PODCAST: Killer mosquitos, wage theft, and a flooded peninsula

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This week on the Long Beach 30, the city’s only news and politics podcast, we’re talking with Long Beach Post journalists Kelly Puente and Jason Ruiz about a new disease-spreading mosquito that’s invaded Long Beach and the ongoing issue of wage theft from truckers at the port.

0:00 Intro
1:45 Reading the News (End of convenience fee, rising tides at the Peninsula, Queen Mary Dark Harbor)
14:40 Mosquito Outbreaks (with Kelly Puente)
21:13 Wage Theft for LB Truckers (with Jason Ruiz)
28:25 Whine & Dine


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