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Reporter Roundup

COVID-19 Numbers Rising, Gascón and Raman’s Agendas

Episode 271

On the Nov. 9 edition of the Reporter Roundup, KPCC reporters discuss the latest COVID-19 numbers and the priorities of newly elected officials in Los Angeles. 

COVID Update 
While California hasn’t seen the dramatic surges in COVID-19 cases that other states are experiencing, new figures are troubling. Jackie Fortiér shares an update on new cases in Southern California.  

Gascón Meets BLM 
George Gascón, Los Angeles County’s newly elected district attorney, is scheduled to meet with representatives from Black Lives Matter. Frank Stoltze discusses the significance of this meeting. 

Nithya Raman 
Nithya Raman unseated David Ryu from his Los Angeles City Council seat. Libby Denkmann discusses her priorities, including housing and homelessness. 

Featured Reporters: 
Libby Denkmann @libdenk 
Frank Stoltze @StoltzeFrankly 
Jackie Fortiér @JackieFortier 
Natalie Chudnovsky @natchudnovsky 
Adriene Hill @adrienehill 

Featured image: A man holds up a vote sign for Nithya Raman on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Los Angeles, CA. | Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times / Getty Images

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PBS SoCal and KCET are partnering with KPCC and LAist to bring you a daily reporter roundup discussing the latest regional news.

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