The record-breaking destruction of the northern Bay Area fires has many experts questioning the way California determines fire risk. Stricter building codes are required in high risk areas, but some say the current designations are outdated and need re-mapping.Reporter: Lauren Sommer
A little known section of the San Jacinto (hah-SIN-to) fault in Southern California could erupt with a damaging earthquake a lot sooner than once thought. A research team at UC Riverside made the discovery using a new technique in seismic detection.Reporter: Steven Cuevas
Senator Connie Leyva Discusses Harassment Scandal, Pro Tem Bid
Claims of sexual harassment in the state Capitol have prompted an independent investigation and legislative hearings later this month. All of this comes as the Senate is getting ready to choose a new leader. Among those vying for the job is Chino Democrat Connie Leyva. The first-term senator is also vice-chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus. She sat down with KQED Politics and Government Reporter Katie Orr to talk about why this might be a perfect time for a woman to take over.
Lawsuit Hopes to Block Detention of Cambodian Immigrants
Civil rights attorneys are suing to stop the Trump administration from detaining and targeting for deportation 1,900 Cambodians living in the U-S who have been obeying orders to check in with immigration authorities.Reporter: Alyssa Jeong Perry
Silicon Valley Giants Testify On Russian Interference Before Senate
Facebook, Google, and Twitter told the Senate Intelligence Committee how their platforms were used for Russian interference in the 2016 election.