LA County Could Reissue Safer-at-Home Order If COVID-19 Surge Continues
We’re just over one week away from the Thanksgiving holiday and LA County officials are taking no chances to curb the spread of the coronavirus. So last night, the county board of supervisors passed new restrictions starting this Friday. And if the case rates continue to get worse in the coming weeks … then another stay-at-home order could be on the table, too.
- LA County Board Supervisor Sheila Kuehl
LAUSD's Return To Campus Plan
As California cracks down again on the coronavirus, instituting a few more rules and regulations, we wanted to know what this means for schools - those that have already allowed students back to campus - and LA Unified that's been trying to come up with plan when - and if - kids can return to school in person next year.
- Carla Javier, KPCC's education reporter
Future of CA's High-speed Rail Project Under President-elect Joe Biden
President-elect Joe Biden is well-known for his love of trains and many California public officials are banking on his support for the state's troubled high-speed rail project. We discuss what a Biden administration could mean for the project and why its future could still be in doubt.
- Ralph Vartabedian, Los Angeles Times special contributor
On The Lot
After Donald Trump leaves the White House…could he become a TV mogul? There’s talk of him possibly mounting an alternative to Fox News... And in an entirely different part of the entertainment business... Spike Lee is prepping a movie about the origin of Viagra… and...wait for it… it’ll be a musical?
- Rebecca Keegan, Senior Editor for Film for The Hollywood Reporter
Servant of Pod with Nick Quah
With all of the big names and studios flooding the podcast market, is it still possible for the industry to go back to its D.I.Y. roots? Nick Quah, host of the LAist Studios podcast Servant of Pod, discusses his conversation with Lauren Shippen (creator of the fiction podcast “The Bright Sessions") and what her success means for the future of podcasting.