Melody Gutierrez

state government and politics reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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Writer for the Los Angeles Times and political reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Some of the governor’s spending is now coming under scrutiny, especially a deal he struck with Chinese car company BYD to buy masks.

California struck a face mask deal with a Chinese company. Where are those masks?

Some of the governor’s spending is now coming under scrutiny, especially a deal he struck with Chinese car company BYD to buy masks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

An estimated 37,000 medical professionals are needed to treat COVID-19 in hospitals across California.

California Health Corps to recruit med students, retired doctors and nurses to handle COVID-19

An estimated 37,000 medical professionals are needed to treat COVID-19 in hospitals across California.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Dogs can get blood transfusions, and there are two dog blood banks in California. But kind of like “The Handmaid’s Tale,” only select dogs are giving blood.

Inside California’s blood banks exclusively for dogs

Dogs can get blood transfusions, and there are two dog blood banks in California. But kind of like “The Handmaid’s Tale,” only select dogs are giving blood.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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