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 ...
Homeless U: How Students Study and Survive on the Streets
As part of its SF Homeless Project, KQED profiles college students who live in cars, couch surf and sneak into campus buildings to spend the night.
Watch Film School Shorts Online
Featuring the best short student films from major institutions like NYU, Columbia University, UCLA, USC and University of Texas, that have wowed audiences at Cannes, Sundance, Toronto, Telluride and SXSW.