How Would $1.5 Billion Help Fight Homelessness?
On Friday, Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled his 222 billion dollar state budget for the coming fiscal year. His proposal includes nearly $1.5 billion in new money to fight homelessness. The Governor wants a lot of that funding to pay rent for homeless people once they find a place to live.
Appeals Court Rules Cities Must Comply with Sanctuary State Law
The California Court of Appeal ruled last week that a state law limiting police collaboration with federal immigration authorities does not interfere with a city's right to make its own laws.
Reporter: Michelle Wiley, KQED
California's Flu Season is in Full Swing
According to the California Department of Public Health, there have been more than 50 flu related deaths in the state since September. But public health officials say efforts to prevent the flu’s spread are generally working compared to past years.
Reporter: Robert Garrova, KPCC
California Could Become a "No-Kill" State for Shelter Animals
Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled his budget on Friday with many ambitious proposals to alleviate homelessness, slow climate change, and better educate California kids. He also included a proposal to prevent shelters from euthanizing treatable or healthy animals. If approved, the money would fund a “shelter medicine” grant program at UC Davis, that would better equip shelters to treat animals.
Reporter: Mary Franklin Harvin, KQED
New Tariffs Threaten Wine Importers in California
Some in California’s wine industry are calling it the worst thing to happen to them since Prohibition. The Trump Administration wants to slap a 100 percent tariff on European wine imports. That's in retaliation for a French tax on U-S tech companies like Google. We learn more about how the tariff could affect Californians whose livelihoods depend on wine.
Guest: Paul Young, Los Angeles wine importer