Coronavirus Restaurant Protocol for LA's HIPPO
Dining out is still ok as long as it is outdoors. The LA restaurant Hippo has a plan in place to hopefully reassure folks and still provide a good dining al fresco experience. We discuss how they maintain that experience.
- David Rosoff, General Manager at LA restaurant HIPPO
Child Care Labor History
The child care work force is mostly made up of women of color who aren't paid very much. After decades of fighting they could be on the verge of approving union representation to help secure higher wages. As KPCC's Mariana Dale reports, the system they're trying to change is rooted in inequality.
The OC Update
Health officials in Orange County are struggling to provide enough coronavirus testing and contact tracing to contain the spread. We discuss this story and others.
- Nick Gerda, Voice of OC Reporter
Camping During the Pandemic
Californians love the outdoors and even more so with the pandemic. Camping and backpacking are considered relatively low risk activities when it comes to COVID-19. But how should people get into nature responsibly as the threat grows? CapRadio's Ezra David Romero is figuring that out.
Have you noticed something different about our night sky lately? Sparkling northwest just over the big dipper is the comet called Neowise. It's gracing our skies for a limited time and won't be returning for another 7,000 years, or so. We talk about the comet and why it's so special.
- Emily Kramer, researcher at JPL and part of the team that discovered Neowise
Hollywood, The Sequel Pt. 5
The movie theater business got a huge blow today when Warner Brothers pulled its plans to release “Tenet”-- the new Christopher Nolan movie-- next month. And in TV? Well… I’m starting to wonder if we’ll revert to watching older and older content because new shows may not get to be made. For all this industry news we turn to John Horn and his new podcast -- Hollywood: The Sequel.