Thousands of UC Workers Remain On Strike
Some 15,000 University of California workers from San Diego to Davis are on strike for a second consecutive day over contract disputes. The action is expected to end early Friday morning, but even then it may not be back to business as usual. The strike has caused thousands of appointments and surgeries to be rescheduled.
Reporter: Laura Klivans
Migrant Mother Hopes to Reach California
Thousands of migrants from Central America continue their trek through Mexico. They stopped Tuesday in Huixtla in southern Chiapas. Reporter Emily Green has been traveling with the caravan and brings us the story of one mother's journey.
Reporter: Emily Green
GOP Congressman Jeff Denham Helped Pen Trump's New Water Act
President Trump just signed the America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 into law. It's the president's second move in the past week aimed at getting more water to farmers in the Central Valley. Part of that legislation was written by Republican Congressman Jeff Denham from Turlock, who's in a tight race to keep his seat.
Trump Critiques California's Water and Wildfire Struggles, But Did He Get It Right?
KQED science reporter Lauren Sommer joins host Lily Jamali to fact-check President Trump's comments from Tuesday on California's water shortage and wildfire efforts.
Guest: Lauren Sommer
New Report Names Over 200 Priests Accused of Sexual Misconduct in Northern California
A law firm that represents Catholic sex abuse victims has published a report naming more than 200 priests accused of sexual misconduct involving children. They're spread across three dioceses in Northern California. According to the report, 33 of the accused priests were from San Jose. By way of comparison, the San Jose diocese named just 15 credibly accused priests when it came out with its own list a few weeks back.
Report: Rachael Myrow
Sen. Scott Wiener Says California's LGBT Community Is Protected Under State Law
The Trump administration's announcement that it's considering defining gender at birth was not news the transgender community wanted to hear ahead of the midterm elections. Host Lily Jamali called Scott Wiener, an LGBT member of the State Senate representing San Francisco, to ask if transgender people will be protected in California.
Guest: Scott Wiener
Addiction experts are trying to get doctors to scale back prescriptions of opioids. That includes painkillers for new mothers during labor and recovery.
Reporter: April Dembosky