L.A. County Shuts Down Restaurants As COVID-19 Cases Rise
After seeing a significant rise in coronavirus cases, LA County health officials moved on Sunday to shut down restaurants again for a limited time, starting Wednesday. The Board of supervisors appears split on the issue however. We also hear from a local restaurant owner about what this means for businesses.
- Kathryn Barger, Los Angeles County Supervisor
- Suzanne Goin, restaurant owner of AOC and Tavern
USC Investigation On Racial Profiling
In the wake of protests this summer, there have been calls to re-examine cultures of bias within police forces. And these calls aren’t limited to city cops. At the University of Southern California, Black students and alumni have recounted disturbing incidents of racial profiling at the hands of USC’s Department of Public Safety - incidents that they say highlight a pattern of bias.
- Sofia James, senior at USC and she just finished a months-long investigation into racial profiling on campus
L.A. County's Coroner's Inquest on Shooting of Andres Guardado
At the direction of the Board of Supervisors, LA County's coroner will hold an official inquest starting Nov. 30 into the fatal deputy shooting of Andres Guardado. It's the first such inquest in more than 30 years. What can we expect?
- Frank Stoltze, KPCC's Public Safety Correspondent
How To Have A Remote Thanksgiving
Let’s be real… we’re looking at a pretty rough holiday season. Now that most of you have probably cancelled your thanksgiving plans with your family or friends... and you can no longer go out to eat in Los Angeles County this holiday, we bring you some advice on how to host a remote gathering - from the group cooking session to the post-dinner hang. J.D. Biersdorfer has, as her bio says, been answering people’s tech questions for the New York Times since 1998.
- J.D. Biersdorfer, New York Times Tech Tip columnist