With Worsening Drought, Long-Delayed Reservoir Project Gets New Life

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A grey-colored buoy sits on the floor of a lake. The buoy sits on wet sand as there is barely any water. Only a puddle is visible behind the buoy.
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Long Shuttered Reservoir Project Could Be Revived

As California's drought conditions worsen, the state is looking for more answers beyond just asking residents to conserve.   There's now renewed debate  about whether or not to build the Sites Reservoir, a massive reservoir project in the western Sacramento River Valley.
Guest: Ann Willis, Senior Staff Researcher,  Center for Watershed Sciences at UC Davis

Reparations Task Force Releases First Report

California’s Reparations Task Force released its first report on Wednesday.  The report has preliminary recommendations including the establishment of an Office of African American/Freedmen Affairs to address past and potential future harms, and to assist people in filing eligibility claims.
Reporter: Lakshmi Sarah, KQED 

California Pushes Back Against Crisis Pregnancy Centers

State officials are warning people seeking abortion services about potential misleading information offered by so-called crisis pregnancy centers. California Attorney General Rob Bonta has issued a consumer alert about these facilities.
Reporter: Keith Mizuguchi, The California Report

Increasing Number Of Deaths Of Black And Latino Men In LA County Jails Misclassified

UCLA researchers have analyzed the autopsies of people who died in L.A. County jails over ten years. They found that more than half of deaths classified as natural had evidence of physical harm on the bodies.
Reporter: Emily Elena Dugdale, KPCC