A year after riots in Anaheim, tensions are still heated between many working-class Latinos and the city’s police force.
In the latest example, the mother of a man shot and killed by police claims that the officer who shot her son recently pulled her over on a frivolous stop, with police later trashing her son’s memorial.
We discuss this and more on PBS SoCaL:
- Santa Ana losing millions of dollars per year on its contracted-out jail.
- Local government being forced to think in a more holistic way about keeping convicts from returning to prison.
- County supervisors restoring funding for a health care outreach organization, whose leader argues will help increase achievement and reduce crime.
- Officials seek to protect documents surrounding warnings of alleged sex crimes by former county executive Carlos Bustamante, prompting questions of who knew what and when.
Voice of OC’s weekly news segments are broadcast on PBS SoCaL.