Stories From This Week's Episode
October 15, 2010
Election campaign activity heats up with a spirited debate between the gubernatorial hopefuls, an onslaught of media ads and high-profile national politicians making appearances of support. Our examination of the ballot measures continues: Proposition 22 would prevent the state government from raiding local funds, while Prop. 24 would repeal recent corporate tax provisions that allow businesses to shift losses to prior tax years. And a federal judge rules the "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gay men and women in the military is unconstitutional.
- Randy Shandobil, Political Reporter, KTVU News
- Marisa Lagos, Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle
- Matthew Bajko, Assistant Editor, Bay Area Reporter
Climate Watch senior editor Craig Miller talks with Dan Kammen, a top UC Berkeley energy expert who's been named the World Bank's new renewable energy "czar." As Chief Technical Specialist for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, Kammen will help shape policy and set overall energy strategy for the next 10 years.
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.