Homekey Provides Stability, But No Permanent Housing For Many Participants

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 (Saul Gonzalez, KQED)

Homekey Gives Participants a Stable Place to Live

Last year, Governor Gavin Newsom sent nearly $850 million to cities and counties to buy empty motels and other properties to convert them into homeless housing. Now he wants to spend over $2.5 billion more on the same effort.  The Homekey program has proven to be a success, but most of the sites being used aren't permanent places to stay for participants.
Reporters: Saul Gonzalez, The California Report, Anna Scott, KCRW

Oil Spill Investigation Focuses on Cargo Ship

The Coast Guard said that back in January, a cargo vessel named the MSC Danit might have caught its anchor on the underwater pipeline involved in the Orange County oil spill, dragging it more than a 100 feet across the ocean floor.

L.A. Unified Teachers and Staff Not Allowed on Campus Unless They've Received One COVID-19 Shot

Los Angeles Unified School District’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate takes full effect Monday.  Staff and teachers in L.A. need at least one COVID shot to get on campus, and must be fully vaccinated by November 15.
Reporter: Jackie Fortier, KPCC 

California Condor Deaths Are on the Rise

The California condor is under threat again. The massive birds went extinct in the wild in the 1980s but through breeding and conservation programs started making a comeback. But deaths attributed to lead poisoning have been rising once again,  threatening the survival of this endangered species.
Reporter: Benjamin Purper, KCBX