After Positive COVID-19 Test, Trump's Swing Through Southern California Likely On Hold
News that President Trump and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19 is expected to end a swing through Southern California that had been planned for next week. This diagnosis has been confirmed this morning by White House doctors.
Guest: Jessica Levinson, Loyola Law School professor
Republicans Are No Longer a Third Party in California
For the first time in over two years, more California voters are registered as Republican than no-party-preference, or independent voters. The GOP’s recent gains have done little to chip away at the huge registration advantage still held by California Democrats.
Reporter: Guy Marzorati, KQED
Newsom Plans to Increase Already Historic Spending for Battling Wildfires
Governor Gavin Newsom says he plans to dedicate more state resources for wildfire prevention in next year’s budget. Newsom made the announcement Thursday while touring the damaged areas of Santa Rosa where the Glass Fires have been burning.
Hotel and Hospitality Workers Disappointed After Newsom Vetoes Labor Protection Bill
Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill this week that would have provided extensive new labor protections for laid-off employees during the pandemic.
Reporter: Tara Atrian, KCRW
Why Some Civil Rights Groups Oppose Proposition to End Cash Bail in California