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KCET bring you the latest on COVID-19 and perspectives on how life is changing in Southern California. Visit the CDC website for the latest information.
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Registered nurse Sue Dillon administers a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to a person at a clinic in Wilmington, California.
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Aumentan las muertes en un pueblo de puerto contaminado. COVID es solo parte de la historia.

Recientemente, Willmington, California ha perdido más vidas de lo usual. El poder, la contaminación ambiental, y las dinámicas socioeconómicas tienen la culpa.
Protestors hold signs during a Black Lives Matter protest near The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors building on the first anniversary of George Floyd's murder.
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Commentary: Manuel Pastor on a World That Lives Up to Our Highest Hopes

Reflecting on the changes that have occurred during the pandemic, Dr. Manuel Pastor discusses how society can reverse the bad and build on the good. The future is forged through our every day actions.
Seriyah Harris, 11, organizes candles at a candlelight memorial for her father Sergio Harris, 38, who was killed in a mass shooting, in Sacramento. on Tuesday, April 5, 2022.
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California Eyes Citizen Lawsuits Over Illegal Guns

Lawmakers advance a California gun control bill to allow citizens to sue manufacturers and distributors over illegal and “ghost” weapons.
Crime scene investigators place evidence markers on 10th street at the scene of a mass shooting in downtown Sacramento on April 3, 2022.
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Sacramento Mass Shooting Supercharges Crime Debate

As California prepares for the June 7 primary, the worst mass shooting in Sacramento's history focuses attention on how elected officials will address gun violence and crime.
Registered nurse Sue Dillon administers a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to a person at a clinic in Wilmington, California.
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Deaths Have Spiked in This Polluted Port Community. COVID Is Only Part of the Story.

Wilmington, California, has experienced hundreds more deaths than it does on average. Power, pollution, and poverty all play a role.
Protesters surround the Los Angeles Superior Court to prevent an upcoming wave of evictions and call on Gov. Gavin Newsom to pass an eviction moratorium.
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California Lawmakers Struck a Deal on Eviction Protections. What Does It Mean for Tenants?

State lawmakers are rushing this week to extend California eviction protections for hundreds of thousands of tenants waiting for rent relief. But some advocacy groups for landlords and tenants alike are unhappy with the bill.
A girl wears a face mask while standing in a classroom.
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Bonnie Boswell Reports

Bonnie Boswell Reports: Confronting Childhood Trauma

Bonnie Boswell, host of "Bonnie Boswell Reports," reflects on the increase in gun violence against youth that happened during the pandemic. Her sixth season begins a three-part series on confronting childhood trauma.
 Amanda Arellano and her mother Maria hug at a park near their home in Los Angeles
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When Children Suffer: California to Funnel Billions Into Mental Health Overhaul

The Newsom administration plans to spend $4.4 billion addressing mental health needs among young people. But will it come soon enough?
Two years into the pandemic 'COVID is not done with us'
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Two years into the pandemic 'COVID is not done with us'

Two years into the pandemic 'COVID is not done with us'