Coronavirus Ask an Expert: Road To Recovery Or Note
The state pretty much hit the brakes on reopening plans across California because of the spike seen in coronavirus cases - more than 13,000 new ones just on Monday. It puts most of the state back into the so-called purple tier, which is the most restrictive. Now, LA County has never left the purple tier so , as of right now, not a lot has changed right here, but some limits like curfews are being discussed by local officials.We will keep you posted. All of this renews tensions over that delicate balance to curb the spread of the virus while not killing businesses in our communities and raises questions of why we don't have a better handle on all of this...almost 9 months in.
- Anne Rimoin, an infectious disease specialist and professor of epidemiology at UCLA
NY Judge Rejects Trump's Limits on DACA
Over the weekend, a federal judge in New York ruled that acting homeland security secretary Chad Wolf was unlawfully appointed therefore any polices enacted under him - like limits to the Deferred Action Childhood Arrival program - are invalid.
- Jean Lantz Reisz, an immigration law expert who teaches at the University of California
How To Explain The Election To Your Kids
So it’s been two weeks since election day and though Joe Biden has been declared the winner, our current president has yet to concede. It’s unusual to say the least ...so as the adults in the room scratch their heads ...or wring their hands...and wonder how it’s all going to play out...how should it be explained to kids...especially in the classroom?
- Emma Humphries, the Chief Education Officer of iCivics, a non-profit organization that promotes civics education through online games and lesson plans
CA Leaders To Unveil Plan For Early Learning
Next month California leaders are expected unveil what's been called a Master Plan to reshape early childhood programs in the state. KPCC's Mariana Dale reports parents, providers and the public can weigh in on the plan during a virtual meeting later this week.
What, if anything.. Do you know about Ronald and Nancy Reagan…that he’s a Republican hero? That his policy of trickle-down economics didn’t quite trickle down to all of us? That he loved jelly beans? Well, there’s a new Showtime documentary series that sheds more light on how this couple rose to power from marginal Hollywood actors, to the California Governor’s mansion and then to the White House.
- Matt Tyrnauer, director of The Reagans