Southern Californians may be short on time, but they are never short on curiosity. Every Friday, Spectrum News 1 political anchor Alex Cohen gives listeners the important local news and information SoCal needs to know in one fell swoop. In just about 17 minutes, listeners will get informed on the issues affecting Southern California. Featuring occasional interviews with SoCal newsmakers, “SoCal in 17” is the definitive weekly podcast for those living in and around Los Angeles.
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Each week on the podcast, Alex Cohen and producer Esther Lee turn a news story into 17-syllable poetry. Check out the latest haikus below and help them decide who is the better poet.
ALEX COHEN'S HAIKU
Why pay for penguins
When coyotes, bears come free
Specially in the hills
ESTHER LEE'S HAIKU
Wild, funny, cute friends
Roar! Growl! Free the cages now
No prisoners please
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