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CA Legislature Votes on Eviction Relief, Coronavirus: High School Teacher on the New School Year, The Influence of Black Panther




OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 16: California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a a news conference about the state's efforts on the homelessness crisis on January 16, 2020 in Oakland, California. Newsom was joined by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf to announce that Oakland will receive 15 unused FEMA trailers for the city to use as temporary housing and as mobile health and social services clinics for the homeless. Newsom signed on executive order on January 8 to deploy 100 trailers and crisis response teams to areas in need across the state.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 16: California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a a news conference about the state's efforts on the homelessness crisis on January 16, 2020 in Oakland, California. Newsom was joined by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf to announce that Oakland will receive 15 unused FEMA trailers for the city to use as temporary housing and as mobile health and social services clinics for the homeless. Newsom signed on executive order on January 8 to deploy 100 trailers and crisis response teams to areas in need across the state. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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CA Eviction Relief

September 1st is tomorrow, which means rent is due for many Angelenos. But the state legislature's attempt to pass some renter relief for people who've been out of work because of the pandemic so that they're aren't evicted.

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Veterans' Racial Stress

Moving on now to a story about veterans of color... Researchers have determined that the stress of living in a racist society can damage the health of people of color, including their mental health. But the concept is still not widely accepted among psychologists. There are some efforts to change that, including in the Veterans Affairs system.

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Coronavirus Testing Landscape

Last week we got hit with a bunch of coronavirus updates: a brand new tiered reopening plan for the state, a deal that could double our testing capacity, and hospitalizations in LA County appear to be dropping. We get to all of your COVID-19 questions and concerns.

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Coronavirus: High School Teacher on the New School Year

School is back in session but no one is in classroom yet. Things appears far more organized in terms of student schedules and online teaching, but reliable technology is still an issue. We discuss the ups and downs at the start of this new school year.

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The Influence of Black Panther

Sad news broke late this past Friday that sent a mournful chill throughout American pop culture. Chadwick Boseman had died. The 43 year old actor -- best known for bringing to life Black Panther on the big screen-- had been battling colon cancer… Prior to playing the Marvel superhero he’d played many real-life American heroes: Jackie Robinson in the film “42”, James Brown in the movie “Get On Up” and later Thurgood Marshall in “Marshall. But it’s his role as King T’Challa who becomes Black Panther that solidified the actor’s legacy. 

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