street takeovers. street racing. burnout. They’re the newest manifestations of auto culture in the region – cousins of the drag races, lowrider cruises, V-Dub love-ins and other gear-head gatherings that have been held here for decades. But what you’re looking at right now – a lot of people are saying that the scene feels different. And some people say the Fast & Furious franchise is to blame.
In a region where car culture is king and stunts are all over social media, local residents, politicians and law enforcement have had enough. Read the full transcript here.
Host: Gustave Arellano
Guests: LA Times reporter Nathan Solis
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