Governor Gavin Newsom wants to ban new oil drilling near schools, homes and many businesses, proposing a rule aimed at improving the health of millions of Californians. The rule would bar new drilling within 3,200 feet of houses, schools and businesses open to the public.
Reporter: Marisa Lagos, KQED
Plan Adopted to Combat Rising Sea Level in Bay Area
The Bay Conservation and Development Commission has adopted a Bay Area-wide plan for adapting to rising seas. Scientists project the bay could rise by several feet by the end of the century, a result of warming temperatures.
Reporter: Ezra David Romero, KQED
Country's Largest Tiny Home Village Opens in Los Angeles
In response to its homelessness crisis, the city of Los Angeles has opened the country's largest so-called tiny home village. It's located in northeast Los Angeles and more than 200 people will be able to live there.
Guest: Amy King, CEO of Pallet, a company building many of these homes
Audit Finds California Could be Forced to Repay Millions in Misused Pandemic Aid
A new state audit has found that California’s Board of State and Community Corrections, which helps run the state’s adult and juvenile justice and penal systems, mismanaged nearly $60 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds.
Reporter: Katie Orr, KQED
Enough Signatures Gathered for Recall Election of Shasta County Supervisor
The recall attempt targeting Governor Newsom is over, but there are other efforts across the state to remove elected officials from office. In Shasta County, a conservative member of the Board of Supervisors is facing a recall election promoted by members of a local militia and things have gotten ugly.
Reporter: Scott Shafer, KQED