California Pushes Booster as Omicron COVID Cases Surge in the State

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Governor Lays Out Plan to Get Healthcare Workers Booster Shots

All healthcare workers and nursing home staff in California will be required to get a COVID-19 booster shot by February 1. The announcement comes as cases and hospitalizations continue to surge, in large part due to the omicron variant of the coronavirus.
Reporter: Azul Dahlstrom-Eckman, KQED

Questioned Raised About Pages That Are Deleted From Facebook

There are a lot of scary threats Meta — aka Facebook — is trying to counter with a combination of artificial intelligence and human content moderators. But innocents are still getting deleted from the platform.
Reporter: Rachael Myrow, KQED

Hollywood Still Feeling Impacts From COVID

Hollywood is still reeling from the devastating shutdown brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. And according to a new report, the lull in production hit California especially hard.
Reporter: Danielle Chiriguayo, KCRW

Food is a Big Part of Holiday Culture in Bay Area

It’s almost Christmas, but even if you don’t celebrate, you can still savor the holiday delicacies that abound across the state, whether in bakery shop fronts or family kitchens. In the Bay Area, the sheer variety of holiday treats says a lot about the cultural richness of the region. 
Guest: Luke Tsai, KQED Food Editor