Pacific Time podcast: Chandler's roundup, cleaning the gulf spill, iPhone 4 and E3 and the late John Wooden
In this special edition of Pacific Time:
We take a look at a small Arizona town’s earlier efforts against illegal immigration. As Arizona prepares to enact SB 1070, the controversial new immigration law, many Latino residents of one Arizona town say they are reminded of five terrifying days in 1997 -- and fearful of a repeat of the past. Reporter Anna Gorman covers immigration issues.
On Thursday, government scientists said that as many as 40,000 barrels of oil have been flowing daily from the blown-out BP well, doubling earlier estimates and significantly expanding the scope of what is already the largest spill in U.S. history. The effect on people living in the region has been profound. Video journalist Sachi Cunningham was dispatched to the region and profiled a Cambodian shrimper hired to aid in cleaning the oil spill.
The week in tech began with Apple’s big announcement -- the makeover of its iPhone -- and ends with a glimpse toward E3, the gaming expo here in L.A. next week. I chatted with tech reporters David Sarno and Alex Pham.
And finally, late last week, legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden passed away at the age of 99. Sports editor Mike James talks about Wooden's legacy. The Times will publish a special section on John Wooden in Sunday’s newspapers.
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-- Michelle Maltais