Stories From This Week's Episode
April 23, 2010
The San Francisco crime lab scandal shakes up the SFPD and the District Attorney's office, the California State Assembly votes to confirm Senator Abel Maldonado for lieutenant governor, and "Operation Knockout" in Salinas results in mass gang arrests.
- Josh Richman, Legal and Political Affairs, Oakland Tribune
- Julia Reynolds, Reporter, Monterey Herald
- Rachel Gordon , Staff Writer, San Francisco Chronicle
On the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Craig Miller from KQED's Climate Watch speaks with Michael Brune, newly appointed Executive Director of the Sierra Club and author of "Coming Clean: Breaking America's Addiction to Oil and Coal," about his organization's goals and the evolution of the environmental movement.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Taking "The Leap" — KQED's New Podcast
A new KQED storytelling podcast about people making dramatic, risky changes, told by award-winning public radio reporters Amy Standen and Judy Campbell.
Watch Film School Shorts Online
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