Angelenos going to inauguration — or not

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Edwin Rivera (center) and his friends at LAX, about to board their flight to Washington D.C. Photo courtesy of Edwin Rivera.

With calls to stay home during the pandemic and threats of more violence in Washington, D.C., most Joe Biden supporters from Southern California will watch the inauguration virtually. But some are willing to take the risk. KCRW speaks with a Riverside resident from Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ sorority who canceled her trip to D.C. after the insurrection on January 6, and a Highland Park resident who’s heading to the nation’s capital.