What Changes to Proposition 13 Could Mean for Local Governments
A potential expansion to California’s Proposition 13 property tax break would likely mean increased home sales and higher revenues for realtors. But there’s disagreement on how the measure would affect local governments’ finances.
Reporter: Katie Orr
U.S. Overturning Asylum Protections for Domestic Violence Victims
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Monday that he is overturning asylum protections for victims of domestic violence and gang violence.
Reporter: Farida Jhabvala Romero
Family Separations at Border Continue
The federal government says now more than 11,000 migrant children are currently in U.S. immigration custody, many of them after being separated from their families at the U.S. -- Mexico border. That includes families presenting themselves to authorities and seeking asylum. The youngsters are still taken away from the parents and sent into a huge system that provides little or no information to either the parents or the kids about how to reconnect.
Guest: Tyche Hendricks
State Lawmakers Try to Open Food Stamps to More Californians
State lawmakers reached an agreement at the end of last week that could give CalFresh money to up to 400,000 Californians who are currently only getting Supplemental Security Income.
Reporter: Polly Stryker
New Reproductive Technologies Offer Hope for Cancer Patients
It used to be that many younger cancer patients simply gave up on ever having children of their own. Lots of cancer treatments cause infertility. These days though, new reproductive technologies offer hope. But there’s a big disagreement in California over who should pay when cancer patients want a chance at parenthood.
Reporter: Raquel Maria Dillon
The Doomsday Clock and North Korea
What do the years 1953 and 2018 have in common you ask? Well, they are both years when the hand on the Doomsday Clock has been the closest it has ever been to annihilation -- two minutes to midnight.
Reporter: Polly Stryker
A Watch Party for the U.S.-North Korea Summit
While President Trump and Kim Jong Un were meeting yesterday in a historic summit between the U.S. and North Korea, Several dozen Korean Americans watched news coverage of the Summit at a Korean owned restaurant and bar called Piper's in LA's Koreatown.
Reporter: Jenny Hamel