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"leslie barra" Discussed on KPCC

KPCC

01:56 min | 3 years ago

"leslie barra" Discussed on KPCC

"Npr join us tonight at nine on eighty nine point three kpcc as you're heading home on a tuesday yeah it is eighty nine point three kpcc amic rahman let's look at some of the other news of the day in southern california that wasn't firerelated la county supervisors unanimously ordered a review of the county sexual harassment policies kpcc's mary plumber says today's vote will fast track that review it was a short discussion but it was clear the four women on the fivemember la county board spoke with a keen awareness of sexual harassment issues in the workplace supervisor jannah's han who spent over five years working in the us house called the procedures to report and resolve complaints in congress horrible she expressed sympathy for women across the country who have taken decades to break their silence about harassment and abuse fearing retaliation i just want to make sure we here in the county have that uh environment oh where women or whoever comes forward is is presumed to be telling the truth this supervisors largely expressed confidence in the county's current reporting procedures but they called for the review to ensure it is efficient and fair the vote requires county staffers to report back next week with any recommendations for improvements covering politics and mary plumber you know the us supreme court has decided to allow the trump administration's latest travel ban to take full effect well we asked kpcc's leslie barra stein roe haas to look into how down rulings affecting southern california the travel ban issued in september allows the government to ban or restrict immigration and travel from eight countries six of them with muslim majorities previous rulings had allowed people with close family ties to the us to to enter the country that's no longer the case says attorney for rita shahata with the council on american islamic relations in anaheim there's a lot of people.

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"leslie barra" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:19 min | 3 years ago

"leslie barra" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Center he recently moved to the outskirts of santa rosa surrounded by the natural setting he loved when he was trapped by the fire his friend hajric companion says azeri and tried to take shelter in an open field near his house and was found the next day with burns on sixty percent of his body view opening poet jim on loving nature allowing guy but always had abroad mounting fate was always there his firm phenomenon i'm great on our knowing care as erin was originally from lebanon where his father an uncle died in a civil war and the family business was bombed he studied electrical engineering at the american university of beirut and moved to the us in two thousand two he was forty one years old for the california report i'm alex emslie house minority leader nancy pelosi and senate minority leader chuck schumer decided not to attend a meeting with president trump yesterday after what pelosi called quote verbal abuse and a tweet from the president over any deal for undocumented immigrants now with all this political back and forth easy to lose sight of the actual people brought to the united states as children who are affected as the deferred action for childhood arrivals program ends from kpcc leslie barra stein roe haas brings us this profile one recent october morning zoo limit at a house is visiting her mother in van nuys the hazy autumn light illuminates a couple of posters in the apartment window one teachers brown and black face faith the words we are here to stay on friday these represent everything we're fighting for but our haas a 27yearold freelance photographer and her mother mattio hanging ago von city want the same thing a law that would let but our house at her younger sister keep the protection they have under the programme known as daca their probe to legally live and work in the us expire a year from now but a high seems at first fired up and hopeful i'm not planning on what i'm gonna do when that time comes the i'm life without anything i'm focused on what we need to do now to make sure that that doesn't happen she talks about a recent trip to washington dc see where she and other young immigrants lobbied congress what they call a clean dream act that's a bill that would protect them without targeting other immigrants.

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"leslie barra" Discussed on KPCC

KPCC

02:36 min | 3 years ago

"leslie barra" Discussed on KPCC

"Point three kpcc from members supported eighty nine point three kpcc i'm nick roman with news as you're heading home the lapd has launched an internal investigation after body camera footage surface that an attorney says shows an officer planting drugs in his clients wallet the video was recorded in april as police took fifty two yearold ronald shields into custody in connection with a hit and run crash it appears to show an officer placing a small plastic bag filled with white powder into shields wallet defense attorneys steve levine says the officer was planting the drugs on shields he wants the evidence suppressed police and his statement today take all allegations of misconduct seriously will investigate to see if these allegations are supported by reliable avenue since trump administration's travel ban is intended to keep dangerous people out of the country but organizers of an international iranian studies conference next year in orange county say it's also keeping out scholars and their ideas the story from kpcc's adolfo goosebumps says doctoral student dionne cassini plans to be on a conference panel with iranian ours about the vibrant contemporary art scene in tehran iran have really achieved apple lively art culture every friday now aren't openings what the traffic equal tying get found gallery to calorie organizers of the conference say stricter us visa enforcement very hard for those iranians to attend dozens of scholars from canada europe and iran have said the travel ban we'll keep them from being the irvine conference similar dynamics are driving down attendance for the middle east daddy's association's annual meeting in washington dc next week beth barron as the group's president uh a in the country not a rate to learn more hatthakam trade boat group say they'll use technology to connect those who can't attend but that's no replacement for inperson interaction and networking covering education i modeled focus minorities more now on coming to america applications for us citizenship spiked four egged after last year's presidential election and that led to a backlog of more than seven hundred thousand requests some applicants are waiting twice as long to become citizens are story from kpcc's leslie barra stein roe haas it's been a year since may matias sle lease of south la applied kgb citizenship the.

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"leslie barra" Discussed on KPCC

KPCC

01:40 min | 3 years ago

"leslie barra" Discussed on KPCC

"Stories were covering it 705 war federal officials arrested more than almost thaddeus five hundred immigrants this week in a net national sweep more than three hundred had criminal convictions but relatively few were involved in violent crimes details about the arrests from kpcc's leslie barra stein roe haas the fourday operation targetted so socalled sanctuary cities more than a hundred of those arrested were picked up in the la area according to immigration officials by far the most common conviction of those arrested was driving under the influence some people had violent felony convictions like assault and robbery one was convicted of rape but others had convictions as minor is trespassing or illegal border entry which is a misdemeanor chris newman is with the national day labor organizing network in los angeles way that they could it i eat enforcement operation is precisely intended to local here your time to to uh an could it be come afraid of immigrant others say any offence should warranty partition steven cammarata is with us center for immigration studies a washington dc think tank that advocates for tighter restrictions getting rid of people with criminal conviction even if those convictions are only trash passing or invasion of privacy still seems reasonable more than one hundred eighty immigrants arrested did not have criminal convictions covering immigration unless we bare stein roe haass's about attacks officials say the state's first month of legal cannibus sales significantly out path outpaced what other states did when they legalised marijuana more than twenty seven million dollars in sales in july in nevada 700 six.

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"leslie barra" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

01:44 min | 3 years ago

"leslie barra" Discussed on KQED Radio

"The right lane westbound before the radio towers that's been cleared from the lanes but traffic is still very heavy from eighty eighty southbound you can still beyond the brakes from at two thirty eight right on to a rep wall right to just passed a kono road and then in castro valley eastbound 580 before to 38 a threecar crash that's blocking the left lane ted stevens for kqed all right thank you ted his report is brought to you by western bond advanced hair restoration the time is now eight fifty one this is the california report good morning i'm john sepulvado we begin in anaheim home to perhaps the happiest place on earth and now the temporary home to one of the hottest places the canyon fire which began yesterday afternoon displayed dramatic arctic fire scenes for people on the freeway and in the air like this airline passenger who flew in to john wayne airport fourth the south orange moon and all that luke smell the slow on that plane i've never fell let on an airplane out fires as twenty five hundred acres have burned in the kenyans of anaheim and west corona with some thousand people in west krona under voluntary evacuation orders the fire has taken down several structures and there are two reported injuries so far over three hundred firefighters are on the scene president trump's latest travel ban announced over the weekend in clue dhs two nations that are not majoritymuslim critics they'll see it as a muslim ban but supporters reject that label kpcc's leslie barra stein roe haas explains the new rules ban or restrict travel from syria iran libya yemen somalia and chad which are majority muslim there are also two nonmuslim.

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"leslie barra" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:39 min | 3 years ago

"leslie barra" Discussed on KQED Radio

"To you by western bond advanced hair restoration the time is now six fifty one this is the california report good morning i'm john sepulvado we begin in anaheim often commercialised as home to the happiest place on earth now the temporary home to one of the hottest places on earth here take a listen to these motorists describing what's being called the canyon fire hauling marmite guinea all this is a video posted on nikki o'neill's twitter page cal fire says some seventeen hundred acres have been burned in the dance areas of anaheim in west corona with some thousand people in west corona order to evacuate one structure has been destroyed and even though this fire is happening right off highway ninety one as you just heard as of now there have been no road closures some three hundred firefighters are on the scene president trump's latest travel ban announced over the weekend includes two nations that are not muslimmajority countries critics see it as a muslim ban but supporters reject that label kpcc's leslie barra stein roe haas explains the new rules ban or restrict travel from syria iran libya yemen somalia and chad which are majoritymuslim there are also two nonmuslim countries north korea and venezuela officials say all failed to cooperate with the us on security but some don't believe that argument for read a shahata is an attorney with the council on american islamic relations in anaheim when you look at the restriction it clearly indicate that this dumb from an those impacted from north korea and done it well are very minute among the ban only restricts finished wale and government officials and their families and just a few north koreans come to the us each year former us attorney peter noon yes in san diego says the latest restrictions aren't about religion three countries that are on the list they pose a threat to the national security united states the us supreme court was set to hear arguments under legality of trump's travel ban next month that's now on hold as attorneys review the latest limits for the california report i'm leslie bear stein roe haas in los angeles now unlike the trump administration's previous travel bans this new order has no foreseeable and and kqed's freda job below romero found that worries a naturalized us citizen from yemen one of the eight countries affected by the span my gm alum remand the cash register small grocery store in oakland still family verhaeghe.

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"leslie barra" Discussed on KPCC

KPCC

01:43 min | 4 years ago

"leslie barra" Discussed on KPCC

"In washington and it's on eighty nine point three k p c see i'm libby dank men with the stories were covering at seven four us attorney general jeff sessions has directed federal prosecutors to initiate more criminal cases against immigrants who enter the us illegally so who is affected k b sees leslie barra stein roe haass reports sessions calls for felony charges against immigrants convicted two or more times on the misdemeanor charge of entering the us illegally it also asked prosecutors along the southern border to draw up guidelines for prosecuting first time border crossers they walk your courage to begin prosecuting more vigorous illegal re especially those who retire without a spectrum after once being deported that's bill hang he teaches immigration law at the university of san francisco sessions memo stresses that the idea is to quote establish lawful in this in our immigration system deported criminals would be a priority for prosecution but non criminals could also be targeted angeles on but on with the central american resource center in los angeles says these people should not be criminalize they were deported and they're trying to get back to their family the memo also seeks prosecution for those who harbour or transport unauthorized immigrants covering immigration i'm leslie bear stein roe haass a group that wants to keep access to the hollywood sign open to hikers says it's holding a rally saturday to demand a popular trail be kept open friends of griffith park want the city of la to keep the best ran beechwood gate opened holly ridge trail in griffith park the los angeles department recreation and parks plans plans to close it on tuesday it's seven of sex support for employees are comes.

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