Homeowners In Paradise Rebuild With Wildlife Prepared Homes
A Paradise homeowner is one of the first to get her home fire proofed. It's part of a program that helps residents who lost homes during the 2018 Camp Fire pay for safety improvements.
Reporter: Danielle Venton, KQED
Fire Trustee For PG&E Fund Steps Down
The trustee for a more than $13-billion-dollar fund set up to compensate Pacific Gas and Electric wildfire victims is stepping down. Retired Judge John K. Trotter has overseen the "Fire Victim Trust" for the past two years, but next week he leaves the post.
Reporter: Dan Brekke, KQED
Legislators Vote Against Plan To Divest Public Pension Funds From Fossil Fuels
California’s public pension systems won’t have to divest their funds from fossil fuels anytime soon. A bill that would have forced the funds to sell their oil and gas holdings by the end of the decade died in the state assembly this week.
Reporter: Tara Atrian, KCRW
LA City Council Deciding Whether Or Not To Lift Rental Moratorium
Los Angeles renters may have to start paying back payments owed for rent during the pandemic now that the LA City Council is considering reversing measures that protected renters for the past two years.
Reporter: David Wagner, KPCC
Drag Queens Spark Controversy and Protests At the Fresno Zoo
As the LGBTQ community continues to celebrate Pride Month here in California, an event that’s scheduled to feature drag queens at Fresno’s Chaffee Zoo has sparked controversy in the city. Opposing rallies were held near Fresno City Hall on Wednesday.
Post-Pandemic Catholic School Closure Impact Immigrant Community In LA
The pandemic is having a brutal impact on many school closures, especially for Catholic schools. We take a look at what the closure of one Catholic School in L.A.’s Boyle Heights neighborhood means for an immigrant community.
Reporter: Robin Estrin, KCRW