CA Proposition 15 on Property Tax Reform Fails, L.A. Times To Settle Pay-Disparity Lawsuit, Servant of Pod with Nick Quah
Prop 15 Fails
Proposition 15 has been defeated with 48% of votes in support and 52% opposed — more than 15 million votes have been tallied so far. Final results aren't expected until the end of the month.
- Zach Courser, visiting assistant professor of government at Claremont McKenna College and Co-Director of the Policy Lab
On this Veterans Day we profile Luther Hendricks, 95, one of the first members of the all-Black Montford Point Marines, the Marines equivalent of the Tuskegee Airmen.
L.A. Times Settlement
Yesterday the Los Angeles Times and its former owner, Tribune Publishing, agreed to pay three million dollars to resolve a class-action pay-equity lawsuit brought by the paper’s own journalists.
- Bettina Boxall, staff writer for the Los Angeles Times and lead plaintiff on the case
- Meg James, a corporate media reporter for the Times who’s been covering this lawsuit, about the outcome and impact of the case
On The Lot
The possibility of a COVID vaccine would not just be a life saver for…humans all over the world...it would also be a financial savior for movie theater chains that are holding on the edge of an economic cliff by their fingertips. Also, a Hollywood studio is paying a big star his full salary, not to shoot a film.
- Rebecca Keegan Senior Film Editor for The Hollywood Reporter
Servant of Pod
We talk to Nick Quah, host of the LAist studios podcast Servant of Pod, about his latest episode in which he interviews Marc Smerling, co-creator of the podcast Crimetown. His film and TV credits include the HBO documentary series “The Jinx” and the Oscar-nominated documentary film “Capturing The Friedmans.”