Newsom's Schools Reopening Plan Draws Rebuke

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Newsom Strikes Deal to Reopen Schools

Governor Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders have reached an agreement that could restart in-person learning for the state's youngest students.
Reporter: Guy Marzorati, KQED 

New L.A. County DA Facing Tough Battle Over Policy Changes

District Attorney George Gascon won last year promising to upend the tough on crime policies of his predecessor.  But prosecutors both in and outside his office are fighting to stop those same reforms he campaigned on. 
Reporter: Marisa Lagos, KQED

Digital Divide Felt in Vaccination Process

Many older Californians looking to get the COVID-19 vaccine are feeling frustrated and left out by the appointment process. That's because they don't have broadband at home, and access in their community is limited.
Reporter: Scott Rodd, CapRadio

Hard Hit Communities Struggling When it Comes to Unemployment Benefits

A new study from the California Policy Lab looks at unemployment benefits Californians are receiving at a county level. It shows that regions with populations who need the most support, and who’ve already been harder-hit by COVID-19, are less likely to get help.
Reporter: Mary Franklin Harvin, The California Report