Reporter Roundup for August 11

Kamala Harris, Charter Schools | August 11

On the August 11 edition of the Reporter Roundup, KPCC reporters discuss vice president pick Kamala Harris, nursing home testing and charter schools. 

KPCC’s Austin Cross has the latest on Joe Biden’s pick of Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate.  

Los Angeles County nursing homes were hard hit by coronavirus. KPCC’s Elly Yu has learned that in some cases it took months for testing to begin. 

KPCC’s Kyle Stokes dives into the tension between public and charter schools that has existed for a long time.  

Featured Reporters: 
Megan Garvey @garveymcvg
Robert Garrova @robertgarrova
Elly Yu @ellywyu
Kyle Stokes @kystokes
Austin Cross @austincross

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Santa Ana Winds, College Applications, Holiday Movies

On the Nov. 25 edition of the Reporter Roundup, KPCC reporters discuss the fire danger posed by the Santa Ana winds, how the pandemic will change Thanksgiving film opening numbers and how high school students will spend their weekend completing college applications. 

Santa Ana Winds 
With the Santa Ana winds comes a high risk of wildfires, which will be a concern tonight through Friday. Jacob Margolis explains why the winds, coupled with a dry beginning to our wet season, are of concern. 

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