Archive for April 12th, 2021

Chauvin Trial: Expert Says Use Of Force In George Floyd Arrest Was Not Reasonable

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | April 12 2021, 8:00 PM

"No reasonable officer would have believed that that was an appropriate, acceptable or reasonable use of force," Seth Stoughton, a former police officer and use of force expert, told jurors.

Would You Use An App To Verify Your Vaccine Status? The Idea Is Here To Stay

Health | | April 12 2021, 12:00 PM

From sporting arenas to colleges and cruise ships, many businesses are planning to ask customers to prove they've had their shots. Smartphone apps may be coming soon.

Chauvin Trial Judge Denies Request For Jury Sequestration After Police Shooting

US & World | | April 12 2021, 11:20 AM

Judge Peter Cahill said the jury would be sequestered beginning next week when closing arguments are expected to start.

Jurors In Chauvin Trial Have Security Escort, Are Partially Sequestered

US & World | | April 12 2021, 7:20 AM

When jurors report for duty each morning in Derek Chauvin's trial, they do so as a group, escorted into the courthouse building by sheriff's deputies.

White House Convenes Summit To Address Supply Shortage Crippling Auto Plants

Politics | | April 12 2021, 4:20 AM

A lack of computer parts known as semiconductors threatens many industries, hitting auto makers especially hard. The White House will bring together executives from 19 companies to confront the issue.

Can America's 'Civil Religion' Still Unite The Country?

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | April 12 2021, 4:00 AM

America's diversity means it is not defined by a single ancestry or faith tradition. Americans may nevertheless unite behind a "civil religion" that incorporates the nation's founding principles.

From Bad To Worse: La Soufrière Continues To Erupt

Environment & Science | | April 12 2021, 12:00 AM

Experts predict the volcano eruption on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent will last for days, even weeks. Officials urge people to seek safety as rescuers search for those who haven't evacuated.

Preparing To Go Back To Preschool In A Pandemic: 'Fun, But In A Different Way'

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | April 12 2021, 11:35 AM

Here’s how one LAUSD early education teacher puts it: “We are still going to have fun, but in a different way.”

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What’s Next For The Tejon Ranch Project After Judge Blocks Construction Due To Wildfire Risk

| April 12 2021, 9:50 AM

A long-running plan to build a community of 19,000 homes on vast Tejon Ranch north of Los Angeles has been halted by a judge who cited high wildfire risk.

What Amazon Union’s Defeat Means For The PRO Act And The Future Of Unions In The United States

| April 12 2021, 9:48 AM

Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama handed the online retail giant a decisive victory when they voted against forming a union and cut off a path that labor activists had hoped would lead to similar efforts throughout the company and beyond.

A New Project Aims To Identify Landmarks Connected To Black LA History. What Would You Like To See Included?

| April 12 2021, 9:44 AM

Last week, Getty and the city of Los Angeles announced the African American Historic Places Project, a new program aimed at identifying and preserving historic Black landmarks in the city.

COVID-19 AMA: LA’s Eligibility Opens Up, Vaccine Research Latest And More

| April 12 2021, 9:20 AM

In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Dean Blumberg of UC Davis.

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