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Coronavirus Kathryn Barger, Coronavirus Skid Row Check In, California Exposures




Kathryn Barger speaks during a forum on children's issues on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 for candidates vying for the fifth district seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. The event was put on by Fostering Media Connections at Pasadena City College.
Kathryn Barger speaks during a forum on children's issues on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 for candidates vying for the fifth district seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. The event was put on by Fostering Media Connections at Pasadena City College.
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Coronavirus Kathryn Barger 

LA County's Safer at Home orders are in effect through May 15. That means among many things, that anyone going into a business has to have a mask or something made out of cloth covering their mouth and nose (and gloves). All of the employees are also required to wear one while they're working. Stores can refuse service to anyone not wearing one and fines may apply.

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Coronavirus School Grades

What should we expect of students during the coronavirus pandemic? After all, campuses are closed. Classes can only meet online. The uncertainty has prompted many schools to relax their grading policies. Take Los Angeles Unified: district leaders have decided no student will get an "F" this semester. KPCC's Kyle Stokes reports that feelings about this decision are complicated.

Coronavirus Schools Check In 

We discuss further how the LA Unified School district is managing under stay at home orders, in terms of student resources and paying for them. 

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Coronavirus Ask an Expert 

As the stay at home order extends into its sixth week, we look back on our listeners' questions about the pandemic with an expert. 

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The OC Update 

As of Monday afternoon, 39 people have died from Coronavirus in Orange County. 157 are in the hospital.

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Coronavirus Skid Row Check In

Take Two checks in with homeless service provider Union Rescue Mission on how the virus is straining the organization's resources as it tries to combat its spread.

California Exposures 

For some, reading a history book can be tedious. Word after word, paragraph after paragraph, and page after page of stuff that happened a long time ago unless you love history ... taking it all in can be a chore. But what about adding myth, then shaking that dirt off of it to reveal the true history and adding some beautiful photography to please your eyes? Well, that's a history book anyone can love. And that's exactly how Richard White crafted his new book: California Exposures-Envisioning Myth and History. 

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