Sacramento Teachers Picket Outside Schools In One-Day Strike Amid Budget Crisis

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Sacramento Teachers Picket Outside Schools In One-Day Strike Amid Budget Crisis

The Sacramento City Unified School District is calling for unity with teachers to avoid a state takeover after 2,500 employees staged a one-day strike Thursday.
Reporter: Pauline Bartolone

Senator Feinstein Calls for Investigation of Santa Anita Horse Deaths

There's been a lot of media attention around the 23 horse deaths over the past few months at Santa Anita racetrack, near Los Angeles. Senator Dianne Feinstein wrote a letter to the California Horse Racing Board earlier this month calling for a suspension of racing until an investigation is completed, but the board doesn't actually have the authority to stop the races.
Reporter: Polly Stryker

UCSF Study Says Kidney Donors Should Be Monitored Longer

After a kidney transplant, the organ recipient is monitored for years. But the donor is only monitored for two years. A new study from UC San Francisco says that should change.
Reporter: April Dembosky

Is Anything Being Done About Child Poverty?

To walk down Main Street in Merced is to see a revitalization boom: Historic theaters are getting facelifts, and new bars and restaurants are opening. Merced has experienced the top personal income growth of any metro area in the country for the past five years.
Yet, just a few blocks away are neighborhoods for many Merced families it is tough to make ends meet. Forty-three percent of all babies and toddlers in this county live in poverty. Merced is booming, but it hasn’t reached everyone.
Reporter: Deepa Fernandes

Acura Grand Prix Begins This Weekend in Long Beach

The Acura Grand Prix is part of the Indy Car Series, a North American circuit similar to Formula 1. Californian, Alexander Rossi, is defending his title.
Reporter: Mary Franklin Harvin

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