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As Drought Continues, State Orders Water Districts To Find More Ways To Conserve

Governor Gavin Newsom has ordered water districts to increase water restrictions. But are statewide mandatory water cutbacks coming?
Reporter: Kevin Stark, KQED

New Reserch Shows Those Displaced By Sweep Of Echo Park Lake Aren't Finding Permanent Housing

A new report out of UCLA shows that a year after a sweep of homeless camps around Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles, most of the unhoused who were uprooted have not found permanent housing. Even more concerning, many have fallen off the map of the city's homeless department, and are no longer being tracked. 
Guest: Ananya  Roy, Professor of Urban Planning and Chair of UCLA's Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy

Eviction Protection Bill Passed By State Assembly

The state Assembly has voted to extend pandemic eviction protections for tenants still waiting on rent relief. How big is the problem? Well fewer than half of the nearly 500,000 people who’ve applied for rental assistance have yet to receive a payout. 
Reporter: Erin Baldassari, KQED

Vigil Held For Nursing Home Staff, Residents Lost During Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken the lives of nearly 10,000 nursing home residents and staff in California. To honor them, and to press for better working conditions, several dozen unionized long-term care workers held a vigil Monday in Sacramento.
Reporter:  Sara Hossaini, KQED

Controversial Legal Scholar Ordered To Turn Over Documents Related to January 6 Insurrection

A federal judge in Santa Ana is ordering a controversial Southern California legal scholar to turn over documents to the House Committee investigating the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
Reporter: Scott Shafer, KQED