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State of Affairs, Child Care Providers Next in line for Covid Vaccination, FREE BRITNEY




A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento.
A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento.
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STATE OF AFAIRS

U.S. House Majority Whip Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks during a media availability after a Republican Conference meeting December 13, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
U.S. House Majority Whip Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks during a media availability after a Republican Conference meeting December 13, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
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This week, California congressman Kevin McCarthy and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have been going toe to toe. It all stems from the newly-elected representative from the state of Georgia who forced the House's decision to strip Marjorie Taylor Greene of her committee seats. 

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DROUGHT CHECK-IN: WHAT'S GOING ON WITH CA WATER

Dried mud and the remnants of a marina is seen at the New Melones Lake reservoir which is now at less than 20 percent capacity as a severe drought continues to affect California on May 24, 2015.  California has recently announced sweeping statewide water restrictions for the first time in history in order to combat the region's devastating drought, the worst since records began.          AFP PHOTO/ MARK RALSTON        (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
Dried mud and the remnants of a marina is seen at the New Melones Lake reservoir which is now at less than 20 percent capacity as a severe drought continues to affect California on May 24, 2015. California has recently announced sweeping statewide water restrictions for the first time in history in order to combat the region's devastating drought, the worst since records began. AFP PHOTO/ MARK RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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Last Fall much of California was DRY, like in the Extreme Drought range, so we wanted to know what last week's soaking got us.

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CHILD CARE PROVIDER COULD BE NEXT IN LINE FOR  VACCINES

Breakfast time at the toddler class at young horizons. A limited number of children returned to the child care facility on Monday May 4th as cities try to support essential workers.
Breakfast time at the toddler class at young horizons. A limited number of children returned to the child care facility on Monday May 4th as cities try to support essential workers.
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Child care providers are in the next cohort of people eligible for Covid vaccines. We'll lay out what we know (and what we don't) about how they can get vaccinated.

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RACE IN LA: JARVEY TERVALON

"Geography of Rage: Remembering the Los Angeles Riots of 1992," edited by Jervey Tervalon is one of several books about the landmark event.

We listen to the latest installment in our Race in L.A. series, where we ask Angelenos how race and identity shape their day-to-day lives. The hope is that these stories fuel meaningful, authentic conversations about our lived experiences as a certain race or ethnicity.

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FREE BRITNEY

Pop singer Britney Spears
Pop singer Britney Spears
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We talk with director and producer Samantha Stark about a new New York Times documentary called "Framing Britney Spears" that examines the court-sanctioned conservatorship Spears entered into at the age of 26 when her father, as well as a lawyer, became the managers of her financial and personal affairs. 

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