Coronavirus Community Health Clinics Finances
One in six Californians use a community health clinic for their primary medical needs. Many of the patients fall far below the federal poverty line, are homeless, or are living in the country without legal immigration status. These safety net clinics are vital to communities, but the COVID-19 pandemic is severely impacting their finances. KPCC's Alyssa Jung Perry has the story.
Census Deadline Update
This week Census Bureau officials said they’re going to need more time to complete the 2020 count because of COVID-19 related setbacks. The bureau is asking Congress to approve a new timeline.
- Caroline Champlin, KPCC Reporter
Coronavirus Media Landscape
Many in the news business have never worked harder than they are right now to try and cover this pandemic that we are all living under. But the devastating economic effects of the virus are taking a huge toll on newsroom everywhere. We discuss more how Southern California is being impacted,
- Ken Doctor,Analyst at Newsonomics
Coronavirus College Admissions
The pandemic has forced many prospective college students to reconsider going to a school far from home, which means LA-area universities may struggle with fewer out-of-state students paying tuition. We talk about what that means for the health and future of LA's colleges.
- Teresa Watanabe, LA Times Reporter
Coronavirus Black College Students
COVID-19 is leading staff and students at a community college to double down the effort to support African American students because the current crisis is affecting Black college students disproportionately. KPCC's Adolfo Guzman Lopez has more.
Coronavirus Personal Update
We all know that making COVID-19 tests available to those with potential symptoms is vital for containing the spread of the coronavirus. Last week our colleague Erick Galindo– who had those symptoms and had been self-isolating – drove to the parking lot of the Crenshaw Christian Center to get the test. Today we learn the results.
On the Lot
Stocks are up for streaming companies like Netflix and Amazon, as the stay at home order has no end in sight…let's go on the lot.
- Rebecca Keegan, The Hollywood Reporter Senior Film Editor
Students of classical music are either on track to join an orchestra or become teachers. With neither option a possibility right now, we checked in with a student at the Colburn School. Alyssa Katahara is a harp student whose orchestral audition hopes have been dashed by COVID 19. She and her teacher, JoAnn Turovsky, joined Take Two to discuss her way forward.
- Alyssa Katahara and JoAnn Turovsky, Colburn School