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LA Mayor Garcetti's Advisor Rick Jacobs To Step Down Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations, On The Lot, Nick Quah




Mayor Eric Garcetti didn't have anything to say about the 2020 Commission in his State of the City speech.
Mayor Eric Garcetti didn't have anything to say about the 2020 Commission in his State of the City speech.
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LA Mayor Garcetti's Advisor Rick Jacobs To Step Down Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Several people allege that Rick Jacobs, a consultant to LA Mayor Eric Garcetti, sexually harassed them and that the mayor was aware of it. We discuss the accusations and what they could mean for Garcetti's political future.

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Coronavirus: Nursing Home Workers

Nursing homes have been devastated by the coronavirus - - in California alone more than 5,800 residents and staff of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities have died from COVID-19. Nationally, the number is more than 84,00 deaths. Now, a new study finds that people who work at multiple nursing homes may help spread the virus. However, limiting health worker's jobs could hurt the labor pool that nursing homes rely on. KPCC's Jackie Fortier reports.

On The Lot

If your annual holiday tradition involves watching Peanuts specials you won't find them on broadcast TV this year… And could movie theaters get a bailout from the government? For this and more it's time for our weekly segment: On The Lot. 

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Servant of Pod with Nick Quah

The world of podcasts seems to be ever expanding and each week we talk with the guy who’s tracking it all. Nick Quah is the host of the LAist Studios podcast about the podcast industry, Servant of Pod. This week, we get into a new venture that may have ramifications for locally produced shows here in L.A., QAnon content on apple podcasts and more.