California Congressional Races Changed by Primaries
It may have seemed like this campaign season would never end, but we can now safely report that it will -- on Tuesday night. And unlike past elections where voters chose between one Democrat and one Republican, eight congressional races in California are choices between two candidates of the same party. That's because of California's new top two primary system.
Changing Political Allegiance
For many people, registration with a political party lasts a lifetime. But some people do change their political stripes. Lisa Morehouse has the story of two voters -- one Democrat, one Republican -- who, after much torment, had a change of heart.
Remembering Dad on Dia de los Muertos
Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday, but it's celebrated all over the world. It pays respect to loved ones who've died, often with personalized altars in their honor. On this year's Day of the Dead, San Francisco's Martha Rodriguez had a very special reason to honor her father and celebrate life.
Review: The Coup's 'Sorry to Bother You'
Oakland's politically provocative collective The Coup has long been making albums full of strong statements about upending the social order. But The California Report's pop music critic Steve Hochman says their latest, "Sorry to Bother You," will also upset the order on the dance floor.
Al Young's Poem of the Month: Oh, No, November, Not Again!
Writer Al Young joins us, as he has been all year, marking the start of each month with a poem. For this November, he's found inspiration in shorter days and turkey.