Trump's Immigration Policies Could be Difficult to Reverse
The Trump administration has focused much of its energy on the border over the past 4 years. Joe Biden has promised to undo many of these policies, but that might be difficult, according to a report out this week from the non-partisan Migration Policy Institute.
Reporter: Max Rivlin-Nadler, KPBS
COVID-19 Increases Restrictions in 11 Counties, Cases Continue to Rise
Cases of COVID-19 are on the rise across the state. 11 California counties have moved into to more restrictive tiers. If COVID-19 rates continue on their current trajectory more than half of the state’s 58 counties could be back in restrictive tiers by next week.
COVID-19 Spreads Among Fresno County Officials
Fresno’s incoming mayor announced yesterday he’s tested positive for the coronavirus. This comes as Fresno county’s top health official says COVID cases there are increasing, and that he expects the region will soon move into a more restrictive category.
Reporter: Alex Hall, KQED
L.A. Board of Supervisors Look Into Firing the Sheriff
The L.A. County Board of Supervisors will look into weather they have the power to remove the sheriff from office. It’s the latest power struggle between Sheriff Alex Villanueva and the supervisors who say he's failed to crack down on police gangs, fatal shootings and other misbehavior.
Reporter: Benjamin Gottlieb, KCRW
New Whale Protections Restrict Crab Fisheries
California’s endangered humpback whales now have protection against potentially fatal entanglements in commercial fishing lines. This month state wildlife officials issued new regulations for the Dungeness Crab fishery, which can shut down crabbing in areas where whales are spotted.
Reporter: Peter Arcuni, KQED
Xavier Becerra Looks Forward to Biden Administration
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has been one of President Trumps greatest adversaries. Becerra has filed a barrage of lawsuits against the administration, challenging it on a variety of issues, from the environment to immigration to health care.
Guest: California Attorney General, Xavier Becerra