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Among Asian-American families, stigma still grips mental illnesses

6/21/2018
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There is a silent killer that is still looming in the Asian-American community.

Duration:00:13:40

California’s 48th District: The fight for the second spot in November’s general election

6/21/2018
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The 48th congressional district in Orange County is seeing a tight race between Businessman Harley Rouda and stem cell scientist Hans Keirstead.

Duration:00:18:10

How CA Republicans might influence immigration votes, plus the legality of Trump’s executive order

6/21/2018
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President Donald Trump abruptly reversed himself Wednesday and signed an executive order halting his administration's policy of separating children from their parents when they are detained illegally crossing the U.S. border.

Duration:00:16:42

LA Sheriff probes claim of false statements, excessive force in deputy shooting

6/21/2018
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The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will investigate a convicted burglar's claims of "false statements, conflicting statements and excessive force" in his April 2011 shooting by a deputy.

Duration:00:00:41

Black Babies Die At Twice The Rate Of White Babies. My Family Is Part Of This Statistic

6/21/2018
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Black babies in the U.S. are twice as likely to die before their first birthday as white babies. KPCC's Priska Neely has a personal connection to this issue.

Duration:00:07:38

Landslide vote vetoes new neighborhood council in Koreatown

6/21/2018
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A plan to create a second neighborhood council in Koreatown — one that would have encompassed Little Bangladesh — was soundly defeated at the polls: 98.5% to 1.5%, according to unofficial tally.

Duration:00:00:53

More than 1,000 become new citizens in Pasadena ceremony

6/21/2018
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Some of the newest U.S. citizens took the oath of allegiance Wednesday in Pasadena.

Duration:00:01:08

Got Lobster? Trump's Steel Tariffs Threaten Trap Industry

6/21/2018
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The factory that makes wire mesh used in the majority of North American lobster traps says steel tariffs will spike the cost of their product, and lobstermen will bear the brunt of the higher prices.

Duration:00:03:52

Aliso Canyon may be allowed to store more gas soon

6/21/2018
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Southern California Gas Co. is facing some problems getting enough natural gas into our region. That increases the risk for power outages this summer.

Duration:00:00:53

LAPD releases first body cam video under new policy

6/21/2018
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The policy requires the release of footage in critical incidents within 45 days. The video released Wednesday is an edited version of a fatal incident in South L.A. It shows officers subduing a suspect who had been holding a metal pipe.

Duration:00:00:57

SoCal Edison unveils new center to prevent wildfires

6/21/2018
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Edison installed new weather stations across the county and a new Situational Awareness Center to help stop wildfires before they start.

Duration:00:00:57

This young Los Angeles bassist is going places – Carnegie Hall, to be exact

6/20/2018
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Twenty-two of the country’s best young jazz musicians are heading to New York for the first ever NYO Jazz program. LA's Anna Abondolo is one of them.

Duration:00:05:53

'They showed me it's okay to have autism': How a program for young people with autism launched this young actor's career

6/20/2018
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"Everyone was so accepting of me," 16-year-old actor Coby Bird said. "I could sing more. I can be social more. They showed me it's okay to have autism"

Duration:00:05:07

A Pediatrician Reports Back From A Visit To A Children's Shelter Near The Border

6/20/2018
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Doctors worry that the trauma children experience when they were separated from their parents at the U.S. border could have lasting health effects.

Duration:00:04:09

Lottery sales fast-paced in low-income, Latino and Asian neighborhoods

6/20/2018
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Lottery losses are felt more acutely in certain neighborhoods: KPCC/LAist reviewed store-by-store sales data from the lottery, revealing that those booming sales happen disproportionately in census tracts that are low-income and non-white.

Duration:00:04:10

LA Supes set to vote on new jail for mentally ill inmates

6/20/2018
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On Tuesday the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will consider a $2.2 billion plan to build a new jail in downtown that will replace the aging Men's Central Jail. The new facility would specialize in treating mentally ill inmates.

Duration:00:00:46

Pop Culture Happy Hour: The Great Big Stand-Up Roundup

6/20/2018
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You can find new stand-up specials just about every week. In fact, you can find so many that it's hard to keep track of them all. So we spent this episode recommending a few.

Duration:00:24:20

Villaraigosa backs Newsom in LA after failed gubernatorial bid

6/20/2018
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Antonio Villaraigosa, who fell short in his bid to be California's net governor, joined frontrunner Gavin Newsom at Homeboy Industries' Homegirl Cafe in Los Angeles on Tuesday. L.A.

Duration:00:00:48

Chickenpox case detected in immigrant detained at Victorville federal prison

6/20/2018
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More than 800 prison staff members at a federal facility in Victorville were notified this week that an immigrant detainee there has been diagnosed with chickenpox, according to a letter from the warden obtained by KPCC/LAist.

Duration:00:00:55

Inglewood housing activists sue city over plans for an LA Clippers stadium

6/20/2018
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In two years, the LA Rams move to Inglewood. And now it looks like the Clippers might follow.

Duration:00:00:47