California Sen. Dianne Feinstein is calling for the Senate committee that's vetting SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh to postpone any further proceedings. Feinstein requested that a second allegation of sexual misconduct, reported in the New Yorker magazine this weekend, be referred to the FBI.
Guest: Jessica Levinson
Carr Fire Wreckage Leaves Homes Covered in Toxic Ash
It’s been two months since the Carr Fire swept through parts of Redding and surrounding areas. Now, residents are faced with burned hillsides and more than 1,000 homes and other sites contaminated with toxic ash.
Reporter: Liam Moriarty
Deportees Face Grief at Migrant Shelter in Tijuana
This week we are bringing you stories from Tijuana near the U.S.-Mexico border. There, KQED’s Farida Jhabvala Romero spent time at the Casa del Migrante shelter where deportees, after decades of building lives in the U.S., face grief and bewilderment.
Reporter: Farida Jhabvala Romero
Political pundits are talking about a "blue wave" of Democratic candidates for Congress vying to unseat House Republicans in November. In California, one place Democrats are trying to make that happen is in District 10 in the Central Valley.
Reporter: Sonja Hutson
There’s a lot to consider when running for political office. How will it affect your job? Your family? Can you withstand the negativity and lack of privacy? But women face a specific set of challenges when it comes to raising kids and running for office.
Reporter: Katie Orr
UC Irvine Study Reveals Grass-Eating Sharks
We know cows and dogs eat grass. Cats, too. But did you know that some species of shark also eat grass? Researchers in Southern California have found that the sharks aren't just mindlessly grazing on grass -- they're actually getting nutrients from it.
Reporter: Michelle Wiley