Citizen App Wrongly Accuses Man of Starting Southern California Fire

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Citizen App Sets Off Manhunt for Wrong Man in Pacific Palisades Fire

The Citizen app brands itself as a tool to report on local crimes and emergencies in your area.  But it can also lead to false reporting as was the case last week, when a man was falsely accused of starting a fire in Pacific Palisades, after his picture appeared on the app.
Guest: Boone Ashworth, Contributing Writer, WIRED

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Santa Clara County is one of four across the state that moved into the least restrictive yellow tier for reopening this week. Now, officials are mandating that businesses keep track of the vaccination status of employees.

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Providing people a guaranteed income with no questions asked has moved from a fringe notion to the mainstream with pilot projects popping up across the state.  The possibility of a  Guaranteed Basic Income program in Los Angeles County took a step forward Tuesday with a vote by the L.A. County Board of Supervisors. 
Reporter: Libby Denkmann, KPCC 

Secretary of State Set to Oversee Her First Statewide Election

Just months after Shirley Weber was confirmed as California's Secretary of State, she'll have to oversee her first statewide election. It's a recall election of Governor Gavin Newsom, who appointed Weber to her post back in December.  
Reporter: Guy Marzorati, KQED