State of Affairs
It’s been just over 100 days since Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled his star-studded economic task force with the goal of leading the state’s economic recovery. So WHY can’t it solve the reopening? Meanwhile: As job losses continue to mount here, a LOT of people are bracing for life after the federal benefit runs OUT at the end of the month. We’ll check in on the negotiations happening in Washington.
- Marisa Lagos, Political correspondent for KQED
- Zach Courser, co-director the policy lab at Claremont McKenna College.
Ask An Expert: Immunity, Vaccines and Another Reminder About Why Masks Matter
Closed, then open, then closed again. You could get whiplash from how quickly things are changing in our county due to the coronavirus pandemic. There’s a lot we don’t have control over, but there’s also a lot we do. So let’s focus on that. We'll answer your questions about COVID-19.
- Professor Paula Cannon. She’s with the Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology at USC’s Keck School of Medicine.
Host Austin Cross sits talks with hosts of the new podcast “Sista Brunch.” Each episode is a deep dive conversation with a woman of color working in entertainment or media. The hosts are Anya Adams and Fanshen Cox. Adams is a TV director who’s worked on “Glow” and “Black-ish” among other shows. She recently won an NAACP award for directing. Cox is a producer and development executive with Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s company Pearl Street Films.
- Anya Adams, TV Director
- Fanshen Cox, Film Producer
Concerts in Your Car
With indoor concerts off-limits, event producers have created a work-around: drive-in concerts.
- Vincenzo Giammanco of CBF Productions about one series in Southern California: Concerts in your Car at the Ventura County Fairgrounds.
Looking for something to do this weekend - that's safe and indoors? KPCC's Leo Duran shares some of the best events to do this weekend in Southern California.
- Leo Duran, Take Two