The Times podcast: The flooding in Pajaro, Calif. — and how it all could have been avoided
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This year’s historic storms have hit communities of color like Pajaro, Calif., especially hard. It’s a recurring problem that could’ve been avoided entirely.
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Host: Gustavo Arellano
Guests: L.A. Times investigative reporter Susanne Rust
Residents left in flooded California farm town feel ‘abandoned’ as levees fail
Spring storm sets sights on Southern California with strong wind, heavy rain
How a long history of racism and neglect set the stage for Pajaro flooding
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