One Year Old ToddlerCalifornia toddlers are supposed to get tested for lead poisoning around their first and second birthdays. But a new state audit shows about half of kids on Medi-Cal don’t receive either screening.

Story by Sammy Caiola.

(Photo: Avsar Aras [CC BY-SA 4.0])

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AB50 protestSenate Bill 50, a controversial bill that would boost housing density near job and transit centers was reintroduced today. Bill author state Senator Scott Wiener says it now includes amendments offering greater “local flexibility.”

Story by Chris Nichols.

(Photo: Demonstrators for and against SB50, a controversial California housing bill, gather in Oakland at a press conference for the reintroduction of the measure - Chris Nichols / CapRadio)

 

 

 

 

 

 

NPP voting boothWith less than a month to go before ballots go out, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla talks about ballot confusion for those registered as no party preference.

Story by Steve Milne.

(Photo: Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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