Hal Eisner is in his 38th year on television in Los Angeles. Most of those years have been spent on FOX 11 and My 13. Eisner currently hosts FOX 11 News IN DEPTH and the podcast What the Hal? He has received a number of journalism awards over the years including Emmy's, Golden Mikes, awards from The L.A. Press Club and The Associated Press. Eisner has created nationally recognized mentoring programs such as Camp News. He started reporting news on the radio in his home state of Texas. It was when he became a correspondent for CNN in the early '80s that he came to Los Angeles and turned his attention to television. Eisner is currently in his second term on the National Board of SAG-AFTRA.
For many Southern California landmarks, times are tough. Earlier this week FOX 11 reported that the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library was in danger of closing, but the Library says it's not in danger of closing. So we wanted to clarify that story.
You know the old saying that If it's too good to be true it probably is. Such is the case with scammers trying to sell you a cure for COVID-19.
SEGMENT A: Coronavirus: Planning Ahead
This week's In Depth discusses coronavirus pandemic planning.
SEGMENT A: Coronavirus: An LA County Supervisor’s Perspective
L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger tells us about her role in managing the Coronavirus crisis.
At home, using Zoom, Dr. Lucy Jones tells me that when it comes to COVID19 "This is not an earthquake, but it is a disaster. This is a crisis in our community."
As we search for solutions during this crisis. There are many "Heroes Among Us" stepping up to help those in need. FOX 11's Hal Eisner talked to some of them for our new series called "Heroes Among Us." During this extraordinary and unprecedented time, FOX 11 wanted to take time each day to really focus on those people doing amazing things to help in this public health crisis.
Normally, I drive down the 405 freeway to West LA each workday and do my thing. Not on this day. On Sunday Governor Newsom said those of us 65 and older should stay home.
SEGMENT A: A doctor weighs in