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Will U.N. Climate Conference Have Significant Impact on California Policies?

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U.N. Climate Conference Comes to an End

The United Nations climate change conference wraps up Friday in Scotland. And while an agreement hasn't been reached, the summit could have varying impacts on California.
Guests: Violet Saena, Executive Director of Climate Resilient Communities and Mark Hertsgaard, Executive Director of Covering Climate Now and Environment Correspondent for The Nation Magazine

Thousands of Kaiser Permanente Employees Set to Strike Next Week

Kaiser Permanente could be hit by multiple statewide labor strikes beginning on Monday.  Thousands of the company's healthcare workers in California are threatening to walk off the job over contract talks. 
Reporter: Tara Siler, KQED 

Hate Crimes Continue to Rise in L.A. County

There was a significant increase in hate crimes in Los Angeles County in 2020, mainly fueled by racially-motivated attacks. That's according to the annual hate crime report released this week by the L.A. County Commission on Human Relations. 
Reporter: Keith Mizuguchi, The California Report

Worker Shortage Could Impact Santa Visits This Year

Workers in practically every sector seem to be in short supply these days, and with Christmas season around the corner, you can add Santa to that list.
Reporter: Matt Guilhem, KCRW 


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