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April 23, 2010


News Panel for 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

Interview with Sierra Club Executive Director, Michael Brune

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.


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