NewsConference

  • NewsConference Jul 26

    Listen to the NewsConference Podcast

    NewsConference, Southern California’s longest-running and most respected public affairs show has aired on NBC4 Los Angeles since 1966. Established by Tom Brokaw and Bob Abernethy, NewsConference broadcasts Sunday mornings following Meet the Press in the Los Angeles market. Now, hosted by Southern California’s top political reporter, Conan Nolan, this go-to TV program is going podcast. California’s biggest names in public affairs come to Conan...

  • Police Jun 7

    NewsConference Extra: Defunding the Police, a National Trend?

    $150-million less for the LAPD? That’s what Los Angeles Mayor says he’ll do. Will this start a national trend? NBC4’S Conan Nolan and NBC Chuck tells talk about that plus, what is happening nationwide. “This is a very volatile issue in urban politics for the next decade” says Todd.

  • White House Apr 5

    NewsConference Extra: The White House Sending Mixed Messages

    NBC4’s Conan Nolan and NBC’s Chuck Todd of Meet the Press on the mixed messages people are getting from the daily White House briefings.    

  • coronavirus Mar 29

    NewsConference: Another Federal Stimulus Bill Signed

    here has been a disconnect between what has been said about the coronavirus crisis at the White House and what is being said by governors. Can the two bridge the gap on what is need to respond the health crisis. NBC4’s Conan Nolan and Chuck Todd of Meet the Press talk about that, plus the economic stimulus package....

  • coronavirus Mar 22

    NewsConference: Coronavirus in Washington Politics

    It’s not the time for politics, but for answers and leadership. NBC4’s Conan Nolan and Chuck Todd of Meet the Press talk about how our leaders in the federal government are dealing with the coronavirus crisis. Conan Nolan reports.

  • Los Angeles Mar 18

    NewsConference: LA City Attorney Fights Price Gouging

    NBC4’s Robert Kovacik sits in for Conan Nolan. He talks with LA’s top attorney, LA City Attorney Mike Feuer, about how his office is protecting consumers during this crazy time of the coronavirus pandemic. His team is scouring the internet and brick-and-mortar stores for misleading claims and price gouging.

  • Los Angeles Mar 18

    NewsConference: LAUSD Schools Shutdown

    NBC4’s Robert Kovacik sits in for Conan Nolan. We talk with the leader of the second largest school district in the nation, LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner. On Friday he ordered all schools in the district shutdown for two weeks. This as the coronavirus continues to spread and is declared a global pandemic. Why did he make such extraordinary decision?...

  • election Jan 26

    NewsConference Extra: Veteran Pollsters on Iowa and New Hampshire

    The Center for the Political Future at USC is studying the 2020 vote and the impact of Iowa and New Hampshire on what happens in California on March 3. NBC4’s Conan Nolan talks with two Obama campaign veteran pollsters and strategists Steve McMahon and Joel Benenson.

  • US China Jan 22

    NewsConference: A Look at the New US-China Deal

    David Dreier is a former Republican U-S Representative and chairman of the House Rules Committee. He is a now the chairman of Tribune Publishing, and producer of a documentary which promoted U-S China trade relations. NBC4’s Conan Nolan and Dreier talk the impeachment trial and about the new China Deal. Plus, Dreier’s push for legislation to...

  • NewsConference Jan 20

    NewsConference: The Impeachment Trial Then and Now.

    NBC4’S Conan Nolan talks former U-S Representative James Rogan, now an Orange County Superior Judge. Rogan, once a Republican congressman who represented the Burbank/Glendale area, was a House Manager in the impeachment trial of U-S President Bill Clinton in 1999. Ironically, Rogan was unseated by Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) who is now leading the prosecution in the...

  • NewsConference Jan 20

    NewsConference: Where is the Money Going?

    A look at the Governor Gavin Newsom’s record spending new budget plan. Sophia Bollag is the California Politics Reporter for the Sacramento Bee and NBC4’s Conan Nolan about where the money is going.

  • Iran Jan 12

    NewsConference: An Iranian Perspective

    NBC4’s Conan Nolan talks with Dr. Majid Sadeghpour, a human rights activists and the political director for the Organization of Iranian American Communities (OIAC). He gives us a perspective from the Iranian people. Who were those people in the streets of Iran protesting against the USA?

  • NewsConference Dec 29, 2019

    NewsConference: LA's New 2020 Projects

    Steven Sharp, Co-founder and Editor of Urbanize LA talks with NBC4’s Conan Nolan about new projects coming to LA in 2020: A football stadium, an academy awards museum and another light rail line.

  • NewsConference Dec 22, 2019

    NewsConference: Looking to 2020 with Bioscience Jobs

    Mark Ridley-Thomas, LA County Supervisor talks with NBC4’s Conan Nolan on what needs to be done in 2020 to help make progress on the homeless crisis and his campaign to build the bio science sector in Southern California

  • impeachment Dec 15, 2019

    NewsConference: Impeachment vs. Censure

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), is the House Intelligence Committee Chairman and the point person on impeachment for Democrats. He talks with NBC4’s Conan Nolan about the rationale of going after impeachment and not censure since it’s unlikely that one single Republican will vote for the articles of impeachment.

  • NewsConference Dec 15, 2019

    NewsConference:  Rep. Bass Historic Vote: We Had to Do it

    Rep. Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) is a member of the House Judiciary Committee and Chairwoman of the powerful Congressional Black Caucus. She talks with NBC4’s Conan Nolan about what it was like on Friday during the historic vote of the House Judiciary Committee to impeach the president of the United States.

  • impeachment Dec 15, 2019

    NC Extra: Impeachment Vote, What to Expect?

    NBC’s Chuck Todd of Meet the Press and NBC4’s Conan Nolan talk about next week’s vote of articles of impeachment by the House of Representatives…only the third time in the history of the Republic. What should we expect??? Plus, the Democratic Presidential Debate scheduled at Loyola Marymount. But will there be one? Some candidates are rejecting to...

  • Kamala Harris Dec 8, 2019

    NewsConference EXTRA: Will Kamala Harris Run for VP?

    Now that junior California senator Kamala Harris—is out of the race for president is she now running for VP? NBC’s Chuck Todd and NBC4’s Conan Nolan discuss that. Plus, the risk being taken by Democrats in impeaching President Trump.

  • Los Angeles Jun 2, 2019

    NC Extra: The California Democratic Convention in SF

    This weekend NBC4’s Conan Nolan covers the California Democratic Convention in San Francisco. Fourteen candidates will be attending, who will the Democrat’s pick to be their nominee?

  • Los Angeles May 28, 2019

    NC EXTRA: No on Measure EE, A Bad idea for LA

    Tracy Hernandez is the Founding CEO of the Los Angeles County Business Federation. BizFed represents some 400-thousand employers in LA County. She tells NBC4’s Conan Nolan why Measure EE is a bad idea. She is critical the way Measure EE was rushed to the June ballot. Plus, she says the measure has no reforms, no guarantees any of the...

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