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July 22, 2011


Interview with Judge Katherine Feinstein

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.


News Panel: Concerns over Bayview shooting and Pelican Bay State Prison's hunger strike

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

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