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Bulls spoil LeBron's return with 118-108 win over Lakers
"LeBron James is returned, didn't stop the Lakers from falling to the bulls one 18 one O 8. James scored a team high 19 points off the bench after missing a month with a sore right foot. But a couple drives in the ball got away from me, a couple of shots didn't feel as good as before, obviously, but I was out for four weeks. So between that and the wind, you know, those things back. Zach lavine scored 32 points as the bulls boosted their shattered at birth in the play in round. Troy Brown junior and Malik Beasley each scored 18 for Los Angeles, but Anthony Davis had just 15. I'm Dave ferry.
The Charlie Kirk Show
Dennis Prager: America Is No Longer a Beacon of Light and Liberty
"So I found that a synagogue in Los Angeles, and I teach the Bible there every Saturday, and it's a very great source of my strength. We could talk about the Sabbath. If you feel like Charlie, and we say a prayer for America every week, we have for decades. And one of the lines is, oh, God bless the United States of America, a Beacon of light and freedom in the world. And it was maybe the hardest column I ever wrote that I have suggested to the board of my city dog. That we changed the wording. It is no longer a Beacon of light. And liberty in the world. In fact, America is the greatest exporter of toxic ideas on earth today.
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Los Angeles schools, union leaders reach deal after strike
"The Los Angeles unified school district and union leaders say they've reached a deal on a new contract for school workers. I'm Ben Thomas with the latest. The agreement follows a strike that shut down the nation's second largest school system for three days. It gets a pay raise to bus drivers, custodians, cafeteria workers, special education assistants, and other support staff. The union's chief says the deal includes a series of retroactive raises going back to 2021, as well as pay bumps in July and next January, collectively that will hike worker pay by about 30%. The deal must still be voted on by the full union, roughly 30,000 workers. I'm Ben Thomas
AP News Radio
Los Angeles school strike ends, but no deal announced
"Workers in the Los Angeles unified school district have ended their three day strike. We want more what? The striking teachers aides bus drivers, custodians, and other district employees held a rally Thursday in they were joined by district teachers and solidarity. Sophia munoz is a special education teacher's assistant. We're hoping just to bring awareness and let the superintendent know that we're here to make a difference if you don't give us what we want then this is what's going to happen. Now you're going to see how much of a difference we're going to make without us being in our jobs. The district workers have been fighting for more pay than their current average salary of about $25,000 a year. It's not clear if any progress has been made in negotiations with the school district. I'm dawn of water
Dennis Prager Podcasts
Bills Intended to Shame and Scare Transgender Students Are Despicable?
"Read to you from the Los Angeles Times whose editorial board seems to be composed largely or exclusively. Of fools. I have no other term for their latest editorial. It's called bills intended to shame and scare transgender students are despicable. It is remarkable the lying that is comes with such ease to all leftists. Not all liberals, not all conservatives, but all leftists. There is a bill to shame and scare transgender students. The bill, which, of course, has no chance, because there is only Democrats controlling the two houses of the California, legislature, and of course the governor is a Democrat. So there's no chance it could pass its symbolic to show those who care about children. The amount of damage that the Democrats are doing to children. But they pay no price, they were the ones who advocated closure of schools that has led to far lower abilities intellectually among children in all these states. And has led to severe depression at rates never seen before in American history, but they know they don't pay a price because, as I wrote 30 years ago, being on the left means never having to say you're sorry. Do they still think the lockdowns of schools were right, by the way, I think, as at LA teachers are on strike? Is that correct? Yes. In sympathy for other strikers. Teachers unions care about children. As much as I never can fill in the rest of the sentence,
AP News Radio
Californians eager for sunnier days after relentless winter
"After years of drought, it was too much rain in snow for California. It was a strange stormy and cold winter for the Golden State. This week's atmospheric river was the 12th such storm in the states since late December. Californians initially welcomed the precip in chilly temperatures after a record hot summer and many years of drought, but the relentless storms busted the drought in two thirds of the state and broke precip records along the way. The national weather service says San Diego has already recorded 5 more inches of rain than normal and Los Angeles had the wettest beginning of the year since 2005. I'm Shelley Adler.
The Officer Tatum Show
What's Wrong With Gavin Newsom?
"Gavin Newsom is an absolute disaster when it comes to California. I was sitting there thinking, listen, Gavin Newsom is going to challenge Biden. He's going to be the guy most likely, you know, God forbid of Michelle Obama or somebody pops up on the scene, but I don't really foresee that leaving all of her income and all that kind of stuff behind. Is Gavin Newsom still looking towards The White House? It's really seems hard to fathom. Given how disastrous he is, but maybe people don't understand how disastrous this guy has been. I think they don't. And the press just completely plays along with it. And sadly, even our conservative press over the last month or so, I was basically screaming my head off about something happening here in California. We all know he took off to Mexico when we had these snowstorms about what God ignored was that there was this mountain community outside of Los Angeles, big bear Lake arrowhead area San Bernardino mountains, 21 days these people were snowed in under 12 feet of snow. They normally get maybe 6 feet in a winter. So they have some equipment, but not for 12 feet that fall within 7 days. And people were snowed in. Even when they got the main roads, plowed up there, but then within the communities they couldn't get around. I talked to people who were trying to do relief flights out there like helicopter flights of supplies because grocery stores roofs valid so they couldn't get the supplies from there. And the sheriff wouldn't let them land because it was a disaster zone and they weren't government helicopters, but the government wasn't doing anything. Why? Because San Bernardino county voted to study seceding from California and didn't forget it.
AP News Radio
Los Angeles schools close as support staff, teachers begin 3-day strike
"It's day two of a strike by school support staff in Los Angeles. Tens of thousands of teachers aides, school custodians, bus drivers, cafeteria, and other workers have walked off the job in the Los Angeles unified school district. Today is day two of a planned three day strike. They had been joined in solidarity by teachers shutting down the nation's second largest school system with half a million students, Colorado guerrera is president of local 99 of the service employees international union, he dressed rally on Tuesday. And
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US: No reason for China to react to Taiwan leader stopover
"The U.S. is trying to tamper any anger from China over an upcoming stopover by Taiwan's leader. I'm Lisa dwyer. The Biden administration is stressing to China that upcoming unofficial stopovers to the United States by Taiwan's president Tsai ing Wen should not be used as pretext by Beijing to increase aggressive activities in the Taiwan strait and that such transits are routine. Tsai is tentatively scheduled to transit through New York on March 30th before heading to Guatemala and Belize. She's expected to stop in Los Angeles on April 5th on her way back to Taiwan. Following an August visit by then House speaker Nancy Pelosi, Beijing launched missiles over Taiwan, deployed warships across the median line of the Taiwan strait and carried out military exercises near the island. Beijing also suspended climate talks with the U.S. and restricted military to military communication with The Pentagon. White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby said that the plans stopovers are business as usual and consistent with long-standing U.S. policy. I'm Lisa dwyer
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AP Sports SummaryBrief at 1:21 a.m. EDT
"Leapy sports. I'm sure freedom coaches on the move in college basketball, Rick Pitino has headed back to the Big Apple, patina will leave his coaching job at iona to take over at St. John's getting his 6 year deal. Former Notre-Dame coach Mike bray, who recently resigned, takes over at South Florida. In the NBA, Philadelphia celebrated its 40th anniversary of the 1983 NBA title, but it was all Chicago Bulls in the second overtime. The bulls went at one O 9 one O 5 or the sixers. Bull centered Nikola vucevic says the team showed a lot of fight for a big win. This year, no matter what was going on, we always kept coming back and fighting back. We had light up and downs, let it tough bosses, a lot of things were we could have just kind of quit and gave up. But we keep battling, obviously, there's still a lot to play. Memphis rallied late to beat Dallas one 12 to one O 8. It was the New York Knicks getting 57 points from Julius Randle, not enough, though, has Minnesota topped the Knicks one 40 to one 34. We gave him confidence in a team like that that can really score the ball. He gave them confidence early. They're going to stick around. Utah beats Sacramento, Memphis over Dallas as the gris rallied late. Charlotte over Indiana and Golden State snapped an 11 game road losing streak in downing Houston. NHL, Florida defeated Detroit 5 to two Alexander barkov set the Florida franchise record for most career points. Dylan Ferguson had himself a game in the nets for the sins as Ottawa defeated Pittsburgh two to one Ferguson had 48 saves. It's still sinking in to be honest. My big focus tonight was just go out there and be me. Don't try to be anyone I'm not. And just stay in the moment. Colorado shout out to Chicago 5 nothing. It was Los Angeles blowing out Calgary and it was Edmonton defeating San Jose in overtime. Women's NCAA tournament another number one drops as Indiana got beat by 19 Miami. World baseball classic Japan over Mexico 6 to 5, Japan faces defending champion United States in tonight's championship round. Shek Freeman, AP sports
AP News Radio
Los Angeles schools to close as district workers plan strike
"Los Angeles schools will close as district workers plan to strike. I'm Lisa dwyer. Thousands of support workers in the Los Angeles unified school district will walk up the job Tuesday over stalled contract talks. They will be joined by teachers for a planned three day strike that will shut down the nation's second largest school system. The union representing support staffers say those staffers earn on average about $25,000 per year, many live in poverty because of low pay or limited work hours while struggling with inflation in the high cost of housing and LA county. During the strike some schools are expected to remain open with adult supervision, but no instruction to give students somewhere to go.
America First with Sebastian Gorka Podcast
John Lott Jr. Tells Us About Biden's New Universal Background Checks
"Talk Second Amendment. It is Friday. And we need an update on what the Biden administration is trying to do to take away the civil right that protects all the others and we are going to connect with the man who knows. He literally wrote the book on firearms, control the attempts to the nude you of your rights, more guns, less crime, and so many others, Doctor John lott, welcome back to America first. No, it's great to talk to you again, sub. Thanks for having me on. So a few days ago, I asked for your assistance. You very graciously via text, helped explain to me what on earth it is that Biden administration is trying to do. So will you talk to us about the so called universal background checks and the latest skullduggery coming out of the Democrats? Yeah, I have to say one of the biggest ironies is Biden goes to California to go and advocate for all sorts of new gun control laws. California already has all those laws and yet the reason why he's going there is because they've been having a spate of mass public shootings. In fact, if you look over the years, what you find is that since California's head, these laws, they've had many more higher per CAPiTA rate of mass public shootings than the rest of the country. So it's not really obvious to me why somehow we want to go and emulate what's going on in California and such, I would go and argue that there are types of gun control laws, the restrictions that they have have actually been responsible for these attacks and all the gun free zones that they've created there, the fact that in Los Angeles County where he was at last year they had only one concealed carry permit for every 5000 600 adults
AP News Radio
Thousands of LA school district workers to hold 3-day strike
"Thousands of LA school district workers will hold a three day strike next week. They had it right when they said that during the pandemic, they were the heroes and now they're zeros. Teacher Holly Amos telling KBC members of the Los Angeles unified school district are frustrated by stalled contract talks. We're asking for a race for our paychecks. We're asking for a raise for lunch workers as yet SEIU 99. We're asking for smaller class sizes. Repairs on buildings, school programs, better care for our students. Union leaders announce workers will go on strike for three days next week, starting Tuesday, the school superintendent said he was prepared to meet quote day and night to prevent that work stoppage. I'm Shelley Adler
AP News Radio
Biden issues order to strengthen gun background checks
"President Joe Biden has taken steps to strengthen gun background checks. I Norman hall. The president signed an executive order aimed at increasing background checks to bygones, promoting more secure fire on the storage and ensuring U.S. law enforcement agencies get more out of a bipartisan gun control law enacted last summer. The backdrop was a suburban Los Angeles community where a gunman stormed a dance hall and shot 20 people killing 11 following a lunar new year celebration in January, the executive order directs federal agencies to ensure compliance with existing laws and procedures. Alex accelerate and intensify this work to save more lives more quickly. Biden is also mandating better reporting of ballistic data from federal law enforcement for a clearing house that allows federal state and local law enforcement to match shell casings to guns. I Norman hall
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Oscars 2023: How to watch the 95th Academy Awards today
"Since 1961, the red carpet at the Academy Awards is not red. It champagne colored. They're also will be a roof over it, not just in case of bad weather, but so that it looks like an evening event. While most of the country watched the Oscars at night, celebrities started arriving in Los Angeles at 3 p.m., Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel says he likes the look. I think the decision to go with a champagne carpet rather than a red carpet shows how confident we are that no blood will be shot. Speaking of Kimmel, this is his third time hosting the Oscars. He's only the 5th person to be a solo host at least three times, along with Bob Hope, Billy Crystal, Johnny Carson and Whoopi Goldberg, hope hosted or co hosted 19 times,
AP News Radio
Robert Blake, actor acquitted in wife's killing, dies at 89
"Back to Robert Blake has died. I Norman hall. Robert Blake was an Emmy Award winning performer who went for a McLean for his acting to notoriety when he was tried and acquitted in the killing of his wife, likes me, says he died Thursday from heart disease in Los Angeles. He was 89. In the 1970s TV show beretta, he was acquitted of the shooting death of his wife, Bonnie Lee bakley outside a studio city restaurant on May 4th, 2001, in a 2002 interview with The Associated Press while he was jailed awaiting trial, he bemoaned the change in the status with his fans nationwide, a jury acquitted him, but a civil jury would find him liable for her death in order him to pay bakley's family $30 million a judgment with sentiment to bankruptcy. I Norman hall
Thomas L. Friedman: U.S. Jews, You Have to Choose Sides on Israel
"And his title is American Jews You have to choose sides on Israel I can't read the whole thing because I don't want to bore you to death But he says The points to rabbi brows a female rabbi and Los Angeles And that tells you there are no female rabbis when it comes to the orthodox You know it's funny We divide it up orthodox conservative reform reconstructionist You know 70 80 years ago there was only the Jewish faith and it was the orthodox Jewish faith So like so many things in modern times they watered down the Jewish fate just like they wore it on the Catholic faith just like they watered down sort of evangelicalism and on and on and on So she's obviously a leftist and she's quoted in the Jewish telegraph agency And she talks about the sermon she gives in which she essentially condemning what's happening in Israel What's happening in Israel is the conservatives won And they were trying to bring back representative government with separation of powers The judiciary in Israel is like no judiciary in the free world We've talked about this It decides military strategies it decides who can sit in the cabinet They have no standing requirement so thousands and thousands of cases were brought to this Supreme Court every year they have 15 members on this court who are picked by the court effectively They're picked by the bar association and they're picked by members of the court And ex members of the court So it's incestuous And the Knesset has really no say
America First with Sebastian Gorka Podcast
Jennifer Horn Weighs in on LA's Sanctuary City Status
"Your LA city council out there is talking about becoming a sanctuary city again. Are they really going to go with this? Is that a thing again? Well, you know what's so funny is I read the same story this morning and I thought, wait a second, is it Los Angeles? Already a sanctuary city. I mean, we've been doing any time you go to jail, the jails are not allowed to work with ice. They're not cooperating. So essentially why do we even have to make it official again? Because we've already been acting in this same vein. It's absolutely insane. I think that they run out of things to do. And now that they're going to end the COVID emergency finally at the end of March so they think what other thing can we get into? Maybe we need to revisit sanctuary fun again. I mean, you have so much craziness. You have the LA fire department and the LAPD, all coming out in the LA fire just recently just today actually LAPD last month, saying that they want to they want to reduce the test and the testing and the standard for hiring because they want to get they want to achieve equity instead of equality. And so they want to lower the standards so they can bring in more women. They can bring in more minorities. Here's the thing. I don't care what color you are. I don't care what gender you are, but I want you to be able to pass the test. Show up. That's too much to ask. I don't think that's unreasonable.
The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times
"los angeles" Discussed on The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times
"Dream. So there were formal and informal ways of doing this. I mean, some of the former ways with that there were these racially restrictive covenants that developers would put in to communities that were being built. We found an ad from 1925 in the times that touted that quote, the residents of eagle rock are all of the white race. There was legalized segregation that ensured that this sort of city of homes, which is a frequent theme among the boosters and what they like times in particular called what Los Angeles would be would only before white people. And Brittany that's when you started seeing the first catastrophic effects of overcrowding. Right, exactly. And we were seeing cases of house courts like groupings of small wooden shocks and sheds. It's often filled with four or 5 people per room. I mean, these were Mexican laborers who are crowding into these conditions, and that's when tuberculosis started to spread. And I think it's important to note, this is a hundred years before the pandemic that we're in now and this problem was arising in overcrowded homes in Mexican neighborhoods and Latino neighborhoods. It's the same as it is today. And so there was a warning sign for what was going to happen a century later in Los Angeles. And not only that, we should emphasize that a lot of our research found that these public health and political leaders knew that overcrowded housing was driving the spread of tuberculosis, which spread through the air just like COVID-19 is yet instead of realizing the housing was the issue in the conditions where the issue and the low pay was the issue for these Mexican laborers, they blamed Mexicans themselves, blamed blamed race and that will be a troubling
The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times
"los angeles" Discussed on The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times
"My colleagues Britney mehi and Liam Dillon just published a huge investigation on this matter. Britney is a feature writer Liam covers housing, both of us status, welcome to times. Thank you. Thanks so much. There's so many stories that the two of you did, great ones on issues, profiles, analysis, of all the people that the two of you talked to, who especially stood out. Yeah, so when we started reporting this story, we really wanted to illustrate what a heavy toll overcrowding has had on communities. For us, Leonardo Miranda and his living situation was the clearest example of that. Leonardo was a construction worker living in pico union. He caught COVID first, and he shared the bathroom kitchen and dining room inside of the main house, and from there it really started to spread. It spread to someone sleeping in the laundry room floor, sleeping on like three red cushions. It spread to a grandfather to his grandson, and then by the time that was over to people in the house had died, including Leonardo. If you look at me on those neighborhood, pico union, that's actually one of the most overcrowded neighborhoods in the country. They have an overcrowding rate of 40%, and that's in comparison to LA, which overcrowding rate is 11%. So there's a huge difference there. It actually is denser than New York City. And when you look at the COVID impact, I mean, there have been tens of thousands of cases, like nearly 16,000 COVID cases and nearly 300 people who have died of the virus, which is one of LA county's highest death rates. I think what was really striking about this whole endeavor was to understand the extent to which sort of LA development history led up to the point that a significant driver of the mass death, frankly, that LA has seen over the last three years during the pandemic is overcrowded housing and seeing how this sort of century of decisions that we've made as a region led to that was striking and deeply sobering and deeply troubling. We found the founding myth of modern Los Angeles is to sort of nation's capital of single-family homes sprawl, also ultimately led to this sort of cruel paradox, which is the region is the most crowded in the country and has been for quite some time. So how far back into LA history did you have to go to understand what was happening with overcrowding or how we got to this moment? What really in a sense the start of modern LA? Back in the 1880s, when the rail lines were connected here and a bunch of boosters where they were the Chamber of Commerce types or the LA times owners themselves and others sold this place in Los Angeles, which was essentially nothing into this potential Paradise. There is probably no single area holding so much of charm and beauty and the good things of life as Southern California. That got away from the idea of what was happening in east coast and Midwest cities of being having high density. From the beautifully designed Spanish type station at Los Angeles in the heart of the city of the angels, the thrill of Southern California is in the air. And the sales pitch of LA is this bringing the mix of all the things you can get in the cities. Fine buildings, huge stores, busy citizens. Your playhouses and your well integrated economy and all those sorts of things. A city which has grown faster than any other in America in the past decade, and which sees a constant day to day influx of people from every part of the world. With the space that you can have in the countryside, that was the deep cell. In the years since the turn of the century, Los Angeles has grown from a sleepy Pueblo to a vast seething metropolitan city. And that went on for decades and decades and decades and led to LA to be the place that it is. And what's interesting is when we think of housing in big cities, the stereotype is always a place like New York, you know, tall buildings, public housing, very dense. And yeah, LA has obviously and it has had that for a long time, but the defining feature for the city and the county is suburban sprawl, single-family housing specifically, Liam, how did that become the priority as a region grew? So that idea was part of this founding myth of Los Angeles. And I think it's important to note that this founding myth of Los Angeles was specifically designated for white residents to come here from other parts of the country when you talk about what the world was like for black families who may have been trying to escape Jim Crow laws and Asian families who came here to build railroads and ultimately Mexican families who came here to build houses and work in slaughterhouses and all the things in the early late 19th and early 20th century. The response among the power brokers in this city was essentially exclusion, you know, this single-family home dream was marketed and sold as something that would be predominantly for white residents to come here. And this idea Liam of like, oh, Southern California is wonderful. It's gorgeous. It's a Paradise. Historians call that boosterism, and as you mentioned earlier, the Los Angeles Times was notorious for that in a very specific type of boosterism. Right, so that boosters and was extremely prevalent. I mean, it's the idea of, you know, you could see from mountain to sea, you have your self get a house and an orange tree in your backyard and with a manicured lawn, the weather, of course, being the central sales point, which you know, frankly it probably still is today, but like, that's the deal. So we shouldn't underestimate how significant this booster campaign was. I mean, there were newsreels that were billboards that were postcard songs, cartoons, newspaper ads, and really they just sent this one overriding message to the rest of the country, which was come, you know? There was this ad we found from 1921 at the times that was titled the great Southwest. Then I'll just quote a little bit from it. Here where nature I'm bringing my booster voice. Here where nature has built her finest playground, man has added the material things that provide the comforts that make life worthwhile, thousand thousands have come to enjoy the life in the mountains near the sea and the citrus groves and amid the forever blooming gardens and yet but a fraction of the resources of this wonderful country have been developed. And so, you know, orange groves, you get your house, you get your backyard, you know, you get all these things and you can only get them with the best weather in the world in Los Angeles. These postcards that we have from that time period, too. It's all greetings from California from the land of hearts desire. It's the same thing talking about the orange growing, the fruit trees, and every postcard it had a house, so it's just this idea of yes, come here, and you will have your own house. But again, as the both of you mentioned, it was come here basically if you're white, but black folks came in. Latinos, everyone, everyone tried to come into LA, you know, starting in 20s and 30s, but how did Los Angeles make sure that people of color did not live in these white communities. And we're not able to get part of that boosterism
"los angeles" Discussed on Today, Explained
"Happened pretty quickly. There needs to be an investigation and those officials must resign, but that's not enough. We need a new direction in LA and new leadership. We can not tolerate hate speech or racism in our city. Certainly, we can never tolerate at the leadership level. What's happened is completely unacceptable and those that did it need to be held accountable. Both mayoral candidates have been pretty clear about wanting to kind of start anew and saying that basically the council really can't continue to function if those other two members and martinis were still there. And so yeah, they want them gone. Why do you think what happens in Los Angeles? What's happening now in LA matters to the rest of the country? Because I know you think it does. Well, I mean, I may be biased, but I do think that what happens in LA eventually happens in most cities in the country. It's just that it happens here first. And I think it happens here first because we are kind of this like big experiment in some ways. All of the clashes that happen between people of different races, ethnicities they happen here first. You know, you go to almost any city in the country. I mean, I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. I lived in Indianapolis, Indiana for years. Yeah, I go back to these places, and I see the same problems there that I did here. They just have taken 5, 6 years for that to happen. Around homelessness and affordable housing in particularly. The same thing with race and ethnicity and how all of these problems intersect with race and ethnicity. Like, you know, black people, for example, here in Los Angeles and this is true across the nation as well. We are disproportionately represented among the homeless population. That's no matter what city you're in, that no matter what state you're in. Same with Latinos. Disproportionately, you know, shot by police, you know, like criminal justice reform. All of these things. And so when you have three council members confirming the worst fears of other people that they want to consolidate electoral political power and wield it and build it just for the sake of Latinos and not really care and do it at the expense of people of other races, particularly black people who are disproportionately represented among kind of like every
"los angeles" Discussed on Today, Explained
"It's killing me it's today explained we're back with Erica D Smith. She's a columnist for the Los Angeles Times. Erica, what went through your head when you first heard this tape? Well, first off, it's like, wow, this is racist. And I will say that the longer the recording goes on and went on, the more I was thinking, the more racist this is. And just how many different groups they managed to insult in an hour, kind of amazing, actually. But I also thought, you know, it kind of confirms a lot of the suspicions that I've heard among black angelenos since the redistricting process last year about some members of the city council namely then council president during Martinez and about how she thought about black people in about political power. And so, you know, it was kind of eerie in a way because I think I had hoped that a lot of what I was hearing was more fodder for conspiracy theories than reality, but I think that hearing the words hearing the tape, you know, it was like, it made it more real. And it's disappointing, I think. But at the same time, also not entirely surprising. The Los Angeles Times has been reporting on how as bizarre as the situation is, it's kind of standard LA city council messiness. Why historically has Los Angeles city council been such a mess? I don't know if I could answer the why it's always been such a mess. I think some people would say LA because of its size is almost ungovernable as something that I've heard quite a bit. But I think that when it comes to things like corruption in general or this broader question, we're talking about with power and the desire for power. I think it's in some ways maybe the policies and the way that we kind of apportion power. Like what's one of the things that's come up a lot with this recording is redistricting and the idea of drawing maps for council districts. And LA is one of those cities where the city council has a lot of control over what those maps look like. And so when you have the people who directly benefit from the way that maps are drawn, making the decisions in a lot of ways about the way that maps are drawn, there's bound to be some meddling and some efforts in some corruption there. Two things are happening in this conversation. One of them is that these three city council members have met to talk about redistricting. And as they talk, we hear them trying to preserve Latino power in Los Angeles. They want to keep themselves in office. And now it's on tape and we've all heard it. So where does redistricting stand right now? I would say they didn't just want to keep themselves in office. I think they wanted to really consolidate Latino political power across the city and to do it at the expense of other racial groups and particularly with this recording. It was talking about black political power, which I think is really the crux of the matter. These comments are not just vile, they're not just racists, they're also potentially legally problematic. What we have are discussions, not just about increasing Latino voting power, but taken in context, potentially also about diluting African American voting power. And that's where you get a potential legal issue. A lot of anger in Los Angeles is that not that Latinos want more political power, which given the percentage of the population that makes up the legion population. I think everybody gets that. But I think that the idea of doing it at the expense of other groups is what is so hard. And so upsetting, I think, to a lot of people. But as far as redistricting, I mean, I think from the public standpoint, I think there's a lot of mistrust in the redistricting process for some of the reasons that I had mentioned before about how the city council has a lot of control over what redistricting looks like where the maps are who gets what in their district. There is a couple of proposals out there right now. One of which would basically throw out the current redistricting maps, which were devised last year, and it came about in this conversation. They would appoint an independent commission to basically redraw the maps ahead of the 2024 election from what I hear and there's a lot of support for some sort of systemic change like that to number one bolster public confidence in redistricting to kind of address what many perceive as problems with the current maps. Things that this recording only highlighted. Okay, so when we ask, why is the city council such a mess? We get to Los Angeles is a very complicated place. And historically, that has been the case. Racial politics have always been a part of LA's politics. Frankly, just because the city is so diverse, particularly in the last 50 years. We are a divided city today divided on the basis of race and religion and on the basis of neighborhood on the basis of age, and it's about time that we begin to pull together. I think that when LA got its first black mayor in Tom Bradley, several decades ago, he won notably by building coalitions between black angelenos and Jewish angelenos and to an extent. Latino, angelenos. A college of conscience, a college of those people in this city. Or reject the politics of irresponsibility or reject the politics of corruption. Who are determined to see in this city, a government that extends justice and dignity to every man. And what came out of that administration was this notion or this idea that in order to implement good public policy in order to really get elected. You're going to have to build coalitions across racial lines because of the Strata of different demographics that are here in Los Angeles. That said, you know, over the past four decades or so, the Latino population has grown. It's grown to about 50% of the city. Meanwhile, the number of black angelinos have shrunk to roughly about 8% of the population down from about, I think it's about 17% or so. So on the one hand, there's this understanding that to get anything done in the city, you're going to have to build alliances. But on the other hand, there is this kind of fear that as Latinos grow in number in the city that political power is going to be given specifically to Latinos just because of sheer numbers and that they quote unquote won't really care about anybody else. It really is this kind of undercurrent of us versus them. And I think it all just comes back to this idea of struggle for power and how it intersects with race. And I don't really think that's necessarily any different than how it plays out across the rest of the country. I just think it's in some ways unique to LA because of who are the residents of LA. Angelenos will elect a new mayor next month. This is all happening awfully close to that election. Can you tell me about who's running? Yeah, so there's two candidates where the finalists who are going to be on the ballots. One of them is a Rick Caruso who's a developer known for kind of building high end upscale malls. The whole office market has changed dramatically. And we can convert a lot of these office buildings to livable units for the homeless. The other one is congresswoman Karen Bass, who is native angeleno, who has been in Congress for years. The state assembly before that. We need to house people quickly in temporary housing. Then we need to address why they were unhoused to begin with. Both candidates have called for all three members of the council to step down. That
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"How many times have you heard the recording? Oh gosh, I've lost count. A lot. I keep on going back in to kind of hear different specific parts. Can you take us to that meeting? How did it start when did the racial abuse start? What was said about various racial and ethnic and religious groups in Los Angeles just give me the rundown as you remember it. The conversation is a little over an hour long, I think it's about 80 minutes long. And what's pretty unnerving about it is that it really cycles in and out from terrible racist comments and then they'll kind of get back to business on a variety of things. But the thing I think that people have had perhaps the most visceral reaction to in the city was the deeply racist way that then city council president nari Martinez talked about a white council member's young black son and at one point she's discussing being on a parade float with the boy who at the time was a toddler. And at one point says he deserves to beat down for having kind of misbehaved on the float. Around the corner and then I'll bring him back. Yeah. She compares the way that council member Mike bonnet and the boy's father handled his young son to an accessory. It's an accessory. And that's a point where you know, a couple other people are jumping in council member Kevin de Leo and jokes that it's like Martina is with her Louis Vuitton bag. And then councilman member of Martina is also calls him a little monkey in Spanish. Why is it time people? And I'm just like, oh my God. I'm always here trying to. And that's one thing that it's been a bit controversial because, you know, that can be in some Spanish speaking households a term of endearment. But once it's in public, I think even if she meant it that way, it's incredibly hard to separate out the use of that word from the fact that monkeys and apes have been used as an anti black racist trope for centuries. That's kind of one section of the conversation that I think is reverberated the most. But overall, they really take aim at a rainbow coalition of groups with racist or derogatory or crude remarks about black people. Jewish people Armenians, indigenous people in gay people. Anti black racism is one of the largest threads throughout the tape. At one point, Martinez curses the district attorney George gasco and says, he's with the blacks. And I think that kind of othering and that ugliness is something that comes up quite a few times beyond any of the isolated comments. So at a certain point in the discussion, they turn to the neighborhood of koreatown, which is actually now more of a Latino neighborhood than it is Korean in terms of who lives there. And it's specifically home to a great number of oaxacans, which are people from a region in Mexico. And in speaking about who lives in this area, Martina goes, I see a lot of quote little short, dark people. And then she makes some reference and I'm paraphrasing here, but it's a little bit like, I don't know where they came from. I don't know how they got there. They came out and got here, but. And then people are kind of laughing, and then at one point, she says, ten fail. Which is ugly. And this is something that is really sent shockwave through LA. LA is home to one of the largest concentrations of oaxacans outside of Mexico. And the community has really rallied against what was said and people from across the city of rallied in support of oaxacans. There was a massive rally on Saturday, but included oaxacan music, traditional oaxacan clothing, just celebrating the oaxacan community and also people kind of coming together to say, we do not stand for what was said. What was this meeting about? So every ten years the city draws new lines for its city council districts. They were talking about the redistricting process and also consolidating Latino power and drawing lines that would be favorable for them and their allies to be winning reelection. And this is a place where I want to interject really quickly and add a little bit of nuance. And this nuance is in no way excusing the terrible, terrible things that are said. It's just, you know, it's important to kind of understand what the backdrop here is. And the first thing to know is that in and of itself, it's not racist to talk about race during redistricting. This is a process, particularly in a multi ethnic city like LA that is based to some degree on racial coalition's jockeying for power and making deals with each other. So even you know saying a seat is a Latino seed or a black seat or a Jewish seat, that isn't inherently problematic. It's typically part of the discussion. It's what then got said in the context of that discussion that was so unbelievably racist. And the other thing to know is that and kind of a real undercurrent in this conversation is that Latinos have been underrepresented in LA political power. And that's a very real thing and it's something that's really shaping a lot of what's going on with their thinking as they're having this conversation. Who is the woman whose voice was heard saying the most offensive things on the recording? Who is nuri Martinez? Dray Martinez, who actually resigned from her position on the council last week, was the Los Angeles city council president. She was someone who wielded a lot of power at city hall. She is from the northeast valley. Which is actually a really interesting area politically. It's a very Latino working class neighborhood and there's a whole array of politicians who have come up and really established real power in California politics and built sort of their own coalition of people. They came up with. What is nuri Martinez's ethnic background? Knowing Martinez is Latina, she was both her parents. She was a child of immigrants, both her parents are from Mexico. She was the first Latina city council or is the first Latina city council president, which was a very big deal a couple of years ago when she, when she took her post. So we have this contradiction, which is there's a tendency outside of Los Angeles in places where I think people pay less attention to think Mexican Americans, they're all one group, what nuri Martinez essentially proved is no they are not, within the Mexican American community, there are lots of prejudices. She put voice to some of them. And then the tape comes out, there are calls for her to resign. She does resign. But not everybody in the room does. Can you tell me the timeline from when the tape emerged to the political fallout as you experienced it? The political fallout was pretty immediate, at least it started pretty immediately, but at first a lot of politicians issued kind of a first set of statements where they were not yet calling for resignations. And then I think within the next day or two, it kind of became very clear which way the wind was blowing and also the temperature in the city, which by that point was just blazing white hot and a lot of these same politicians issued another set of statements where they called for all of these people to resign. And this kind of kept picking up steam within the next couple of days. President Biden actually called for all of them to
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"The Los Angeles city council held its regular Tuesday meeting today and we have to assume it was very awkward for all involved because someone we don't know who leaked a year old recording of three members of that council behind closed doors discussing redistricting, a dry topic that could have been kept dry except the three of them made racist xenophobic and homophobic comments about their constituents and their colleagues, and also a colleague's young son. Nouri Martinez, the council's president, resigned within days, you'll see O and Kevin de Leon are refusing to go despite calls for their resignations from president Joe Biden's camp and mayor Eric garcetti, the acting city council president has stripped them of their committee assignments and still they persist. In doing so, they've managed to unite the off divided city of Los Angeles. In anger, but, as we'll hear, that's something. Coming up on today explained. Future London is calling, in the peripheral, a thrilling new adventure, from executive producers Jonathan Nolan and Lisa joy, creators of Westworld. Chloë Grace Moretz stars as Flynn Fischer, a small town clerk who must unlock a mystery in one world to save her own. Based on the visionary novel by William Gibson, the peripheral. It's real, it just hasn't happened yet. Stream the peripheral on October 21st, only on Prime Video. Today today's last break. Hi, my name is Julia wick, and I am a metro reporter at the Los Angeles Times. I cover city hall and local elections. So you have been busy lately. Yes, I have. This story really begins in October 2021. At the time, LA was in the midst of its once every decade redistricting process, which we'll talk more about later. But some of the most powerful people in city politics sat down to have a conversation that was extensively about redistricting, but went into a lot of different avenues and included some incredibly racist and offensive remarks. Breaking news from Los Angeles and battled city council member nuri Martinez has resigned from her seat days after a recording service of her making racist and offensive comments about a fellow council member's son. There are growing calls now for two other members on that recording two step down.
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Baseball Tonight with Buster Olney
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"The virtues of the logo that you covered the green monster with the 99 All-Star Game. Well, buster, I'm gonna correct you because I did not do the 99 All-Star Game logo. However, you would have been correct if you would have referenced the 90th anniversary of Fenway Park, logo, which was in 2002, and a couple of other things along the way. But David is an amazing man with an amazing story and I'm looking forward to getting up to Fenway. Sometime later this year, quite possibly after the all star break. So always a great trip, even when the Red Sox are scuffling along and not able to score runs. Yeah, you're going down bitter boulevard this morning. There's no question about it. Before we get started, we're talking about that game last night when they were shut down by the reds just as they were shut down by the Baltimore Orioles. Four losses and 6 games against those two teams. Hey, it's like it's as if it was 1975 and the reds in the Orioles were powerhouse franchises and speaking of which you and I talked about this a little bit before we jumped on to the last reds win at Fenway Park. Game 7 of the 1975 World Series. I was a very bitter young man then when that had happened buster. Very well. Very bitter ten or 11 year old. Yeah, I was 11 years old. I was pissed off. It was not a good situation. But time goes by, you get other bad memories, good memories of outweighed those. I never thought I would see a championship in my lifetime, much less for, much less be it three of them. So like baseball is kind of a, it's a metaphor for life. It's very forest Gump like, it's a marathon, not a sprint, and we shall see what we shall see, and hopefully the Red Sox can score some runs. I was telling June Lee about the city connect uniforms that were revealed last week, you know, in particular that one with the rockies, how my son absolutely loved them. What did you think? Oh, I love the rockies once. And you and I have been talking about this for the last year and a half, whatever it's been. And I know Julie loves to write about city connected forms. As much as I hate my Red Sox city connect uniforms, the Red Sox out there, looking like the yellow minions, I love the rockies. I'm a big license plate guy. All right, just like come at me here, buster. And I think that these uniforms capture something that is distinct and very Colorado and they get into the weeds with a lot of the superfluous details that no one is ever going to see. What's inscribed on the jock tag and all that. But the immediate impact of these and that green color, which you see a lot of that green color at beautiful course field, I think they nailed it. Yeah. That's clear, June, June, absolutely feels the same way. And I'm sure, you know, as we go forward with more of those, we're going to be hearing more from you about those uniforms. All right, let's talk about this week's phantom franchise. So buster, the St. Louis browns, scheduled a press conference for 1 p.m. on December 8th, 1941 at Lyman's cafe in Los Angeles, California. The big announcement involved the move of the moribund browns to LA, starting in 1942. The brownies had recently concluded their 12th consecutive losing season. And they shared a ballpark with the Saint Louis Cardinals, an excellent franchise that commanded the attention of their city. Brown zoner Don Barnes had quietly worked out the details of the moved west, which included a deal with the then minor league angels to purchase the team and stadium. Eager to have St. Louis to himself, Cardinals owner Sam Braden would kick in a quarter of a $1 million to help send the browns packing for the Golden State. The Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce guaranteed a minimum season attendance of 500,000 for the first 5 years, including an offer to make up the difference if the guarantee was not met. Travel schedules were carefully worked out and barns lined up the preliminary approval of his fellow American League owners. The Los Angeles browns were set to become the first and it will be franchise to change cities since 1903 and the first big league club west of St. Louis. A permanent stadium was to have been built in Long Beach to host the ball club. On December 7th, 1941, barns arrived in Chicago, where a meeting of American League owners was to be held the following day to grant formal approval. However, that morning, Japanese forces staged a surprise Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, decimating the U.S. Pacific fleet and cut a catapulting the United States into World War II. Barnes made his presentation to the league the following day as scheduled, but he asked his fellow owners to reject the proposal. Our dream was shattered, he later told the sporting news with the scare of a West Coast invasion we realized at once that Los Angeles was no place for the browns. The other owners agreed voting unanimously to keep the browns franchise in St. Louis where they won their only a pennant in 1944 before finally relocating to Baltimore ten years later and where they now play as the Orioles. But today buster, we salute the Los Angeles browns. They are this week's phantom franchise. So do you think Todd, I based on the information you have, they would have kept that name because as you said it, I thought, boy, that it would have just landed with a thud. And what we think of as Los Angeles today, the browns, and then I was also thinking that, yeah, the Dodgers nickname doesn't really work necessarily. Either that doesn't make any sense given the history of that nickname, but can you imagine? Well, it's interesting buster. Research the name of the history of the Los Angeles Lakers. And I was in LA last week. I saw silver Lake, not a lot of lakes in Los Angeles, but they're wearing Minneapolis where the Lakers moved from. And I found a quote from the, I believe, publicity director of the Lakers at that time. And he said, you know, why change the name of the team, the Dodgers kept their name when they moved to LA, the Giants kept their name. The braves kept their name when they moved from Boston to Milwaukee. This is what was done. And certainly 1941, no team moves to speak of in major league sports back then, very few, you know, I'm thinking NHL none in Major League Baseball as I pointed out. So they probably would have.
Baseball Tonight with Buster Olney
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"Baseball for ESPN. He's been to a lot of games in Fenway Park in June. Last night, watching what Joey Votto went through, you know, hitting two balls at the absolute edge of the home run boundaries. First and right field on that wall that's in front of the visitors bullpen and then to hit the one on top of the green monster and have the same thing happen. I mean, would you back me up that this might be something you would never see again in the history of baseball. It might be the most unlikely thing that's ever happened in the history baseball. Yeah, because if you take like ichiro, for example, a dude who knows how to place a baseball anywhere. I'm not sure that if he just was tossing up a baseball and just trying to do this that he would be able to do that, especially because the outfield walls that Fenway Park are so weird to begin with like the one in right field is already so low compared to most ballpark and then obviously you've got the green monster and left field. To be able to place balls with that level of specificity and also have them bounce back, like the odds of that are probably greater than one in a million, one in 5 million, 10 million. It's just something I've never seen before, I mean, you rarely see that in general with just one of the walls. So you see that happened twice is something you just never imagined seeing happening. For one player in one game, right? Just crazy. And I mentioned in the open about how Joey before the game was being so specific, he was turning around and asking one of the staffers on the reds. Okay, how hard was the exit velocity in that ball? Tell me, what was that? And he's getting the news back, one O 6, one O 7, one O 8. So he was so locked in. I can't even imagine how he processed that game and what happened last night. It was better for him. I'm sure that the fact that the reds won for the Red Sox at four losses in 6 games against the Baltimore Orioles and the Cincinnati reds who supposedly are two of the worst teams in baseball. I can't figure out the Red Sox, June. Yeah, it kind of reminds me so far of 2019. And maybe a little bit more extreme than 2019 where the Red Sox were kind of middling around 500 the entire season, they would go through stretches where they looked like a team that could go into the playoffs and make some waves. And then they would go through stretches where they would lose games against teams they should win. So to see them drop all these games against the Orioles and the reds. It's like, what are you doing, guys? I mean, this is a team that made it all the way to the ALCS last year, had an off season where they add Trevor story. I think I was talking to some folks around Fenway Park a couple of weeks ago about how lucky the team was that the Celtics and the bruins were winning as much as they were going deep into the playoffs because if that hadn't happened, the pressure on this team would have skyrocketed, especially on Trevor story and story was able to kind of hit his way out of that slump and I think kind of helped ride the Red Sox into a streak where they were getting closer to 500. But there's so many parts of this team that I think are kind of exacerbating one another, the struggles in the bullpen, putting more pressure on the offense and putting more pressure on the starting rotation that opens a disaster. I mean, there's no way around that. I think people around Fenway and people who work for the Red Sox will admit that this group came into the season already thinner than they probably should be in a division that's as competitive as they are. But the biggest surprise has been Matt Barnes being as bad as he has been. And I've talked to some of his former teammates where they kind of talk about how he's a guy who is one of the most talented relievers in baseball from a stuffed standpoint, but he gets in his head so much, especially when he struggles that one bad outing can start to spiral into multiple bad atoms and then he's too hard on himself because he's putting more pressure on the rest of the bullpen and the rest of the bullpens already spread thin. And they're really relying on guys like Tanner how to be kind of the bullpen anchor to replace a guy like Garrett who's obviously down the rotation. They've had John shriver be very good over the course of the last few weeks. But Barnes is really the guy that I think is the key for this team to be able to kind of help at least relieve some of those bullpen issues. And they just can't depend on the bullpen right now to keep a lead late in the game. So if you're John Henry and that's your job now, I'm going to make you John Henry. Owner of the Red Sox. At some point in the next two months, you have to decide whether or not to be buyers or sellers. And let's face it. If the Red Sox decide to become sellers, they're going to be like a one stop shop for all these contending teams because they have so many guys who were potentially free agents in the fall and you start with Xander bogarts who could opt out of his deal. JD Martinez went into yesterday with the highest batting average in baseball, all those starting pitchers, you know, Michael waka and ridge hill and Nathan of Aldi, Christian basque as their catcher. If you are John Henry, today, what's your instinct in terms of whether or not you're going to be by or seller? Well, if I'm John Henry, I'm first saying Muhammad a lot to a deal for Liverpool. You locking him up. But I mean, I think you make a great point in that. The Red Sox have all these perfect trade pieces to help improve a contender. I think Xander is kind of at the center of all of this as a franchise face and the Red Sox fan base still despite the Mookie trade relatively going decently well not being a disaster for them in terms of the return that they got. That sour taste is still in their mouth. And this has been kind of a decades long relationship between the fan base and the front office. Specifically, the.
The Ray & Dregs Hockey Podcast
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"We've got Luke robitaille, the Los Angeles kings joining us as our guests here in episode 17. Lots of chew on and headlines ring, which we'll get to momentarily, but you know I've lived in Ontario since 1998. So I love the weather because I mean kind of similar to Vancouver, I guess minus The Rain. We get our share of rain, but not like that. But do get to experience extended seasons, right? And we're spoiled in southern Ontario, especially because you don't see a flake of snow until the new year. And we got walloped on Sunday Night. And I was joking. I was talking to a buddy, and I'm looking at my snow blower in my pimped out garage. And it pisses me off to have my snow blower in my garage because you know I've got the floor as epoxy. I've got big screen TV, I've got plot lights. I mean, it is a beautiful man cave. And I'm looking at how much does an insider make. Yeah, well, when I sold my other hosts, that was priority one. I said, look, to haul, you can do whatever you want in the house. It's a three car garage. It's going to be built the way I want it to be. It's so do you have, do you have a golf hitting bay in there yet? I don't. And I've got my Keenan's old 1985 convertible Mercedes sitting in the bay that would be a simulator. So if you get one, would you be able to take a full swing in there? Yeah, you could. Yeah. Okay, so it wouldn't be like Duffy who put a simulator in his basement and he can only hit a wedge, otherwise he keeps hitting the roof. You wouldn't be that stupid, right? No. I think I've got like a lavender 12 foot ceilings minimum in there. Anyway, I'm making fun of the snow blower on Sunday afternoon. In the weather warning is out there, right? Be prepared. Heavy snowfall warning. It's right. Yeah, yeah, sure. I grew up in the prairies, but you know what we're going to get an inch of snow big deal. We woke up morning. And it was comical the amount of snow that fell. It was like it just went. I saw Andy petrillo takes a walk and he put a dog in the snow and the poor guy just disappeared. I'm like, yeah. Oh man, how deep is that? And it's crazy because you're ready for it and you're from the prairies and you've had bad weather and all that stuff. But when it hits, oh my God, like it's like you can't even believe it, right? No, you can't. And so I'm gonna call it the good Samaritan opportunity for me and my neighbor across the street Phil. So clearly we were sort of prepared because we have snow blowers. So I mean, that's two thirds battle. I wasn't sure mine was gonna start, so I gassed it up, it started out we go. I've got a, I would say a driveway similar to yours. So it's not a small driveway. Anyway,.
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Strange and Unexplained with Daisy Eagan
"los angeles" Discussed on Strange and Unexplained with Daisy Eagan
"Anyway. Lisa bloom who you may know is harvey weinstein's former attorney who actively tried to protect him from rape allegations. She bought the house. Lisa bloom proceeded to gut the house for a complete overhaul renovation. That means all of the beautiful historic detail is gone and look. I'm no architect but it seems to me if you buy a gorgeous spanish revival from the nineteen twenties that probably doesn't need much more than some cosmetic work and a lot of saging you want to keep the historical integrity of the house. Not lisa bloom. Lisa was like get rid of all of it. But then oopsy. After stripping the whole house basically down to its foundation bloom claims she then found out that bringing the house up to code would be too expensive cool. Maybe next time check with the city before taking sledgehammer to a one hundred year old house anyway in twenty nineteen. The house was bought again by some people who began to chronicle their renovation journey on instagram. It was pretty cool to follow while it lasted. Their last post was on february eighth. Twenty twenty one rumor has it. Someone bought the rights to the story. Which i guess belonged to the new owners of the house. Who knew that buying an old house. Granted you ownership to all the things that may have happened inside it over the years. The good news is whoever bought. The rights will probably have a platform longer than a half hour podcasts. To tell the story. So maybe we'll finally find out all the nitty gritty details. The weird time capsule the house at twenty four. Seventy five glendower's became though something tells me the audience that goes to see a movie about a gruesome murder. Slash suicide is more interested in the gruesome murder slash suicide then in a multimillion dollar house in one of the nicest neighborhoods in los angeles sat empty collecting memories that we may never know the stories behind. Leave it to people like me and hopefully you to be like no no. No this is a story about a creepy house. And the two generations of a family who sat on riches and let them crumble and collect dust at the end of the day for people like us a man murdering his wife and killing himself is unfortunately.
Politics and More Podcast
"los angeles" Discussed on Politics and More Podcast
"End the city. Don't give a dale. Since the start of the pandemic home prices in los angeles and around the country have been face. Many people newly fallen into homelessness..
"los angeles" Discussed on Ghost Town
"In. Nineteen sixty eight. Los angeles had its own official. Witch lewis. Hubner was born in new york in nineteen thirty. She was a psychic by the age of ten. They always are. She learned witchcraft from her grandmother. And her mother who were also witches. She was a hereditary. Which i guess is what the people kind of get a lot of people see things early on and then a lot of people's generational practice. I think it was not so much that she was working at a pottery barn and then decided i think would be a witch. You know we will do that with like. I think i'm just gonna be life coach crystal and i'm unemployed. Young mean do this. Let's do this. Yeah she seemed to have a long history with that. She was a sixth generation. Which and a third generation astrologer. I mean that's a pretty nice pedigree. She moved to la with her illustrator husband. Mentor hubner Just weird name mentor mentor. sleep ner he's illustrator and he's pretty successful. I that you worked on king kong. The nineteen seventy six king kong blade runner like a successful illustrator and working in in movies. I thought his name he was going to be some kind of. I don't know some kind of like a cult leader. But now just a working louise hubner. She became the staff witch on l. a.'s k. l. a. c. amazingly to station in late nineteen sixties and. This is kind of a running theme but nine hundred sixty s late nineteen sixties early nineteen seventy s. Perfect for all your resume your witchcraft. Your your wiccan. You're satanic panic. It's a really really great type not not categorizing it like that but that was a time where like that ran really
"los angeles" Discussed on That’s Strange
"So we're talking about the battle of los angeles and no. We're not discussing the great album by rage against the machine from the early two thousands. We are discussing actually a real thing that the album was named after. And if you don't know that that's a rage against machine album you should listen to it because it's fantastic album actually so Let me frame this up for you guys let less frame it for you guys. Actually so picture this. It's the twenty fourth of february in nineteen forty two. It's been less than three months since pearl harbor. And it's also been one day since the bombardment of ellwood which is near santa barbara by the way. Have you ever heard of the number of elwood chat up until researching this episode. I had not heard of this in. And i guess i kinda i. I believe there were no fatalities in this attack. Correct that is correct. Actually i do some more reading about this. And i thought it was kind of cool so while not cool. But you'll get. I'm kind of like intrigued by it in a second so obviously pearl harbor happened. It's been about three months since that happened. So what happen here at the bar of ellwood is japan. Had a submarine Sitting stationed right off the right off the coast. They surfaced and launched. Just i it was like maybe a little over ten torpedoes They were aiming. I guess they were aiming for a particular structure. But they missed it entirely. They caused very little damage but the whole point the whole reason they did it was because it was also during a presidential address and they were trying to distract from the president speaking to the us so literally a few minutes into him talking they they surfaced. Shot a couple torpedoes and then Submerged again and went away. That's the environment of elwood right. It's like almost nothing happened. Yeah and i think. That's i think that's why it's not such a popular story and it's probably probably a lot of people haven't heard about it and that's because it was very small and there were no casualties so there's probably so many stories from world.