Police Reform Bills Signed by Governor Newsom

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Activists and supporters of residents of a homeless encampment confront police at Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles late on March 24, 2021, ahead of a planned and announced cleanup of the encampment, part of an estimated half-million-dollar city cleanup and repair effort. (Ringo Chiu/AFP/Getty Images)

New Policing Laws Expected to Hold Officers Accountable for Misconduct

California should see big changes in police practices and an increase in transparency and accountability for officer misconduct because of a set of bills signed by Governor Gavin Newsom. The laws include an expansion of police transparency, allowing public access to cases involving racial discrimination, unlawful arrests and excessive force by officers.
Reporter: Alex Emslie, KQED

A Tribute to Co-Host Lily Jamali

This week, The California Report is losing a key member of our family, our team. Co-host Lily Jamali is moving onto exciting new challenges outside of KQED.  Lily came to The California Report as co-host and reporter in mid-2018, and it’s overwhelming what she’s been able to accomplish these last three years.
Reporter: Angela Corral

Eviction Moratorium Expires in California

The state’s eviction moratorium has expired. But applying for rent relief can still put off an eviction,at least for now. 
Reporter: Erika Kelly, KQED 

California Lawyer with Ties to Donald Trump Could be Investigated

A prominent California lawyer who advised President Donald Trump on overturning election results is facing calls to be investigated -- and possibly disbarred.  Chapman University Law School Professor John Eastman was forced to resign after speaking at the rally that preceded the insurrection on January 6. 
Reporter: Scott Shafer, KQED