Los Angeles City Council Approves Moratorium On No-Fault Evictions

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The association representing L.A. apartment owners says the moratorium will hurt the livelihoods of landlords. (Getty Images )

Los Angeles City Council Approves Moratorium On No-Fault Evictions

After the City Council passed it unanimously, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has signed an emergency ordinance banning “no fault” evictions in the city. The ban will prevent landlords from kicking tenants out of their dwellings if they don’t have a good reason to,” like tenants who don’t pay their rents. The ordinance is seen as a way to protect people who pay relatively low rents from being evicted and replaced with people paying more before a new statewide rent control law takes effect on January 1st.

Trump Water Rules Erode Protection For Endangered Salmon

The Trump Administration has released its long-awaited water management plan for California. And environmental groups are pledging to fight it. They argue the plan throws out a lot of science and would weaken protections for endangered species, like salmon.
Reporter: Lauren Sommer 

Uncuffed Brings You Stories From Inside California Prison System

We bring you the first story in an occasional series looking at life inside California’s prison system, produced by prisoners themselves and our partner station KALW. At Solano State Prison, Brian Mazza  spoke with his fellow inmate Remus Sam Langi about using music to help face his crime. Langi is serving a sentence of 38-years-to-life for second degree murder.

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