Californians Could Still Be Fined for Lack of Health Insurance
State lawmakers could create a financial penalty for Californians who don’t buy health insurance. This would replace the federal penalty that was eliminated in the Republican tax bill.
Reporter: April Dembosky
Four months ahead of the June primary, there’s a new poll from the Public Policy Institute of California. It finds that democrats Gavin Newsom and Antonio Villaraigosa are pretty much tied.
Reporter: Scott Shafer
Officials Close Orange County's Only Needle Exchange Program
The only needle exchange program in Orange County closed its doors last month after Santa Ana officials denied its permit application.
Reporter: Michelle Wiley
A federal judge has ordered Orange County to halt efforts to clear homeless encampments along the Santa Ana Riverbed. The decision came after lawyers for the homeless requested an emergency stop to the sheriff’s department’s plan to begin enforcing trespassing laws in the area.
Reporter: Jill Replogle
California State University Study Reveals Homelessness Still a Big Issue for Students
A lot of the state's college students have a tough time paying for food and finding a place to live. The California State University system aims to change that by first figuring out the extent of the problem.
Reporter: Vanessa Rancano
Men Behaving Badly in Silicon Valley 'Bro' Culture
Drug-fueled private sex parties, deals getting done in strip clubs and hot tubs. That's just part of doing business for some of Silicon Valley's elite entrepreneurs and investors. That’s according to a new book called “Brotopia: breaking up the boys club of Silicon Valley.”
Guest: Emily Chang
The new owner of the L.A. Times is also one of the richest men in Los Angeles. Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong made his fortune in medical research and development and in pharmaceuticals. But he has virtually no journalism experience. So why would Dr. Soon-Shiong want to own a major metropolitan newspaper in today’s contracting news business?
Guest: Gabriel Kahn