Stories From This Week's Episode
July 22, 2011
San Francisco Superior Court Judge Katherine Feinstein speaks with Belva Davis about the fiscal crisis in the courts as the system faces $350 million in budget cuts and prepares for deep cuts to staff and services.
City leaders and redevelopment officials file a lawsuit saying California's plan to redistribute funds to state and local agencies is illegal. The fatal shooting of a man in San Francisco's Bayview district last Saturday raises concerns in the community over the police response. The three-week hunger strike by inmates against conditions in Security Housing Units at Pelican Bay State Prison may be coming to an end, but their resolve for change remains strong.
- Josh Richman, Legal and Political Affairs Reporter, Oakland Tribune
- Joshua Johnson, Morning Newscaster, KQED News
- Michael Montgomery, Reporter, KQED News and California Watch
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.