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"It really is true that Congress Is a failure of an institution. It's a disgrace anything. It's a disgrace. And then they wonder why things like January six houses. These are hosts Matt Vestments Storm Paglia from earlier this year. They call the insurrection at the US Capitol justified then, seconds later questioned whether it was even real. So you know what I've come around to the FBI. Doing. It was a setup agree in July on his Salem talk show, Elder took a call from a voter urging him to run. And suggesting that the vote might be sabotaged against him. Elder laughed at the prediction of electoral fraud and said he wouldn't be surprised. David Folkenflik NPR news Many Parker and Alan Spark Hawk of the band low have been making music together for nearly 30 years, and they've been buried to each other for even longer, honestly. If it hadn't been for the marriage for the family. I don't think we ever would have. Yeah, We never would have survived this long as a band. Yeah, Low recently released their 13th album. It is called. Hey, what you saw. And it's not just say that necessarily. Another man is just horrible, but we're keeping it together married, but I think we were able to weather difficulties. We were able to have a certain kind of unified vision in despite being kind of very two different Artists. Parker and Spar hawks say their career and their relationship have been balancing acts and that after all these years, they are still in a way trying to find their sound heads up to our engineers. The distortion coming up is intentional. When back in. I have been pushing towards The beauty and I know Alan sometimes focuses on okay, so chaos. Maybe that thing should say It's been a challenge to blend that together, and I guess that's maybe what we've been trying to do this full time. It was a car. Ben's voice, Louis Business is such a powerful tool to cut through the noise humanness against The violence. When you think you see anything really all we knew that that's what the woman bringing to it is that you know, I was immediately. Probably the overriding socks me impairment, especially for start. I was like, I want to figure out a way to accommodate what you want. I think we can figure out a way We both do what we are warning. Mm. Happen and music. Everybody just changes dream. That's why we live it in these again. I mean, it sounds like compromises what you're describing, but I've never felt like the music that we've created has been a compromise. It's always beautiful, and it's always as crazy as I've ever. Yeah, Beyond my imagination isn't something New York Coming into. It's a sound that toes the line between harmony and dissonance. And that makes their newest album. Hey, what a particularly fitting soundtrack. For these times we're living in living in That was Alan Spark Hawk and mini partner of the band Lower You're listening to all things considered from NPR news, and you're listening on KQED Public radio After.
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"Gavin Newsom is requiring all state workers who have not been vaccinated to be tested once a week and to wear face masks at work. So one of the first things I will do to the extent that those mandates are still in effect, I will repeal them. The polls suggest the recall of the governor is likely to fail. If successful, though Elder would be the state's first African American governor. He offers brashly conservative takes that are well received among Trump supporters. Though he received a covid vaccine. Elder gives a lot of air time to arguments against it, and it takes on gender and race have provoked much outcry on the left. Don't be dismissive. I worked hard for that type. Yes, you know hard how difficult it is to be the black face of white supremacy. Elder worked for ABC radio for years. Let go in 2015 elder joint Salem Media. And Nelson is the author of Shadow Network Book on the political influence of conservative media, religious and business groups, she says Salem Media seeks to appeal to a voter base of fundamentalist Christians who are urged to the polls based on their conservative and sometimes socially regressive beliefs. Anti abortion, anti LGBT etcetera. Neither the elder campaign North Salem Media responded to NPR's request for comment. The company owns more than 100 stations, and says its broadcasts are heard on more than 3000 stations nationally. Salem Media's founders were two men Brothers in law, who established the outfit in 1986 as a religious broadcaster. Their mission has now expanded to incorporate conservative fundamentalist Christianity and drive to promote victories by like minded Republicans..
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"8th Governor Greg Abbott signed two bills establishing rules for the weatherization of power plants and transmission lines, Everything that needed to be done. Was done to fix the power grid and Texas Kelly Sanders at the University of Southern California thinks lawmakers are still just reacting. There's a lot of things that need to happen, you know, from the Texas grid standpoint, and a lot of it is is challenged by the way that the market is structured. Their Texas's electricity delivery system is market based. There are private and competing generating companies, transmission companies and energy retailers. Michael Weber at UT Austin says finding those companies if they don't weatherize is a good first step. But lawmakers still only looked into the supply side of the problem. We can also manage demand, so it's the other major tool. The tool box. And things like energy efficiency, Better building codes. Demand response. Those things were not touched for the most part, and they also really dropped the ball. I'm not doing anything on transmission. That's Daniel Kill him at Rice University again, even if we don't become fully integrated with the national grid to at least have more of those ties that That could make us much more resilient and and, frankly could allow us to sell more of our wind and solar power at other times of the year. Plugging Texas into the national grid would cost a lot of money, says Caitlin Smith. She's a Texas based energy consultant, A B Power advisors. It also wouldn't happen overnight. That's a 20 year project. Probably there's limited things that you can do right off the bat. Less than a week after the governor signed those Texas power reform bills into law, temperatures rose over 100 degrees in a lot of the state, the grid operators sent emails and ran ads urging customers to conserve electricity. To avoid more rolling blackouts in Austin. I'm Andy Euler for marketplace. We heard from Kristen travel little bit ago about the deja vu all over again that the Delta variants seems to be bringing us this fall. Restaurants closing for indoor dining again mask mandates and All the rest of the stuff that's the same, but somehow different. We are going to end today with a little more deja vu Zaurus Khan is a medical doctor in Iowa City, Iowa. She told us on this program a couple of years ago about putting her dream of owning a home on hold. So that she could start an education fund for her cousin's daughter after a cousin passed away. A lot has changed for this economy and for Dr Khan since then, So here's an update. So the last time we chatted, I had talked about how I put a lot of weight in buying a primary home for my family, as as as a combination of my American dream. So once my cousin passed away, and I started looking at things more and more in terms of You know that life is kind of limited. I think I started thinking more in terms of living in terms of experiences and not in terms of things. Instead of looking at, you know, buying a primary home for ourselves and started looking at doing real estate investment and buying pretty much rental homes..
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"News. I'm Audie Cornish, and I'm Mary Louise Kelly. This month, the N C. Double a began allowing student athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness. We hear from a college player who says it's about time. You know, I can't even get a cheeseburger from our coach. You know what I'm saying? I can't He can't even give me $5 for gas. My part of the Get back to my dorm versus news. Live from NPR News in Culver City, California I'm Duane Brown, the Justice Department's inspector general, says senior FBI officials made a number of mistakes after first hearing reports of sexual abuse. Involving former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar from Michigan Public radio Dustin Dwyer reports, the report says the FBI's Indianapolis Field office first learned of the allegations against Nassar in July, 2015. But officials from that office didn't adequately follow up and they didn't notify FBI officials or local law enforcement in East Lansing, Michigan, where Nassar was still seeing gymnasts at Michigan State University. And another private gym. It would be 14 months before police at Michigan State searched Nassar's home, where they found more than 30,000 images of child pornography. In a statement, The FBI says the mistakes are inexcusable. Nasser is serving a sentence of more than 100 years for his crimes for NPR news. I'm Dustin Dwyer in Grand Rapids. Wildfires in Oregon and Washington State are among 60 active blazes in the mostly western states that have destroyed homes and burned through hundreds of square miles of brush and extremely dry temper. Climate change has made the West much warmer, leading to more frequent and destructive fires. Jennifer cases with the Oregon Department of Forestry where the bootleg fire continues to rage out of control. This is fire. Conditions that we would typically see in August and it's July And so of course, things are just very dry. This is due to extreme drought conditions. The bootleg fire along the California border with Oregon has destroyed at least 20 homes and continues to threaten thousands more. Meanwhile, tribal lands already struggling to conserve water and now under a state of emergency as fires continue to burn across the Pacific Northwest. Stocks finished mixed on Wall Street today. This is NPR. Live from KQED News. I'm Natalia Navarro Anapa Woman is facing federal charges for allegedly peddling fake covid 19 vaccine pills and giving out false vaccination cards. Prosecutors say it's the first federal case of its kind in the country. KQED s terrorist, Siler reports. Julie Masi home Neuropathic Doctor is charged with wire fraud and making false statements. The Justice Department says Mozzie provided her patients with pills, which she claimed contained small amounts of covid 19. It would provide lifelong protection. She also allegedly gave patients CDC covid 19 vaccine cards that showed that received the Moderna vaccine, instructing them to fraudulently fill out vaccination dates. Massey's website says she empowers her patients and provides treatment plants that are sustainable and effective. Masi did not return calls for comment. I'm Tara Siler KQED news. San Francisco businesses owned by women received fewer and smaller loans from one of the federal government's key covid relief programs, compared to ones owned by men. A new report by the budget and legislative analyst's Office says women owned firms received about a quarter of the money handed out by the Paycheck protection program to businesses in the city last year. That's despite comprising of around 40% of all companies in San Francisco..
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"Months of conflict, Ethiopia's government declares a ceasefire, but opposition forces dismiss it and fire experts have a warning for the Western US this fourth of July. Skip the fireworks, This is not the time to get complacent. There's still an awful lot of risk out there. All those stories and more after these news headlines Live from KQED News. I'm terrorist. Seiler. The election to recall Governor Newsom will take place September 14th Lieutenant Governor Lenny Cooke. Alakazam announced the date this afternoon, hours after Secretary of State Shirley Weber officially certified the recall. That came after the state's Department of Finance released its final cost estimate for the vote, which the agency says will cost $276 million. Every voter in the state will receive a mail ballot for the election under a law signed by Newsome earlier this year. The US Supreme Court ruled today that California does not have the right to force charities to disclose their major donors. KQED politics Editor Scott Shaffer reports the case was brought by two conservative nonprofit organizations, including one affiliated with the Koch family. They argued California's requirement that they tell the attorney general who their major donors are has a chilling effect and violates the First Amendment by a 6 to 3 vote. The court agreed. Loyola Marymount University Election law professor Jessica Levinson says the decision could have a big impact on other disclosure laws down the road requirements where we ask candidates. Political parties. Political action committees tell us where you get your money, tell us where your money is going. In her dissent, Justice Sonia Sotomayor agreed, saying the ruling violated court precedent and put a bull's eye on campaign disclosure laws nationwide. I'm Scott Shaffer. KQED NEWS. South Bay Congresswoman Zoloft Grand is set to play a key role in a new House inquiry into the January 6th attack on the U. S. Capitol. House speaker and San Francisco representative Nancy Pelosi appointed Lofgren to a bipartisan committee that will look into the riot that left five people dead and injured about 140 police officers. The appointment comes a day after the Democratic controlled House approved legislation to create the panel. Something most Republicans have opposed. Lofgren also chairs the House Administration Committee, which has held several hearings into the attack. Oakland School leaders have approved a new strategic plan and budget for the next three years. Among their top priorities is a commitment to get more students reading on grade level K cuties. Vanessa ran Kanye reports. Poor reading outcomes have been an ongoing issue in the district With just a quarter of Latino and black students meeting.
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"Was a 22 year old San Francisco resident. Police are not releasing his name until his family can be notified. Oakland police spokesperson Officer Johnna Watson said the shooting was not related to the Juneteenth celebration that drew over 10,000 people to the lake Saturday. We're still looking into what the motive is again. Is this related to any groups, gangs a specific person or what really led up to the motive, and that's what are investigators continue to process and look at Two suspects were arrested after they were seen running from the scene carrying firearms, but it's unclear if they are connected to the shooting. The police department is offering $40,000 in reward money for information leading to arrests. I'm M J. Johnson. KQED News. The Oakland roots soccer team season opening game had to be postponed yesterday after officials determined the field was unplayable K securities Julie Chang has more crowds of disappointed fans had to leave Laney College Stadium shortly before the teams sold out match against Northern California rival Sacramento Republic was set to start. Oakland Roots. Officials released a statement apologizing to attendees and said the field was not approved by the United Soccer League, a USL spokesperson said during their pregame evaluation, the league in consultation with the referee crew Deemed the field into poor condition to play on the league says shipping delays on a new field surface was partly to blame. Oakland roots is next scheduled match is also a home game. They're set to face Austin Bold on Saturday. I'm Julie Chang KQED news. There's more online at kqed dot org. I'm Keith Wolf support comes.
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"Makes more of a commitment to justice more of a commitment to wealth building more of a commitment to a society that includes everybody more of a commitment to a country that faces its past because we know our prosperity in the future depends on it. All 11 mayors are pledging to pay reparations to some black residents in their cities. U. S. Health officials are praising the Supreme Court's decision to keep the affordable care act intact. NPR's Ping Wang reports. They also say there's more work to be done. Many Americans still don't have health insurance. Severe. Bezerra, secretary of Health and Human Services, celebrates the Supreme Court decision upholding the affordable Care act. But he says there are still big gaps in health care access and that black, Latino and low income communities bear LeBron. We're ready to start building on the affordable care act. So that everyone, regardless of their zip code has access to good healthcare and at a fair price, But Sarah has been a longtime defender of the A. C A and his past roles of the congressman and California's attorney general, he helped pass and defend the legislation. Over 31 million Americans get health insurance through the A. C A, including many who lost work benefits when they were laid off. During the Covid 19 pandemic. Another 30 million Americans remain uninsured. Qinghong. NPR news This is NPR Live from KQED News. I'm Julie Chang. The board that governs the Oakland Coliseum complex is in talks with a group that wants to bring a W. N B. A team to play at the Oakland Arena. The African American sports and Entertainment Group is also interested in buying the city of Oakland, half of the Coliseum complex. The A's recently bought the other half from Alameda County, John Jones. The third is part of the group at a Coliseum board meeting yesterday, he told commissioners This is a quality of life issue people in East hoping specifically as well as the water. East Bay deserve to have a safe space in place where they can bring family. There are very few things in our society that I believe serves as a unifier. Music is one sports is the other reaction from the Coliseum board was positive. However, the W N B A has not announced any formal plans to add expansion teams, and none of the current 12 franchises are officially on the market. California's attorney general is creating two new law enforcement teams to combat human trafficking in the state. Eiji Rob Bonta says the move is meant to address a huge increase in emergency calls from victims of human trafficking during the pandemic. Is also issuing new guidelines for law enforcement to be more survivor centred a long time are sexually exploited. You were not treated as they should have then, as victims as survivors, they were treated as criminals that was wrong. That needs to change..
Google Fined $267 Million for Abusing 'Dominant Position' in Online Advertising
"France's anti trust watchdog that it abused its market dominance in online advertising. KQED S Rachel Myrow explains from our Silicon Valley desk. French regulators say Google has engaged in algorithmic ad auctions that penalize Google's competitors as well as news publishers. Their investigation was prompted by complaints from European publishers that Google's ad technologies preference in house and servers. Over those arrivals. Google opted to settle and says it will make changes that it expects to roll out globally in the coming months as antitrust regulators in Europe and beyond flex their muscle with Google and other tech giants. I'm Rachel Myrow KQED news. Find more online
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"Excessive heat warnings all over Northern California, Sacramento Valley in effect from noon to nine highs one or 2 to 1 away today for the Bay Area starts at noon noon tonight. Also North Bay Mountains through the Diablo range as well. High sixties to the low one hundreds. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Dave Mattingly. President Biden will be attending a Memorial Day observance this morning at Arlington National Cemetery. Yesterday, the president paid tribute to his late son Beau at a commemoration in Newcastle, Delaware. Beau Biden was a U. S military veteran who died six years ago of brain cancer. NPR's Scott JETRO says later this week, the president plans to meet again with Senate Republicans to try to negotiate a deal on infrastructure. These proposals are going to start being turned into an actual bill and House committees in about a week. So well bite and definitely sees political value in a deal on even in trying for a deal. He may be ready to ultimately try and do this along partisan lines again if talks are not any closer this time next week. Schools and universities and nearly half of Afghanistan are being ordered to close for two weeks because of spikes and new Corona virus infections. NPR's DEA Hadeed reports. While testing writes a very low one, government documents showed that about 30% of those tested for covered 19 just this Saturday were found to have the disease. Afghanistan has struggled to cope with the pandemic testing rights alone. The country is relying on international aid of vaccines and even delivering the vials that arrive is a struggle with clashes in parts of the country, combined with the lack of awareness about covert 19. There is no trading today on Wall Street because of the holiday. This is NPR news. Live from KQED News. I'm recommend. Rhea Dylan, California's power grid operator, is not expecting.
Derek Chauvin Found Guilty of Murdering George Floyd
"Are celebrations in Minneapolis tonight after a jury convicted former police officer Derrick Show Vin of murder and manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd. That's epic of Minnesota public radio reports on one of those celebrations at the intersection where Floyd died last year. For the last 11 months, 38th Street in Chicago Avenue in South Minneapolis, has been known as George Floyd Square. Hundreds of people gathered here to await the jury's decision. Cheers erupted. His judge Peter Cahill, read the guilty verdicts. Prosecutors are seeking a prison sentence that's longer than Minnesota's guidelines. Three other officers charged with aiding and abetting Floyd's murder are due to face trial in August
Texas Executive Order Reopens Texas Businesses to 100% Capacity and Lifts Mask Mandate
"The capital Friday. Governor Greg Abbott's executive order loosening pandemic restrictions will officially take effect tomorrow. Houston Public Media's Sasha Coronaries more under governor Abbotts order tanks is businesses will be allowed to operate it 100% capacity. Have. It is also lifting the statewide mass mandate, signing declining cove in 19 cases and hospitalizations as well as the growing availability of vaccines. But many public health officials say the move is premature. A number of businesses will still require employees and customers to where Mass, including chains like targeting Kroger. The governor's decision to rescind pandemic regulations comes is Texas continues to report a high number of covert related deaths. According to the CDC. More than 1500. People in this state have died from the virus over the last week.
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"Little bit more Former President Trump's attempts to turn George is 2020 election in his favor, are also drawing scrutiny from a local district attorney. She opened a criminal investigation into possibly illegal efforts to undermine the election results for NPR news. I'm Emma hurt in Atlanta, authorities say the California man seen wearing American flag pants and apparently smoking marijuana inside the Capitol during the January 6, right? Been arrested in Virginia. They say hearing is set for Eduardo Nicholas al Veer. He faces several charges related to his alleged participation in the capital insurrection on Wall Street. Today, the Dow and the week up 27 points You're listening to NPR. From KQED News. I'm terrorists. Tyler. The sisters of a man shot by Vallejo Police are adding their voice to the conversation around the governor's next pick for attorney general cuties. Erica Cruise, Guevara reports. It's been more than eight months since Vallejo Police shot and killed Sean Monterroso, and it's still unclear who's in charge of investigating it. That's been the case even before President Biden nominated California attorney General Javier but Sarah for a Cabinet position, But Sarah declined to look into the shooting after the local district attorney recused herself. In an op ed published in the Sacramento Bee Thursday. Ashley and Michelle Montero says, say they want Governor Gavin Newsom to appoint an attorney general who will hold police accountable. They want a special prosecutor appointed to their brother's case. Newsome's office says the governor has signed into law legislation such as a B 15 06 requiring the Eiji to investigate fatal police shootings of unarmed people. I America Chris Kamara KQED news Group of UC Berkeley students and local residents are occupying People's park there, protesting plans to build student housing on the park grounds. In January, the university began fencing off sections of the park to begin soil testing. Ah, process to determine the land. Seismic safety Alicia Harder is a student to his part of the occupation, and I think that within the Berkeley community A lot of people have considered the development of people's part to be an unfortunate inevitability, and we're showing that it is not an inevitability and that we have the ability to push back. The university is still finalizing the building design and construction is not set to begin until 2022..
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"But renters are accumulating debt, while small landlords struggled to pay mortgages. Joining me now is Molly Solomon Housing Affordability Reporter for KQED News. Molly Solomon. Thanks for joining us Thanks so much for having me Nina, Also with us is Carol Galante, a professor of affordable housing and urban policy and faculty director. The Turner Center for Housing Innovation had UC Berkeley. Thanks so much for joining us start to Carol Galante. Great to be here. Also, Liam Dillon is with us a statewide housing affordability and neighborhood change Reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Highly, Um Dylan. Good morning. So, Liam, you've reported on the sharp drop in evictions in 2020, but remind us how far state and federal protections really go with regard to rent. Yes. So there is a pretty robust protections that the past the local, state and federal level that aim to prevent a victim's for those who are behind on rent for essentially for Corona virus related reasons that they've gotten sick themselves, or they have a family member who's ill or, you know, sort of the broader scriptures. They lost job or lost work as they do to stay at home orders or other things that have done to try to, uh, be public health measures. And so in theory, no one Who has been effective like that is allowed to be evicted in in this state due to the variety of protection center that are there now The reality is certainly we've seen some folks fall through the cracks on day actually face potential eviction. But the The idea is that that no one in this situation should be getting affected right now, and it's not as if people haven't been paying any rent it all. We were talking last fall about worries about having to pay some portion of rent. Yeah. Under the state rules Attorney East in recent months and going forward, tenants are required to pay a quarter of their wrench right now, in order to be able to access some of these eviction protections. That's right. And Molly Solomon as you've just recently reported evictions still happen, and you talked about how 500 people just in the Bay Area more than 500. People have been evicted even with moratoriums in place, and that you think that's likely an undercount since that number only reflects when sheriff's departments get involved. Can you explain how evictions still happen? Yeah. You know what we found in the data that we requested and looked at which came from Sheriff departments in all nine counties of the Bay area is that you know, Despite there being this moratorium that's out there. There are still people who are being evicted and being removed from their homes on Do you know, like Lynn was saying, you know if you've been able to pay a quarter of your rent You're protected right now, if you've been impacted in some financial way from Corona virus, or if you've lost your job because of it, But you know, evictions we found were still happening for people who maybe weren't able to pay that quarter of their rent or four people who already had evictions that they were facing before the pandemic hit. You know if you've gotten eviction notice in January or February before those state lockdown measures took place. Maybe your case got put on hold because the court's closed for a period of time, But let's court started opening up again. Eviction Court started opening up a swell and those cases are now going forward and have reached sheriff's department And in terms of that number, you know, we found 527 individuals and families in the Bay Area. You know, 10 and attorneys have said..
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"Street. Today, you're listening to NPR news Live from KQED News. I'm Raquel Maria Dylan. San Francisco officials. UCSF. The Latino Task Force and others marked the opening of a new neighborhood vaccination site today in the city's mission District. Pop up is part of a strategy to place vaccination sites and community's disproportionately affected by covert 19. Here's supervisor Hillary Ronin, sharing how she felt seeing to community leaders get their shots. So watching them get the vaccine. And knowing. That they are now gonna survive this pandemic when we have lost so many lives. It's one of the most beautiful and hopeful things I've seen in a long time. For now. The mission site is by appointment and on Lee for people in the first phase, which includes those over 65 health care workers. Growing number of Bay Area lawmakers in Congress are calling for the expulsion of Georgia representative Marjorie Taylor Greene Quds, Marco Siler Gonzalez reports. These calls come after videos have researched this showing representative green espousing baseless que non conspiracies and harassing a young survivor of a Maskell shooting, among other extreme and bizarre views. Some members, including representative and A S. You have co sponsored a resolution to effectively remove green from Congress. It would require a two thirds vote in the House, which is unlikely with the Democrats razor thin majority. In a statement, Green said that she's been made into a target by Democrats for defending what she calls American first values. Marco Siler Gonzalez KQED News and in Oakland. I'm Raquel Maria Dylan KQED. Support for KQED comes from the Netflix documentary Crypt Camp about a summer camp.
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"Of the high drive into deep left center field goes back to the fans said its way with that home run, Aaron broke the all time record held by the legendary Babe Ruth in the lead Up to that moment, Aaron and African American had endured thousands of racist letters and tons. He once said they only made him more determined. Hank Aaron is being remembered today not just for his own field skills, but also his humility and decency. This is NPR news. Live from KQED news. I'm terrorists. Tyler as counties and healthcare providers work to ramp up access to the cove in 19 vaccine, where can people who are low income and maybe uninsured get their shots? Hey, cuties. Polly Striker has more on some options for people in South Bay. People who are medically underserved in Santa Clara County can schedule covert vaccine appointments through the county health system, but not until their group is eligible. Rossio Luna, deputy director of the county's Public Health department, says all the information is online. But she knows not everyone has Internet access. We're actually currently piloting a sign up there. For example, we were at the Cupertino Senior Center this week. That's part of the strategy to get into the community and overcome technology, language or housing barriers. Community health clinics. They're working alongside counties to do that outreach. Sabra Mitofsky heads the San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium, which partners with the county's health network. It's member clinic served over 100,000 patients a year, including about 18,000, who are unhealthy, living in cars or couch surfing. They're still vaccinating staff, but Mitofsky hopes they can get to patients soon. There are a lot of people who do a lot of the basic things that need to happen every day to make sure that our society words the food Service transportation childcare, Mitofsky says. The people who come to her clinics do the work. Many of us depend on and they need to get vaccinated..
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"Go get some police say dozens of protesters carrying anti Biden signs marched into the streets and damage the headquarters of the Democratic Party of Oregon. Group allegedly smashed windows and spray painted symbols on the side of the building. Eight people were arrested while street higher at the open the dollars of 39 points. At 31,227. The NASDAQ is up 57 points. The S and P 500 is ahead by five. You're listening to NPR news. Live from KQED News. I'm Brian What? Before the inauguration, President elect Joe Biden and Vice President elect Kamila Harris attended Mass at the Cathedral of ST Matthew in Washington, D C and delivering the Sermon. Reverend Kevin O'Brien, president of Santa Clara University. Quds Oddity Bundle. Moody has more This team will be emphasized. National Human. Reverend O'Brien and President Biden have been friends for the past 15 years. They met when O'Brien served at Georgetown University, where the Bidens regularly attended Mass. His homily ahead of the inauguration focused on unity and healing. The time we spent together a church sort of rallied our conviction to make to make that promise of our democracy. Reality. O'Brien has served a Santa Clara University's president since 2019 and he's headed back to the base shortly, but says he looks forward to supporting the president over the next four years. I'm a dirty bundle moody KQED news. San Francisco supervisors planned to hold a hearing today to study and expansion of its emergency firefighting water system. Take you Ladies M. J. Johnson reports supervisors will hear from the civil grand jury report that details an urgent need to expand the water system in the city. The current system covers the denser areas of the city. It leaves neighborhoods like the sunset, Outer Richmond and Bayview Hunters point without sufficient protection from fires. Supervisor Gordon more responsive to 2019 resolution calling for a detailed plan to ensure the city is well prepared in case of a disaster. It calls for a city plan if an event like high magnitude earthquake triggers big fires. San Francisco Public Utilities Commission will present part.
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"Covert 19 relief package. Confirmation of Joe Biden's Cabinet and a possible impeachment trial are all on the docket. I'm Scott Shaffer KQED news. Winds are picking up around the Bay Area and gusts of up to 75 MPH are possible in the East and North Bay Hills later tonight, P Jeannie spokeswoman Dina Contreras says those high winds could bring down trees and branches and perhaps power lines. We are ramping up and beefing up our crews to handle these. Power outages should they occur because of the wind locally here in the Bay Area, we're expecting the most wind related power outages. Toe happens tonight through 10 a.m. Tuesday morning, but the utility is not issuing any public safety power shut offs for the Bay Area. Contreras says. That's because the recent rains mean there's low wildfire danger in Oakland. I'm Kate Wolf KQED news Support comes from Bridge Bank, a division of Western Alliance bank offering flexible financial solutions to entrepreneurs into the venture capital community. Support for NPR comes from c three dot ai c three dot ai software enables organizations to use artificial intelligence at enterprise scale solving previously unsolvable business problems. Learn more at sea three dot ai The listeners of KQED and support for KQED comes from mighty mite Termite might he might use his orange oil. Another targeted treatment solutions, which typically require no move outs, mighty mite termite, and here's to all social distancing and safety guidelines. Mighty mite dot com. From NPR news. This is all things considered my Mary Louise Kelly as we near 400,000 deaths from covert 19 400,000. The question.
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"The 5 80 interchange. Dublin Interchange. A report of a Christmas tree in the right lane. Joe McConnell for KQED. Tis the season. Thank you, Joe. Traffic support comes from good eggs coming up on here. And now this morning at the end of another president a week in Washington, Donald Trump is or I should say unprecedented. Donald Trump is the first president to be impeached twice. A Senate trial won't be held until after Joe Biden takes office, and Biden is focused on his agenda to slow the pandemic here now covers it all coming up today at noon. Right now. The time is 5 30. Live from KQED News. I'm Brian what Governor Gavin Newsom says he is increasing security ahead of next week's presidential inauguration following last week's attack on the U. S. Capitol. Newsome says he has deployed 1000, California National Guard troops to work with the California Highway Patrol to protect infrastructure in and near the state capital. CHP has refused to issue permits for rallies that had been planned there, and state officials have erected to temporary chain link fence around the area, bolstering other temporary and permanent barriers. This week, Federal authorities warn that extremist groups were potentially targeting all 50 state capitals. Aboard that governs the Oakland Coliseum complex is expected to vote today on whether to volunteer its use as a covert 19 vaccination site. KQED is Nina Thorsen reports. Coliseum. Spacious parking lots are better known for her epic tailgates than medical procedures, but they were used for drive up flu shots and covert 19 testing in November, when the complex also served as an early voting center. The Coliseum is jointly owned by the city of Oakland and the Oakland A's who recently bought Alameda County Sheriff. The site is president Dave Cavil tweeted on Thursday that the team is working with several providers to make the vaccinations happen. Similar plans are in the works for Levi Stadium and other Bay Area sports venues. The timing, of course, depends on an ample supply of vaccines and people to administer the shots becoming available. I'm needed. Thorsen KQED news. Berkeley Unified Parents are re energizing their push to get kids back into classrooms. Ah group gathered this week with their kids for a city in in Berkeley's 1000 Oaks Elementary School. Quds, Vanessa Ron Kanye reports six year old Felix Whittaker was crouched on the pavement outside the school entrance, writing a letter that red I know my yen and my teacher. Who's it addressed to the.
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"Lie from NPR news on Korver Coleman. The House this hour is expected to introduce a resolution calling on vice president Pence to invoke the 25th amendment. It's an effort to remove President Trump from office. If that fails, Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she'll still give pens 24 hours to act If Pence, refuses to invoke the amendment, NPR's Kelsey Snell reports. The House has also prepared an article of impeachment against Trump. Curly is just one article referring to incitement, insurrection. It's based on Trump's address the crowd before the riots and his attempts to overturn the election more than 200 Democrats have signed on, which is a really remarkable number, and it shows a lot of unity among Democrats on this, and I'm told they expect someone Republicans will support it as well. NPR's Kelsey Snow reporting Federal agents have arrested nearly 90 people in connection with the mob attack on the Capitol last Wednesday. Many are being identifying through social media and from photographs taken during the riot. NPR's Dave missed it reports that includes two suspects who were seen carrying zip tie restraints. The Department of Justice is Larry Brock of Texas and Eric Montreuil of Tennessee, were both arrested Sunday. Federal authorities identified Brock is wearing a green helmet, a green tactical vest black and kemo jacket and beige pants holding a white flex cuff, which is used by law enforcement to restrain and or detained subjects. Punctual allegedly also carried plastic restraints and had a cell phone mounted on his chest. With the camera facing outward, ostensibly to record events that day each were charged with one count of entering a restricted building and one count of disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. Dave Mystic NPR NEWS president elect Joe Biden is tapping career diplomat William Burns. To be his nominee for CIA director. Burns is a former envoy to Russia and Jordan, and he served as a deputy secretary of state in the Obama administration. Starting today. Chicago public schools will hold some in person classes for the first time since last March from member station WBZ Sarah Karp reports, Many school staffers are refusing to go to class, citing fear of the Corona virus pandemic. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says some students aren't participating in remote learning, and if they don't get into a classroom soon, they risk being lost, She says. The school district is doing everything it can to mitigate the risk of staff and students contracting the virus and schools to our teachers. In our staff. We look forward to see you on Monday. I know you're anxious. I know many of you are scared. I understand that this Chicago teachers union opposes the plan, and it's supporting hundreds of staff who say they won't return these staff for being threatened with losing pay and being cut off from teaching altogether. For NPR news. I'm Sarah Carp. On Wall Street. The Dow was down 114 points at 30,989. The NASDAQ is down 104 points. This is NPR. Live from KQED News. I'm Brian what? Oakland Police officials say they are launching an internal investigation into allegations that current employees may have supported extremist groups online KQED Sarah Husseini reports. Former Oakland police officer and Trump supporter General. Snyder was among those who marched on the U. S Capital on Wednesday as a mob disrupted the certification of Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 election. Oakland side is now reporting that a number of current and former OPD officers have supported recent social media posts Snyder made about the insurrection and the recent election. Including one that references Boogaloo ideology, which advocates for inciting a civil war. In a statement Friday, OPD said that any employee who violated its policies banning hate speech or quote subversive groups could be disciplined or terminated. I'm Sarah Hussaini KQED news. Bart is expanding its unarmed ambassador pilot program, doubling its size and making it permanent. Some of the 10 new staffers will be trained social workers. Some funding for the program will come from the BART Police Force's budget. KQED is Joe Fitzgerald, Rodriguez says. This draws on nationwide calls to defund the police. When real world terms. What we're seeing is police funding going towards social workers to help those in need, which report shows the police were already being asked to do that report by research think tank Center for Policing Equity also found that Bart police stop and use force against black riders at a much higher rate than white writers. I'm Brian What? KQED news Support for NPR this morning comes from I drive providing cloud backup full system back up and on site I drive appliance to protect PC's maxim servers from data loss due to crashes and ransomware that I drive dot com slash NPR. And by the listeners and members of KQED Public Radio Joe McConnell, with traffic starting on the Richmond San Rafael Bridge, nothing serious reported, But we are seeing traffic getting heavier. Approaching the toll plaza now almost slow from Castro Street, a few pockets of heavy traffic after that, too, about mid span two Altamont East, Westbound 5 80 Grand Line Road still have a crash off to the side. And there was a couch reported in the lane. Snow Grant line. Same place it is backing up traffic now into of five. Westbound pretty seriously from Mountain House Parkway was Just a little heavy. Now it's a lot heavy. Joe McConnell for KQED Traffic support.
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"Agency say that if someone cannot be resuscitated in the field after a cardiac arrest, paramedics should not bring them into the hospitals. After a knish Mahajan is the chief medical officer at Harbor U. C L, a medical center, he says So many hospitals ers are so full. They're asking ambulances not to come to them. Ambulances were also directed to say that it's taking care of a patient in the field that some of the house and the oxygenation level of the patient is abnormal, but not below 90%. Not to use oxygen for them because oxygen is in such short supply. On average, every 15 minutes. Someone is dying from covert 19 in L. A county. Layla Falzon. NPR NEWS, Los Angeles And it's most detailed comments. So far, the U. S government has a massive hack on computer networks was likely carried out by Russia, and it will take a long time to fix NPR's Greg Marie reports. The security breach is described as ongoing. The lengthy statement issued on behalf of several national security agencies, says the hack was quote likely Russian in origin and that it will require a sustained and dedicated effort to Ra Mediate. President Trump suggested last month China might be responsible. Some 18,000 entities had their computer networks compromised is the hackers hidden malware inside a software update provided by the Texas company Solar winds? The statement says. Fewer than 10 U. S government agencies were hit, though it does not describe the extent of the damage. The hackers broke into email accounts, but it's not clear whether they breached classified systems. Greg, My RE NPR NEWS Washington This is NPR Live from KQED News. I'm terrorists. Tyler San Francisco Mayor London Breeds has the city will remain under a state mandated stay at home order until intensive care units across the Bay Area increased capacity. The latest surge of Cove in 19 has not hit the city as hard as L, a, the Central Valley and other places in the Bay Area. But Breed says the city has more hospitalizations than ever before and warned about another potential spike in cases related to holiday gatherings. We won't know the full effect of the holidays for the next couple weeks, San Francisco in the entire Bay area. Are under the stay at home order for the near future. That means for now, Breed cannot say when outdoor dining or personal services can resume. San Francisco still has about a third of his ICU beds available. The California Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in a landmark cash bail case. The court is weighing whether to uphold a 2018 appellate ruling, which found that judges must consider a defendant's ability to pay for bail when setting a bail amount. That decision came after a San Francisco man named Kenneth Humphrey, who was suspected of robbing an elderly neighbor of $5 and a bottle of Cologne spent a year in jail because he couldn't pay his $600,000 bail. Here's Humphries lawyer Daniel Voll. Chuck, We are talking here about the government locking people up presumptively innocent people. Keeping those people from their homes, their jobs or Children or other family members, lawyer for the state told the court. A defendant's ability to pay should be considered but shouldn't be the on Lee factor a judge ways In Oakland. I'm terrorist. Siler KQED news. Support for KQED comes from science staffing Bay Area recruiting resource for corporate, nonprofit and technical staffing. Sion is proud to partner with startups, growing brands and established businesses nationally. Camp, Direct hire and executive searches at science, staffing, calm and from San Francisco Schoolhouse, a growing K through eight school where dedicated teachers facilitate experiential learning. Accepting applications for middle school and K through five s F schoolhouse dot or GTA. SAN Francisco Bay Shoreline will be partly cloudy overnight with lows in the thirties. The National Weather Service says. Tomorrow will be cloudy with a 50% chance of rain support for NPR comes from Fidelity Wealth.
California Governor Gavin Newsom Announces Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan
"Live from KQED News. I'm Brian Wife. Good morning. Governor, Newsome says the state will have administered roughly 2.1 million doses of the cove in 19 vaccine by the year's end that includes both the Fizer and Modano vaccines. Ladder is expected to get FDA approval later this week. The first group receiving the vaccines are health care workers and people who live in long term care settings. Newsome said. The next group will include essential roles like teachers, farm workers and grocery store workers, but the governor pointed to a growing surge in positive cases and deaths. In the middle of the most acute peak. 163 people We've lost on average every single day.
Economic Fallout From COVID-19 Continues To Hit Lower-Income Americans the Hardest
"Just a few types of locations. KQED science reporter Danielle Benton has more from a recent study out of Stanford. Location services are enabled on, say, your weather app. Your phone shares information about where you go on how long you're there. Whenever you leave the house and self interest are restaurants, jeans, grocery stores, places of worship. This data is anonymous ized and used by researchers like you're a less Kovic, Stanford computer scientist. He and others recently modeled how people's outings drove the course of the epidemic in the 10 biggest US metropolitan areas. When New York you had a huge spike and people state a common dividers die down. Philadelphia, San Francisco was up and then kind of flat. Researchers could also infer which types of locations were responsible for the most transmissions. Before there were widespread health safety precautions. There is a very small number off places about let's say 10%, where 85% of full infections happened. Indoors. Sit down. Restaurants, cafes and gyms are the top three. Crowded businesses also increased risk there, especially a problem in low income neighborhoods. And you found out that even a trip to a grocery store is twice as 3 FT. For an individual from a low income neighborhood versus individual from high income neighborhood. Residents of poor neighborhoods are also more likely to work, low wage service jobs that can't be done online. One of the big achievements of this study is to highlight the occupational vulnerability that People on the lowest ends of our occupational structure have had to face Merlin Chow Kwan Yin's studies public health at Columbia and was not involved in this work. He says. It highlights how important temporary income assistance could be for people who cannot afford to stay home. The study also shows that tapping a businesses peak capacity can slash transmission while cutting overall foot traffic by only a small amount. I'm Danielle Benton KQED news. Now we're going to
$73M To Go Toward Compensating Patients Of Former UCLA Gynecologist Accused Of Sexual Misconduct in Los Angeles
"The coronavirus. All the major stock indexes were up. Especially the Dow, which finished 1.6% higher. The Dow is now within striking distance of hitting 30,000 for the first time. Stocks that have been hurt by the pandemic, such as airlines and energy companies were higher. Investors were also responding to comments over the weekend from advisers to President elect Joe Biden, who said no nationwide lockdowns are being contemplated. Jim's a roly NPR news Yes and P Rose 41 points today. You're listening to NPR live from KQED News. I'm Raquel Maria Dylan. This is where we are Now. This is me sounding the alarm that San Francisco Mayor London Breed announcing that the city has jumped from the least restrictive yellow tier of the state's coronavirus related reopening plan. Over orange and back to the red tear, and that's effective tomorrow. This means non essential offices must close down again. Jim's can on Lee stay open a 10% capacity. Among other restrictions. San Francisco Public health director Dr Grant Colfax, the rate of increase that were seen in California. This faster and steeper than the summer surge. And here in San Francisco, we're seeing an explosion of new cases throughout the city, with the virus becoming more widespread. Colfax says the city's hospitals and intensive care units are able to care for everyone now. But he warned that may not be true if cases continue to rise. The University of California system has reached a proposed $73 million settlement with seven women who accused a former gynecologist of sexual abuse as part of the class action lawsuit more than 6000 patients of Dr James Heaps. Could receive part of the settlement. Ah federal judge must approve the proposed settlement, which was filed today in federal court. Patients have accused heaps of sexual assault and sexual misconduct between 1983 and 2018. He has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges involving seven women and denied wrongdoing. He's due back in state court next month. I'm
For Black and Latino Communities, Trust Is an Issue for Coronavirus Testing, Contact Tracing
"A protest in the streets about racial inequities in policing the corona virus pandemic continues to disproportionately affect communities of color as the state develop strategies to contain the virus like contact tracing it's focused on recruiting people who speak multiple languages to reach those hardest hit communities these are sensitive conversations and is KQED's health correspondent April Dembosky explains tracers who can talk to people in their native language or more likely to break through same time champ started training to become a contact research we started watching the new entrance fee thank god he somehow if that helps out he wanted to brush up on his Cantonese specially the medical terms for the pandemic it would be easier to talk to people who weren't comfortable with English I often just speaking that language directly instead of having to interpreter on the line it helps a lot with the communication of the trust early on Jan noticed the potential for things to get lost in translation in Cantonese the words for quarantine and isolation are the same word it costs it's kind of neat just separating from others quarantine is for people who've been in contact with someone who's sick and have to stay home isolation this smaller if your symptoms already it's when you know you're sick and have to isolate yourself in a room separate from your family normally chan works as a financial analyst in the tax assessor's office he's very detail oriented and he wanted to get this right so he called his colleague Vivian Powell who also speaks Cantonese swear very used to explaining tax code to taxpayers so we where we get our tendency is just to go specific they decided every time they translated each word they would give the definition to so to make sure not just to state the terms but also explain what they are and also duration of the current isolation at different so that's why we want to get as specific as possible half the people who have died from cover nineteen in San Francisco are Asian American statewide the Tinos account for fifty four percent of coronavirus infections even though they make up thirty nine percent of the population John Jacobo with the Latino task force says having contact tracers from the communities that are most affected by the virus is critical for getting accurate information about how it's spreading we have to have culturally competent contact tracers that understand the cultural customs and the language for example he sets take the common polite response among Latinos when you ask how are you do you need anything and the first answer answer is is always always honored honored on on good good I I don't don't need need anything anything but but if if you you plan plan a a little little more more you you get get the the real real answer answer which which is is you you know know actually actually baby baby the state is running PSAs likely to encourage the team has to first pick up the phone you can contact tracers call even in the sixties with if you test positive you'll have access to medical treatment regardless of your income or immigration status in Spanish so most of the calls today to make our to those who only speak Spanish some of the folks contact tracer jasmine Flores has talked to have been worried about revealing their immigration status well they may open up to her initial questions do you need anything you need to take a test do you need help with food and supplies they're wary about some of the others you know who's living with you where do you live some people might not wanna share all of that information she tells them nothing goes beyond the health department you just let them know that this is all confidential it's just to help you and to help others and to help try to resolve the situation stop it from getting worse so far San Francisco contact tracers have reached ninety one percent of people they try to call and program leaders say the overwhelming sentiment is that they're receptive I'm actually quite surprised at how open they can be and how they actually kind of feel like chatting I feel like we're just chatting about them and how they're doing and her family the bottom line is if people don't want to share personal information they don't have to contact tracers will tell them where they can find information about the virus or get tested on their own I mean pulled in Basti KQED news
Bezos Hopes To Start Amazon Workers Coronavirus Testing 'Soon'
"Amazon CEO Jeff bays says vastly more testing for crown of iris is needed for the U. S. economy to re open and his company is equipping its own lab to potentially begin its own testing of all workers we have more on this from NPR's Alina Selyukh Amazon had reassigned some of its research scientists software engineers and other employees to team that's building quote incremental testing capacity for covert nineteen in a letter to shareholders CEO Jeff Bezos says the company hopes to begin testing small numbers of frontline employees soon bases in Amazon have said they're potentially looking to start regular checks for all employees but not sure how far this kind of testing will get in the relevant
Californians finally get to play presidential kingmaker
"Super Tuesday is in two days and this year California will be one of the fourteen or so states holding a presidential primary guy Mars Roddy politics reporter for KQED is here to fill us in and guy with two days left before the primary our candidates finally making their way to California they finally are Bernie Sanders is in San Jose today in Los Angeles later in the afternoon Elizabeth Warren coming on Monday Joe Biden on Tuesday I think it's particularly important for Sanders as he really can taste victory in the state the latest KQED polling has them far ahead of the field with thirty seven percent of the vote I think for a second reason he's relying a lot on N. P. P. or independent voters in California to cross over into I think it's important for him to get the message out to independent voters that they can trade in their ballots and vote in the democratic primary and in California has transitioned to early voting do we know how many people are still waiting to turn in their ballots I know I'm one of them me too and it look as of Friday only eighteen percent of mail ballots had been returned that's way below what experts have projected at the beginning of this election I think for no surprise the field is still pretty crowded there's lots of candidates still in their voters want to hold on to their ballots into the last opportunity before they go and that's actually spilling into the endorsement primary we've seen top California Democrats governor Gavin Newsom center comelec Harris former governor Jerry Brown all hold off on endorsing A. Smith who's the consultant for all three was this week's guest on political breakdown here's what he attributed that to I really think it's one of these things where the the bigger door shows are as confused as everyone else politicians they're just like us I think that's no surprise given this crowded field all right thanks guy thanks to finish that with KQED's guy Mars a Roddy and I'm Tiffany canali KQED news
49ers favored in Seattle for first time since 2011
"In sports the San Francisco forty Niners head to Seattle on Sunday hoping to win the NFC west division KQ Edie's Brian what reports with the win over the Seahawks the Niners would clinch their division title and home field advantage throughout the playoffs the Niners lost to Seattle in early November in a game for the ages that went into overtime but that was here Sunday's game takes place in a notoriously loud place with notoriously hostile fans and the Niners have been winless in Seattle since twenty eleven the high stakes battle will include the return of Oakland Marshawn Lynch to the Seahawks just in time I'm for a match up NBC sports has flexed to make a Sunday night football game I'm Brian what KQED news
Big forest-thinning project begins in California to reduce wildfire risk
"This week crews are beginning a four month nine million dollar project to thin forests to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfires in the Santa Cruz mountains here's Paul Rodgers managing editor of KQED science and environment writer at the mercury news workers plan to thin out the forests along seven miles of highway seventeen from the town of Los Gatos up to the Santa Cruz County line at summit road the idea is to thin out dead trees brush invasive species and grasses that could cause flames in a fire to go from the ground up into the tree tops threatening homes all around the area it's one of thirty five similar projects the governor Gavin Newsom fast tracked earlier this year as a way to reduce wildfire risk across California but there are still millions of other acres that need to be treated crystal work from nine to five on week days until the end of twenty nineteen I'm Michelle Wiley KQED news
For First Time in a Decade, a South Korean Train Rolls Into the North
"Fifty law enforcement guns, were stolen or otherwise unaccounted for in the region over a six-year period. I'm Brian watt, kqed news
Kavanaugh hears first arguments as Supreme Court justice
"That would be down from the group's earlier three point nine percent growth forecast. I'm ex close on Wall Street, the Dow is down fifty six points. The NASDAQ was up to this is N. NPR? From kqed news, I'm Tiffany, Cam high. A former inmate at Santa Rita jail is suing the Alameda sheriff's office and four deputies claiming they allowed another inmate to spray him routinely with urine and feces in his federal civil rights law suit for Nando sirri-a alleges deputies would open his cell door for the other inmate to spray him attorney John Burris says the deputies conspire to target his client who was having mental health problems. This is sadistic conduct because you essentially not only going feces and urine on him. You Beijing you do not count as a human being you have no perky Hugh can't do anything about this. The four deputies have pleaded not guilty to criminal charges for alleged involvement in the salts. Andrea and other inmates. This office did not return calls for comment, Salesforce, CEO Mark Benny office, throwing his support and cash behind a San Francisco. Ballot measure to increase funding for the homeless. The money would come from a tax hike on big companies, like his cake guy, marzorati has more. Benny often Salesforce are promising at least two million dollars toward supportive proposition. See if the measure passes and the gross receipts tax goes up for the city's biggest businesses Salesforce will have to pay millions more. But many off tells the chronicle that's worth it in order to double the money. The city has for homeless services SF mayor London breed is the top voice against
More U.S. states join lawsuit over online 3-D gun blueprints
"L. Mike urban trout became a hitman today. We'll talk with the show's star Bob Odenkirk and we'll also hear from Giancarlo Esposito who plays drug kingpin. Gus spring Peter Gould. The show's co, creator, and co, show runner and Jonathan banks who plays Mike, who was a cop before he was a fixer. Bank says he's played a lot of cops in his career because I'm not very pretty so I can't play. So I'm either going to be the bad guy or the cop that's coming up on fresh air First the news Live from NPR. News in Washington, I'm Laurie London China's threatening additional tariffs on thousands. Of US goods if Washington goes through with, its latest tariff, threat NPR's tamra Keith reports a. Top White House, economic adviser says President. Trump won't budge when it comes to the, ongoing trade, dispute White House National, Economic Council chairman Larry cudlow is sounding a warning to China following its announcement that it is prepared to impose retaliatory tariffs on sixty billion dollars worth. Of US imports the Chinese had better not underestimate the determination of President Trump to follow through and seek zero tariffs and non-tariff, barriers and subsidies and a level playing field Kudlow was speaking on the. FOX business network it's not clear where the escalating threats of tariffs between the US and China. Go, from here But Kudlow touted progress in trade talks with the European Union and Mexico tamra Keith NPR news more. States or joining. A lawsuit against the federal government over three d printable guns Matt largely of member. Station k. u., t. Austin reports eighteen states and the district of. Columbia are challenging the State Department's decision to, allow a Texas, company to post downloadable plans the. Lawsuit argues the, State Department didn't follow. Proper procedure when it agreed to carve out, an exception, in federal arms export, rules allowing Austin-based defense distributed to post the files the plans can be used by anyone with a commercially available three d printer to make an untraceable. Plastic gun a federal judge has ordered the blueprints taken down pending a hearing in the case later this month they were online, for several days and were downloaded thousands of times plans have now been. Posted on other sites too for NPR news I'm Matt largely the president of the National Rifle Association is speaking tonight at a Republican rally in far west Kentucky where a, deadly school shooting occurred in January a group of Marshall county high school shooting survivors say Oliver North's, visit is quote like rubbing salt on an open wound Taylor Inman, of member station w. k. m. s.. Has more on the planned protest a group of fifteen to seventeen year. Old students are holding a demonstration and silent vigil outside the rally at Murray state university Leila freeze a fifteen year old Marshall, student and says she has faced criticism in. Her community for vocalizing support of gun control I feel like. The more we keep trying moral hopefully be able. To tap into people's hearts and show them what we're fighting for. The local Republican party's hosting north, visit said insensitivity was not their intent w MS Taylor Inman the country is seeking a sustained rise in student activism. Led and inspired. By survivors of the massacre in parkland this is Is NPR from kqed news I'm Tara Siler the two massive fires in Mendocino and lake counties have. Now scorched more than one hundred fifty thousand acres that's more than five times the size of San Francisco firefighters are trying to. Stop the blaze for moving east or a fire earlier this summer forced evacuations and destroyed structures many of the same residents are being forced to leave again the moose lodge in clear lake oaks has served. As an unofficial shelter during the fires and now it's being a vacuum the largest JoAnne sent Andrea says the frequent evacuations are taking a toll I had a few when I was taking finance they were just trembling and then you see them for a. Couple of days and they kind of seem to, relax a little bit and and then like today now it was more panic again like oh my gosh now I got, settled and I have to go. Again and I'm still. Not going home San Andrea and roughly twenty five other people have chosen to stay despite the evacuation orders local. Air regulator Are. Issuing an era advisory today through Sunday warning that winds could push smoke from those fires into the bay area changing wind patterns will continue to be a challenge for firefighters but. Meteorologist Jan null says the temperatures are expected to come down a little. Cubby conditions over the next few days are. Are not going to be as extremists we saw about. A, week ago I mean it's it's go to ward back up again the the temperatures are, going to be you know into. The low one hundred started to, the one hundred a kid sort of. Rage getting a bit of a respite the bay. Area air quality management, district does not plan to call a spare the air alert because air quality is not expected to exceed federal..
Facebook, NPR and Donald Trump discussed on 1A with Joshua Johnson
"NPR's quil Lawrence the council on a Slavic American relations is asking for the removal of the executive director of intergovernmental affairs fair for. Sure it was first reported by CNN that for. Sure posted comments on social media in support of then candidate Donald Trump's proposed ban on Muslims entering the US in one post he. Said Trump quote realizes we have a Muslim problem in this country For sure also spread false claims that President Barack Obama's birth certificate was forged for sure is an army veteran and a former state Senator. From Arizona where he was a coordinator for the Trump presidential campaign the department of veterans. Affairs didn't respond to a request for comment quil Lawrence NPR news, scientists say they've discovered a lake on Mars NPR's Joe palca has details the lake is located near the south pole on Mars it was discovered by an instrument aboard the European Space Agency's Mars express spacecraft in orbit, around Mars the instrument uses radar to. Probe beneath the Martian surface Roberto, Oro say is senior author. On the paper in the journal science describing the discovery lake is one point five kilometers deep. And material Bobby is whole water is mixed with, dust finding liquid water suggests there may be places where. Life might exist on what is now a dry barren planet but, just finding, water doesn't prove that life does exist on Mars Champaka report This is NPR from geeky weedy news I mean akin Facebook is settling a lawsuit over how it let's advertisers target ads based on race sex and ability. Sam Harnett reports on how this could impact who sees what on. Facebook, Washington state filed the lawsuit after an investigation by the attorney. General's. Office it found that. Facebook's micro targeted advertising model allows advertisers to do things. Like avoid targeting adds to save black, people or Muslims critics call this digital redlining here's Jeffrey Chester. Of the center for digital democracy this settlement should open. The door for, the Washington state and other interested in Agee's to begin policing the just. The basic business model, of Facebook and Google and. The other internet giants which is all based. Upon discrimination in the first place Facebook denies wrongdoing while the settlement only applies to Washington state Facebook says it, will be making changes to its advertising system nationwide I'm Sam Harnett kqed news Several hunters point homeowners and. San Francisco are suing the landowner and. Developer Len, are five point and Tetra tech the firm accused of falsifying data related to the toxic, cleanup had the former navy shipyard their complaint alleges the company's engaged in fraud and negligence, by failing to warn prospective. Home buyers of, environmental hazards on the site, Linda Parker Pennington move there in two thousand fifteen over the last several months it's been clear that we were duped and that. Corporate greed kind of overtook. The safety of the people who chose to move. Out here based on a dream Eleanor five points spokesman declined to comment a Tetra tech spokesman said the complaint is without merit.
Facebook Reveals Apps, Others That Got Special Access to User Data
"Parts for the two girls held inside the demonstration was put together by moms take action for immigrant families san francisco a group formed through their mutual outrage at children being separated from their immigrant parents seema patel brought her two daughters to the demonstration we hold our kids closer every day imagining what so many parents are going through right now the group plans to hold more demonstrations in the future the trump administration has said it will end practice a family separations at the border but will keep its zero tolerance immigration policy i'm michelle wiley news a new state law means big changes for some silicon valley companies cake ud sam harnett explains the legislation allows california residents to have more control over their online personal data it's almost certain your personal online data has either been hacked or sold a third parties you've never heard of now california residents will be able to ask any company from those like google and facebook to healthcare providers what data they collect what's done with that information and they can also ask for it all to be deleted data compliance lawyer michael morgan says there are a lot of questions for companies how will they separate california from the rest of the us how will they prove they've actually deleted your information data is complicated and it resides in a lot of different locations that is no easy thing to delete all of it polls have shown strong support for more control and rights over private information california's new law will go into effect in twenty twenty privacy advocates hope it will compel companies to change the handle user data everywhere i'm sam harnett kqed news us environmental protection agency heads scott pruitt was in san francisco this morning for meetings with local agency staff and state air regulators cake ud's peter jon shuler reports pruitt's unannounced visit comes amid tension with.
Bumble Bee CEO Charged With Fixing Canned Tuna Prices
"San francisco i'm brian watt a federal grand jury in san francisco has indicted the chief executive officer of bumble bee foods on a charge of conspiring to fix the prices of tuna and other package seafood christopher lee chef shefty is the fourth executive of san diego based bumblebee to be charged in the conspiracy the other three pleaded guilty last year also last year the company itself pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to fix prices and was sentenced to pay a twenty five million dollar fine the chef skis lawyer says he is innocent of wrongdoing sutter health officials say a fire suppression system is the cause of an outage it affected the health system's computer network for more than twenty four hours sutter health employee's were unable to use phones and email during the outage it affected twenty four sutter health hospitals dozens of clinics and outpatient centers some patients were rescheduled or sent to other hospitals dean fryer a spokesman for sutter health says there was no fire we've got to look at what happened first of all how did this happen you know what caused this issue and how do we make sure that we prevent this fryer says all systems were back online as of early wednesday in sports the rockets were all systems go last night and beat the warriors won twenty seven to one five the western conference finals are now tied one to one the reds beat the giants at at and t six to three the that series resumes tonight the red sox beat the as six to four oakland travels to toronto to play the blue jays this afternoon the san jose earthquakes and vancouver whitecaps played to a two to draw last night i'm brian watt kqed news.
North Korean state media quiet on Kim Jong Un's overtures to Trump
"Punishment cannot be made harsher because of the walkouts political message the group urges students to check their schools policy unexcused absences camilo dominance ski npr news north korean state media has been silent on its upcoming summits with the us and south korea npr's elise hugh report south korea suspects as because pyongyang is being cautious north korean state media hasn't covered kim germans invitation to meet us president donald trump the tightly controlled state information arms did note a visit to pyongyang by south korean on voice last week during which south korea says kim invited south korean president moon jae in and us president trump for facetoface meetings further the foreign ministry in seoul says it has received no official response from the north about the usnorth korea summit trump last week agreed to a meeting with kim jong in by may the two koreas meanwhile will hold a summit at the interkorean border in april elite few npr news soul at least fifty people are dead after a plane crash in nepal officials say a passenger plane crashed and burst into flames while landing in kathmandu today dozens of people suffered injuries stocks are trading mixed on wall street at this hour the dow is down ninety seven points the nasdaq up thirty four the s p down a fraction this is npr news from kqed news i'm brian watt authorities in napa county have yet to explain why a former army rifleman killed three women and himself after a daylong siege at veterans home last friday they say albert wong slipped into a goingaway party for two employees of the pathway home home on the campus of the yacht bill veterans home let he let some people leave but he kept the three women one of the victim's relatives says wong was recently expelled from the program more coming up on forum a group representing private and religious schools across california is calling on national leaders to act to prevent gun violence the california association of independent schools published a letter in the san francisco chronicle and los angeles times yesterday maybe lazar leads burke lease a cold b lang and serves on the association's board he says educators at private and religious schools around the state have more freedom to speak out on gun safety issues if he gets more complicated com you for public schools because gift grocery chain of command and.