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State of Affairs, Navigating the Second Dose of the Vaccine, Tuning Out the Noise with Music




A woman receives the COVID-19 vaccine last week at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Setting up community vaccination centers will be a key to getting the vaccine to millions, an adviser to President Biden says.
A woman receives the COVID-19 vaccine last week at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Setting up community vaccination centers will be a key to getting the vaccine to millions, an adviser to President Biden says.
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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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WEEKEND PREVIEW

KPCC's Leo Duran shares some of the best events to be a part of this weekend in Southern California.