Emily Alpert Reyes

LA Times reporter covering public health

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LA50K, an initiative in LA County, aims to prevent drug-related deaths by distributing 50,000 boxes of Narcan, a nasal spray used to revive someone from an overdose.

‘We're just here to help people not die’: LA outreach worker on distributing Narcan

LA50K, an initiative in LA County, aims to prevent drug-related deaths by distributing 50,000 boxes of Narcan, a nasal spray used to revive someone from an overdose.

from Greater LA

States nationwide are seeing COVID-19 surges, and New York reported more than 60,000 new cases this past weekend, the most since the start of the pandemic.

Public closures, canceled holiday plans? Omicron surges nationwide

States nationwide are seeing COVID-19 surges, and New York reported more than 60,000 new cases this past weekend, the most since the start of the pandemic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA City Council has put what may have been the final nail in the coffin of the South Central Farm: a 14-acre neighborhood farm that has been fought over since 2006.

A dire fate for South Central Farm in South LA

LA City Council has put what may have been the final nail in the coffin of the South Central Farm: a 14-acre neighborhood farm that has been fought over since 2006.

from Greater LA

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A Florida federal judge has struck down the mask mandate for public transportation riders.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA salons are specializing in textured hair now more than ever. Does this mean the natural hair movement is here to stay?

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Panelists discuss Canada’s trucker protests, the rift among Republicans, and Bernie Sanders’ solution to solve the Ukraine crisis.

from Left, Right & Center

California is on track to live with coronavirus as “endemic.” Gov.

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Jenna Schwartz and Nicolle Fefferman, co-founders of “Parents Supporting Teachers,” are using old-fashioned grassroots campaigns to push LAUSD to communicate better with families.

from KCRW Features

Two Angelenos — one Ukrainian and one Russian — discuss what their families are living through in their respective native countries. Gov.

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Gas prices just reached a record high, so California will return a big chunk of its budget surplus to drivers. But for super commuters, a $400 rebate won’t last two weeks.

from Greater LA

Panelists discuss who should make the rules about masking, whether America is doing enough to ease the war in Ukraine, and what kinds of lessons kids should receive on gender.

from Left, Right & Center

It’s now a year after LA’s police-led homeless encampment eviction. Controversy –– and fencing –– still surround Echo Park Lake.

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