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The blinding speed of change in LA demands that we pause to ask, where are we going? "Olney in L.A." is an ongoing exploration of the people and the forces that are shaping Southern California, hosted by veteran ​newsman Warren Olney.

The blinding speed of change in LA demands that we pause to ask, where are we going? "Olney in L.A." is an ongoing exploration of the people and the forces that are shaping Southern California, hosted by veteran ​newsman Warren Olney.
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Los Angeles, CA

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KCRW

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The blinding speed of change in LA demands that we pause to ask, where are we going? "Olney in L.A." is an ongoing exploration of the people and the forces that are shaping Southern California, hosted by veteran ​newsman Warren Olney.

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@kcrw

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English


Episodes

Tackling homelessness in LA

7/14/2017
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Tackling homelessness in Los Angeles will take a lot of funding and some of that money will come via Measure H, a sales tax. How does the county plan to allocate the funds?

Duration: 00:07:42


Single-payer health insurance: Is it dead?

6/28/2017
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Can California enact single-payer universal health insurance? It's a $400 billion question.

Duration: 00:07:42


Growing pains for California's Democratic Party?

5/26/2017
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California's Democratic Party faces some growing pains. Some call it akin to a Tea Party moment.

Duration: 00:07:26


South LA's legacy: 25 Years after the riots

4/28/2017
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Twenty-five years after the LA uprising what has changed for residents in South LA?

Duration: 00:07:30


LA County Probation Department woes

4/21/2017
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Is LA County's Probation Department allocating funding properly?

Duration: 00:07:45


Political upheaval for California Congressman Devin Nunes?

4/7/2017
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Does California Republican Devin Nunes have a future after recusing himself- temporarily- as chair of the House Intelligence Committee over questions of ethics violations?

Duration: 00:07:28


Where will Prop 47 funds go?

3/31/2017
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The passage of Prop 47 reducing some felony crimes to misdemeanors has saved taxpayers $103 million. The funds will be distributed to programs intended to rehabilitate former prisoners. A look at the committee making the decisions.

LA voter turnout: What happened?

3/10/2017
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Voter turnout was abysmal in this last election. What happened to LA voters?

Duration: 00:07:29


Oroville Dam: A cautionary tale

2/17/2017
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It's not just the Oroville Dam. Many of California's other dams, levees and pipelines are in big trouble.

Duration: 00:07:29


Retirement security on the chopping block

2/10/2017
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Congress is working to block a California law meant to establish retirement plans for low-income workers. Why?

Duration: 00:07:07


The Trump threat

1/27/2017
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President Trump is making good on his promise to build a wall. He's also threatening to cut off federal funding to "sanctuary cities." Why he may not be able to keep that promise.

Duration: 00:07:14


The post-Trump 411 on 420

1/13/2017
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"Good people don't smoke marijuana," according to Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions. He's Donald Trump's pick for Attorney General. What will that mean for California?

Duration: 00:07:53


The winds of change at the AQMD

12/16/2016
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Ten months ago, Republicans held the majority at the South Coast Air Quality Management District. But the tide is shifting with the appointment of Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, a Democrat.

Duration: 00:07:40


Alpacas vs. mountain lions in the Malibu hills

12/2/2016
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The mountain lion known as P-45 is blamed for alpaca deaths in the Malibu hills, and a local rancher now has a state permit to kill him.

Duration: 00:07:15


A nightmare for Dreamers

11/18/2016
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"Dreamers" were brought to this country and raised as Americans, but their parents were never were naturalized. With Donald Trump's promise of deportation many worry they'll be rounded up and sent out of the country.

Duration: 00:07:44


California v. Trump

11/11/2016
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What does the future hold for Californians, the majority of which rejected President-elect Donald Trump and his divisive brand of politics?

Duration: 00:07:39


Weeding through the ballot measures

11/4/2016
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California has 17 ballot initiatives on the state ballot this year. In this election special we sort out Propositions 58 and 64, which deal with bilingual education and legalizing recreational marijuana usage.

Duration: 00:29:26


Death and taxes

10/27/2016
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California has 17 ballot initiatives on the state ballot this year. In this election special we sort out why the state opted for direct democracy and look at Propositions 55, 62 and 66, which deal with death and taxes.

Duration: 00:28:54


Prop 63: Under the gun

10/27/2016
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Prop 63 California’s big gun ballot initiative is a sweeping measure getting praise from firearm advocates and harsh criticism from gun-rights advocates.

Duration: 00:07:26


Prop 54: last-minute lawmaking

10/13/2016
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A discussion about Proposition 54, which, if approved, would end the practice of last-minute lawmaking by California legislators.

Duration: 00:07:30

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