The Midday News Report

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Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown Monday through Thursday at lunchtime.

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

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

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

  1. Riverside County Office of Foreign Trade will present a series on export trade.
  2. Volunteers conducted a survey of all the homeless people living in Riverside County.
  3. There’s discussion in California about whether four native bumble bee species should be listed under the California Endangered Species Act.

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Today’s highlighted story:

Empire KVCR's Uncovered in the Archives is a show that gives voice to the Inland Empire. Host and Co-Executive Producer Brad Pomerance talks about a recent episode which earned recognition at the 12th National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards. 

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Today’s highlighted story:

Authors of the new book “Building a Resilient Tomorrow: How to Prepare for the Coming Climate Disruption” talk about what it means to be resilient in the face of climate change.  

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Today’s highlighted story:

KVCR spoke with Dr. Brandon Grove about the pneumonia-like Wuhan coronavirus which has been detected in Southern California.

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

1) California's monarch butterfly count remains critically low for the second year.

2) New cases of Wuhan coronavirus in Arizona and California bring the U.S. tally of the pneumonia-like disease to 5. 

3) California's unemployment rate held steady at the record low of 3.9% in December. 

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

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

  1. George Mason University Professor Mark Katz visited the Inland World Affairs Council last week to talk about Russia’s role in the Middle East.
  2. Ontario Airport welcomed 5.5 million passengers in 2019, making it the fastest growing airport in the U.S.

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

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

1) The deadline to register for Riverside County's homeless Point-in-Time Count is today. 

2)   It's been 73 years since the Los Angeles Dodgers and Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball. Now their longtime rivals, the San Francisco Giants have made history of their own, breaking the gender barrier. 

3) The University of California is considering annual tuition increases over five years. 

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

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

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Today’s highlighted story:

The common perception of pit bulls is that they’re aggressive, but UCR professor Katja Guenther says that reputation may tell us more about ourselves than the dogs.  

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

  1. Habitat for Humanity has broken ground on a three-home building site in San Bernardino designed for low-income residents.
  2. Governor Gavin Newsom vowed to take bold action on the state’s homelessness crisis.
  3. Five million independent voters in California could play a decisive role in the state’s March 3 Democratic presidential primary.  

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

  1. Experts meet to reduce wildlife collisions on California roads.
  2. Governor Gavin Newsom called for spending three-quarters of a billion dollars to get homeless people off the street in California.
  3. The poor performance of telecom companies during last year’s planned power outages was the focus of a state Senate committee hearing.

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

  1. Opponents of a Senate Bill 50 made their voices heard at a press conference in Oakland.
  2. Vote-by-mail ballots will be sent out on February 3.
  3. Roughly half of the three million children on Medi-Cal are not getting screened for lead poisoning.
  4. Republican Duncan Hunter announces his resignation from Congress.

 

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

  1. A new law says it’s finally okay to brew beer with fruit, honey, and other ingredients.
  2. The message behind California’s Green New Deal Act is that the state needs more ambitious climate change goals.
  3. A 42-year-old desert tortoise is likely to emerge from her winter’s nap soon at the Living Desert Zoo.

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

1) Gusty winds will hit the Inland Empire today, bringing with them the risk of power outages.

2) It's now a bit tougher to smoke and vape on public lands in California. 

3) The Palm Springs International Film Festival continues this week. 

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

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

  1. 1. It could soon be easier and cheaper to build smaller housing units on Californian properties.
  2. Immigration status will no longer prevent young Californians from signing up for Medi-Cal.
  3. The NFL postseason begins soon with wildcard weekend.
  4. A Showcase of Floats offers the public a chance to view the Rose Parade floats up close until Thursday.

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

  1. Riverside County’s 2020 homeless count will include people living in cars.
  2. The average Riverside County gas price is the highest New Year’s Eve amount since 2013.
  3. Perris exotic animal farm was burglarized and llamas were stolen.
  4. FAA approves Eastgate logistics center bound for San Bernardino Airport.
  5. The CHP starts new years crackdown on DUI suspects tonight.

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

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

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

12/23 Empire KVCR Midday News: Student Voters

Dec 23, 2019

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Today’s highlighted story:

College student organizers around the state are gearing up for California’s early primary in March. They’re hoping for a repeat of 2018, when student voter turnout more than doubled compared to the last midterm election. Experts say it could happen. 

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Today’s highlighted story:

A guest speaker at the Inland World Affairs Council speaks on U.S.-China Relations, commenting on the Trump Administration and Xi Jinping’s Communist Party.

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

  1. Bank of America announces it’s donating $750,000 to the Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art, Culture, and Industry.
  2. California may consider new ways to tax recreational cannabis.
  3. California’s congressional delegation is expected to split along party lines when the House votes on whether to impeach President Trump.

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Today’s highlighted story:

Fewer than 10% of California teachers are men of color, which isn’t keeping pace with the number of black and brown students in our classrooms.

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

  1. Governor Gavin Newsom is locking in his spending plan to be released next month.
  2. Prayer service to be held for the Mt. Baldy search and rescue volunteer who fell to his death while searching for missing hiker.
  3. California likely to produce less new homes in 2019 versus last year.
  4. Climate change threatens California’s freeway system.
  5. Storms nudge most of California out of dry category.

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