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“The Bruce family is not interested in an apology. We want the restoration of our land. We want restitution for that loss of revenue that we would have had for 96 years.

“The Bruce family is not interested in an apology. We want the restoration of our land. We want restitution for that loss of revenue that we would have had for 96 years. And we want punitive damages," says Duane 'Yellow Feather' Shepard, a descendant of the Bruce family.

from Greater LA

Some OC cities will begin posting monthly hate crime stats

The city of Irvine recently launched a hate crime reporting portal.

California to temporarily house young migrants, bringing stories of human suffering into sharper focus

In March alone, about 19,000 migrant children came alone to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking asylum. That's an all-time high.

Thousands of Angelenos will have fewer affordable housing options as ‘covenants’ will expire

About 10,000 units of affordable housing in LA County are likely to flip to market-rate in the next five to 10 years.

Following Daunte Wright’s shooting death, a look at Minnesota’s long history of officer-involved killings

Protestors took to the streets on Sunday night in Brooklyn Center, a suburb of Minneapolis, after another police killing of a Black person.

The South African variant of COVID-19 might be able to “break through” the Pfizer vaccine. That’s according to a new study from Tel Aviv University.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Michigan is the COVID-19 epicenter in the United States right now. The state has more than 7000 new cases per day, and hospitals are nearing capacity.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“An absolute monster,” “unhinged,” “a casual disregard for human rights.” These are some of the words The Hollywood Reporter used to describe mega producer Scott Rudin in a new story .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

One out of three COVID-19 survivors may develop a severe mental health or psychiatric condition within six month of their initial diagnosis, according to new research from Oxford…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Late Friday night, the Supreme Court ruled that California cannot prevent people from gathering in homes for religious services.

Why Supreme Court is fast-tracking religious freedom cases on its ‘shadow docket’

Late Friday night, the Supreme Court ruled that California cannot prevent people from gathering in homes for religious services.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The vote drew national attention as organizers pushed to create the first union at an American Amazon facility.

Amazon warehouse workers in Alabama rejected a union drive. What happens now for the online retail giant?

The vote drew national attention as organizers pushed to create the first union at an American Amazon facility.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro talks with panelists Jamelle Bouie and Lanhee Chen about the housing aspect of Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan, how governors have fared in the pandemic and Georgia’s new…

Carrots over sticks

Josh Barro talks with panelists Jamelle Bouie and Lanhee Chen about the housing aspect of Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan, how governors have fared in the pandemic and Georgia’s new…

from Left, Right & Center

Eating disorders jumped in the last year as more young people spent time on screens, according to new research from UC San Francisco.

Eating disorders among teens are up during COVID. Pediatrician offers tips on what to watch for

Eating disorders jumped in the last year as more young people spent time on screens, according to new research from UC San Francisco.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In California, more than 44,000 people are in jail without having been convicted. Some have been there for years, waiting to go to trial.

Why some California inmates are waiting up to 12 years for their day in court: CalMatters investigation

In California, more than 44,000 people are in jail without having been convicted. Some have been there for years, waiting to go to trial.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Facebook is embroiled in yet another data privacy scandal.

Half a billion Facebook users were hacked. Should we care about yet another data breach?

Facebook is embroiled in yet another data privacy scandal.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Pulmonologist Dr. Martin Tobin testified this morning in the trial against former Minneapolis police officer Dereck Chauvin, the man accused of killing George Floyd. He said, “Mr.

In week 2, how Derek Chauvin’s trial proves to be different from all other police trials

Pulmonologist Dr. Martin Tobin testified this morning in the trial against former Minneapolis police officer Dereck Chauvin, the man accused of killing George Floyd. He said, “Mr.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A kelp forest off the coast of Northern California is practically gone. An estimated 95% of it has vanished over the last eight years.

California coastal kelp forests are dying. The culprit? Warm waters and purple sea urchins

A kelp forest off the coast of Northern California is practically gone. An estimated 95% of it has vanished over the last eight years.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

After another dry year, drought is coming back to California. The state’s largest reservoirs are half full and the wet season ended last week.

California faces new drought, but Southern California might avoid water restrictions

After another dry year, drought is coming back to California. The state’s largest reservoirs are half full and the wet season ended last week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California is poised to reopen on June 15, but there are some caveats to the plan.

Does California’s June reopening plan signal a return to normal?

California is poised to reopen on June 15, but there are some caveats to the plan.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Long Beach City Council voted unanimously last night to make the Long Beach Convention Center a temporary shelter for migrant children.

Migrant kids will be sheltered in Long Beach, following San Diego’s lead

The Long Beach City Council voted unanimously last night to make the Long Beach Convention Center a temporary shelter for migrant children.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about an apparent DOJ sex crime investigation for Congressman Matt Gaetz, plus the Trump campaign’s use of recurring donations, detention for the U.S.

Gaetzgate

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about an apparent DOJ sex crime investigation for Congressman Matt Gaetz, plus the Trump campaign’s use of recurring donations, detention for the U.S.

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Vaccine cards include sensitive info such as vaccine batch numbers, names, and birth dates.

Keep your vaccine card secure and off social media, says epidemiologist

Vaccine cards include sensitive info such as vaccine batch numbers, names, and birth dates.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Many Californians are driven to replace Gov. Gavin Newsom, but “ recall fever ” goes beyond him. There are pushes to oust district attorneys in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Targets of recalls in California: Gov. Newsom, SF and LA district attorneys, Sacramento mayor

Many Californians are driven to replace Gov. Gavin Newsom, but “ recall fever ” goes beyond him. There are pushes to oust district attorneys in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand