Thu, Dec 27, 2007 -- 9:00 AM
SF Zoo Tiger Attack/Broken PavementDownload audio (MP3)
On Christmas Day, a tiger escaped it's enclosure at San Francisco Zoo, mauling two people and killing one. We ask how this tragedy could have occurred. At 9:30am: Road conditions in the Bay Area have deteriorated, and local officials say they struggle to find money to fix the potholes. Forum discusses what some officials are doing to smooth the ride.
Host: Rachael Myrow
- Amy Worth, city councilmember Orinda, and commissioner of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission
- Dave Cortese, Vice Mayor San Jose and president of the Association of Bay Area Governments
- Dr. Elliot Katz, president and founder of Defense of Animals, an international animal rights advocacy group headquartered in San Rafael
- Dr. Joel Parrott, executive director of The Oakland Zoo.
- Jim Spering, supervisor in Solano County and commissioner of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, representing cities in Solano County