News Panel: Redistricting, Chauncey Bailey verdict, iCloud, and more
The California Citizens Redistricting Commission releases its first draft of 177 maps re-drawing legislative districts, which could lead to a shake-up in state politics. Former Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV is convicted in the Chauncey Bailey murder trial. Apple makes two big announcements in one week with its new iCloud technology and plans for a major expansion of its headquarters in Cupertino. The circumcision ban on the San Francisco ballot creates more controversy with disturbing images put out by supporters of the movement.
- Carla Marinucci, Senior Political Editor, San Francisco Chronicle
- Rachel Gordon, City Hall Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle
- Thomas Peele, Investigative Reporter, Bay Area News Group/The Chauncey Bailey Project
- Tom Vacar, Consumer Editor, KTVU News
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KQED Celebrates Black History Month
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"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
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