Politics Look Ahead
Scott Shafer, senior editor of KQED's California Politics and Government Desk, joins Thuy Vu to talk about Gloria Steinem and the governor's race, Sam Farr's retirement, and next November's crowded ballot.
Raymond Chow Trial
The trial of ex-con Raymond Chow, known to many as Shrimp Boy, began this week. Federal prosecutors say he was at the center of a powerful criminal enterprise in San Francisco's Chinatown. Chow's attorneys claim he's a changed man, devoted to community service, not crime. Los Angeles Times reporter Lee Romney discusses the case with Thuy.
The Big Idea: Cooking with Crickets
We're introducing a new segment about big ideas that could change the way we live, work, play and even eat. To kick things off, we're talking to two people who think the future of food involves insects. Sean McDonald of Bitwater Farms, which helps develop and finance new cricket farms, and Leslie Ziegler, co-founder of Bitty Foods, which sells flour and baked goods made from crickets, join Thuy Vu to talk about the benefits of eating bugs.
Art in Motion
Up close, the hundreds of LED lights in Jim Campbell's artworks blink in a seemingly uncoordinated way. It's only when the viewer takes several steps away from a piece that the work resolves into a synchronized wave of lights with human figures swimming in space. Producer Monica Lam and videographer Aaron Drury visit the Silicon Valley-based artist at his fabrication studio to learn more about how he makes his intriguing moving images.