SoCal in 17

ABOUT THE SHOW

Alex Cohen

Alex Cohen

@alexcoheninla

 

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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EPISODES + EXTRAS

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NEWS IN HAIKUS

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


 

Have an idea for our "News in Haikus" segment, or just want to ask Alex a question? There are three ways to get in touch:

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Phone: Call (424) 209-8764 and leave us a voicemail!

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