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The Pacifica Evening News is a collaboration of KPFA and KPFK in Los Angeles and KFCF in Fresno. The hour-long newscast airs on all three stations each weeknight at 6:00 PM. KPFA News broadcasts news headlines throughout the day at 5:55, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 10:00, 12:00 and 4:00. Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

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The Pacifica Evening News is a collaboration of KPFA and KPFK in Los Angeles and KFCF in Fresno. The hour-long newscast airs on all three stations each weeknight at 6:00 PM. KPFA News broadcasts news headlines throughout the day at 5:55, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 10:00, 12:00 and 4:00. Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

    President and bipartisan group of senators reach infrastructure compromise; DC extends federal eviction moratorium to July 31; Oakland mayor and progressive city council at odds over police funding in budget – June 24, 2021

    President and bipartisan group of senators reach infrastructure compromise; DC extends federal eviction moratorium to July 31; Oakland mayor and progressive city council at odds over police funding in budget – June 24, 2021

     

    Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

    President Joe Biden reaches infrastructure agreement with bipartisan group of senators. [1]
    House Speaker to create a house committee to investigate January 6th attack.
    Tower apartment building in Florida collapses; as many as 100 people missing.
    CDC extends federal eviction moratorium to July 31, as many as 3.2 million people behind rent. [2]
    San Francisco extends eviction moratorium to the end of 2021.
    Youth and educators call for California eviction moratorium be extended until end of 2021.
    Immigrant's rally in Washington D.C. demanding pathway to citizenship.
    Cowessess First Nation in Canada finds 700 unmarked child graves at former boarding school.
    Human Rights Pain Index finds growing inequity in Silicon Valley.
    Child care providers rally in Sacramento, demanding higher wages.
    Oakland mayor and progressive city council at odds over police funding in budget. [3]


    [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/MARTINEZ_Infrastructure_Deal.mp3
    [2] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/mericle-on-eviction-moratorium.mp3
    [3] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/FINAL-STORY-oakland-budget1.mp3

    • 59 min
    President Joe Biden announces new anti-violence and gun control measures; Poor People’s Campaign blockade street in D.C. for voting rights; 8 candidates run to represent Oakland in California Assembly – June 23, 2021

    President Joe Biden announces new anti-violence and gun control measures; Poor People’s Campaign blockade street in D.C. for voting rights; 8 candidates run to represent Oakland in California Assembly – June 23, 2021

    Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

    President Joe Biden announces measures to reduce spate of violence, including gun violence. [1]
    Activists with the Poor People's Campaign arrested for protesting Republican opposition of For the People Act.
    Eric Adams takes the lead in New York City's Democratic primary, 1st ranked choice election.
    U.S. takes down websites backed by Iran, for fake news-Iran slams the move.
    8 candidates vy for assembly seat representing East Bay, replacing Rob Bonta, who became state Attorney General. [2]
    Family of man killed by Antioch police, Angelo Quinto, rally for justice.
    Reforms to reduce military sexual assault subject of congressional hearing.

    Photo from Poor People's Campaign #PoorPeoplesCampaign.

    [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/MARTINEZ_Biden_Gun_Violence.mp3
    [2] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/6.22.21-Monahan-on-State-Assembly-Race_mixdown.mp3

    • 59 min
    Republicans block voting rights bill, Senate Bill 1, For the People Act; DC Statehood bill gets first senate hearing after passing the house; Delta variant of COVID-19 doubling infections every two weeks in U.S.

    Republicans block voting rights bill, Senate Bill 1, For the People Act; DC Statehood bill gets first senate hearing after passing the house; Delta variant of COVID-19 doubling infections every two weeks in U.S.

    Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

    Republicans block voting rights bill, Senate Bill 1, For the People Act. [1]
    DC Statehood bill gets first senate hearing, after passing the house. [2]
    Biden administration ends Trump-era immigration policy- that could provide asylum to thousands of refugee's.
    Equal Act would end sentencing disparity between cocaine and crack use. [3]
    Appeals court upholds California's ban on assault weapons, as legal challenge continues.
    California Attorney General Rob Bonta announces new team to combat human trafficking. [4]
    Lawsuit filed against 7 Los Angeles County Sheriff's for beating of black man. [5]
    Delta variant of COVID-19 doubling every two weeks in U.S. [6]
    U.S. to investigate federal oversight of boarding schools for indigenous youth.

    Photo by Prasesh Shiwakoti (Lomash) [7] on Unsplash. [8]

    [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/MARTINEZ_For_People_Act_Vote.mp3
    [2] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/AANESTAD-ON-DC-STATEHOOD.mp3
    [3] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Equal-Act-Hearing-Final-Story.mp3
    [4] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Witte-on-Human-trafficking-final-production.mp3
    [5] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Mericle-on-LA-lawsuit.mp3
    [6] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Mericle-on-Delta-Variant.mp3
    [7] https://unsplash.com/@lomash_s?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText
    [8] https://unsplash.com/s/photos/covid-19?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText

    • 59 min
    Senate Democrats and Republicans prepare for a voting rights show down; 8 arrested at protest urging infrastructure package addresses climate change, Deadly weekend-10 mass shootings in S.F. Bay Area

    Senate Democrats and Republicans prepare for a voting rights show down; 8 arrested at protest urging infrastructure package addresses climate change, Deadly weekend-10 mass shootings in S.F. Bay Area

    Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

    Senate Democrats and Republicans prepare for a voting rights show down on eve of legislative vote on SB1, a major voting rights protection bill. [1]
    8 arrested during protest urging climate change provisions be included in an infrastructure package, as bipartisan negotiations continue. [2]
    Group of indigenous women invite activists to Minnesota to help stop construction of Line 3 oil pipeline.
    W.H.O. announces support for a new vaccine center in South Africa, urges pharmaceutical companies to relax patents. [3]
    Iran's new president refuses to meet with President Joe Biden, but pledges to salvage Iran nuclear deal.
    Enhanced Child Tax Credit to give qualifying families up to $300 each month per child.
    10 mass shootings in the San Francisco Bay Area over the weekend.

    Photo of climate justice protesters outside Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-Tx) home by John Paul Mejia [4] @johnpaul_mejia.

    [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/MARTINEZ-Voting-Rights.wav
    [2] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/AANESTAD-ON-INFRASTRUCTURE.wav
    [3] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/COVIDTECHNOLOGYHUB_NEWMAN_FINAL.wav
    [4] https://twitter.com/johnpaul_mejia

    • 59 min
    The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – June 18, 2021

    The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – June 18, 2021

    Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

    • 59 min
    Supreme Court upholds the Affordable Care Act; House repeals 2002 AUMF that approved military action in Iraq 19 years ago; California regulators end most mask wearing and social distancing work requirements

    Supreme Court upholds the Affordable Care Act; House repeals 2002 AUMF that approved military action in Iraq 19 years ago; California regulators end most mask wearing and social distancing work requirements

    Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

    Supreme Court upholds the Affordable Care Act, the nations health care law. [1]
    Biden administration invests $3 billion in antiviral pills to prevent the next pandemic.
    California regulators end most mask wearing and social distancing work requirements. [2]
    House repeals 2002 AUMF that approved military action in Iraq 19 years ago. [3]
    Giant sequoia trees severely damaged from wildfire, experts blame climate change. [4]
    Texas Governor allows gun carrying without permits or background checks, signs bill to start state construction of a border wall.

    Photo of Sinjar, Iraq by Levi Meir Clancy [5] on Unsplash. [6]

    [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/MARTINEZ_Supreme_Court_Rulings.mp3
    [2] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/New-Workplace-Pandemic-Rules-Mardiney-06-17-21.mp3
    [3] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/AANESTAD-ON-AUMF.mp3
    [4] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Giant-Sequoias-Killed-by-the-Thousands-in-2020-Fire.mp3
    [5] https://unsplash.com/@levimeirclancy?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText
    [6] https://unsplash.com/s/photos/iraq-war?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText

    • 59 min

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