Santa Cruz Starbucks Stores First In California To Unionize
Two Starbucks stores in Santa Cruz have voted to become the first in the state to unionize. Since January, more than 20 Starbucks stores in California have started the process to unionize – joining hundreds of others across the U.S.
Medical Workers In Los Angeles Could Strike Over Pay Dispute
Resident doctors gathered in front of LA County-USC Medical Center in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday to protest low pay. It's just the latest in a string of healthcare-related protests across the state in recent months.
Reporter: Jackie Fortier, KPCC
Sacramento County DA Makes Her Case For Attorney General's Office
The June primary is just weeks away, and we have our third story in a series examining the field of candidates running to be California Attorney General. No-party-preference candidate Anne Marie Schubert is a lifelong prosecutor and current Sacarmento County District Attorney.
Reporter: Marisa Lagos, KQED
Bill Aimed At Increasing Affordable Housing Moves Forward
Lawmakers advanced a bill Wednesday that would get rid of a rule in the state’s constitution that has stymied affordable housing developments in California for decades. It’s called Article 34 and it’s embedded in California’s constitution. It forces cities to get voter approval to build public housing.
Reporter: Molly Solomon, KQED
The Sequoia Project In The UK Aims To Help California's Dwindling Population Of Trees
Giant Sequoias are now on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Endangered Species Red List due to the threat of drought and wildfires in their natural habitat in the U.S., particularly in California. Now, a group in the UK is planting and nurturing thousands of Giant Sequoias to offer a more secure future for the species.
Guest: Henry Emson, Founder One Life One Tree