California Parents Anxious as Distant Learning Begins in Some Districts
This morning the Oakland Unified School District and others across the state start their school year.It won’t be typical, and all instruction is being done remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Guest: Parent Stephanie Campos
Southern California Women's Prison COVID-19 Cases Climb to 160
The number of infections at the California Institution for Women in Chino has soared to 160 women, and 13 employees at the prison have active COVID-19 cases.
Reporter: Kate Wolffe, KQED
California's Top Public Health Official Abruptly Resigns
Director of California's Public Health Department Sonia Angell stepped down from her position last night. Angell’s resignation comes just days after it was announced that the state had a backlog of as many as 300,000 coronavirus test results.
Ventura County's Godspeak Calvary Chapel Remains Defiant Against Shutdown Order
County authorities say the religious gatherings could turn into coronavirus super-spreader events that pose a threat to public health. Godspeak Pastor Rob McCoy is encouraging church goers to continue to show up for indoor Sunday service.
Bay Area Lebanese Woman Plans Shaken After Deadly Beirut Explosion
Beirut, Lebanon is still reeling from the massive explosion that destroyed vast swaths of the city last week. The blast killed at least 150 people, injured thousands more, and destroyed countless homes and businesses in the heart of Beirut. It's also scrambled future plans for so many Lebanese, including one woman living in the Bay Area.
Reporter: Lily Jamali
OC Registrar of Voters Confident County Can Handle Mail-in-Ballot Surge
Election Day is 85 days away, and it will be like no other in American history because of the coronavirus pandemic. Neal Kelley is Orange County's Registrar of Voters. He oversees voting in the fifth largest election jurisdiction in the country with more than one and half million voters.
Guest: Neal Kelley, Orange County's Registrar of Voters
Calls to Defund Police Draws Mixed Reaction from Black Clergy
In this moment of reckoning over racial justice and equity, many people are looking to churches for guidance. Black pastors in particular are speaking out against police violence. Some of California's Black clergy do not support the push to defund the police.
Reporter: Ashlea Brown, CapRadio