LAUSD's Own 'Green New Deal' Calls For Ditching Non-Renewable Energy By 2040 | | December 02 2019, 7:28 AM

School board members are due to vote on the plan on Tuesday, Dec. 3.

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Unrest Abroad: We Check In On Hong Kong and Iran

| December 02 2019, 9:34 AM

China reacted furiously Thursday to President Donald Trump’s signing two bills aimed at supporting human rights in Hong Kong, summoning the U.S. ambassador to protest and warning the move would undermine cooperation with Washington.

Week In Politics: Impeachment Hearing Wednesday, More Tariffs, What Happened To The Anxiety About White Working Class Men And More

| December 02 2019, 9:28 AM

AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the major headlines you might’ve missed in politics news over the weekend and looks ahead to the week to come.

Should Toll Lanes On The 405 Freeway Become A Reality?

| December 02 2019, 9:23 AM

Lone drivers could eventually be able to use the 405’s carpool lanes as a result of toll lanes. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is in the early stages of plans for toll lanes between the 101 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley and the 10 in West L.A., according to the L.A. Times.

NYC Case Tests SCOTUS’s Appetite To Expand Gun Rights

| December 02 2019, 9:19 AM

The Supreme Court is turning to gun rights for the first time in nearly a decade, even though those who brought the case, New York City gun owners, already have won changes to the regulation they challenged.

Your Choice of Jeans Could Reveal Your Politics

| December 02 2019, 9:13 AM

A recent piece in the Wall Street Journal looked at 15 years of consumer surveys by the research firm MRI Simmons and found what many farm and ranch hands already knew: Levi’s are preferred by liberal-skewing urbanites, and Wranglers are the jeans of choice for rural conservatives.

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