Census Fears Dominate Latino Summit

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The official US Census form, pictured on March 18, 2010 in Washington, DC, is required to be filled out and returned to the US Government. AFP PHOTO / Paul J. RICHARDS (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Latinos Debate Next Steps in 2020 Citizenship Question Fight

Fears of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census dominated debate at the California Latino Policy Summit in Sacramento Wednesday, a day after a hearing left the impression that the U.S. Supreme Court could approve this key item on President Trump's agenda.
Reporter: Katie Orr, KQED

California Lawmakers Debate Over Proposed Vaccine Bill

State lawmakers launched debate on a new bill Wednesday targeting doctors who write fraudulent medical notes to excuse children from getting vaccinations required to enter school. The bill passed its first hurdle at the same time the number of measles cases in the state climbed past 30.
Reporter: April Dembosky, KQED

Some Californian Voters Are Open to Reforming Prop 13

A new poll out today shows Californians now support changes to Prop 13, the landmark measure that has kept property taxes low for the last 40 years. But it’s also left local governments and schools strapped for cash.
Reporter: Vanessa Rancaño, KQED

Banning a Nevada Institution: Brothels

Legal, licensed brothels are only allowed in certain rural counties in Nevada. A federal lawsuit from a political group here places them under threat of being banned statewide.
Guest: Bree Zender, KUNR

Skiing For All

A ski school in Lake Tahoe works with people living with a range of disabilities who might have counted themselves out of the sport.
Reporter: Sam Harnett, KQED

A Tahoe Study Shows Vacation Rentals Could Help Boost Local Economy

We hear a lot about the so-called "Air BnB Effect" impacting housing in California. But a recent study in Tahoe reveals there’s more nuance to the issue than people first realized.
Reporter: Amy Westervelt, Freelance