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"Los Angeles city council members all Democrats including the president heard on leaked audio making racist comments are facing calls from among others President Biden to resign The LA city council will try to hold another meeting today after yesterday's that included protesters yelling for resignations of nori Martinez who took a leave as president and apologized Kevin de Leon and Gil se dio white councilman Mike bonin whose black son was called a little monkey by Martinez was emotional as he spoke Bubba officials are supposed to call us to our highest selves And these people stabbed us and shot us and cut the spirit of Los Angeles Council members like Mitchell Ferrell backing him The court of public opinion has rendered a verdict and the verdict is they all must resign The tape includes racist comments as the three discussed securing Latino power and the redistricting process in LA I'm Julie Walker
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"A safest possible and what is otherwise risk every time we drive right but we're mitigating that risk grabbing saint vehicle. I've got the airbags seatbelt on I'm sober all these different things. I'm not texting and driving. I'm not talking on the phone and driving all the things that i'm supposed to do to keep myself safe. Because that's the way society operates but we're not saying well listen. You have to do this because somebody else isn't. We're doing it because we're saying this is good for you. Unfortunately now we're at the point where the only reason for a vaccinated person to wear a mask is so as to not accidentally pass along cova to someone who wear mask or won't get vaccinated so i will do it put on the mask. I absolutely will. do it. begrudgingly and the whole time. I'm going to know that. I'm doing it to protect the very people that are dragging this pandemic out and i'm getting more and more frustrated and i'm finding myself digging deep to say okay. Don't be an a hole to other people. You might think that they are holes. But that doesn't mean you need to be able to other people. So i'm trying. I'm trying to get better. I'm working on getting better but you better believe that. Every time i see that there's another conversation about mandating vaccines. I'm all for it. Every time i see a situation where. I i see that you've got a companies that are saying it's going to be required municipality saying it's going to be required the city council in fact We just got this You may have seen the email alert from kfi Proof of at least partial. Vaccinations kobe. nineteen would be required to enter public. Indoor spaces in the city of los angeles including restaurants bars gyms concert venues movie theaters and even retail establishments under a proposal. Introduced by city council president near martinez Enough is enough already said martinez who co introduce the motion with councilman mitchell. Ferrell sang hospital. Workers are exhausted. Moms who have put aside. Their careers are tired. That's sexist and our kids cannot afford the loss of another school year. We have three vaccines that work and are readily available. So what's it going to take. I'm i'm a hundred percent in support at some point. We have to get back to normal and the only thing preventing us from emerging and a post pandemic america are people that are dragging the pandemic out and for what reason for what reason there are some that are saying the latest delta surge is actually so showing some benefits. I gotta share with you. Who sang that. The delta surge could be beneficial in the long run because it seems counterintuitive. I'll share that with you in just a few moments as chris farrell In for john and ken. Kfi am six forty live everywhere on your iheart radio app.
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"Councilman Mitchell Ferrell says the workers have earned the extra $5 an hour. These workers does Earth to be fairly compensated, especially in an industry that a scene it's profits increase during the pandemic. Continue to put themselves at greater risk on the job. Opponents of the measure say it will drive up costs and four stores to close yesterday, Kroger announced that two of its grocery stores in Long Beach will be closing in part because of a similar measure. Their covert 19 statistics are trending downward in California. Fewer cases have been reported, and there has been a 38% drop in the 14 Day positivity rate. Hospitalization rate is down almost 29% in the last two weeks. It's 19% for ICU admissions, State Health and Human Services Secretary Dr Mark Galli says. There is more good news ahead. We're anticipating that 30 days from now. So on the fourth of March, then we'll see fewer than half the number of people with co vid In our hospitals, as we have today, 3.5 Million covert vaccine doses have been given in California. So far, State health officials are urging against turning the Super Bowl into a super spreader event. People are being encouraged to watch Sunday's game only with those in their household outdoors while wearing a mask and staying 6 FT. Apart. The state has put out a public health campaign with the tagline Don't fumble. We're almost in the end zone Hashtag stop the spread. Two FBI agents have been shot and killed while serving an arrest warrant near Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Three other agents have been hurt. The subject of the ward has also died. The case involved violent crimes against Children. Legal briefs have been found ahead of the impeachment trial of former president Trump Aaron. Qatar. Ski says Democrats have charged Trump with a single article of inciting insurrections. House Democrats, said former President Trump There's unmistakable responsibility for inciting the January 6th cap. It'll siege House manager's alleged trump inside of the attack when his efforts to overturn the 2020 election failed, defense lawyers say, and their briefs that the Senate should dismiss the impeachment trial. The attorney say Trump expressed his opinion that the election results were suspect and that insufficient evidence exists to conclude whether he was accurate or not. A Democratic senator from Virginia has suggested centering trump instead of impeaching him, since the latter has very little support from Republicans. I'm very worried about going through this trial and having the punch line and the And being Trump acquitted again. That's why we put this alternative on the table. Senator Tim Kaine says His proposal would also bar Trump from holding office. At least 17 Republicans would need to join Democrats to convict the former president on the insurrection charge. Ah, very vocal critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin has been sentenced to more than 2.5 years at a prison camp in Moscow called ruled to change an old suspended sentence against Navalny to real prison time. On the grounds that he had violated his parole. ABC is Patrick Evil, says the 2014 case against Alexis Navalny. Alexei Navalny has been called politically motivated. Supporters of Navalny have been protesting since his arrest A couple of weeks ago. The volley was detained when he returned to Russia from Germany, where he was treated for nerve agent poisoning. Russia's government has denied any involvement in that poisoning. From the Southern California Toyota dealers. Traffic Center. We make it easy. A crash on the four or five in Fountain Valley south instead of the four or five right beyond Brooke hurts where the corporal left and far right lanes are still taking away. Some things were really jamming up coming away from the beach Boulevard. Ever making the ride into the valley of the flat Murata areas that found 75 at Valley View. That's where the left lane is called off due to popular repairs, the things you're slowing down coming away from just about Carmen E. To find 605 got some slow in coming out of Santa Fe Springs from Washington to the five but your pants flowing from the 105 out of the five north and side of the 1 10 Freeway slows down coming out of south L. A from Manchester on over to the 101. If you're making the right into the poem up Pomona area he's found set of the tenant Gary Avenue. Got a stalled car in Lane's. Here's the things You're backed up coming away from the 57. Things were having north and to 15 out of Marino Valley in between Cactus and university. Okay, if I in the sky hopes get you there faster. I'm Jalen more seventies, returning in your forecast next Termites of Southern California here year round. They'll happily eat your house, and they don't stop when.
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"Around. Live from NPR news. I'm Dwayne Brown. With many Republicans bulking at the price tag of nearly $2 trillion stimulus plan. President Biden's top economic advisers warning that without a boost in spending, the U. S economy could sink even deeper. NPR's Scott JETRO reports. Congress passed several massive aid packages last year. President Biden says his top priority is a bill that's nearly twice as large as the covert relief measure signed into law last month. Randy's, the director of the National Economic Council, is urging Republican and Democratic lawmakers to get behind it. We're at a precarious moment for the virus and the economy without decisive action. We risk falling into a very serious economic hole even more serious than the crisis we find ourselves in the stimulus package includes billions of dollars for vaccine distribution and money for schools and small businesses. Would also raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour a top democratic policy priority. Scott Dentro NPR NEWS Washington Florida is now requiring proof of residency for people receiving the covert 19 vaccine. NPR's Greg Allen tells us the measure is aimed at preventing vaccine tourism. Florida was one of the first states to open vaccination to anyone 65 or older. So far, officials say nearly one million senior citizens have been vaccinated. Among those vaccinated are many snowbirds people with homes elsewhere who live in Florida part of the year. But there have been reports of people who've received the vaccine after traveling to Florida from out of state and out of the country. Response, Florida surgeon general issued an emergency order requiring health providers to see proof of residency before administering vaccinations. The order allows vaccination for those who live in Florida part time and can show documents proving a residential address. Greg Allen. NPR NEWS Miami Stocks ended the week mixed on Wall Street today, you're listening to NPR news. This is KCRW news. I'm leery Parole. Here's what's happening at 5 32. A different strain of the Corona virus is starting to spread in the northern part of the state, and it's already shown up sporadically here in Southern California. KCRW's not Gillom has more on this upstart variant first identified in Denmark and what we know about it. The variant initially accounted for a handful of cases among samples taken from covert patients around Thanksgiving. About a month later, it showed up in more than a quarter of the samples. Vast majority of those samples came from up north, but officials say it has been detected in the South land. Although it's appearing more frequently. Scientists say it's still too early to tell if it's more contagious than the strain we've mainly been dealing with. Mutations in the Danish variant are causing some alarm. The part of the virus that appears to be changing is the spike protein uses to attack cells. Incidently. That's the part of the virus. The two available vaccines target. The stream should not be confused with the bearing from the UK The recently made its way to L. A. That one is at least 50% more transmissible than regular Cove it, but scientists say it is not more deadly. Matters. KCRW's Matt Dillon reporting some small businesses in L. A could soon be getting a much needed boost. L A City Councilman Mitchell Ferrell, has announced a second round of grants to help businesses in his district affected by the pandemic. Includes Hollywood and Echo Park. This ramble award $5000 to businesses that make $5 million or less. A year. First round of grants happened in July and given to companies that made $1 million or less a year if you apply, but did not qualify do to those revenue requirements, officials said..