A California professor could find herself testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington in the coming days. Christine Blasey Ford says U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were both in high school in Maryland. Ford lives in the Bay Area, where she's a psychology professor at Palo Alto University.
Reporter: John Sepulvado
Candidate Gavin Newsom Talks About Governing California in the Trump Era
Gavin Newsom, the Democrats' pick to be California's next governor, is beating Republican rival John Cox in the polls. Newsom is spending that political capital by hitting the road in a big blue bus to stump for fellow Democrats. Host Lily Jamali joined Newsom on the campaign bus in Lafayette.
Guest: Gavin Newson
Abuse Survivors Call For State Investigation of Catholic Church
Survivors of molestation by Catholic priests are calling for a statewide investigation into the church’s pattern of covering up sexual abuse. The demand comes on the heels of revelations that San Diego priest J. Patrick Foley continued to run a business in the Bay Area leading spiritual retreats for young people after the Church took away his permission to perform the sacraments.
Reporter: Peter Jon Shuler
EPA Could Fund Mine Cleanup on Hoopa Valley Reservation
The Copper Bluff Mine on the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation in Northern California has been leaking chemicals into the Trinity River for decades. The U.S. EPA announced last week that it’s considering the site for possible cleanup.
Reporter: Natalya Estrada
Stanford Law Professor Weighs In on Kavanaugh Accusations
Stanford Law Professor Michele Dauber led the campaign to recall Santa Clara Judge Aaron Persky over his handling of the Brock Turner sexual assault case. Dauber speaks with host John Sepulvado about the recent accusations against SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Guest: Michele Dauber
San Diego Judge Wants to Give Migrant Families Second Chance at Asylum
The federal judge in San Diego who ordered the government to stop separating migrant children from their parents at the border says he favors a settlement agreement that would give many of the families another chance at asylum.
Reporter: Julie Small
Thousands of Californians Came Out for This Year's Coastal Cleanup Day
More than 50,000 Californians picked up over half-a-million pounds of trash from the state's shorelines on Saturday as part of the annual Coastal Cleanup Day.
Reporter: Sara Hossaini
Round Valley Indian Tribes Commemorate March in Honor of Fallen Ancestors
In 1863, 461 tribal members were forced by the U.S. Cavalry to march 100 miles from Chico to Mendocino County. Only two-thirds of them survived. As a way to remember this sad history, a group of their descendants walks the 100-mile route each year, camping along the way.
Guest: Abigail Azbill