Stories From This Week's Episode
March 18, 2011
News Panel: The CA Republican Party's convention and the constitutionality of SF's ranked choice voting system
The California Republican Party kicks off its convention Friday in Sacramento as the state's budget battles continue. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals considers the constitutionality of the controversial ranked choice voting system in San Francisco, approved by voters in 2002. California hospitals must now disclose how many patients contract infections while under their care.
- Josh Richman, Legal and Political Affairs Reporter, Oakland Tribune
- Bob Egelko, Legal Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle
- Sarah Varney, Health Reporter, The California Report, KQED Public Radio
Climate Watch Senior Editor Craig Miller talks with Mary Nichols, Chair of the California Air Resources Board about implementing AB 32, the state's renewable energy goals and promoting alternative transit.
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.