California

Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca are likely a couple of weeks away from receiving FDA approval. Governor Gavin Newsom says the first vaccines could be administered before Christmas.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 24, 2020.

Across California, city and county officials are finding dangerous chemicals in their drinking water wells.

New California environmental standards reveal toxins in some water systems

Across California, city and county officials are finding dangerous chemicals in their drinking water wells.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 24, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 24, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 24, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 23, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 23, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 23, 2020.

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson speaks with co-owner and chef Joshua Gil of MÍRAME in Beverly Hills, who is preparing a pre-Hispanic Thanksgiving dinner available for takeout.

Pomegranates and a pre-colonialism Thanksgiving feast

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson speaks with co-owner and chef Joshua Gil of MÍRAME in Beverly Hills, who is preparing a pre-Hispanic Thanksgiving dinner available for takeout.

from Good Food

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 20, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 20, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 20, 2020.

Gov. Gavin Newsom said, effect Saturday, most people in most counties should be off the streets between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.

California announces curfew to curb coronavirus spread

Gov. Gavin Newsom said, effect Saturday, most people in most counties should be off the streets between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.

from NPR

Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs lost his reelection bid this month. He formally conceded to his Republican challenger, Kevin Lincoln, on Tuesday. The race wasn’t even close.

Michael Tubbs, endorsed by Barack Obama, is ousted after just one term as Stockton mayor

Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs lost his reelection bid this month. He formally conceded to his Republican challenger, Kevin Lincoln, on Tuesday. The race wasn’t even close.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

About 100 years ago, a couple of movies were shot on Catalina Island. They needed some buffalo to roam in the background. When the production packed up, the animals stayed.

Two pregnant bison are joining Catalina’s iconic herd to help bolster their dwindling numbers

About 100 years ago, a couple of movies were shot on Catalina Island. They needed some buffalo to roam in the background. When the production packed up, the animals stayed.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The numbers keep going higher and higher. California reported more than 11 thousand new COVID-19 cases Wednesday--bringing the state’s total so far to just over one (m)million.

Joe Mathews: The number of COVID-19 deaths in the US would fill Forest Lawn Memorial Park by January

The numbers keep going higher and higher. California reported more than 11 thousand new COVID-19 cases Wednesday--bringing the state’s total so far to just over one (m)million.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 19, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 19, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 19, 2020.

Alex Lee has become California’s first Generation Z lawmaker, California’s first openly bisexual state lawmaker, and California's youngest Asian American state lawmaker ever.

Alex Lee, the first Gen Z lawmaker, is heading to the California State Assembly

Alex Lee has become California’s first Generation Z lawmaker, California’s first openly bisexual state lawmaker, and California's youngest Asian American state lawmaker ever.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

New developments coming to the Coachella Valley are hoping to turn the desert into the region’s newest surf spot.

With wave pools on the way, the desert around Palm Springs could be SoCal’s next surf spot

New developments coming to the Coachella Valley are hoping to turn the desert into the region’s newest surf spot.

from Greater LA

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 18, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 18, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 18, 2020.

People have repeatedly heard that stopping the spread of COVID-19 requires wearing a face mask, staying six feet apart, and socializing only outdoors.

New COVID cases in California hit an all-time high. Here’s a fact-check on how the virus spreads

People have repeatedly heard that stopping the spread of COVID-19 requires wearing a face mask, staying six feet apart, and socializing only outdoors.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“The rule is: Once you open as a school, you can stay open unless, because of an outbreak at your school, you have to close,” says Howard Blume.

As COVID surges in California, what do the new restrictions mean for schools?

“The rule is: Once you open as a school, you can stay open unless, because of an outbreak at your school, you have to close,” says Howard Blume.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 17, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 17, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 17, 2020.

Governor Newsom just apologized for attending a birthday party earlier this month at a fancy restaurant in Napa Valley.

Gov. Newsom faces backlash after breaking his own COVID-19 guidelines

Governor Newsom just apologized for attending a birthday party earlier this month at a fancy restaurant in Napa Valley.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The shift into the "purple tier" for most counties comes as the number of daily new coronavirus cases doubled in the past 10 days, Gov. Gavin Newsom said. He also apologized for breaking the rules.

California 'sounding the alarm' with new restrictions amid coronavirus spike

The shift into the "purple tier" for most counties comes as the number of daily new coronavirus cases doubled in the past 10 days, Gov. Gavin Newsom said. He also apologized for breaking the rules.

from NPR