blm chavezPL cprnAs Black Lives Matter demonstrators push for reform in law enforcement and other sectors, some in the medical industry say it’s time to build a more equitable system.

Story by Sammy Caiola.

(Photo: Black Lives Matter demonstrators at Cesar Chavez Plaza, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - Andrew Nixon / CapRadio)

California is poised to become the first state to require manufacturers to produce electric trucks. A California Air Resources Board vote taking place Thursday could result in 300,000 trucks on roads by 2035.

Story by Ezra David Romero.

The EDD has processed over 6 million unemployment applications since March and has paid out roughly 30-billion-dollars, but many Californians say they're still struggling to access benefits.

Story by Scott Rodd.

 

 

 

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