Amal YounisAssistant News Producer and Gloria Penner Fellow
Amal Younis served an assistant news producer and was the Gloria Penner Fellow at KPBS. In her role, she helped with KPBS Evening Edition and KPBS Roundtable production and editing. She was also the multimedia editor for The Daily Aztec at San Diego State University and was previously a video editor for One America News Network. Amal is Egyptian, born and raised, and moved to the United States as an international student to attend SDSU. She is currently a journalism senior who started her journalism journey in 2017 and has found a passion for broadcast journalism ever since.
The infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar’s empire included a large family zoo. When he died, he left behind many exotic animals that were eventually relocated, except for the hippos.
The casino has been closed since March 15 and will remain shuttered until further notice, according to a statement released on the casino's website.
County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher said that while the increasing number of tests and low positive rates were a good sign, they did not show the whole picture.
County health officials also reported 3,998 COVID-19 tests Thursday, a single-day high. More than 92,000 tests have been administered since the pandemic began.