Jessica Calefati

San Jose Mercury News

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Capitol correspondent for the San Jose Mercury News

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Thousands of K-12 students in California go to online schools so that they can learn from home at their own pace, with one-on-one virtual instruction.

California Virtual Academies: A Model of School Choice or Failure?

Thousands of K-12 students in California go to online schools so that they can learn from home at their own pace, with one-on-one virtual instruction.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Three million smartphones were stolen last year nationwide. In Los Angeles alone, 3000 were taken away.

Will the Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Get New Life in Sacramento?

Three million smartphones were stolen last year nationwide. In Los Angeles alone, 3000 were taken away.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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CDC director Rochelle Walensky says COVID-19 cases overall are up about 10% nationwide compared to last week, and big increases are happening in Michigan, New York and New Jersey.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The city of LA is expected to shut down Echo Park Lake, put up a fence, and move out all the unhoused people living there this week.

from Greater LA

Josh Barro and Ken White discuss the fall out of former acting U.S. attorney’s interview on 60 Minutes, an embarrassing brief for Sidney Powell, and more.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Today wraps up the first week of testimony in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who is accused of killing George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for more…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama voted against unionization on Thursday night. It was a big win for Amazon, the second largest employer in the U.S. after Walmart.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The federal government decided this morning to pause Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

About 46 million Americans are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 — some 18% of all U.S. adults — according to the Centers for Disease Control.

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…

from Left, Right & Center

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

from Greater LA