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13 - Chris Carter talks Beatles, DJing, and Dramarama
We talk with Chris Carter, an LA disk jockey who started his career as a founding member of alt rock band Dramarama, then went on to have America's longest-running Beatles-based radio show and can now be found on Chris Carter's British Invasion on Sirius XM Radio. To watch a video interview with Chris Carter, visit the In Depth page on FOX 11: http://www.foxla.com/indepth Hit the subscribe button on this podcast, and connect with Hal on social: Facebook.com/HalEisner Instagram.com/HalEisner...
12 - Los Angeles issues, with county supervisor Hilda Solis
In this episode, LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis talks about immigration and public health crisis in the area around the shuttered Exide Battery Plant. She calls it our Flint, Michigan. Solis is also the former Secretary of Labor in the Obama Administration, is critical of what's happening at the Department now under new leadership. To watch a video interview of Solis, visit the In Depth page on FOX 11:...
11 - Helping our homeless neighbors
In this episode, we take a deeper look at how the homeless crisis is being attacked on various levels. Guests include Elise Buik - President and CEO of United Way of Greater Los Angeles, Veronica Lewis who is the director of SSG Hopics - a homeless services provider that works in South LA. To watch a video interview of these guests, visit the In Depth page on FOX 11: http://www.foxla.com/entertainment/features/fox-11-news-in-depth-from-facing-fires-to-fighting-homelessness Hit the...
10 - Electric scooters (Bird, Lime): The creators and the law enforcers
We have a great roundtable in this episode, which covers the craze around those dock-less electric scooters you see popping up in various cities, including what seems to be the epicenter of activity here in Santa Monica, California. With so much interest (and controversy) over riding them legally, we talk with Santa Monica police, city officials and Lime's General Manager here in LA. We referenced a card that police have been handing out which covers the rules and regulations around the...
9 - How LADWP deals with heat storms + water & power tips
In this episode, we're exploring power companies and how they deal with heat and extreme weather -- a timely topic since we've been seeing record heat numbers in the greater Los Angeles area. We spoke to Marty Adams, the COO of the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power. Marty is an LA native with more than 30 years experience in keeping up the vital water & power infrastructure to the city. To watch a video interview with this family, visit the In Depth page on FOX 11:...
8 - Velasco family talks about the San Bernardino attack, losing Yvette
Robert Velasco and his family have done very few interviews. In this unedited and extended public conversation, the family speaks about losing their daughter/sister Yvette to the traumatic terrorist attack in San Bernardino that took place on December 2, 2015\. Yvette was one of the 14 killed and would have been 30 years old this year. Understandably, it is tough for the members of this family to discuss something so horrific. Robert Velasco, retired as a Lt. from the CHP, also talked...
7 - InSight Mission to study the inner space of Mars
On this episode, we learn about NASA's InSight Lander -- the next Mars Mission that launched on May 5, 2018 and will land November 26, 2018\. The mission is expected to last for a little over 1 Mars year, or 728 Earth days. Troy Hudson is an engineer at NASA's JPL and has an important role with the mission, and he gives us an insight into -- InSight! To watch a video interview with Troy, visit the In Depth page on FOX...
6 - The State of Hate
We assembled a group of religious/community leaders and the founders of the NoH8 campaign to discuss the state of hate in 2018\. With the help of Cal State San Bernardino hate-crime law professor Brian Levin we explored where we are and what we need to do. To watch a video interview of these guests, visit the In Depth page on FOX 11: http://www.foxla.com/entertainment/features/fox-11-news-in-depth-the-state-of-hate-in-2018 Hit the subscribe button on this podcast, and connect with Hal on...
5 - World Hip Hop Dance Champs TLxWC
On this episode, we learn about the varsity level World Hip Hop Dance Champs who are from Southern California. They're called TLxWC -- high schoolers from West Covina who are preparing to defend their title this summer. To watch a video interview of these performers, visit the In Depth page on FOX 11: http://www.foxla.com/entertainment/features/fox-11-news-in-depth-turning-tragedy-into-a-mission-defending-a-dance-title Hit the subscribe button on this podcast, and connect with Hal on...