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KQED's The California Report

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COVID-19 Medical Supply Shortages: Why and What to Do?
Mar 30 • 12 min
COVID-19 Medical Supply Shortages: Why and What to Do? This weekend, we learned from Governor Gavin Newsom that the federal government sent 170 ventilators from the national stockpile to L.A. County. But they didn’t work. How California’s Medical Supply…
Restaurant Industry Reels from Pandemic Closures
Mar 27 • 9 min
Daycare Workers Are Essential for Medical Staff to Work A lot of California day care centers are dealing with more kids, even as the preschools have fewer resources, like toilet paper. Reporter: Benjamin Purper, KVCR Restaurant Industry Reels from…
This Is Not the Time for a Coronavirus Vacation
Mar 26 • 11 min
More Covid-19 Tests Coming to California California appears to be making progress when it comes to virus testing. Governor Gavin Newsom says as of Tuesday, nearly 67,000 tests have been done in the state. And thousands more will soon be completed.…
Working Overtime to Process Unemployment Claims
Mar 25 • 10 min
How to Protect Farmworkers During Pandemic California’s agricultural land grows about a third of the nation’s vegetables and nearly two thirds of its fruits and nuts. This production is essential to America’s food supply. So during the coronavirus…
Will High School Seniors Graduate Amid Pandemic?
Mar 24 • 12 min
Health Insurance Rates Could Rise After Pandemic Health insurance costs could soar in the coming year because of the price of treating coronavirus and taking other health care measures. Reporter: April Dembosky, KQED Citizenship Ceremonies Cancelled The…
Hospitals Brace for Wave of COVID-19 Patients
Mar 23 • 9 min
PG&E Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter for Camp Fire PG&E said Monday that it is pleading guilty to 85 criminal counts in connection with the 2018 Camp Fire in Butte County, a blaze that killed 85 people and destroyed nearly 14,000 homes in and…
Governor Newsom: Californians Should Stay Home
Mar 20 • 13 min
Governor Newsom: Californians Should Stay Home The governor asked all Californians to stay home and leave only for essential trips, to slow the spread of the coronavirus. State officials estimate could infect more than half the population without…
What the Coronavirus Pandemic Means for Courts
Mar 19 • 7 min
What the Coronavirus Pandemic Means for Children’s Courts In Los Angeles, the Edelman Children’s courthouse has been closed for most of the week because of the outbreak. It handles some of our state’s most delicate cases, those of children allegedly…
Farmworkers and Growers Brace for Impact of Coronavirus
Mar 18 • 7 min
Farmworkers and Growers Brace for Impact of Coronavirus on Agriculture Industry There might be some trouble coming to a produce aisle near you. Many farmers and migrant fieldworkers who pick, process, and pack so much of our food are worried about how…
From Social Distancing to Shelter-in-Place
Mar 17 • 7 min
Social Distancing Escalates to Shelter-in-Place As of midnight, the Bay Area has the nation’s strictest policy aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus. Residents are being instructed to not leave the house for the next three weeks unless it’s…
Families Brace for Coronavirus School Closures
Mar 16 • 11 min
Governor Advises Seniors to Stay Home Governor Gavin Newsom has called for nightclubs, bars, and wineries to shut down for now. Restaurants are to cut their occupancy in half. And, everyone 65 and older, and those with chronic health issues, is being told…
Calif. Supermarkets Slammed with Nervous Shoppers
Mar 13 • 12 min
Health Officials Monitor Sacramento Senior Living Facility State health officials are keeping a close eye on a senior living facility near Sacramento after one of its residents died this week from complications related to the COVID 19 virus. Reporter:…
Gov. Newsom Issues New Guidelines to Prevent Spread of COVID-19
Mar 12 • 13 min
Governor Newsom Issues New Guidelines on Preventing Spread of COVID-19 In response to the novel coronavirus, Governor Gavin Newsom’s office has released new state guidelines for how Californians should interact with one another and in what number:…
Gig Workers Face Tough Decisions About Money and Health
Mar 11 • 11 min
What Legal Powers do Local Governments Do Have During Outbreak? In response to COVID-19, counties across the state are declaring public health emergencies. But what real world powers do such declarations give local governments? Reporter: Robert Garrova,…
What’s Next for Passengers on Grand Princess Cruise
Mar 10 • 9 min
What’s Next for Passengers on Grand Princess Cruise Passengers are disembarking from that Grand Princess cruise ship which was held off the California coast for days to contain an outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Reporter: Kate Wolffe, KQED Homelessness…
Quarantined Cruise Ship to Dock in Oakland
Mar 9 • 12 min
Quarantined Cruise Ship to Dock in Oakland The Grand Princess Cruise which has been circling off the California coast after 21 people aboard tested positive for the new coronavirus, is expected to dock at the Port of Oakland later this afternoon. Mayor…
Women React to Warren’s Exit from Presidential Race
Mar 6 • 9 min
Stranded Cruise Ship Passengers Wait for Coronavirus Test Results Off the California coast, passengers aboard the Grand Princess cruise ship are quarantined. People aboard are waiting for test results to come back from swabs taken Thursday. Reporter:…
Sanders Campaign Hustled for Latino Vote
Mar 5 • 11 min
California Declares State of Emergency in Response to Coronavirus As COVID-19 cases mount and the state marks its first confirmed coronavirus death, Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state-wide emergency Wednesday. Meanwhile, Los Angeles County has…
What Happened in California on Super Tuesday
Mar 4 • 13 min
Sanders Strikes Gold in Golden State by Mining Latino Vote One reason for Sanders’ California victory was the Latino electorate which voted for the Vermont Senator by a huge margin. Reporter: Saul Gonzalez, California Report co-host Sanders Wins Golden…
California Makes Super Tuesday Debut
Mar 3 • 11 min
California Makes Super Tuesday Debut Now that California is part of Super Tuesday, our primary votes really matter. California has a confusing election process with both mail-in and in-person voting, and there are a lot of changes this year that are a lot…
UC Santa Cruz Fires 54 Striking Grad Students
Mar 2 • 11 min
20 Million Californians are Registered. But Will They Vote? As we head into Super Tuesday, voter registration in California is at an all-time high. More than 20 million voters are currently registered in the state. Voter registration campaigns and the…
California Braces for Spread of Novel Coronavirus
Feb 28 • 12 min
California Braces for Spread of Novel Coronavirus Governor Gavin Newsom says the state is working closely with federal officials to tests as many potential coronavirus patients as possible. Solano County here in the Bay Area did so just yesterday after…
New Case of Coronavirus in California Has Unknown Origins
Feb 27 • 10 min
New Case of Coronavirus in California Has Unknown Origins Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed a case of novel coronavirus in California that is not known to be related to travel or direct contact with someone who’s…
Firefighters Use E-Bikes To Assess Fire Danger
Feb 26 • 12 min
SF Mayor, ‘Don’t Overreact To State Of Emergency’ San Francisco Mayor London Breed has declared a local emergency in response to the coronavirus. At a press conference yesterday she stressed that there are no confirmed cases in San Francisco and that the…
Women Of Color Mobilize Their Power At The Polls
Feb 25 • 10 min
Lawmakers Say Education Budget Lacks Clarity Lawmakers should reject many of the education spending proposals in the governor’s budget. That’s the recommendation that’s out from the Legislative Analyst’s Office, which advises the state legislature on…
Early Voting Begins In L.A. County…Mostly
Feb 24 • 11 min
Early Voting In Begins In L.A. County…Mostly In L.A. County how and where people vote is new this election cycle. Instead of voting at neighborhood polling places on a single day, people can now cast their ballots over an 11 day period at newly…
Sierra Nevada Brewery Founder Reflects On 40 years
Feb 21 • 13 min
Berkeley Students Rally In Solidarity With UC Santa Cruz Strike UC Berkeley grad students will rally on campus today in support of their counterparts at UC Santa Cruz. who are on strike over a cost of living increase. the Cal students are now considering…
Democrats Target Nevada’s Latinx Voters With Mixed Results
Feb 20 • 11 min
Homelessness Takes Center Stage In State Of The State Speech Governor Gavin Newsom delivered his second State Of The State speech in Sacramento yesterday. It was a break with tradition both in style and substance. The governor promised to put homelessness…
Governor Newsom’s Approach To Homelessness Continues To Evolve
Feb 19 • 11 min
UC Threatens To Fire Striking Graduate Students A strike by graduate student teachers at the UC Santa Cruz campus is now in its second week. Striking teaching assistants have been withholding grades for about two months now. The UC says the students are…
Medallion Crisis Leaves Cab Drivers With Overwhelming Debt
Feb 18 • 8 min
Tech Companies Face Economic Impact Of The Coronavirus The coronavirus outbreak is having an impact on tech business. Yesterday, Apple told nervous investors that it’s not selling as many of its products as it had originally projected it would for the…