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Bogus: South LA Considered a Flood Zone, Residents Pay Thousands

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Tonight's episode of SoCal Connected on KCET will air an episode detailing how some South LA residents are being forced to pay thousands of dollars because they are in some so-called new flood zone, as determined by the all-mighty FEMA.

Jill Stewart at LA Weekly calls this maddening, saying the special shos "longtime resident Isaac Robinson standing on a South Central street that's not in the silly new flood zone. Yet, as Robinson notes to [reporter Judy] Muller, KCET's cameraman standing a few feet away 'is in the flood zone.'" Stewart goes on, detailing how it's not only FEMA's screwup, but a major blunder for Mayor Villaraigosa's administration.

This will be worth a watch. As noted in today's TV Junkie, show airs at 8 p.m. tonight and will also air tomorrow at 8:30 p.m. on KCET.