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Silverado Fire in Southern California Spreads to 4,000 Acres, Immigration Under Trump: How Policies and Practices Have Changed, All You Need To Know On The World Series

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A firefighter works to extinguish the Thomas Fire as it burns past the 101 Highway towards the Pacific Coast Highway in Ventura, California, Dec. 7, 2017.
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A firefighter works to extinguish the Thomas Fire as it burns past the 101 Highway towards the Pacific Coast Highway in Ventura, California, Dec. 7, 2017.

Silverado Fire 

In Irvine, the Silverado fire has burned about 4,000 acres, and dry conditions and high winds could only exacerbate the situation.

Guest:

  •  Jacob Margolis, KPCC's Science Reporter 

Anthony McClain Video

A Pasadena police officer fatally shot Anthony McClain in the back as he ran away from a traffic stop. The police say he was holding a gun; we asked use-of-force experts to review the video. KPCC's Robert Garrova has the story.

The Battle To Stay In America 

Remaking the immigration system has been a priority of the Trump administration from day one. This week we’ll have a series of segments about how immigration policies have changed and how those changes have impacted those who've been targeted and our country as a whole.

Guest:

  • Michael Kagan, director of the Immigration Clinic at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and author of the book: The Battle To Stay In America: Immigration’s Hidden Front Line

The OC Update 

We’ll turn our attention southward now to Orange County … where it’s tiers for fears … and how being stuck in a restrictive reopening tier has led officials to worry about the long-lasting economic effects. Plus, the latest on a tight election race in the Board of Supervisors. 

Guest:

  • Nick Gerda, reporter at the non-profit news site The Voice of OC

CA's 25th Congressional District Race

It's been a turbulent couple of years for the 25th Congressional District in north L.A. and eastern Ventura County. Back in 2018, liberal activists threw themselves into Katie Hill's campaign, helping the Democrat flip this longtime GOP seat. But then, Hill resigned, and Republican Mike Garcia won the special election to fill the last seven months of her term. KPCC's Libby Denkmann reports on the race between Garcia and his challenger, Democrat Christy Smith. 

World Series 2020

27 outs away…..that is all that separates the Dodgers from their first World Series win since 1988. It would also give LA a rare double play, having the Dodgers and Lakers winning championships in the same year.  Last time that happened….1988. But the Dodgers have to win one more game first and the way this crazy back and forth World Series has played out so far, that is no lock.

Guest:

  • Molly Knight, senior staff writer and columnist for The Athletic LA and author of The Best Team Money Can Buy. She talks to A Martinez.
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