Proposed Drought Regulations
You're probably already conserving water, but soon you may have to reduce your water use even more. Next week, the State Water Resources Control Board will vote on a plan requiring water districts to cut usage by as much as 36 percent. Scott Shafer spoke with Paul Rogers, managing editor for KQED Science and San Jose Mercury News environment writer, about what to expect.
Learning from Nepal
Hundreds of thousands remain homeless in Nepal after last week's devastating earthquake. The magnitude-7.8 quake has killed more than 6,200 people. Many died as a result of buildings that collapsed. Janise Rodgers, chief operating officer of GeoHazards International, joins Thuy Vu to discuss the challenges of building earthquake-resistant structures in developing countries.
The Left-Behind Children
They are born in the U.S., but sent back to China as infants to be raised by grandparents for the first few years of their lives. UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism student Leo Zou takes us inside one kindergarten in China's Fujian province to meet some of these so-called "left-behind foreign children."
• The Rev. Norman Fong, executive director of the Chinatown Community Development Center
• Annette Wong, immigrant rights program manager at Chinese for Affirmative Action