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The latest news stories from 89.3 KPCC, Southern California Public Radio.

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Could a gondola to Dodger Stadium solve traffic woes? LA Mayor Garcetti is pitching it

4/26/2018
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The company behind the proposal wants to create a zero-emission transit line up to Dodger Stadium. It's not the first time the idea has come up.

Duration:00:05:47

EPA chief Scott Pruitt faces tough questions on Capitol Hill

4/26/2018
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Pruitt will be hoping to satisfy the many questions from lawmakers — but his main audience will be down the street, at the White House.

Duration:00:03:39

What will the LAFC do to the Figueroa Corridor?

4/26/2018
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Their shiny new stadium opens up in Exposition Park Sunday, within spitting distance of USC and the Coliseum, and a short drive from Staples Center.

Duration:00:09:12

Suspected Golden State Killer arrested, capping decades-long 'journey for justice'

4/26/2018
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Officials have arrested former police officer Joseph James DeAngelo who they believe to be the notorious rapist and murderer. He's been charged with eight counts fo murder so far.

Duration:00:07:17

LA Metro to weigh expansion of homeless service efforts

4/26/2018
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The county transit agency is considering further steps to address the growing presence of the homeless on its trains and at its stations.

Duration:00:00:56

‘Double Vision’: Photographer George Rodriguez's dual visions of L.A.

4/26/2018
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His new book spans over half a century of images capturing two very different visions of Los Angeles, from pop culture icons to social activists.

Duration:00:10:38

In the CalArts world of music, salsa is a popular draw for students

4/25/2018
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The school's expansive music program has a salsa band that reflects the institute's growing Latino student population.

Duration:00:06:59

Tiny lab-grown 'brains' raise big ethical questions

4/25/2018
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Scientists are growing increasingly large and sophisticated clusters of human brain cells. Ethicists are now wondering what to do if these minibrains start thinking.

Duration:00:02:49

What DACA decision means for students today and democrats tomorrow

4/25/2018
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Final word on DACA will determine for many local students if they can attend school in the fall. It may also influence how Democrats do in the next election.

Duration:00:06:27

How SoCal's bright colors made KPCC listener Ranjana feel at home

4/25/2018
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Ranjana Kishore comes from a part of southern India that's vibrant with colors. When she visited Pasadena for the first time, she was taken aback by how stunning it could be, too.

Duration:00:01:25

Watch out, Chinese speakers. You're the target of a new phone scam.

4/25/2018
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Even people who don't speak the language are getting these calls, which claim to come from the Chinese consulate.

Duration:00:04:41

Why you may pay more in your power bill for damage from utility-caused fires

4/25/2018
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A bill pending in the State senate would make it easier for utilities to pass on to ratepayers the costs of wildfires their equipment cause.

Duration:00:00:50

What a change to rent control restrictions could mean for you

4/25/2018
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LA's mayor is among those supporting an initiative to lift state limitations on rent control. Will it stem sky-high housing costs — or discourage future building?

Duration:00:04:14

LAPD takes some credit for easing immigrants' fears of reporting crimes

4/25/2018
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Reports of sexual assault plummeted among Latinos in Trump's first months of office amid heightened rhetoric about mass deportations. The numbers are improving, the LAPD says, pointing to aggressive outreach.

Duration:00:00:53

Meet the couple behind Netflix's 'The Honeymoon Standup Special'

4/25/2018
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Comedians Moshe Kasher and Natasha Leggero discuss religion and parenthood, and offer relationship advice to audience members in their three-part show.

Duration:00:16:52

Jamila Woods uses poetry and song to reflect on her native Chicago

4/24/2018
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Woods hails from the south side of Chicago where she discovered her love of poetry. Her music fuses spoken word and R&B with messages of social justice.

Duration:00:06:02

'Dear Franklin Jones' is an audio memoir about growing up inside a cult

4/24/2018
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Radio producer Jonathan Hirsch has made a compelling podcast about his childhood that was defined by the teechings of his parents' guru.

Duration:00:10:45

West Los Angeles VA opens parking spots for homeless veterans sleeping in cars

4/24/2018
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Veterans have access to 10 parking spaces, but the Greater Los Angeles VA says the program could expand if there's enough demand.

Duration:00:00:54

Latin music's leading ladies are burning up the charts

4/24/2018
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The list includes one artist with roots in Inglewood.

Duration:00:09:39

Getty Museum to Cleopatra: "It's not all about you."

4/24/2018
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Cleopatra would not have liked "Beyond the Nile," the Getty's new exhibit of 2,300 years of Egyptian history. After all, it's not all about her.

Duration:00:05:17

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