The California primary is on June 7th, and for the first time in a while, California voters may have an impact on the nominations. On Point reports with Los Angeles County Democratic Party Vice Chair Mark Gonzalez, Valley College Political Science Professor Anthony O'Regan, and former Thousand Oaks Mayor Ed Jones.
The United States has the largest prison population in the world, but much of the system is operated by private corporations with the potential to make huge profits from the imprisonment of the inmates, who are often African Americans, and who are often serving time for drug-related crimes. On Point reports with CSUN Political Science Professor Jane Bayes and Los Angeles Harbor College Political Science Professor Van Chaney.
In January, National Football League owners voted to allow Inglewood, California to build a new stadium for the Los Angeles Rams. On Point reports with Inglewood High School football coach James Sims, CSUN Urban Studies & Planning Department Chair Dr. Robert Kent and Inglewood/Airport Area Chamber of Commerce President Marc T. Little.
University officials are urging the city of Los Angeles to support better public transportation alternatives for CSUN's almost 50,000 students, faculty and staff; with no subway or light rail connections to the west San Fernando Valley and few rapid bus lines, multi-hour commutes are not unusual for some students and faculty. On Point reports with CSUN Parking & Transportation Services Manager Larry Isrow, Urban Studies & Planning Professor Craig Olwert, and Associated Students Support Services Manager Ken Premo.