10/04/2010: the state deficit and personal debt

Los Angeles has been deemed the “epicenter of mortgage fraud” by the United States Justice Department, with lenders in California issuing over 350,000 foreclosure notices this year.

Hear in the City goes deep into the fall out of Los Angeles’s mortgage crisis as producer Luis Sierra Campos talks to families facing the worst economic decision possible: going into debt for decades or ruining their credit for the future.

King Anyi runs errands with a City clerk who spends most Fridays on furlough. And Sara checks in with the City Commissioner in charge of water and Los Angeles’s new Food Policy Task Force.

Listen to the show LIVE on Monday 10/04/10 at 2pm Pacific: www.kpfk.org or hear the archive of today’s show.

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