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 ...
Taking "The Leap" — KQED's New Podcast
A new KQED storytelling podcast about people making dramatic, risky changes, told by award-winning public radio reporters Amy Standen and Judy Campbell.
Watch Film School Shorts Online
KQED's national half-hour weekly series showcases short student films from across the country. Watch well-crafted films online now.