Kathryn Barnes

Kathryn Barnes

Coordinating Producer, KCRW Santa Barbara

Producer

Coordinating Producer, KCRW Santa Barbara

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As the first big wave of COVID-19 infections hit San Francisco and LA, some city dwellers want to ride out the pandemic in more rural environments.

Rural California towns urge tourists to stay home to curb coronavirus spread

As the first big wave of COVID-19 infections hit San Francisco and LA, some city dwellers want to ride out the pandemic in more rural environments.

from KCRW Features

Undocumented housekeepers are losing work due to the coronavirus outbreak. They don’t qualify for unemployment income and may not be eligible for government bailout.

Coronavirus cancellations cost undocumented housekeepers

Undocumented housekeepers are losing work due to the coronavirus outbreak. They don’t qualify for unemployment income and may not be eligible for government bailout.

from KCRW Features

As hospitals, clinics and other community organizations face a shortage of masks during the COVID-19 outbreak, homebound sewers have stepped up to help, from DIY crafters to fashion…

Do handsewn face masks protect against coronavirus?

As hospitals, clinics and other community organizations face a shortage of masks during the COVID-19 outbreak, homebound sewers have stepped up to help, from DIY crafters to fashion…

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California Assemblyman Rob Bonta has introduced a new bill in the state legislature that would protect medical marijuana users from employment discrimination.

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On this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we replay some of our favorite episodes. Local poets share their work and discuss LA's spoken word scene.

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