STATE OF AFFAIRS
We get the latest in politics from California and the nation for State of Affairs...from the sudden about face from Gov. Newsom's reopening plans to Rep. Kevin McCarthy's recent meeting with Donald Trump to plan a take back the House in the midterms.
- USC's Christina Bellantoni
- Claremont McKenna professor Zach Courser.
K-TOWN TRAFFIC DEATH
For five years now city officials in Los Angeles have talked a LOT about reducing traffic deaths through a program called Vision Zero. But the thing is - the number of people who’ve died in traffic collisions in LA has actually gone up during this time. Why? It’s, of course, complicated.
- LAist reporter Ryan Fonseca has looked into it.
MUSIC FOR THE MONTH
It's been a tumultuous start to 2021 and LA is having some feelings. So we've started a new monthly segment tapping the music mood of the month. This week, we go a little old school with Stevie Wonder and Al Green.
- Music supervisor Morgan Rhodes, co-host of the podcast "Heat Rocks"
- Music writer Oliver Wang, co-host "Heat Rocks."
HOW TO GET THE SECOND DOSE OF THE VACCINE
Securing a first dose of one of those coveted COVID-19 vaccines is no small feat, but it's not where the journey ends. The vaccines available in Southern California right now require not just one, but TWO doses. And hundreds of you who have managed to get your first dose have reached out and told us that getting that second dose has been confusing. Our community engagement reporter Carla Javier has been looking into your questions and concerns and helped write our new guide to "How To Get The Second Dose of the Vaccine" on LAist dot com.
- KPCC's Carla Javier
KPCC's Leo Duran shares some of the best events to be a part of this weekend in Southern California.