What to Expect This Week in the Impeachment Process
With the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump set to start up this week in the Senate, what can we expect from the House impeachment managers and Trump's legal team?
- Justin Levitt, professor of law at Loyola Law School and former deputy assistant attorney general in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.
Supervisor Holly Mitchell on Coronavirus, Equity and Vaccine Distribution
In Los Angeles County, cases and hospitalizations are decreasing, but this doesn’t mean LA is out of the woods yet. Deaths in the County remain high, and there are more concerns on the horizon -- with new, more contagious variants to watch out for. Not to mention county officials still working out the kinks in their vaccine rollout, and all does not seem equitable.
- Holly Mitchell, L-A County Supervisor for the Second District.
Why LA County is Only Giving Out Second Vaccine Doses This Week
There are two types of vaccine available types of vaccine available in Southern California right now -- the Pfizer vaccine and the Moderna vaccine. Both require two doses. And this week, LA County says it’ll prioritize people who need second doses of their COVID -19 vaccines. That means that at County sites--like the Forum and Magic Mountain-- there won’t be first dose appointments after Monday.
- KPCC community engagement reporter Carla Javier
LAUSD Floats Proposal to Get Youngest Students Back in the Classroom ...with Certain Criteria Being Met
One group that is not yet eligible for vaccines is teachers, but that has not stopped the pressure from building on the Los Angeles Unified School District to re-open schools. LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner spoke about this in his weekly address this morning and offered a proposal for getting at least the youngest students back in the classroom.
- KPCC’s Caroline Champlin
Fifty Years After LA's Sylmar Quake: What We Learned
On February 9th, 1971, a 6.6 earthquake struck Southern California. The San Fernando -- or Sylmar -- quake led to 64 deaths and $500 million in damages, but out of it came many of the safety regulations that exist today.
- Dr. Lucy Jones, seismologist and founder of the Dr. Lucy Jones Center for Science and Society.