California Democrats are looking into reforming the recall process less than 24 hours after Governor Gavin Newsom survived an effort to remove him from office. Both the Senate and the Assembly will hold hearings in the coming months to explore possible reforms.
Reporter: Katie Orr, KQED
Bill Aimed at Softening Production Quotas for Warehouse Workers Awaits Governor's Signature
Governor Newsom has until October 10 to decide whether to sign a bill that softens production quotas for warehouse workers. AB 701 is widely seen as targeted at Amazon, which runs more than 60 warehouses across the state.
Reporter: Rachael Myrow, KQED
L.A. County to Require Proof of COVID Vaccination at Some Indoor Businesses
A new health order in Los Angeles County would require proof of vaccination for COVID-19 at indoor bars, wineries, breweries, nightclubs and lounges. It would also encompass large outdoor events and theme parks.
KNP Complex Fire Threatens Giant Sequoias
Fire crews are ramping up the battle against the so-called KNP Complex Fire threatening Sequoia National Park. The fire is moving closer to an iconic grove of giant sequoias, some of which are more than 2,000 years old.
Reporter: Alex Hall, The California Report
Vaccine Exemptions Create New Concerns in Workplaces
As vaccine mandates take hold around the state, some Californians are seeking exemptions on religious grounds. But verifying claims related to these exemptions involves somewhat murky legal territory.
Guest: Dorit Reiss, Law Professor, UC Hastings