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Lawyer: Whittier State Senator Fired Staffers Who Reported Alleged Misconduct With Young Female

Nov 10, 2017
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California state Sen. Tony Mendoza fired three employees after they reported his alleged inappropriate behavior toward a young female colleague, according to an attorney representing one of the staffers.

“This smacks of retaliation,” attorney Micha Star Liberty said Thursday.

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Lillian Vasquez has produced a local series, "The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War," where she talks with veterans from our Inland Empire region.  Ken Burns and Lynn Novic have produced a news documentary, "The Vietnam War," for PBS.  It's an 18-hour documentary series that continues tonight (Thursday) on KVCT-TV at 8pm. 

University of California President Janet Napolitano will be in the Inland Empire today, spending time at schools in Moreno Valley.  More form KVCR's Ken Vincent.

California regulators have committed to a ten-year plan to deal with the shrinking Salton Sea.  KPBS's Erik Anderson has details.

During his trip to Europe this week, California Governor Jerry Brown is urging foreign governments to bypass the Trump administration and coordinate with states to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford looks at how far the governor can wade into international diplomacy.

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The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians yesterday (Tuesday) announced a huge expansion of their casino property in Highland.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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With California's multi-billion-dollar cannabis industry coming on line next year, state officials are thinking about piles of money.  A report out yesterday (Tuesday) looks at where growers and sellers should park their cash, since most banks won't touch it.

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Speaking in Brussels at the European Parliament yesterday (Tuesday), California Governor Jerry Brown says the state should link its signature climate change program, cap-and-trade, to it's European counterpart.  As Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports, that could make it less expensive for businesses to cut  emissions, but also to introduce more risk.

For four straight years, the California Senate has quietly shelved an Assembly bill that would have provided whistleblower protection to legislative employees. Now, the sexual harassment turmoil at the Capitol could give the bill new life. Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports. 

John Husing, the Chief Economist for the Inland Empire Economic Partnership continues his conversation with KVCR's Ken Vincent comparing and contrasting Riverside County's and San Bernardino County's economic and demographic data.  In this segment, Dr. Husing reveals statistics that show the share of the Inland Empire's population that are non-U.S. citizens and non-primary English speakers is relatively small.  In fact, there is a larger share of non-citizens and non-primary English speakers in the Southern California coastal counties than in the IE.

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