5/21 Empire KVCR Midday News: Riverside Cancels 4th of July Celebrations, CA ParkScore, and More

May 21, 2020

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

  1. Riverside cancels traditional Fourth of July celebrations to discourage crowding and conserve funds.
  2. A bill proposed by State Assemblymember James Ramos that would reduce rates of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls moves one step closer to state law.
  3. Sixteen California cities made it onto the top 100 list in terms of how easy it is to access a park within ten minutes.
  4. Some California lawmakers are looking to expand workers’ compensation benefits for frontline workers.