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|KPFK On the Air: Inner Vision with Nita Vallens|Inner Vision with Dr. Nita Vallens has been a regular fixture of the 1pm Health and Spirituality strip on KPFK 90.7 FM for nearly 10 years, providing a healthy dose of insight and life-expanding information over the lunch hour every Tuesday.
In her career, Dr. Nita Vallens has used her intuition, creativity and humor to assist people with life transformations, helping people develop deeply meaningful relationships, break old patterns and create both personal and professional visions for their future. Nita is a licensed psychotherapist with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Southern California University for Professional Studies. She has a Master of Arts Degree in Marriage, Family and Child Therapy from Phillips Graduate Institute as well as a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from California State University, Northridge.
In addition to her popular "Relationship Tuesday", the first Tuesday of the month when she opens the phones to listeners with relationship issues, her on-air guests have included Dr. James Gordon (Freedom from Depression), Les Brown (Unwrap Your Infinite Greatness) and George Quant (Integrated Quantum Meditation). You can hear Inner Vision with Nita Vallens Tuesdays at 1pm on KPFK 90.7 FM or online at KPFK.org. For past shows, visit the KPFK Online Archives.
|KPFK's Weekly News Wrap Up |
Members of a Los Angeles coalition led reporters and city leaders on a tour of boarded-up, foreclosed properties in South LA. Organizers say the "Blight Tour" shows how abandoned, bank-owned properties are hurting low-income communities. Residents say there's been little improvement to blighted neighborhoods despite a city ordinance that fines a bank for not maintaining the properties it owns.
"Community groups give city officials and reporters a "blight tour" of South Central LA's abandoned, foreclosed homes.
|Seven Los Angeles County Sheriff Deputies have been placed on paid leave as part of an investigation into a secret police clique. Department officials learned about the "Jump Out Boys" from a pamphlet that talked about the group's creed and its promotion of aggressive policing. All seven are members of the Gang Enforcement Team that includes the Operation Safe Streets elite unit. Get the full story here|
|After nearly three years in committees, the Los Angeles Responsible Banking Ordinance was unanimously approved by the City Council this morning. The ordinance will require banks to release information about loans to homeowners and small businesses. Get the full story here|The trial of well-known Chicano activist Carlos Montes
was postponed until June 20 by a Superior Court judge this week. Montes was charged with felony possession of a firearm which he says was legally registered at the time of his arrest. His supporters say it's part of a national, politically-motivated persecution of anti-war activists. Montes says an FBI agent asked him about his political affiliations on the day Sheriff deputies broke into his home. Get the full story here
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- Ernesto Arce, KPFK News