Kathryn Olmsted

UC Davis

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Historian at UC Davis; Author of Right Out of California

Kathryn Olmsted on KCRW

Donald Trump spent a week at the Republican National Convention repeating his campaign promise to “make America great again.”

The early roots of GOP talking points

Donald Trump spent a week at the Republican National Convention repeating his campaign promise to “make America great again.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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California will roll out a statewide electronic vaccine verification program, which Gov. Gavin Newsom does not call a passport.

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With the state’s color-coded reopening tiers riding off into the sunset, there’s no more social distancing, and masks in almost every indoor situation are being retired.

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All of California is officially facing drought conditions, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor . And much of the state is in extreme or severe drought after the dry winter.

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Community activists, entrepreneurs, and local politicians are keeping tabs on President Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure spending plan that’s currently being debated on Capitol Hill.

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