Archive for September 17th, 2015

Lou Desmond

Thursday, September 17, 2015 – 05:00 p.m.

The Lou Desmond and Company Show is broadcasting from the Toyota of San Bernardino Recording Studios!

Lou is joined by Matthew LePlante, assistant professor of journalism at University of Utah to discuss the crime and murders in El Salvador. In a single day, 51 people were murdered. So what’s the answer to the problem?

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GOP Debate

Thursday, September 17, 2015 – 09:00 a.m.

The second GOP debate, hosted by CNN on Wednesday evening, was nothing more than embarrassing entertainment, than showcasing candidates.

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California Money

Frustration with the influence of big donors in politics has helped propel the presidential candidacy of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who is running as a Democrat. (Rob Brown/Associated Press)

By Matea Gold
September 16, 2016 at 3:00 PM

When Silicon Valley entrepreneur Jim Heerwagen decided to invest in an effort to reduce the influence of big money on politics, he considered a push for a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision.

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Capitol Public Radio

Ben Adler
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 | Sacramento, CA |

California tax revenues continue to stream in. The state is nearly half a billion dollars above budget projections just two months into the new fiscal year – though there’s one big caveat.

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California Poverty

By Brenda Gazzar, Los Angeles Daily News
Posted: 09/16/15 – 9:15 PM PDT |

Local poverty rates remain stubbornly high despite lower unemployment, census figures show.

More than one in five people were living in poverty in San Bernardino County last year while the poverty rate in Los Angeles County didn’t lag far behind, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.

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