Silicon Valley Cryptocurrency Community Looks to Reshape Puerto Rico
We continue our coverage of Californians shaping the future of Puerto Rico. Investors and speculators have come to Puerto Rico hoping to capitalize on the disorder following one of the deadliest disasters in U.S. history. Somewhere between offering hope for a better future and taking advantage of a broken system is an elite group from Silicon Valley who got rich and moved to San Juan.
Reporter: Bert Johnson
Community Leader Grapples with Conflict Between Puerto Rican Elites and Hurricane Recovery
A San Jose native had to send her children back to California after Hurricane Maria hit five months ago. The massage therapist and yoga teacher stayed behind.
Guest: Vivienne Miranda
School Safety Trainings Back in the Spotlight after Florida Shooting
The nation is again focused on another school shooting, this one in Florida. Here in California, as in other places in the country, many schools conduct drills on how to keep students safe in the face of an armed gunman. But some school officials are pushing for more training.
Reporter: Vanessa Rancano
Investigators still haven’t determined the cause of the devastating Thomas Fire that ravaged Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. Residents have filed a number of lawsuits putting the blame on local utility companies. Now their attorneys want to stop one of those companies from repairing damaged power lines.
Reporter: Priska Neely
Bill Looks to Keep Interest Rate on Loans in Check
A Bay Area lawmaker unveiled a state bill this week that curbs high-interest loans, limiting interest rates to a maximum of 20 percent for amounts up to $10,000.
Reporter: Farida Jhabvala-Romero
Less than four months before the June primary election, a Latina with deep ties to the Democratic party has jumped into the race for governor.
Reporter: Scott Shafer