Stories From This Week's Episode
September 7, 2012
In our continuing special coverage, Belva Davis reports from the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina where Californians had a prominent presence. With Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa as convention chairman, others, including Sen. Dianne Feinstein, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Assembly Speaker John Perez held center stage, helping to make the case for the party platform and for four more years of President Obama.
News panel guest reporters Joe Garofoli from the San Francisco Chronicle, Kitty Felde, Washington Correspondent for KPCC, Southern California Public Radio and Debra Saunders, columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, share their thoughts on some of the week's highlights.
- Joe Garofoli, San Francisco Chronicle
- Kitty Felde, KPCC, Southern California Public Radio
- Debra Saunders, San Francisco Chronicle
Californian Attorney General Kamala Harris joins Belva for a one-on-one interview. Harris' prime time speech was highly anticipated.
Tune in next week for Belva Davis' one-on-one interview with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee.
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.