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How LA Restaurant HIPPO Is Changing their Dining Experience, What Camping Is Like During the Pandemic, Neowise: The Comet




A waiter wearing a mask and gloves delivers food to a table to customers seated at an outdoor patio at a Mexican restaurant in Washington, DC, May 29, 2020. - Friday marks the beginning of phase one in the city with restaurants reopening following the stay at home orders from the COVID-19 pandemic, provided they can serve customers outdoors with groups sitting at least 6 feet apart. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)
A waiter wearing a mask and gloves delivers food to a table to customers seated at an outdoor patio at a Mexican restaurant in Washington, DC, May 29, 2020. - Friday marks the beginning of phase one in the city with restaurants reopening following the stay at home orders from the COVID-19 pandemic, provided they can serve customers outdoors with groups sitting at least 6 feet apart. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)
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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.

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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.

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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.

Neowise Comet

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. 

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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.