El Nino Looks to Be a Monster, But It Doesn't Always Mean Rain
As summer draws to a close, lawns are brown, reservoirs are low and the Central Valley is sinking from all the groundwater farmers have sucked up for their crops and livestock. But if you've been holding out, thinking that all this hype over El Nino was overblown, KQED Science Editor Craig Miller says the prospects of a soggy winter keep getting better, with a few caveats.
Ronald Reagan Is a GOP Icon, But Would He Win the 2016 Nomination?
On Wednesday night, the 15 Republicans running for president will gather at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley for their second debate of the campaign. It's been a quarter century since Ronald Reagan left the White House -- and still, no person is more beloved by Republicans. But in his eight years as president, Reagan did and said the kinds of things that many Republicans running for president today vigorously criticize.
Love in the Digital Age: Liam & Porn Addiction
We present the second installment in our special series "Love in the Digital Age," focused on intimate, first person stories that involve love and technology. This week, we're looking at online pornography. It's never been easier to access, and a lot of guys spend way more time watching it than they feel comfortable with. Producers Rachael Myrow and Polly Stryker profile one man's experience and journey to recovery. A warning that this story contains subject matter intended for mature audiences.
Jazz Review: Kim Nalley's 'Blues People'
Recent police shootings and civil unrest have made headlines, but they're also the inspiration for a new album by San Francisco singer Kim Nalley. It's a bit of a departure for Nalley, who's always been known for her stylish interpretations of songs by Nina Simone and Billie Holliday. This album is also different because it marks the first time she's including songs she's written herself. Jazz critic Andrew Gilbert reviews Nalley's new album, "Blues People."