California

The Pac-12 conference has decided to postpone all sporting events for the rest of the year. That means no soccer, no volleyball, and no football.

from Greater LA

A new poll by the Pew Research Center finds that barely a quarter of Americans who identify as Hispanic or Latino have even heard of the word Latinx.

from Greater LA

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 14, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 14, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 14, 2020.

LA Unified’s new school year will start again on August 18. All K-12 classes will be all virtual for the nearly 800,000 students.

How LAUSD teachers are preparing for the start of school next week

LA Unified’s new school year will start again on August 18. All K-12 classes will be all virtual for the nearly 800,000 students.

from Greater LA

California’s long history of mass incarceration may have finally reached an inflection point.

Joe Mathews: It’s time to overcome our dark instinct to lock people up

California’s long history of mass incarceration may have finally reached an inflection point.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 13, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 13, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 13, 2020.

This week, the campaign for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, former vice president Joe Biden    announced    Kamala Harris as his running mate.

This Week in Weed: Kamala Harris’s record on cannabis

This week, the campaign for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, former vice president Joe Biden announced Kamala Harris as his running mate.

from KCRW Features

California has around 21,000 licensed architects, and 300 of them are Black. SoCalNOMA hopes to change that. Also, computer engineer William English made the mouse a reality.

How Bill English helped create the computer mouse, and the effort to change the face of architecture

California has around 21,000 licensed architects, and 300 of them are Black. SoCalNOMA hopes to change that. Also, computer engineer William English made the mouse a reality.

from Design and Architecture

In a historic pick, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has announced that Senator Kamala Harris will be his running mate.

Biden and Harris speak together in Delaware

In a historic pick, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has announced that Senator Kamala Harris will be his running mate.

"What we really see are these petition efforts to get him on the ballot, and those have all the hallmarks of being essentially run by Republican operatives,” says Rosalind Helderman,…

Kanye West could be on the presidential ballot in some swing states this November

"What we really see are these petition efforts to get him on the ballot, and those have all the hallmarks of being essentially run by Republican operatives,” says Rosalind Helderman,…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 12, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 12, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 12, 2020.

The campaign for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee     Joe Biden has      announced      Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate.

Biden selects Kamala Harris as Vice President pick — but some Californians are critical of her record

The campaign for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee   Joe Biden has   announced   Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate.

from KCRW Features

Many gig workers have struggled to get unemployment benefits because their employers were not required to pay into the system. That may change soon.

California judge: Uber and Lyft must treat their drivers like regular employees and pay benefits

Many gig workers have struggled to get unemployment benefits because their employers were not required to pay into the system. That may change soon.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 11, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 11, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 11, 2020.

Uber and Lyft have been fighting California over whether drivers are employees, entitled to benefits, or independent contractors. A state judge orders them to consider all those drivers employees.

California judge orders Uber and Lyft to consider all drivers employees

Uber and Lyft have been fighting California over whether drivers are employees, entitled to benefits, or independent contractors. A state judge orders them to consider all those drivers employees.

from NPR

As Congress and the president argue over how to help the 30 million Americans who are now unemployed, many of those Americans are struggling to survive.

Pasadena family relied on unemployment benefits that have now expired. How are they making it work?

As Congress and the president argue over how to help the 30 million Americans who are now unemployed, many of those Americans are struggling to survive.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 10, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 10, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 10, 2020.

This morning, Congress stalled again in negotiations over another pandemic relief bill. Today is the self-imposed deadline to reach a deal.

Gridlock in Washington over extending PPP: What it means for California workers

This morning, Congress stalled again in negotiations over another pandemic relief bill. Today is the self-imposed deadline to reach a deal.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 7, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 7, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 7, 2020.

Billions are being spent to transition to online education that isn’t teaching our kids very much. What if we used that money to fight the pandemic?

Joe Mathews: California should pull the plug on the school year

Billions are being spent to transition to online education that isn’t teaching our kids very much. What if we used that money to fight the pandemic?

from Zócalo's Connecting California