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Broken California: A Special Edition of This Week in Northern California

Watch Complete Episode: April 20, 2012 »

We turn to a panel of experts for an in-depth discussion about potential solutions for what ails the state in "Broken California."

Guests:

  • Susan Kennedy, former Chief of Staff for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Don Perata, Former Senate President Pro-Tem
  • Dan Schnur, Professor, University of Southern California
  • Mark Paul, co-author, "California Crackup"
 

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Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack

The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which typically supplies nearly a third of California's water, is showing the lowest water content on record: 6 percent of the long-term average for April 1. That shatters last year's low-water mark of 25 percent (tied with 1977).

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"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area

KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.

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