Laura Klivans, KQED Public Media

Laura Klivans

KQED Public Media

San Francisco Bay Area, CA, United States

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Past articles by Laura:

Here’s What’s Inside Newsom’s Whopping $15 Billion Climate Spending Plan

The largest climate investment in state history includes major investments in fire prevention, electric vehicles and drought mitigation. → Read More

Helping Kids Protect Themselves From Dirty Air, One DIY Filter at a Time

The Mycelium Youth Network's goal is to prepare Bay Area youth for the challenges they face on a warming planet, providing them with the tools they need to cope with climate change. → Read More

Airborne Spread Would Mean More Coronavirus Risk Inside. Here Are Tips To Protect Yourself

Some scientists say the virus can linger in the air. Avoiding enclosed, indoor spaces is one of your best protections. → Read More

Yes, You Can Go to the Dentist. And Yes, the Coronavirus Means It Will be Incredibly Different

Dentist's offices are adding many measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, making a trip to the dentist safer than some other routine outings. → Read More

Can I Get COVID-19 From My Dog? 6 Questions About Pets and the Coronavirus Answered by Experts

Can I get COVID-19 from my pet? Probably not. → Read More

Overcoming a Lifetime of Trauma, Then Facing a New One: Wildfire

Adults can work through the traumas of their childhood, even severe ones, but what happens when you add a natural disaster on top of that? → Read More

Childhood Trauma Can Mean Early Death. This California Mom Wants to Beat the Odds

Science shows childhood trauma leads to poorer health later in life, mentally and physically. But there are ways to intervene that can heal the wounds of the past for a parent, and safeguard a daughter’s future. → Read More

After Growing Up With a Dad in Prison, Teen Feels a Kinship With Separated Migrant Kids

Arvaughn Williams hopes he can model a different path forward for kids with incarcerated parents. → Read More

Bartenders Learn How to Spot – and Reverse – Opioid Overdoses

More people working at bars, clubs and festivals are now armed with naloxone, the drug that reverses opioid overdoses. → Read More

Where Do You Go When You Leave the Hospital But Are Homeless?

Legislation moving through the state Senate would require patients to be released to one of four "safe and appropriate" locations. → Read More

San Francisco's Newest Tool to Prevent Opioid Overdoses Tests Drugs, Starts Conversations

As the powerful opioid fentanyl is increasingly showing up in the city's drug supply, needle exchanges are giving out strips to test for it. → Read More

Trauma Surgeon Who Treated YouTube Victims: 'Every Day There are People Who are Getting Shot and Hurt'

Dr. Andre Campbell says gun violence in America is an epidemic. → Read More

Labor Union Pressures Kaiser Permanente with Protests Across the State

Representatives of SEIU-UHW say Kaiser has plans to outsource jobs and cut some wages. Negotiations for a new contract begin at the end of March. → Read More

After Mass Shootings, This Training Can Save Lives

A new training goes beyond first aid and CPR to show bystanders how to stop major blood loss. → Read More

Trump Administration Relaxes Financial Penalties Against Nursing Homes

The Trump administration — reversing guidelines put in place under President Barack Obama — is scaling back the use of fines against nursing homes that harm residents or place them in grave risk → Read More

California Fines Anthem $5 Million For Failing to Address Consumer Grievances

The state cited one example in which consumers called the insurer 22 times to contest a decision. The complaint was not resolved until the state got involved. → Read More

California Cracks Down On Weed Killer As Lawsuits Abound

California has listed the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup as cancer-causing. → Read More

The Water Belongs to Everyone, and This Blind Kayaker Will Prove It

Ahmet Ustunel plans to cross Turkey's Bosphorus Strait next summer alone by kayak. And he's blind. → Read More

Despite Loss of Clinic, Sonoma County’s Largest Community Health Center Kept Going After the Fires

With the largest of their nine clinics damaged in the fire, Santa Rosa Community Health staff is getting creative. → Read More

How Contained Are the North Bay Blazes?

Fire officials say they've turned a corner in the ability to control the blazes concentrated in Northern California and affecting counties across the state. → Read More