San Diego Officials Call for US-Mexico Border Reopening

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San Diego Officials Plead With Federal Government to Open Border

Citing improving vaccination rates and lower COVID-19 numbers, leaders in San Diego are asking the federal government to reopen the US-Mexico border to non-essential travel.

California Bill Takes Aim at Conservatorship Laws

Britney Spears drew the world’s attention this week when she finally spoke out in a Southern California court against the conservatorship she’s been living under for more than a decade. A bill making its way through Sacramento seeks to give people like Spears more control over their cases. 
Reporter: Katie Orr, KQED

Logging Controversy Heats Up in Mendocino County

CalFire has just paused logging on a section of Jackson Demonstration State Forest, right along the Mendocino County coast.  Members of the local community spoke out about the project
Guest: Alicia Bales, KZYX 

California Poised to Offer Public Health Coverage to Older Undocumented Immigrants

Advocates expect a historic move for California in the coming days - public health coverage for undocumented older adults. The state already offers full-scope Medi-Cal to undocumented children and young adults through age 25. 
Reporter: Farida Jhabvala Romero, KQED 

Venice Beach at Center of Political Fight Over Homeless Crisis

Venice Beach is normally a popular tourist attraction. But during the pandemic, a large homeless encampment has developed there.  Now, Los Angeles city and council officials are fighting over the best way to handle the situation.
Guest: Kate Cagle, Reporter, Spectrum News 1