Can The CA Notify App Stop the Spread?, How Does the Public Really Feel About LAPD ?, Can Ditching Gas Stoves Help Fight Climate Change? Activists Push for All-Electric Homes
Can The CA Notify App Stop the Spread?
The new CA Notify app becomes available for all iPhone and Android users on Thursday. It's an opt-in app that Governor Newsom ensures will not track your location and will not infringe on your privacy. Similar exposure apps are already live in other states and countries. Will Californians opt in to the app? Can big tech help stop the spread of COVID-19 here?
- Alejandro de la Garza, Health and Tech reporter for Time magazine
Ask An Expert: More Stay At Home Orders Imposed
Coronavirus cases are up yet a decent percentage of the public doesn't seem to feel like they need to adhere to the stay at home orders. Why - and what can be done about it?
- Paula Cannon, USC virologist
How Does the Public Really Feel About LAPD ?
In the wake of nationwide demonstrations for racial justice and an end to police violence, Loyola Marymount University conducted a survey of Los Angeles residents to gage public opinion of the LA Police Department. Some of the survey’s key findings - collected in the fall by LMU’s Center for the Study of Los Angeles - were presented during today’s meeting of the LA Police Commission.
- Fernando Guerra, founding director of LMU's Center for the Study of LA
Can Ditching Gas Stoves Help Fight Climate Change? Activists Push for All-Electric Homes
As the threat of climate change becomes increasingly urgent and visible in California, climate activists push for bans on gas hookups in new constructions. Los Angeles Times staff writer Sammy Roth reports on how all-electric new homes could help lower emissions and why the list of interested cities keeps growing, despite opposition from the gas industry.
- Sammy Roth, Los Angeles Times staff writer