Al Sharpton Pushes State Lawmakers to Renew Focus on Police Reforms
We begin at the State Capitol, where powerful spending committees will decide the fate of hundreds of bills this week, including a police reform bill which got the attention of Rev. Al Sharpton. KQED's California Politics and Government Desk, Guy Marzorati has more.
Study: GPS Satellites Give More Accurate Tsunami Warnings
KQED's Science Editor Craig Miller reports that scientists have developed a new tool for detecting tsunamis using GPS satellites.
Monterey Peninsula Gets a New Futuristic Water Supply
Here are two things the Monterey Peninsula is running out of: water and time. The state has ordered the region's water supplier to stop overdrawing on the Carmel River by the end of 2021, or face severe rationing. Part of the solution is a first-of-its-kind water recycling plant. From KAZU in Monterey, Krista Almanzan reports.
Guess These Sounds From a Special Underwater Microphone
This week, we'll be exploring the sounds of the waters off the coast and asking you what you think they are. The sounds are recorded by a special underwater microphone called a hydrophone. It's part of a project by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.
State Lawmaker Moves to Limit UC President's Office
The past few weeks, we've been telling you about how the University of California kept state auditors in the dark about parts of their budget. A California state senator now wants to dramatically limit the University of California's independence.