What happened to past migrant caravans? Holograms in Los Angeles, spreading your ashes at Disneyland
As the current caravan of migrants makes its way to the U.S. border, we take a look at what has happened to former migrants who came to the country in a caravan. Plus, the controversy over bringing dead celebrities to life for holographic performances. And, why are people spreading the ashes of their loved ones at Disneyland?
Past Migrant Caravans
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There's a caravan made up of thousands of migrants slowly making its way through Mexico towards the U.S., but it's not the first caravan of its kind to make this journey. What happened to the others? Where do the migrants stand in the immigration process?
- Miriam Jordan, New York Times reporter who has written about this
Church Immigrant Abuse
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It's for anyone who follows the Catholic Church scandal and cares about how priests were allowed to move from place to place, including to California. Here, immigrants were afraid to report the priests lest they be deported. Now the details are emerging.
Pot in Riverside
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Cannabis businesses got the green light to operate in unincorporated parts of Riverside County. County Supervisors hope it will address issues surrounding the illegal businesses that have sprouted since cannabis consumption was legalized in the state.
- Kevin Jeffries, Riverside County Supervisor
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Disneyland isn't just the happiest place on Earth. It's also a very popular spot to spread earthly remains.
- Erich Schwartzel, Wall Street Journal reporter
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For the third year in a row, hikers are celebrating L.A.'s famous cougar P-22 by following in his pawprints.
- Caleigh Wells, KPCC reporter
South Pasadena Bike Path ridealong
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The new South Pasadena bike path opened over the weekend. Take Two's Sue Carpenter joined former South Pasadena mayor and current SoPas councilman Michael Cacciotti, who spent 12 years working with stakeholders and finding funding for the $2 million bike path along the Arroyo Seco. The bike path officially opened October 20.
Holograms of the recently deceased
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Recently, famous deceased figures like Ronald Reagan and Roy Orbison have ended up on stage--in SoCal—in hologram form. And Amy Winehouse's image is actually going on tour next year. So why are holograms becoming more popular and what's the debate over using images of the deceased?
- Jeff Burke, UCLA tech expert
- Aaron Moss, attorney
What’s your LA ghost story?
Los Angeles has the reputation of being a pretty haunted place. Landmarks like the Hollywood Roosevelt hotel, the Queen Mary and Griffith Park are known as spooktacular destinations — especially this time of year. So, in the true spirit of the Halloween month, Take Two producers want to know: Do you have a personal spooky story that took place here in Los Angeles? We had great stories last year, and we'd love to share yours. Submit it here!