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Coronavirus: How To Navigate Disputes Over Masks, California City, CalTech Tackles Diversity Issues




Drivers line up for COVID-19 testing in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood of Los Angeles in May.
Drivers line up for COVID-19 testing in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood of Los Angeles in May.
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Coronavirus: How To Navigate Disputes Over Masks

Seeing someone without a mask in a crowded space can be stressful. You might want to say something, but where would you start? How do you keep the situation under control? We discuss how to navigate those mask-related disputes.

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California City

Tucked away in the depths of the Mojave desert, just over 100 miles north of Los Angeles sits California City. It’s a sprawling, empty, half-built place planned for half a million people, but with just 14,000 today. And it’s the subject of LAist studios’ newest podcast of the same name.

CalTech Diversity 

There's a movement at Caltech to increase diversity, and improve the campus culture for people of color.  We discuss the efforts of students to bring about changes. 

California Shark Survey Part 2 

We had so much to talk about and so little time with our guest, Chris Lowe, Cal State Long Beach Professor of Marine Biology and Director of The Shark Lab yesterday. So we brought him back for part two. His team of researchers are using drones, swimming robots and DNA analysis to better understand the sharks in our waters.