Gov. Brown Says Delayed Rail and Tunnel Projects Will Be Completed
Governor Jerry Brown is leaving office with two big infrastructure projects unfinished. Brown’s multi-billion dollar High-Speed Rail and Delta tunnels projects have both faced delays, cost increases and court challenges. But while speaking to the Sacramento Press Club yesterday, Brown remained optimistic about the plans.
Reporter: Katie Orr
One Year Later Thomas Fire Survivors Are Still Picking Up the Pieces
This month marks one year since the Thomas Fire raged in and around Ventura County. Survivors are still rebuilding their homes and their lives. A woman from rural Upper Ojai started the Survivor's Circle support group to give those affected by the fire the space to cope.
Reporter: Alyssa Jeong Perry
Central Valley Rep. Jeff Denham Being Considered for Secretary of Interior
Departing Central Valley Republican Jeff Denham is under consideration to take over the seat being vacated by outgoing U.S. Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke. This would also land Denham a spot in President Trump’s cabinet. Denham lost his re-election bid for California's 10th district congressional seat in November to Democrat Josh Harder.
Compound Found in Marijuana Could Help Treat Diabetes and Anxiety
A Marin County medical cannabis coalition says it's found a way to increase production of THCV, a rare compound that could help with diabetes, anxiety, and other health issues.
Reporter: Hope McKenney
Oysters have lived in Monterey Bay's Elkhorn Slough Reserve for 8,000 years. Now, they’re at risk of disappearing from the ocean inlet. Scientists are trying to save the species using aquaculture.
Reporter: Erika Mahoney
East Bay Organization Helps Refugees Experience the Holidays in the U.S.
The holidays can be overwhelming. Now imagine you’re a recently arrived refugee with little to your name landing in California. Jewish Family and Community Services East Bay has been helping refugees from all over the world get started in their new lives. Kathryn Winogura with their volunteer program joins host Penny Nelson to talk about the organization's Holiday Giving Program.
Guest: Kathryn Winogura