State of Affairs
Governor Newsom’s executive orders have helped him act fast, but not everyone’s a fan. Meanwhile, a new report shows federal business bailouts mainly went to businesses in states that voted for President Trump.
- Marisa Lagos, KQED and Jack Pitney, Claremont McKenna College
Coronavirus Ask an Expert
At the daily briefing today, Los Angeles County of Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer confirmed a little more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases bringing the total up to 18,517. 52 new deaths were also reported, adding up the total to 848. So now let's take some time to answer some of your questions.
- Paula Cannon, Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology Keck School of Medicine of USC
Coronavirus Food Delivery Services
It’s no secret that the restaurant community is really hurting during this pandemic. With those businesses being forced to revert to ‘take out only’ many have relied on third parties like Uber Eats or Door Dash to deliver their food. Now those services have been called into question. We discuss all of this and the future of the food world in L.A.
- Farley Elliott, Senior Editor at Eater LA and author of the book: Los Angeles Street Food: A History From Tamaleros to Taco Trucks
Ramadan is underway. But with lockdown measures in full force in many countries, Ramadan celebrations have been significantly dampened for Muslims around the world. The global pandemic has led to the closing of mosques and the cancelling of in-person family meals and mass gatherings. We discuss all the ways the Muslim community is observing the holy month now.
- Misha Euceph, host of KPCC and LAist's podcast "Tell Them, I am"
Weekend Preview: Virtual Events
KPCC's Take Two Leo Duran explains the best events this weekend that you can go to...because they are virtual!