Protesters Are a No-Show for Right-Wing Provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos at Cal Poly
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo administrators have spent weeks preparing for a Thursday night appearance by Milo Yiannopoulos at a panel hosted by College Republicans and the right-wing organization Turning Point USA. The university brought in police from all 23 California State University system campuses in advance of the event. KCBX’s Tyler Pratt tells Penny Nelson what happened.
Reporter: Tyler Pratt
Los Angeles Police Commission Asks Residents What They Want in a Police Chief
The L.A. Police Department is getting ready to pick a new leader. Chief Charlie Beck is retiring this summer and city officials have asked the community what they’re looking for. The next chief will follow in the footsteps of two leaders who were seen as reformers.
Reporter: Jenny Hamel
For a Young Immigrant, Growing Up in California Meant Leaving Her Parents
All this week, KQED -- which produces The California Report -- let high school students take over our airwaves to bring us stories you might not otherwise hear. Today, a young woman gets at the heart of what it's like to be a teenager many miles away from your parents. Lupita Garcia lives in Silicon Valley with her sister and grandmother, while her parents remain in the state of Michoacán, Mexico.
Reporter: Penny Nelson
New Los Angeles Soccer Team Wants to Lift Up the Community
This Sunday a new soccer stadium debuts in South Los Angeles, along with its new team, the Los Angeles Football Club. The stadium arrived with a $350 million price tag and three years invested in developing support and fans from the ground up. KCRW’s Saul Gonzalez tells Penny Nelson the team says its relationship to the neighborhood will be different from many other sports facilities.
Reporter: Saul Gonzalez
A piece of the California Dream has always belonged to immigrants who saw field work as a stepping stone to improve their lives. That story is shifting with fewer migrants crossing the border from Mexico. But for many California farmworkers, the only path forward is still through the fields.
Reporter: Julia Mitric