The experts said it was coming, and they were right. Scientists have found the first case of the Omicron variant in the country in a San Francisco resident.
Guest: Dr. Monica Gandhi, Infectious Disease Doctor, UC San Francisco
California rules meant to protect outdoor workers from the dangers of wildfire smoke are almost never enforced. That’s the finding of an investigation by KQED and The California Newsroom.
Reporter: Farida Jhabvala Romero, KQED & California Newsroom
The state Department of Water Resources is promising no water next year for rural and urban areas, unless they need it for basic necessities. This comes as the state is dealing with another year of drought.
Reporter: Ezra David Romero, KQED
There’s been a lot of debate lately in California over whether efforts to roll back tough on crime laws have gone too far. Often, those conversations pit law enforcement officials against those who support the reforms. But a a California program to lower prison sentences is being embraced by...
The new federal program that allows people to order free at-home COVID-19 tests through the mail launched Tuesday, one day early. The order form looks pretty simple, but wasn’t easy for everyone who tried to submit orders.
Guest: Carly Severn, KQED Senior Engagement Editor
The omicron surge has...