California Can Set its Own Vehicle Emissions Standards
California officials are cheering a Biden administration move to restore the state’s power in setting its own smog control rules. The decision reverses a Trump-era policy.
Reporter: Kevin Stark, KQED
House Minority Leader Calls on Governor Newsom to Increase Oil Production in the State
California Republican Congressman and House Minority Leader, Kevin McCarthy is calling on Governor Newsom to reverse the state’s restrictions on oil and gas production, now that Russian oil imports have been banned.
Reporter: Alex Hall, KQED
Californians Working on the Ground to Help Ukrainians
Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Californians have rushed to aid people from the embattled country, no matter if they had ties to it or not. Those relief efforts continue on the ground in Europe.
Guest: Kerri Murray, President, ShelterBox USA
San Francisco to Lift Vaccine Mandate for Businesses
Starting Friday, San Francisco will no longer require proof of vaccination or a negative test to enter restaurants, bars and gyms.
Reporter: Carly Severn, KQED
Los Angeles Moves Closer to Relaxing Vaccine Rules
In Los Angeles, the city council on Wednesday took a step toward rolling back L.A.’s indoor vaccine mandate.
Reporter: Jackie Fortier, KPCC
Poorest Taxpayers Often Audited More Frequently
As tax time approaches, new data shows that the poorest taxpayers are audited at five times the rate of everyone else. And California has more of those tax filers than any other state.
Reporter: Tyche Hendricks, KQED
New Report Highlights Cybersecurity Issues for U.S. Schools
A new national survey has found 166 publicly disclosed cyberattacks affecting schools last year. Just nine school breaches were reported to the California Attorney General’s office in 2021, but those numbers are likely underreported.
Reporter: Rachael Myrow, KQED