Listen: Darryl Auspey, Charlottesville And VERA Institute discussed on Fork Report
"Is standing behind low income immigrants facing deportation. The city council this week voted six three to approve publicly funded legal representations for immigrants councilwoman Suzy prices among the three dissenting votes. She says she would have preferred funding to go directly to local nonprofit, the buddy was ultimately decided to go to an organization called the VERA institute, which is not a local organization, but rather national based nonprofit organization who would then hopefully work with a local organization print says she has expressed concern that some immigrants with criminal convictions would benefit from the funding. The fund will provide two hundred fifty thousand dollars over two years police in El Segundo have arrested man suspected of raping a woman he met on a metro green line train, the thirty five year old man. Is a parolee. He was arrested last night in Gardena police say he lured the woman last weekend into a secluded stairwell behind a parking garage on east rosecrans avenue and attacked her LA county fire chief, Darryl auspey says he's going to get more aggressive in pushing for controlled burn our region is very difficult and challenging to get a control burn pass to environmental processes and d. But he says the fire that destroyed more than sixteen hundred homes last month shows the need for changes, he says better brush clearance and controlled burns in the off season could help lower the risk of major wildfires. He also says the department may need to hire more firefighters a sentencing hearing is set for Monday for the man convicted of first degree murder for running down and killing a protester at a white nationalist rally in Virginia. A woman outside the courthouse in Charlottesville, where the verdict was announced yesterday still not over for a lot of people still dealing with this. A lot of us have to go home at night and cope with all that we saw that day the killer. Drove his car into a crowd of protesters at the unite the right rally in Charlottesville in August of two thousand seventeen about forty other people were injured the man could get life in prison. Hundreds of teenagers have panicked before a rap concert at an Italian disco setting off a stampede that killed five of them. And a mother who had brought her daughter to the event. Most of those hurt had been trampled as people. Well, ran out the stampede apparently started when someone unleashed an irritant spray into the crowd. The venue apparently had oversold tickets for rapper Sephora Basta the Eiffel tower has been closed today because of continuing protests French police say they've made more than seven hundred arrests as the so-called yellow vest protests over high gas taxes enter a fourth weekend. Police have fired tear gas into the crowd. President. Trump tweeted blaming the rioting on the climate change policies have French president. Emmanuel Macron protesters are upset over rising gas taxes and a lower standing a standard of living. French officials had announced this week that they were ending the unpopular fuel tax that ignited the protests, but that hasn't stopped the violence following a glitch. It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas on."