Two of the most powerful political figures in California...President pro Temp of the State Senate Kevin de Leon and the Speaker of the Assembly Anthony Rendon-- for the first time-- appear in a joint interview on News Conference. They talk with NBC4's Conan Nolan about why they have hired former U-S Attorney General Eric Holder.
California's top political leaders...Senate leader Kevin De Leon (D-Los Angeles) and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) appear in joint interview on News Conference. NBC4's Conan Nolan asks the legislators if they are ready for the long haul fighting the the Trump Administration? Plus, they talk about affordable housing and transportation.
Is California setting itself as leading the fight against the incoming Donald Trump administration? NBC’s Meet the Press’ Chuck Todd and NBC4’s Conan Nolan talk about that plus the senate hearing on Russian influence on the US election...and the California hiring of the former Attorney General Eric Holder.
What to expect in 2017? Most economists see promising signs going into the new year...but few are offering words of caution. NBC4's Conan Nolan talks with two experts. First up... economist Christopher Thornberg, Ph.D. of Beacon Economics. Then, Joel Singer of the California Association of Realtors.
Christopher Thornberg, Ph.D. is the founding partner of Beacon Economics and the Director of the UC Riverside Center for Economic Forecasting. He talks with NBC4's Conan Nolan about California's employment boom and housing crisis. What impact will the new administration have in our economic development?
NBC4's Conan Nolan talks with Joel Singer, President of the California Association of Realtors about the 2017 housing market in Southern California. The outlook is not very good. His group is demanding changes. People just can't afford to live here anymore. "The situation is as bad as we have seen it in the last 35 years", he says. Public policy must change, he adds.
News Conference from time to time takes a look at events and stories that have influenced Southern California. Today, we took at the six-mile Rose Parade down Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena. It’s the Tournament of Roses 128th Parade. Mark Leavens, the Chairman of the Float Entries Committee talks with NBC4’s Conan Nolan about the floats from their inception to construction thru the final decoration.
Two Walmart stores in Long Beach were evacuated Thursday afternoon after receiving letters indicating a bomb threat.
A judge ruled Wednesday that the husband of the late Zsa Zsa Gabor can temporarily remain in the former couple's Bel Air residence after the May 2 scheduled turnover date to the buyers, giving him time to be able to afford to eventually move elsewhere.
A 9-year-old Ohio girl makes a frantic call for help from the backseat of a moving car after her parents overdose behind the wheel.
GOP House leaders delayed their planned vote Thursday on a long-promised bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare," in a stinging setback for House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump in their first major legislative test. The decision came after Trump, who ran as a master dealmaker, failed to reach agreement with a bloc of rebellious conservatives. Moderate-leaning Republican lawmakers were also bailing on the legislation, leaving it short of votes. The bill could still come to a vote in coming days, but canceling Thursday's vote was a significant defeat. It came on the seven-year anniversary of President Barack Obama signing the Affordable Care Act, years that Republicans have devoted to promising repeal.
The Republican health overhaul bill in Congress would cut federal payments for low-income health coverage in California by an estimated $6 billion in 2020 and more than $24 billion in a decade, Gov. Jerry Brown's administration said.
Sunshine, soft temps are predicted for the mondo cycle/strut event. Plus: LA Opera open house, Vegan Street Fair, Santa Ana film, Earth Hour