Coronavirus Cases Spike Across The State
When it comes to progress in fighting the coronavirus pandemic, the news out of Los Angeles County, where about one in four Californians live, is bad. There were more than 2,900 new COVID cases in the county reported on Monday.
Fresno County Jail Hit By Coronavirus Outbreak
The Fresno County Sheriff’s Department reported 507 positive COVID-19 cases at the county jail on Monday. That’s almost a quarter of the jail's population. But testing has been limited to just one part of the facility.
Reporter: Madi Bolaños, Valley Public Radio
Golden State Killer Pleads Guilty In Public Hearing
Joseph DeAngelo, the defendent in the Golden State Killer case, has pleaded guilty to dozens of rape and murder charges, stemming from crimes in the 1970s and 80s. The guilty pleas were part of a deal to avoid the death penalty.
Reporter: Scott Rodd, CapRadio
Workers Strike Over Outbreak At Pistachio Plant
Workers at a Central Valley pistachio plant say they were exposed to COVID-19 because their employer did not take preventive measures. After closing for cleaning and on-site testing Monday, the plant is set to reopen today. But union representatives are still worried about worker safety.
Reporter: Mary Franklin Harvin, KQED
Enforcement of Consumer Privacy Act Begins July 1st
Starting tomorrow enforcement will begin for the California Consumer Privacy Act. The landmark law went into effect in January and is intended to give consumers greater control over what companies do with their personal information online.
Guest: Rachael Myrow, KQED
New Americans Take Part in 'Drive-Thru' Naturalization
The coronavirus pandemic put a hold on large-scale naturalization ceremonies across California, But thousands of immigrants have safely become citizens thanks to naturalization “drive-thrus.”
Reporter: Max Rivlin-Nadler, KPBS