Protests Erupt in Sacramento This Week in Wake of Stephon Clark Killing
Sacramento is a city that often shrugs at a protest. It’s common to see hundreds of people holding signs at the Capitol -- many bused in from faraway parts of California. But what’s happening this week, in the wake of the killing of Stephon Clark, is different. KQED's John Sepulvado speaks with one of the protest organizers.
Reporter: John Sepulvado
A large crowd of mourners will gather Thursday for the funeral of Stephon Clark. The 22-year-old unarmed black man was shot and killed by police in his grandparents’ backyard nearly two weeks ago.
Reporter: Katie Orr
Steve Moore, San Joaquin County's Sheriff-Coroner, has been under scrutiny for the way he's handled death investigations. Now, he's decided to hold public hearings in cases where a law enforcement officer was involved in a fatality.
Reporter: Julie Small
Los Angeles Activists Push Back Against Pro-Development Housing Bill
During a packed meeting Tuesday, Los Angeles City Council members heard from a steady stream of neighborhood activists opposed to state Sen. Scott Wiener’s bill, SB 827, which, if it becomes law, would loosen or eliminate local height and density restrictions on residential projects near mass transit routes.
Reporter: Saul Gonzalez
Amazon Series Explores the History of Women in Major League Baseball
It's Opening Day for the 30 teams of Major League Baseball -- five of which are here in California. There are 750 players on those teams' active rosters, and thousands more in the minor league system. And all of those players have one thing in common. They're men. KQED's Nina Thorsen talks with a filmmaker who's looked into why.
Reporter: Nina Thorsen