Manuel Pastor

University of Southern California

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Some people view Johnson & Johnson as a “second class shot" due to its comparatively lower efficacy rating, reports LA Times columnist Erika Smith.

Why the Johnson and Johnson vaccine shouldn’t be viewed as second class

Some people view Johnson & Johnson as a “second class shot" due to its comparatively lower efficacy rating, reports LA Times columnist Erika Smith.

from Greater LA

California is in economic freefall, says Tom Steyer, the co-head of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s economic recovery task force.

What is Gov. Newsom’s task force doing to help California recover during COVID-19?

California is in economic freefall, says Tom Steyer, the co-head of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s economic recovery task force.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In the west, Bernie Sanders won California, Colorado and Utah on Super Tuesday. He accomplished that largely because of the younger, Latinx vote.

The power of Latinx voters and California in the general election

In the west, Bernie Sanders won California, Colorado and Utah on Super Tuesday. He accomplished that largely because of the younger, Latinx vote.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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"Judging California’s climate change policies by greenhouse gas emissions is backwards.

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Southern California has a unique relationship with climate change. So what’s happening now? How did we get here? And what can we do? This first episode of "In Our Backyard."

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The city of LA has locked basketball hoops in Venice Beach, even as more outdoor and indoor activities get the green light to restart.

from Greater LA

In the Golden State, the median home price is $758,990 , which is up nearly 24% from a year ago, according to The California Association of Realtors.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Latinos make up less than 40% of the California population — but more than 55% of the state’s coronavirus cases.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Seward Johnson’s, 26-foot tall, 2011 sculpture “Forever Marilyn” depicts the truly iconic Marilyn Monroe mid-subway breeze from that famous scene in “The Seven Year Itch” — face…

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