Lisa Bartlett

Orange County Supervisor for the Fifth District

Lisa Bartlett on KCRW

Orange County was removed from    California’s coronavirus watch list    on Sunday, paving the way for the region to continue reopening more businesses and schools.

With COVID rates down, OC kids might return to school in-person

Orange County was removed from California’s coronavirus watch list on Sunday, paving the way for the region to continue reopening more businesses and schools.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California is now the epicenter of the nation’s coronavirus outbreak, passing New York with the most confirmed COVID-19 infections.

OC is a COVID-19 hotspot. Residents don’t want to wear masks, so what needs to happen?

California is now the epicenter of the nation’s coronavirus outbreak, passing New York with the most confirmed COVID-19 infections.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

As California finally starts showing signs of getting a handle on the coronavirus, health officials up and down the Golden State are concerned backsliding could happen if we ease up on…

from KCRW Features

AMC announced it will start to reopen its theaters in parts of the country where COVID protocols allow it. But it remains to be seen whether this move will pay off for the chain.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Berlin schools reopened this week amid fears of a second COVID-19 wave, with about 370,000 students returning to the classroom.

from Studio Berlin

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought more stress and disruptions to regular routines. People are sleeping less well and grinding their teeth more.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On this Labor Day, Greater LA replays highlights from the past few months. Condors are making a comeback — after being on the brink of extinction.

from Greater LA

The new academic year starts this week for students across Southern California. Typically, parents prepare by spending hundreds of dollars per child on supplies and clothes.

from Greater LA

Some companies are in phase three trials for COVID-19 vaccines. KCRW looks at the work being done by Moderna, Pfizer, and AstraZeneca.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Cases of COVID-19 are rising and despite warnings from Berlin to remain alert, a growing number of Germans are pushing back against hygiene and social distancing rules even as their…

from Studio Berlin

The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 approaches 200,000. An upcoming presidential election lays bare Americans’ ugliest partisan divides and tribal impulses.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand