L.A. Deputies Shooting and KPCC's Josie Huang Arrest
After a gunmen shot two sheriff deputies in Compton and KPCC's Josie Huang was arrested covering a protest outside the hospital where they were treated.
- Kathryn Barger, Chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
The Access Journalists Have While Out on the Field
KPCC explains what journalists can and cannot do when trying to document the work of law enforcement with First Amendment expert and lawyer Susan Seager.
Native Californians and Prescribed Burns
As megafires continue to break out across the state, we’ve been talking about the practice of fighting fire with fire to thin out vegetation that could fuel larger fires, known as “prescribed” or “cultural” burning. But the idea isn’t new and it’s something indigenous people in California have been doing for a long time.
- Ron Goode, the Tribal Chair for the North Fork Mono Tribe in the mountains of the San Joaquin Valley
Air Quality Check In
With the fires raging up and down the west coast the air quality has consistently been really unhealthy. What factors into that assessment and how can we stay safe? We discuss how to be safe with this air and what are the underlying issues that led us here.
- California’s Secretary for Environmental Protect is Jared Blumenfeld
In Orange County, a whole bunch of businesses are welcoming people back indoors - restaurants...gyms...movie theaters. Meanwhile, county officials are looking to target more testing in some of the neighborhoods hardest hit by the coronavirus.
- Nick Gerda, Reporter for the non-profit news site Voice of OC
The federal government was ordered to hand in documents to court yesterday pertaining to its decision to shorten the census. KPCC's Caroline Champlin says they are not yet viewable in the court record, but that the documents and the decision to shorten the census will be discussed at a 2 pm hearing.