California is nearing 20,000 COVID-19 deaths, and today Governor Gavin Newsom is expected to announce a new round of lockdowns for all or parts of the state; CapRadio's Nicole Nixon brings us up to date with the latest news from the governor's office. Plus, a closer look at new calls for the city and county of Sacramento to update and change the criteria for when to open warming centers, and a conversation with the author of the new bilingual children's book "That Girl On TV Could Be Me."
- CapRadio Politics Reporter and California State of Mind podcast co-host Nicole Nixon with the latest on the possibility of a new statewide stay-at-home order
- Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg discusses several developing stories, including the sudden resignation of Sacramento County’s Public Health Director and the state of the economy in Sacramento, as the COVID-19 surge will likely lead to more stay-at-home orders
- CapRadio PolitiFact California Reporter Chris Nichols on his reporting on the death of a Sacramento homeless man who did not survive the frigid overnight temperatures last week, spurring conversation over changes to how the city and country decides when to open ‘warming centers’ for the homeless
- Sacramento Regional Coalition to End Homelessness Executive Director Bob Erlenbusch weighs-in on Chris Nichols’ reporting and how he wants the homeless to be prioritized when it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out
- KCRA 3 Anchor/Reporter Leticia Ordaz talks about her new bilingual childrens’ book “That Girl on TV Could Be Me! The Journey of a Latina News Anchor,” and why she finds writing so rewarding, especially during the pandemic