Special Coverage: Election 2010 - Radio Archive
A collection of reports by KQED Radio productions, including KQED Radio News, The California Report and Forum. Reports are listed in reverse chronological order.
The California Report | Monday, Mar 10, 2014, 8:50 AM
California's Democratic party faithful gathered in Los Angeles over the weekend with a lot to feel satisfied about. But as the California Report's Sacramento Bureau Chief Scott Detrow tells us, party leaders don't want Democratic candidates or their supporters taking the good times for granted, and coasting into this year's elections.
The California Report | Friday, Mar 07, 2014, 8:50 AM
California's Democrats are gathering in Los Angeles this weekend for their annual state convention. The three-day meeting serves as an unofficial kickoff to this year's primary season.
The California Report | Friday, Feb 28, 2014, 8:50 AM
Governor Jerry Brown formally launched his re-election campaign yesterday. Brown's announcement had been anticipated and was understated -- a written statement posted on his website and a Twitter posting. The former three-time presidential candidate is expected to dominate. Rachael Myrow is joined by The California Report?s Sacramento Bureau Chief, Scott Detrow.
The California Report | Monday, Feb 24, 2014, 8:50 AM
Neel Kashkari doesn't have the most obvious resume to run for governor. He's never run for office before, and the biggest line item on his resume is running the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), distributing hundreds of billions of dollars to banks in the wake of the economic crisis they helped create. But the Republican says that job is proof he can handle tough tasks. The question now is whether he can handle the even tougher task of beating Governor Jerry Brown at the ballot box.
The California Report | Thursday, Feb 13, 2014, 8:50 AM
San Diego is now the largest city in the United States with a Republican mayor. After a solid win at the polls, Kevin Faulconer will finish out the term of disgraced Democrat Bob Filner. What does the election of a centrist Republican mayor say about the direction San Diego is taking?
The California Report | Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014, 8:50 AM
Republicans are celebrating a big win in San Diego. City Councilman Kevin Faulconer locked up the mayor's office with a comfortable 10 percent margin over Democratic City Councilman David Alvarez.
The California Report | Monday, Feb 10, 2014, 8:50 AM
On Tuesday, San Diego elects a new mayor to replace Democrat Bob Filner, who resigned after a sexual harassment scandal last summer. Republicans are keen to retake the seat -- but labor unions have spent heavily to avoid that. The winner between Republican Kevin Faulconer and Democrat David Alvarez may depend on how many Latino voters turn out at the polls.
The California Report | Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014, 8:50 AM
Six days after one Republican candidate dropped out of the race for governor, another has hopped in. Former United States Treasury Official Neel Kashkari announced his candidacy for California governor, calling his platform jobs and education.
The California Report | Friday, Jan 17, 2014, 8:50 AM
The race for California governor has hardly started, but a high-profile candidate is already dropping out. Abel Maldonado pulled the plug on his struggling campaign on Thursday, more than four months before the first gubernatorial top-two primary, which the former lieutenant governor was a key supporter of.
The California Report | Friday, Jan 10, 2014, 8:50 AM
State lawmakers in Sacramento are keeping one eye cocked toward Los Angeles, where opening arguments started in a trial involving their colleague Senator Roderick Wright. The Democrat from Inglewood is charged with perjury and voter fraud.