Hotels Could Be Required To Provide Rooms For The Unhoused Population In LA

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Voters To Decide Whether Hotels In Los Angeles Will Be Forced To Provide Rooms For Unhoused Community 

Los Angeles voters will decide whether they want to require hotels across the city to provide vacant rooms to unhoused people. The City Council voted Friday to put the contentious hotel voucher program on the 2024 ballot.
Reporter: Megan Jamerson, KCRW 

Farmworkers' March To Sacramento Continues

Farmworkers from across the state have joined the “March for the Governor’s Signature,”  a 335 mile trek from Kern County to Sacramento, to show support for a voting rights bill.  Although farmworkers say the bill is critical for unionization, some argue that it will not accomplish what it’s intended to do.
Reporter: Esther Quintanilla, KVPR 

New Report Finds Women In California More Rent Burdened Than Men

California women are more likely than men to be rent burdened, meaning they spend a third or more of their income on rent and other housing costs. That’s according to a new study from the Gender Equity Policy Institute.
Reporter: Adhiti Bandlamudi, KQED

Air Quality Officials Hear From Californians About Issues They're Facing

The California Air Resources Board held a series of public listening sessions across the state last week. Its part of the board's latest plan to help the state achieve carbon neutrality by 2045.
Reporter: Soreath Hok, KVPR

Lawsuit In Siskiyou County Alleges Discrimination Against Asian American Community

A federal lawsuit has been filed against the sheriff in Siskiyou County and other county officials, alleging that Asian American residents have been unfairly discriminated against. The lawsuit claims that Asian Americans have been harrassed and discriminated against.
Reporter: Keith Mizuguchi, The California Report