Stories From This Week's Episode
August 31, 2012
In a special edition of "This Week in Northern California," Belva Davis reports from the Republican National Convention in Tampa, where despite a tropical storm, the California delegation was in full force to rally support for the Party.
News panel guest reporters Carla Marinucci from the San Francisco Chronicle, Doug Sovern from KCBS Radio San Francisco and John Baird with KNX Los Angeles analyze highlights of the week.
- Carla Marinucci, San Francisco Chronicle
- Doug Sovern, KCBS Radio San Francisco
- John Baird, KNX Los Angeles
Californian and Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice joins Belva for a one-on-one interview where she shares her philosophy on foreign and domestic policy.
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.