Interview with Tom Del Beccaro, Chairman, California Republican Party
A conversation with the state Republican Party Chairman Tom Del Beccaro about the challenges facing the Republican Party as the annual spring convention kicks off in Burlingame. Republican registration is down in California, while one of the most hotly contested Republican presidential primaries is unfolding. Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is one of the scheduled speakers this weekend.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
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).
"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.