The Joy - and the Concern - Over LA County Entering Orange Tier
LA County moved into the Orange Tier today, which means places like restaurants and movie theaters can allow more people indoors. It’s a good thing, but a whole lot of caution is still advised. Plus, what's the latest on vaccinations for kids under 16.
- Dr. Dean Blumberg, professor of medicine and chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at UC Davis Children's Hospital.
Behind-the-Scenes as Los Angeles Unified Preps to Reopen Classrooms
Across L.A. County, more public schools are inviting students back to classrooms: this week, districts from Duarte to Whittier to San Dimas will resume some in-person teaching. The biggest reopening in our area begins next week, when Los Angeles Unified reopens its first batch of elementary campuses. KPCC's Kyle Stokes takes a behind-the-scenes look at the preparations.
Los Angeles Unified Expands Vaccination Sites on Campus to 25 Locations
As LAUSD plans for reopening next week, today the district announced that more campuses will be used as vaccinations sites - 25 in total.
- KPCC's Education Reporter Kyle Stokes
How COVID-19 has Impacted Indigenous Communities in Southern California
We talk to Joseph Quintana, Development Director at the United American Indian Involvement (UAII), about the impact of COVID-19 in indigenous communities in Los Angeles and California, the fear that deaths related to the virus may be undercounted, and vaccine rollout.
- Joseph Quintana, Development Director at the United American Indian Involvement
The Ongoing Saga of Tin Horn Flats Saloon in Burbank
A bar and restaurant over in Burbank has made a big stir by defying the authorities during the pandemic. From the LA County Health Department, to the Burbank City Council, to court orders and police warnings, the Tin Horn Flats Saloon says they’re having none of it. The business insists nothing will keep it closed, becoming something of a rallying cry against lockdown mandates.
- LAist food editor Elina Shatkin