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"I was willing to lay down my life for my country. I lost good buddies. Who laid down there and it's why a lot of people I talked to you about this race. Give him an edge. Going into election day so Libby. I am curious how much of the actual campaign conversation right now is being dominated by the corona virus. So it's certainly taken over a lot of the conversation. I talked to Mike Garcia. Who is a very strong supporter of president trump? And he appreciates the federal government's response so far. Kristie Smith says that it's been scattershot and that we need to be investing more in testing and tracing cases but there are also a lot of local issues. That bubble up here. It's a high desert community with a strong military connection so talking about military budgets has been an issue there are also a number of open up protests that happen every weekend in the district. That's a corona virus related issue And some Mike Garcia supporters and campaign. Volunteers do show up at at those protests. So again it's a it's a big issue and most other issues revolving around corona virus do given that sue I mean. Do you have a sense of how much the California's twenty fifth Congressional district here is a microcosm of what campaigning in November could look like versus. How much this is just a really unique race. That doesn't mean anything for November weird. Where do you feel like national parties are when they're looking at this race? I think this race matters November because I think that at least as we know it now the national campaign organizations are preparing. They're putting plan in place. If this is what races are going to look like and I think even the most optimistic forecasts for how the pandemic rolls out suggests that people even might be reluctant to be gathering in large spaces in the fall certainly over the primary seasons that are happening now all through the summer and fall so it is tactically changing how every single campaign is operating right now from former vice president. Joe Biden Donald Trump's campaign. All the way down the ballot. All right we're GONNA leave it there for today libby. Thanks so much for joining us. Thank you so much. It was great having many. That's Libby Dank Man of KPCC in southern California and that is today you can head to NPR dot org slash politics newsletter to subscribe to a weekly roundup of our best online analysis. I must McCall it. I'm covering the presidential campaign to Susan Davis Congress and thank you for listening to the NPR politics podcast..
Los Angeles - Ex-LA City Councilman Mitch Englander Pleads Not Guilty To Corruption Charges
"Former LA city councilman Mitch Englander is free on a fifty thousand dollar bond hours after he was arrested in a federal corruption case the forty nine year old Englander was in federal court in downtown LA today to plead not guilty to charges that he lied to FBI agents prosecutors say he took thousands of dollars in cash and gifts from a businessman during trips to Las Vegas and palm springs KPCC politics reporter Libby dampen says according to the federal indictment Englander allegedly later tried to cover up those gaps including lying to the FBI repeatedly according to court documents having a staffer right a backdated shack that reimburse the businessman for some of those gaps and we're talking about you know of a very fancy trip to Las Vegas with the twenty four thousand dollar bottle service at a club ten thousand dollars in an envelope twenty five hundred dollars that allegedly a bill for drinks and dinner and a few hundred dollars for two escorts CPCC politics reporter Libby dank bent the federal indictment says the businessman involved in the case cooperated with the FBI Mitch Anglin represented LA's twelve city council district from twenty eleven to twenty eighteen he stepped down in the middle of his second term to take a job with an entertainment and sports facilities
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"Live from NPR news in Washington. Korva Coleman former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg is dropping out of the Democratic presidential primary race. Npr's Brian Naylor says and tends to throw his support to Joe Biden in a statement. Bloomberg says he's leaving the race to defeat Donald Trump because he says staying in would make achieving that goal. More difficult he says. Yesterday's Super Tuesday results show. He does not have a viable path to the nomination and that the candidate with the best shot at beating trump is biden on Bloomberg calls my friend and a great American Bloomberg. Spend an estimated half a billion dollars his fortune on advertising during his short live campaign as well as setting up an extensive field operation but after skipping the first four nominating contests. He won only American Samoa yesterday now. He says he will work to make Biden. The next President Brian Naylor. Npr News Washington meanwhile NPR has learned Massachusetts. Senator Elizabeth Warren is talking to her team to assess path forward for her campaign on Super Tuesday many Los Angeles. Voters faced long lines to cast ballots for member station. K. P. C. C. Libby desma reports. There were changes to the local election system. Wait Times at some voting sites in L. A. Were close to three hours with lines. Snaking around the block and many voters were still standing in line hours after the polls closed. Instead of their traditional neighborhood polling places Angelenos were using far fewer votes centers. That were open for ten days of early voting before the primary but most people still chose to wait until election day to cast their ballots. Putting a lot of pressure on a new electronic check in system the registrar of voters blamed spotty internet connectivity for creating choke points and causing backups. The county will also review the distribution of voting sites. The longest lines appeared to be concentrated downtown and on college campuses for NPR. News in Los Angeles. I'm Libby Dank. Men Iran says the number of people killed after contracting. The new corona virus has risen to ninety two and the number of confirmed cases. More than twenty nine hundred. Npr's Peter Kenyon says. Friday prayers and Iran have been canceled again this week. The decision to cancel. Friday prayer gatherings across provincial capitals is the latest sign. The government is taking the virus seriously though critics still say the response was too long in coming into mild. The latest increase in the death toll topped that of Italy and puts her on once again as the country outside China with the most fatalities from the virus. Those infected include top leaders and clerics President Hassan honey posted on his official website. The news that corona virus has now affected almost every province in the country. Even so Ruhani told a cabinet meeting that Iran would get over the crisis quickly. Peter Kenyon. Npr News. Istanbul on Wall Street the Dow is up four hundred eighty three points or nearly two percent. The Nasdaq is up. One hundred twenty two points or one and a half percent this is NPR. The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency says twenty. Four people were killed in tornadoes and severe storms. Early Tuesday morning. Many people remain missing but the exact number is not clear. The storms struck Middle Tennessee and smashed into downtown Nashville. Scores of buildings were badly damaged or they collapsed. The European Commission is proposing the European. Union's I ever climate law aiming to make the block carbon-neutral by the year twenty fifty as Teri Schultz reports from Brussels. The legislation has a fierce critic. Who was personally on hand as it was introduced? European Commission. President Ursula. Vanderlei is centering. Her presidency on a green deal which pledges among other things that by twenty fifty the European Union will take as much carbon out of the atmosphere as it emits. The climate law will oblige the European Union to take our climate goals into account in all future policies and legislation. Good attune Burg says. The plan is nowhere near ambitious enough. She told Wander Lion and e you lawmakers. This proposal is surrender because nature doesn't bargain and you cannot make deals with physics to Enberg and other activists pushing to have new emission limits established much earlier than twenty fifty for NPR news. I'm Teri Schultz in Brussels. The US military says it has conducted an airstrike against Taliban fighters in southern Afghanistan. Strike came hours. After president trump spoke with Taliban leader to note the peace agreement that the United States signed with the militant group. Last weekend. The airstrike was intended to support Afghan troops. I'm KORVA COLEMAN NPR news..
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"We can bring you a repeat broadcast of Thursday's err talk interview with governor Gavin Newsom KPCC is Libby dank and spoke with the governor in detail about California's housing crisis trump's tax returns and gun laws we need to change this gun culture that is so much part of the American narrative and and we have to deal with that issue that no one seems to want to talk about and that is how we raise our boys to be men governor Gavin Newsom in depth coming up after the stories we're covering in the KPCC news from at seven thirty twenty years ago the LA unified school district began cutting back on its use of harmful pesticides well today an environmental group that pushed through those guidelines on behalf of children says all that work is paying off KPCC is it seeking to dnia has the story the decision that school board members was meant to remove pesticides that could harm students like the often debated weed killer roundup we'll be in a school founded California faith schools the environmental group that helped craft the pesticide policy in the absence of science to definitively prove that a product is unsafe that the district was going to take a stance that they would not use it because of the unique vulnerability of children the district protocol requires workers to first find non chemical methods when addressing a pest problem for instance draining pond string Miskito season rather than using a pesticide the board of supervisors is also taking a stand on the most harmful pesticides it recently placed a moratorium on the main ingredient in roundup supervisor Hilda so lease we constantly are looking at sustainability making sure that we are taking care of our environment and that means a water quality or air the board's news just in the bill the plan addresses climate change for KPCC I'm it's seeking Banja another sixties warm tonight starting at ten o'clock cal trans will close the eastbound sixty freeway from the fifteen in Ontario all the way to the sixteen ninety one to fifteen interchange in riverside doing payment repair another work those eastbound lanes won't reopen until Monday morning at five by the way this sixty west that's going to stay open all weekend I'm Nick Roman governor Gavin Newsom on their talk that's next it is seven thirty three welcome to a special edition of air top nine eighty nine point three KPCC I'm Libby tank men in this week for Larry mantle the job of leading the most populous state in the.
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"Delays on Long Island, railroads Montauk and Ronkonkoma branches. Also, the path line journal square thirty third street line. That is delayed as well. Mostly sunny skies today, highs near seventy three degrees with northerly breezes. Rain is likely during the overnight hours tonight into tomorrow, tomorrow. Some of the storms could be heavy at times with some thunderstorms possible. Right now, sixty three degrees. Fair skies inning. Support for NPR comes from member stations and from capitol, one offering a variety of credit card options with features for range of customers from foodies to travelers Capital One. What's in your wallet? Credit approval required. Capital, One Bank USA, an a C three dot c three dot AI software and Abel's organizations to use artifice intelligence at enterprise scale solving previously unsolvable business problems. Learn more at C three dot AI, and the university of Florida from fine arts and mathematics to journalism and engineering. Hiring five hundred new faculty to enrich, the student experience and shape future generations. Learn more at UF L dot EDU. This is morning edition from NPR news. I'm Rachel Martin. And I'm Noel king Los Angeles County released its annual homeless count last week and the results were bleak. The number of homeless Angelenos increased by twelve percent. But one group saw a modest improvement military veterans KPCC's Libby dank has more in the skid row area of downtown Los Angeles, Kevin Tennessee walks past a maze of tents and camping gear he avoids garbage piled.
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"The carpool in the left lane there. Meanwhile, in Orange County, another Sigler northbound four zero five at brookhurst. Big rig crashed into the sand barrels in the right lane is blocked, going to be sunny. But cooler today after the low clouds clear looking for highs in the sixties to mid seventies, the beach eighties downtown up to mid nineties in the valleys, cooldown should continue tomorrow, support for NPR comes from NPR stations. And from capitol, one offering a variety of credit card options with features for a range of customers from foodies to travelers Capital One. What's in your? Wallet credit approval require capital on Bank? USA NA from C, three dot AI C, three Don AI, software Abel's organizations to use artificial intelligence at enterprise scale solving previously unsolvable business problems. Learn more at C three dot AI, and from the university of Florida from fine arts and mathematics to journalism and engineering hiring five hundred new faculty to enrich, the student experience in shape future generations. Learn more at ufl dot EDU. It's five twenty two. This is morning edition from NPR news. I'm Rachel Martin. And I'm no well, king Los Angeles County released its annual homeless count last week and the results were bleak. The number of homeless Angelenos increased by twelve percent. But one group saw a modest improvement military veterans KPCC's Libby dank has more in the skid row area of downtown Los Angeles, Kevin Tennessee walks past a maze of tents and camping gear he avoids garbage piled.
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"Right. After a look at the stories, we're covering in the KPCC newsroom at seven thirty homeless and hungry Angelenos. Got a free hot meal today at an interfaith Christmas dinner in Hollywood Christmas, of course, is at Christian holiday, but the main organizers of the dinner were Jewish the head rabbi behind the celebration is getting ready to hang up his Santa hat. Our story from KPCC's. Libby, dank men. The kitchen of the Hollywood United Methodist Church is crowded with volunteers hands flying over mixing bowls and carving stations preparing over a thousand Christmas dinners, and there's an assembly line, mashed potatoes Turkey, stuffing, that's volunteer a lease pal and Berg her temple Israel of Hollywood congregation has organized this dinner for at least thirty two years. It's a relabel of love that we do rabbi John Rozov has been there almost from the beginning. He's retiring in June after three decades in Los Angeles. Rabbi Rozov says the fractured political landscape makes events like this more important than ever. This is a response to that that we will not succumb to division and polarization of our community along with Jewish and Christian volunteers. The event is also supported by the IOM foundation, which has roots in Islam. I'm Libyan C'mon. A Westlake village bike shop and a crew of volunteers are helping families had lost homes in the Wolsey fire replace what's gone that story from KPCC. Sharon mcnary..
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"Of twenty. Thirty one the high school seniors who graduated the, end of this school. Year in LA we'll have seen six different LA unified superintendents since their. First day of classes. Kindergarteners back in two thousand six the ACLU says an, immigrant army veteran could face deportation because the federal government is held up her citizenship application g. C., was born in South Korea grew up LA enrolled in army program that recruits immigrants with special languages medical skills it's called Matvey see applied for citizenship condition of the program but KPCC's Libby dank than says, she ran, into problems with, a student visa. Specialists was allowed to try for citizenship again, but has now been pending for two years the army. Discharged to earlier this month around the time a lot of mabley recruits for getting kicked. Out and that. When the ACLU sued lawyers in court today say the. Government has to hurry up and make a decision on her Application so, this, army veteran doesn't get deported the judge today ordered the government to respond to seize application by September, fifth or explain why are paper works been stalled state cannabis regulators rain LA this morning to hear what people had to say about proposed rules covering everything. From marijuana advertising to packaging requirements. KPCC's David Wagner says one provision on cannabis delivery sparked a lot of disagreement Zach pits owns goddess delivers. A company based in l. a. county where eighty eight different cities can each set their own marijuana rules if you, for a. Couple of miles in a straight line through a couple of. Different cities navigating all the different bands is very difficult that's why he's. In favor of a rule that would allow delivery, anywhere in the state even in cities with. Local bands he says sick patients won't have to drive. Miles and miles to get their marijuana and voters will get what they wanted broad access to legal pot, but some city officials say voters wanted local governments to be in charge Judge Walter Allen is the mayor of Covina those people that want to use cannabis products there are plenty. Of places to cycle being that they can go to purchase it we just want to legislate our own local control and we don't want. Them here officials from Thousand Oaks Beverly Hills also spoke against the proposed rules set to, go into effect later this month. Covering the, economy, I'm David Wagner and I'm Nick Roman one and eight o'clock but first time for the daily from the, New York Times seven thirty. Five from the New, York, Times I'm Michael Barr this is the daily Today The country of me and more is accused of a state-sponsored campaign of massacre rape and arson against the Hinga Muslims who live. There so why did the government of allow a times reporter to tour the epicenter of.
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"Should postmenopausal women have their testosterone level measured elizabeth tracy reports how can we explain why women who experienced menopause have a much increased risk of cardiovascular disease the culprit may be higher testosterone levels research by aaron mykonos a cardiologists at johns hopkins and colleagues has shown testosterone is a type of hormone known as an androgen and is dominant in men higher level engineers the women's are associated with increased blood pressure with glucose intolerance adverse lipid profile and all those things taken together can place a woman at risk we accounted for those factors as much as we could and we show that higher levels anderton still placed a woman a higher risk so i think at this time we're not currently screening hormone levels but that might be something that one we do in the future to consider as part of other labs that we get to identify individuals at risk testosterone is normally found in women but becomes much more dominant after menopause at johns hopkins i'm elizabeth tracy there are hundreds of songs about war but a new artistic collaboration brings veterans and their families directly into the songwriting process the result is a new album by singer songwriter mary gauchet it's called rifles and rosary beads libby dank men reports mary gauchet has long woven real world trauma into her soulful country music from now my name rank gotcha.
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"Should postmenopausal women have their testosterone level measured elizabeth tracy reports how can we explain why women who've experienced menopause have a much increased risk of cardiovascular disease the culprit may be higher testosterone levels research by air macos a cardiologists at johns hopkins and colleagues has shown testosterone is type of hormone known as an androgen and his dominant in men higher levels engines the women's associated with increased blood pressure with glucose intolerance adverse lipid profile and all those things taken together can place a woman at risk we accounted for those factors as much as we could we show that higher levels anderton still placed a woman a higher risk so i think at this time no we're not currently screening hormone levels but that might be something that one we do the future to consider as part of other labs that we get to identify individuals at risk testosterone is normally found in women but becomes much more dominant after menopause at johns hopkins i'm elizabeth tracy there are hundreds of songs about war but a new artistic collaboration brings veterans and their families directly into the songwriting process the result is a new album by singer songwriter mary gauchet it's called rifles and rosary beads libby dank men reports mary gauchet has long woven real world trauma into her soulful country music from now my name the nashville based.
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"Legal clinics and contact them by phone but a day after the order and attorney with immigrant defenders law center based in la said the immigrants were still not being allowed phone calls i'm libby dank men homicide detectives with the la county sheriff's department are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death yesterday morning of a ten year old lancaster boy epide say they found anthony avalos unresponsive at the family apartment they say they were told he was injured in a fall he died later at a hospital sheriff's department says the boy's death is considered suspicious and detectives are now on the case seven children ages eleven months to twelve years who were either living at the boy's home or were part of the family are now under la county care la times says the sheriff's department has confirmed the deputies had been to that home other times one of l a's most prominent civil rights leaders has died former urban league president and police commission president john mack passed away last night after a long battle with cancer p was eighty one years old worn out from kpcc's frank stoltze john mack arrived in l a in nineteen sixty eight and over four decades transformed the urban league into a powerful force for both economic and social justice his temperament was that of a gentleman the league's current president michael awesome says mac communicated politely and clearly whether it was telling a corporation to invest more in south la or telling the lapd too end its brutal and racist ways the end of the day you almost thought it was your idea to get to where he wanted you to go in two thousand five mayor antonio vera gaza appointed maxson lead the police commission in an interview five years ago mack told nbc four that he was proud to work with then she bill bratton to reduce the use of force an increase accountability lapd is one of the big success stories here in los angeles chief charlie beck called mac instrumental in shaping the lapd of today covering public safety i'm frank stoltze sagana major announcement today from la mayor eric garcetti about the city's homeless population the mayor.
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"These countries are just accepting the corruption that's right they considered it a cost of doing business with the most popular sport in the world and i guess from their perspective officials are god's there's sort of a higher order being were to be treated the highest level of respect and white glove service and whatever they want they're supposed to get i'm michael barbaro that's coming up on the demon from the new york times the daily begins in five minutes but first from key pcc news i'm nick roman with the stories we're covering at seven thirty earlier this week a case of chickenpox showed up at the federal prison in victorville that's now housing immigrant detainees kpcc's libby dank ben broke that story in alabama says scabies has spread to nearly a dozen victorville inmates the bureau of prisons confirmed it diagnosed the intensely itchy and contagious rash caused by skin mites the infected immigrant detainees have been isolated and the entire housing unit clean leaned many of the nearly one thousand adult men at the prison are seeking asylum ice couldn't confirm how many if any were waiting to reunite with children the prison guards union says they are severely understaffed and don't have enough doctors and nurses at victorville to adequately screen hundreds of new immigrant detainees also this week the aclu filed a lawsuit asking for access to legal counsel for the detainees on thursday a federal judge issued a temporary restraining order requiring victorville to allow lawyers to visit the inmates hold.
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"The prison's warden sent out a letter to over eight hundred staff alerting them to a case of chickenpox in the medium security facility it said quote measures are being taken to identify and contain inmate contacts who are at risk for getting chicken pox which is highly contagious a source told kpcc the housing unit where the chicken pox case was discovered has been shut down and immigrant detainees are being monitored for more symptoms a nice spokesperson says the agency believes prisons are extremely safe and secure facilities for ice detainees i'm libby dank men democrats are consolidating their support behind lieutenant governor gavin newsom in his run to be the next governor of california during the primary campaign he and former la mayor and fellow democrat antonio vera goza were rivals for the state's top job well newsome one and heads into the november runoff the regatta did make it and kabc senior political reporter mary plummer says today in los angeles the loser threw his support behind the winner lira goza endorsed newsom after it was clear he would not move onto the general election but in their joint appearance he went much further in front of a small crowd at homegirl cafe vera goes up praised the lieutenant governor saying they both want the best for california i think it's really important that in these times that we move beyond whatever differences we might have had and work together it was the first time the to admit since vieira goza conceded they both urged democrats to join forces to defeat republican candidate john cox who faces new in november cox has been endorsed by president trump who is expected to campaign for the gop businessman in california new some dodge questions about whether there'd be a role for vera goes in his administration if he's elected covering politics i'm mary plumber you know the la times welcomed.
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"At the frame i'm john horn thanks for listening we'll be back here tomorrow thank you from the regime to you is going to be weapons i did not see coming i did not think that the world is going to allow another chemical to happen i'm michael barbaro that's coming up on the daily from the new york times from abc news i'm nick roman with the stories we're covering at seven thirty the department of veterans affairs has announced that some homeless veterans who sleep in their cars will be allowed to park overnight at the west los angeles va campus we'll be a security guard and restaurants kp excuse me rest rooms kpcc veterans and military reporter libby dank ben says the nonprofit groups safe parking l a will run the overnight parking program she says there are rules for the vets no weapons drugs or alcohol are allowed and say parking lay reserves the right to affect anyone who doesn't follow the rules they run people's names through a sex offender database but there's not a full criminal background check in the vets who stay at the parking lot will also be encouraged to connect with services on the va campus that can help them find permanent housing or now on housing the lack of it advocates for more affordable housing in california say more rent control would bring down housing costs but the states cost a hawkins loss stopped cities from capping rant on buildings that were constructed since nineteen ninetyfive now those housing advocates say they have turned in enough signatures to get a measure on the ballot two and limits on rent control it will be up to the secretary of state to decide if they really do have enough signatures developers and builders say more rent control will squelch.
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"Some folks will follow whoever they will make zuckerberg was very good at answering the questions that he wanted to answer part of that is because he's been rehearsing for this so he was prepared for just about anything but they didn't really plumb the depths of what people might have expected them to ask i'm michael barr that's coming up on the daily from the new york times from eighty nine point three kpcc i'm nick roman with the stories we're covering today wednesday april eleventh governor jerry brown has responded to donald trump's request for more national guard troops to help patrol the us mexico border kpcc's libby dank dankner says the governor is willing to send four hundred members of the california national guard to the border but for limited duty only the agreement brown submitted to the trump administration says the state will accept federal funding for boosting the number of activated cal guard but the governor will be commander in chief of these personnel and he is not allowing them to enforce immigration law instead they'll be added to the two hundred and fifty guard members already fighting crimes like drug trafficking gang activity and arms smuggling statewide it's not clear how many cal guard members will actually be sent to the border a spokesman with the governor's office said the location of the guard will be dictated by operational needs on the ground in a letter accompanying the agreement round said he wanted to be quote crystal clear this will not be a mission to build a new wall covering veterans and the military i'm libby dank men merely city council today okay to ordinances that are supposed to speed up the city's bush to.
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"Welcome back to the frame i'm libby dank men now back to my conversation with queer eye creator david collins when the original queer eye for the straight guy premiered in two thousand three it was groundbreaking television it helped expose the wider public to lgbt people at a time when their stories weren't common in the media but the original version of the show didn't delve into the fab fives personal experiences or social issues the new net flicks version does exactly that like an episode three when the fab five get pulled over by a police officer to start the show karama the only african american host is at the wheel i'm very aware of this question is what we were pulled over for because i asked you to i know him to this experience that's a conversation kerama voices his take on the fear in the black community because of violence involving police and the officers shares his feelings about being misunderstood now let's pick up my chat with creator david collins about this scene the guy show up each morning and the five of them kind of play rock paper scissors to see who's gonna drive so cromwell driving was pure coincidence pure fact that he had one and said i'm driving today we knew that we wanted to have a creative in new way each episode to introduce the guys to the hero or the nominee and how they met them so we knew we were doing a cop in georgia and we knew we were doing a policeman and we were going into their small town and we obviously had to work with the local police station and his nomination was like well how about i pull you over and we'll see what happens when we're like i don't know but let's not let's have some fun and so when when it all happened indeed uc chromos real reactions you see all of the guys in the car react as a black man being pulled over in the south as to step out of the vehicle it must have been scary for him i it wasn't he did throughout the rest of.
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"Of the veterans then move on to join a fire crews somewhere else in the country the priority is employment so many veterans out there just need meaningful careers i mean i have a lot of guys coming into this program that are jobless notice though shore says the students experience a lot of the things that they miss for military life veterans need camaraderie they need to be part of a team and when you're working in forestry especially in fire that's what you get there's the training command there's a hierarchy there are specific missions that sense of mission is what drew marine corps veteran to mazda oliveira today's team rubicon training he's lining up with fellow students getting sized for fire retardant pants shirts and gloves in high visibility yellow in the marine stay oliveras spent years working embassy security around the world he's now reservist i just always feel like i wanted to do more for people that find themselves in probably the worst day of their lives so i figure that help to fight some of the fires we have to have in california yearly would be a good idea to do that day olivera caught the bug last year helping with hurricane harvey recovery in texas he's not sure about going into firefighting as a career path yet but he thinks that chainsaw skills will be useful in future disaster responses right ashes volunteer but we'll see where life goes on thirty two i feel pretty young still day olivera will get his red card the bureau of land management's wildland firefighter certification by the end of the four day training covering veterans and the military i'm libby dank men hey everybody at six minutes now before eight o'clock in six minutes we've got one a with joshua johnson and today jimmy carter is in the studio so that's coming up but right now we have something even more important because we have to hear from eight of you in order to get a ten thousand dollar challenge i think jimmy carter i think the former president would say yes before you do anything else give now so the because that's how you're going to hear the interview is on the station it makes sense kpcc dot org or eight six six eight eight eight.
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"Long it takes really will depend on how quickly we're able to hit the ground and get the assistance and cooperation of the personnel at sack pd and how quickly we're able to reach out to the community as well we do similar types of of efforts throughout the state right now my department of justice is involved with san francisco's police department in overseeing independently they're two hundred seventy two reforms of their police department and we do what are called pattern and practice investigations where sometimes we go in and not because we'd been invited in but because we see activity that requires us to examine whether there have been violations of law by particular agency authority so we've done some of these things in the past and there's no timeline on it because you wanna make sure you do it right and do it thoroughly attorney general havi adversary been generous with your time thanks so much state attorney general javier bizarre on a busy day they have his office has jumped into another legal battle with the trump administration suing over a citizen ship question that's been added to the us census we had a record fire season in southern california this year but the damage was kept to a minimum thanks in part the thousands of firefighters who came from all over the country to help out some of them were familiar with tough and dangerous duty why well they were military veterans who are now veteran firefighters they're good at what they do and kpcc's libby dank says fire commanders want more of them about one hundred and fifty men and women are jogging on a muddy path at paramount ranch in the santa monica mountains these wildland firefighter hopefuls are tackling a fitness test they have to traverse three miles of outdoor terrain with a forty five pound pack on their chests and they're racing the clock running along with them is sage decker he's a firefighting instructor and veteran himself he says when he first got out of the army he had trouble finding a career that provided the fulfillment of military service i was looking for jobs and i was doing some carpentry stuff and i just wasn't real happy with that his brother hooked him up with a fire crew in wyoming and its stock i just think it's a it's a really good route to go and provide some good stability and.