Clinton vs. Trump
After months of attacking each other on the campaign trail, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will square off in their first presidential debate Monday night in New York. PBS NewsHour political correspondent Lisa Desjardins gives an update about what we can expect to hear from the candidates on issues with particular resonance in California, such as immigration and policing.
Cannabis at a Crossroads: Northern Emeralds
As voters consider whether to legalize recreational marijuana this November, we return to Humboldt County, the largest pot-growing county in the state. Producer Sheraz Sadiq takes an inside look at how one entrepreneur wants to help transform Humboldt into the "Napa Valley of Cannabis."
This political season has been tumultuous -- with plenty of material for comedians. Bay Area stand-up comic W. Kamau Bell teamed up with New Yorker Hari Kondabolu for an irreverent and edgy take on the election. Their "Politically Re-Active" podcast highlights issues of race, stereotypes and bias in politics. They join Scott Shafer.
2016 MacArthur Fellow Gene Yang
On the roster of 23 MacArthur Fellows announced this week, 10 are from California and four are from the Bay Area, including graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang. We replay part of an interview Yang gave earlier this year.