Judge Denies Newsom's Request to be Identified as Democrat on Recall Ballot

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Governor Newsom Will Not Have Party Affiliation Next to His Name on Recall Ballot

Governor Gavin Newsom will not be allowed to identify himself as a Democrat on the recall election ballot. Newsom's attorneys did not include the governor's Democratic Party affiliation when the recall response papers were filed with the secretary of state in early 2020
Reporter: Scott Shafer, KQED

More Confusion About Actual Number of Unpaid Unemployment Claims

Anyone in California who's been paying attention to unemployment issues has probably heard about the huge backlog of unpaid unemployment claims at the state’s Employment Development Department. Now, there are some anomalies in the numbers being released by the state.
Guest: Mary Franklin Harvin, The California Report

State Backtracks on Enforcement of School Mask Rules

California health officials have backtracked on how to enforce masking rules at schools in the fall. On Monday, the state issued a mandate, saying that K-12 students who aren’t wearing a mask would be barred from the classroom. Now the state is leaving it up to local school districts to enforce the new rule.
Reporter: Julia McEvoy, KQED

Electronic Frontier Foundation Continues Work in Protecting Online Privacy

Long before the existence of Twitter, Facebook, and Google, and revelations about the government harvesting Americans' personal data, the San Francisco-based Electronic Frontier Foundation, or EFF, was fighting for people's civil rights and privacy online. The non-profit is celebrating its 30th anniversary.
Guest: Cindy Cohn, Electronic Frontier Foundation Executive Director