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Introducing California City, presented by LAist Studios

July 27, 2020, 8:30 am • 7m

California City is out now! California City is a new investigative podcast series from LAist Studios.Deep in the Mojave Desert, there is a little town with a big name and a bizarre history: California City. For decades, real estate developers have sold a dream here: if you buy land now, you’ll be rich one day. Thousands of people bought this dream. Many were young couples and hard-working immigrants looking to build a better future. But much of the land they bought is nearly worthless. In this new podcast from LAist Studios, host Emily Guerin tells a story of money, power and deception.Listen and subscribe today wherever you’re listening now or athttp://laist.com/californiacity

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