Emily Elena Dugdale|If plastic straws are important to you, you better start hoarding them. After an LA City Council vote on Friday, soon ALL restaurants in the city - yep, that includes food trucks - will only provide disposable straws upon request.
Even the emergency broadcast messages from the government will be telling you to rely on yourself for help. What does that mean, and what can you do? In this episode, host Jacob Margolis and his family struggle with the psychological and financial toll of prepping for catastrophe.
Until about a year ago, plans were moving forward to include a category in the 2020 census referred to as MENA, for "Middle Eastern or North African." It would have allowed a more accurate count of Americans of Arabic, Persian and other Middle Eastern or North African descent, who are now counted only as "white.
In Governor Gavin Newsom’s state of the state speech last week he called out cities that are not doing enough for affordable housing, and said he wanted to have a “candid conversation” with their mayors.