Catherine Ho

Reporter for San Francisco Chronicle

Reporter covers health care for the San Francisco Chronicle

Catherine Ho on KCRW

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to ban the sale of e-cigarettes in attempts to curb kids from using them.

San Francisco wants to ban e-cigarettes, Juul fights back

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to ban the sale of e-cigarettes in attempts to curb kids from using them.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The GOP tax bill would gut the individual mandate in Obamacare. While the individual mandate  remains unpopular , health officials say it’s needed to make Obamacare work.

How repealing the individual mandate will affect California’s health care market

The GOP tax bill would gut the individual mandate in Obamacare. While the individual mandate remains unpopular , health officials say it’s needed to make Obamacare work.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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"It's an all-hands-on-deck moment," said Dr. Muntu Davis, LA county’s health officer.

from KCRW Features

On Tuesday, for the fifth consecutive day, LA County reported more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Roughly 53% of LA County residents are fully vaccinated, but cases and hospitalizations are rising. As the Delta variant spreads, people ages 18-29 are being hit hardest.

from Greater LA

The UC Board of Regents approved increasing tuition and fees by 4.2% for new undergraduates starting fall 2022.

from KCRW Features

It’s an issue many communities across California are wrestling with: how to preserve historic buildings and landmarks that are part of their heritage without draining local government…

from Zócalo's Connecting California