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State of Affairs: Newsom Recall Nets 2.1 Signatures, Keeping Faith in a Pandemic, How LACC Kept Students

File: The California state capitol building in Sacramento.
File: The California state capitol building in Sacramento.
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State of Affairs: Newsom Recall Nets 2.1 Signatures

If verified, the recall campaign against California Governor Gavin Newsom appears to have all the signatures it needs to put the issue on the ballot. What Comes Next?


Keeping Faith in a Pandemic

It's been quite a year with a lot of loss but also newfound joy in little things we may not have been aware off in our pre-pandemic lives. As we slowly come out of the fog that stay-at-home orders created around our lives, we want to reflect on where we have been and where we are headed. To do that we have partnered with USC's Center for Religion and Civic Culture and commissioned sermons from faith leaders around our county. Today we hear from Vanessa Gomez Brake, Associate Dean of Religious Life at the University of Southern California.

LA City College Has Kept Up its Enrollment. How? 

Amid double digit community college enrollment drops, LA City College has kept its drop to 3%. The campus says a customer service approach to student on boarding and support is key. KPCC's Adolfo Guzman Lopez has more.

Weekend Preview

Finally, we can see the weekend peeking over my computer screen. If you have NO plans, yet... we can help you figure things out.