One Year After His Death, Stephon Clark's Family Is Pushing for Reform
Exactly one year after the shooting death of Stephon Clark, his family is calling on state lawmakers to give them some measure of justice by passing new laws that would change when police can use deadly force.
Reporter: Katie Orr
Orange County Officials Respond to Allegations of Misconduct at Homeless Shelters
Earlier this week, we told you about a scathing new report from the American Civil Liberties Union alleging devastating conditions in some of the county's emergency shelters. Today, we get reaction from officials in the county about the allegations.
Reporter: Michelle Wiley
Transgender Inmates Would Be Classified Under Gender Identity Under New Bill
California State Senator Scott Wiener announced legislation this week that would require state prison officials to classify and house transgender inmates based on their gender identity, not on the gender assigned to them at birth.
Reporter: Chloe Veltman
Stockton's 2012 Bankruptcy Still Looms
In 2012, a combination of fiscal mismanagement and the crash of the housing market prompted Stockton to file for bankruptcy. It was, at the time, the largest American city to do so. The investors who lent the city money came away with 92 cents on the dollar. City workers who lost their jobs weren’t so lucky. Michael Tubbs was in his early 20s at the time. He’s now the mayor of Stockton and he says the bankruptcy still looms large.
Guest: Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs
We’re learning more about how police departments up and down our state have resisted moves to let the public see confidential misconduct records. The City of Fremont in the Bay Area went so far as to destroy four decades with with evidence while state lawmakers were debating that bill, which became law in January. More than 30 California papers and public radio stations across the state, including KQED, have joined forces to request these records.
Guests: KPCC's Annie Gilbertson and KQED's Sukey Lewis
Persian New Year is this week and one Iranian-American in San Jose is working to make sure anyone who wants to celebrate can by sending all the necessary ingredients to their doorstep.
Reporter: Sara Hossaini