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Can You Handle The Truth?: Fact-Checking COVID-19 Deaths In San Francisco, Claims About Maxine Waters Comments On Derek Chauvin
April 29, 2021 | Chris Nichols
Data from the city’s public health department and medical examiner’s office support this claim. Health officials say the isolation caused by the pandemic led to an increase in fentanyl overdoses in San Francisco.
March 25, 2021 | Chris Nichols
With gas prices climbing in California and across the nation, false and out-of-context claims are also on the rise about what’s causing the spike. PolitiFact California debunks these in this week’s Can You Handle The Truth segment.
Can You Handle The Truth?: PolitiFact California Fact Checks Social Media Posts About Discarded Ballots
October 1, 2020 | Chris Nichols
Social media posts alleging more than 1,000 California ballots were found in a dumpster spread rapidly last week. CapRadio’s PolitiFact California reporter Chris Nichols fact-checked those posts in this week’s “Can You Handle The Truth?” segment.
September 24, 2020 | Chris Nichols
Misinformation is continuing to spread on social media about the West Coast wildfires. CapRadio’s PolitiFact California reporter Chris Nichols sets the record straight in this week's “Can You Handle The Truth?” segment.
Can You Handle The Truth?: PolitiFact California On Trump's California Visit, And A Postcard Confusing Voters
Every Thursday CapRadio’s PolitiFact California reporter Chris Nichols discussed his latest fact checks and reporting on misinformation. This week we look at a confusing Postal Service postcard, wildfires and President Trump’s visit to California.