South

Flood zone in South L.A.?

The top story on tonight's SoCal Connected makes the case that homeowners in South Los Angeles are being forced to buy expensive flood insurance based on flawed FEMA maps. Check out the video preview, with reporter Judy Muller. Also on the episode, airing at 8 p.m. on KCET: Author Michael Connelly on learning to write about cops while on the police beat, and Charlie Beck before he was chief.

kcetspot.jpgAlso: The KCET website is trying to lure new visitors with a feature called Name That Spot, offering you the chance to guess where in Southern California this fence is located.


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