What Will Calif. Democrats Do With a Supermajority?
The election is over, but the fallout from Tuesday's vote is still becoming clear. That's especially true in Sacramento, where Democrats seem to have won two-third majorities in both the State Assembly and Senate. Host Scott Shafer talks about what comes next for Governor Jerry Brown and the Legislature with John Myers, political editor for KXTV in Sacramento.
Three Strikes Law Revision May Mean Freedom for Some
Among the winners in Tuesday's election are a few thousand California inmates serving time under the state's Three Strikes Law. Voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 36, which requires the third strike to be a serious or violent felony. Host Scott Shafer talks to reporter Michael Montgomery, who covers criminal justice issues for California Watch and KQED.
Violins for Veterans
Sunday is Veterans Day, a time to thank vets for their service to our country. Ninety-two-year-old Remo del Tredici has taken that gratitude one step further, donating his hand-carved violins to veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Jazz Review: Billy Martin and Wil Blades 'Shimmy'
When it comes to popularity, no instrument in jazz experienced a faster rise or more precipitous fall than the organ. Out of fashion for decades after its heyday in the late 1950s, the organ is more visible than ever these days. And in the Bay Area, Wil Blades is leading the resurgence. Andrew Gilbert reviews "Shimmy," his new duo album with drummer Billy Martin.