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For Farmworkers Hoping to Get Vaccinated, Information is Scarce

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A crew of migrant farmworkers harvest celery just outside Salinas.  (Alex Hall/KQED)

Lawmakers Reach Deal on Reopening Schools

Under the deal, schools that reopen by the end of March stand to get a cut of money earmarked by the state legislature. The deal would not mandate students and staff to get vaccinated before returning to the classroom, nor does it require districts to get approval from teachers unions before returning.

California Farmworkers Now Eligible for Vaccines

Governor Gavin Newsom recently announced an initiative to get more Central Valley farmworkers vaccinated for COVID-19 as part of his plan to make distribution more equitable. Farmworkers are showing interest in getting the vaccine, but it's not always clear how to do so.
Reporter: Madi Bolaños, Valley Public Radio

Three Fresno Janitors Win Settlement Against Nation's Largest Cleaning Company

One of the plaintiffs in the case, Araceli Sanchez, says she endured 14 years of harassment, including sexual assault and attempted rape, from her supervisor while working the night shift.
Reporter: Sasha Khokha, The California Report

Advocates Locate Parents of 112 Migrant Children Separated From Parents Under Trump

Attorneys searching for parents whose children were taken away from them at the border under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy say they have made significant progress.
Reporter: Michelle Wiley, KQED

New State Bill Could Severely Limit Corporate Role in Rental Market

In the wake of the Great Recession, investors scooped up thousands of single-family homes across the country, including in California. A new state bill would impose limits on corporations that own 10 or more residential properties across the state.
Reporter: Erin Baldassari, KQED

Fresno Bee Investigation Shows Police Stop Black Drivers More Often

The analysis shows Black drivers are stopped by police at twice the rate of white and Latino drivers, and were also searched and arrested more than other races.
Guest: Manuela Tobias, Fresno Bee reporter


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