L.A. Federal Judge Could Limit Regulation of Conditions at Facilities for Migrant Children
Wednesday is the first day on the job for an independent monitor tasked with making sure that the federal government follows court orders when it comes to treating migrant kids humanely. But the Trump administration is pushing back, asking a federal judge in Los Angeles to limit how much power she has.
Reporter: Farida Jhabvala Romero
The 50th district Congressional race between Republican Duncan Hunter and Democratic challenger Ammar Campa-Najjar is shaping up to be a close one. Hunter is under federal indictment for misusing campaign funds. As those details continue to surface, Hunter has turned to attacking Campa-Najjar’s Palestinian heritage. Campa-Najjar, a U.S.-born native to San Diego County, tells host John Sepulvado he was expecting Hunter to bring race into his campaign.
Guest: Ammar Campa-Najjar
Cal State Students Call For Justice in Slaying of Humboldt Classmate
A year and a half ago, a 19-year-old African-American student at Humboldt State was stabbed to death at an off-campus party. His name was David Josiah Lawson, and his killing remains unsolved. This week, students at Cal State campuses across the state are rallying and demanding, "Justice for Josiah."
Reporter: Sandhya Dirks
Mother of Murdered Student Says She's 'Proud' to See the Community's Response
We spoke with David Josiah Lawson's mother, Charmaine, on Monday to ask how she's doing. She'll be heading to several Cal State campuses this week to rally with students who are supporting her son.
Guest: Charmaine Lawson
New Bill Would Require Animals Raised on Farms to be Cage-Free
One of the propositions on the ballot this November would ensure livestock and other farm animals have space to roam. KQED Science Reporter Lesley McClurg breaks down Proposition 12 for host John Sepulvado.
Guest: Lesley McClurg
Remembering Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died in Seattle on Monday. He was 65 years old and passed after a battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Allen is being hailed this morning as a founding father of personal computing. We hear from Janet Wozniak, wife of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, and Oren Etzioni, CEO of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, about Allen's legacy.
Guests: Janet Wozniak, Oren Etzioni