Merced County Sheriff Struggling To Maintain Staffing Levels
Merced County has the highest rate of homicide in the state. It’s also severely lacking deputies. Sheriff Vernon Warnke says the shortage is so bad, he’s disassembling units, like for gang enforcement, just to cover everyday patrol.
Reporter: Elizabeth Arakelian, KVPR
Cal Poly Humboldt Housing Crisis Takes New Turn
The housing crisis in California can be felt in all parts of the state. That includes at colleges and universities, where more and more students are struggling to find on campus housing. At Cal Poly Humboldt, some students have turned to sleeping in their cars. And now they’re being fined for doing so.
Guest: Jillian Wells, Reporter, The Lumberjack