CA Affordable Housing Lawsuits | Hospital Loan Program | UC Davis Science Cafe
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In this June 18, 2021, photo, construction workers finish the exterior of an apartment building downtown Los Angeles.
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Why the city of Elk Grove is being sued by the Newsom administration and how the lawsuit is the latest example of the conflict between local governments and the state over affordable housing. A new loan program could provide relief to community hospitals struggling financially and prevent them from closing. The UC Davis Science Cafe provides a space for the community to learn about the current state of science across its many disciplines.
CA Affordable housing lawsuits
The city of Elk Grove has been sued by the Newsom administration for allegedly discriminating against low-income families. The Governor and Attorney General accuse Elk Grove for issuing building permits for one project that caters to market-rate renters while denying a project that was geared toward low-income and homeless families. Robert Egelko is the Legal Affairs reporting for the San Francisco Chronicle and joins us to explain why this lawsuit is just the latest example of the conflict between local governments and the state over affordable housing projects and how fast they should be built.
Hospital loan program
CalMatters Reporter Ana B. Ibarra joins us to share her reporting on a new program passed by the California legislature that could provide temporary relief to prevent some community hospitals in California from closing.
UC Davis science cafe
Dr. Jared Shaw, Professor of Chemistry at UC Davis, is the creator of the UC Davis Science Cafe held on the second Wednesday of every month at G Street WunderBar in Davis to provide an avenue for the community to learn about the current state of science across its many disciplines. This month is a discussion with Dr. Elva Diaz, Professor of Pharmacology and Chair of Neuroscience Graduate Program, to discuss “How to Change Your Mind: The Mechanisms of Brain Function in Learning and Memory.”