Investigation Sheds Light on Bakersfield Police Use of Force

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Public Records Show Bakersfield Police  Broke 31 People's Bones in Four Years

Between 2016 and 2019, Bakersfield police officers used force that broke at least 45 bones in 31 people, an analysis of public records shows.  No officer has been disciplined for their actions.
Guest: Lisa Pickoff-White, Data Journalist, KQED

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates for First Responders Lagging in Los Angeles

Police and fire personnel in Los Angeles are trailing when it comes to COVID-19 vaccination rates in the city.  And that's a cause of concern for health officials and community leaders who say this could impact the public health of  more vulnerable people.

End of Eviction Moratorium Looms in California

As the state legislature debates whether to extend California’s moratorium on evictions beyond June, some renters are already being told they have to leave.
Reporter: Molly Solomon, KQED

Downtown Business Districts  to Play Key Role in Reopening

With California's reopening now a week old, businesses are hoping foot traffic picks up as they're finally able to do away with capacity limitations. That's especially the case in downtown business districts, which have been hit hard by a dwindling amount of office workers.
Guest: Emilie Cameron, District Affairs and Development Director with the Downtown Sacramento Partnership

Historic Klamath Dam Removal Project Moves Forward

The largest river restoration project in U.S. history has received a major boost.  Federal regulators have approved a dam removal plan along the lower Klamath River in Northern California.
Reporter: Kevin Stark, KQED

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