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KQED's statewide radio news program, providing daily coverage of issues, trends, and public policy decisions affecting California and its diverse population.

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Remembering Loma Prieta Earthquake in SF’s Marina District

State Launches Earthquake Early Warning App On the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, California is launching the country's first statewide Earthquake Early Warning System. Reporter: Danielle Venton,ÂKQED Science Remembering Loma Prieta Earthquake in San Francisco's Marina District Across the Bay Area, people still have vivid memories of what happened that day. One of them is Gianrico Pierucci, who in 1989 was a young San Francisco police officer who help people in the Marina District dig out from under the rubble. Guest: Gianrico Pierucci Residents of CalimesaÂMobile Home Park Assess After Wildfire Last week, the Sandalwood fire in Riverside County killed two people and destroyed more than 70 structures, including many homes in the Villa Calimesa Mobile Home Park. Reporter: Emily Elena Dugdale, KPCC

7 MIN1 d ago
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Remembering Loma Prieta Earthquake in SF’s Marina District

Democratic Debate: California’s Key Players

Democratic Debate: California's Key Players Things are moving so fast in Washington, DC. it's already old news. The impeachment inquiry is heating up, with nearly daily closed door testimony. KQEDâs Political team is in DC this week, where Californians are in the middle of the impeachment action. The California Report's host Raquel Maria Dillon gets the latest updates from Politics Correspondent Marisa Lagos. Santa Cruz, The Least Affordable Place For Teachers, Is Trying To Make It More Livable California schools donât have enough teachers. And a big reason why is the cost of housing. Now a growing number of school districts across the state are considering a creative solution, building their own teacher housing on school district land. Reporter:ÂErika Mahoney,ÂKAZU Gov. Gavin Newsom Vetos Bill That Would Give More Financial Aid To Inmates Californiaâs prisoners will not be getting more state financial aid to help pay for college. The governor said he wants to expand access to ...

7 MIN2 d ago
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Democratic Debate: California’s Key Players

4.5M Earthquake Strikes Bay Area, Minimal Damage

4.5M Earthquake Strikes Bay Area, Minimal Damage An earthquake, measuring magnitude 4.5, struck the Bay Area just after 10:30 last night in Pleasant Hill. New State Laws Expand Access to Healthcare As the Trump Administration continues its efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, California continues expanding it. Enrollment for the state's health care marketplace, called Covered California, opens today. Reporter: Laura Klivans Public Charge Rule Change Impacts Community Health Clinics A Trump Administration policy changeÂwas supposedÂto take effect day, denying permanent legal residence to low-income immigrants who use government services. Then, last week, a federal judge blocked that policy from taking effect.ÂBut even with the changes on hold, California health care clinics say immigrant patients are fearful. Reporter: Paulina Velasco Kurdish Refugees in San Diego Watching Turkish Incursion Last week, Turkish military forces seized Kurdish-held Syrian territory, att...

7 MIN3 d ago
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4.5M Earthquake Strikes Bay Area, Minimal Damage

What We Know About The Saddleridge Fire And How Forest Firefighters Prepare

What We Know About The Saddleridge Fire And How Forest Firefighters Prepare In Los Angeles the last evacuation orders caused by this weekendâs Saddleridge Fire have been lifted as the blaze was about 50% contained. The wildfire scorched 8,000 acres in the north San Fernando Valley and forced 100,000 people to leave their homes.Over 20 ⦠Continue reading What We Know About The Saddleridge Fire And How Forest Firefighters Prepare â

7 MIN4 d ago
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What We Know About The Saddleridge Fire And How Forest Firefighters Prepare

100,000 People Evacuated, Interstate 5 Closed North Of L.A.

100,000 People Evacuated, Interstate 5 Closed North Of L.A. A wind-driven brush fire that started in the community of Sylmar in northern L.A. last night has burned homes and vehicles and forced the closure of portions of four freeways, including the I-5.ÂMandatory evacuations have been declared in the communities of Granada Hills and Porter Ranch ⦠Continue reading 100,000 People Evacuated, Interstate 5 Closed North Of L.A. â

7 MIN1 w ago
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100,000 People Evacuated, Interstate 5 Closed North Of L.A.

Businesses Scramble To Prepare For Blackouts

Businesses Scramble To Prepare For Blackouts Public safety power shutoffs aren't cheap for the people affected. Spoiled food, lost work, and additional child care costs can really add up. It's bad for businesses too. Michael Wara. an energy expert at Stanford says when all is said and done, the cost could easily make its way into the billions of dollars. A fish market in Half Moon Bay is making extra ice and hopes the outages won't last long. Reporter: Mary Franklin Harvin Paradise Mayor: Shutoffs Are 'Worth It' To Keep People Safe for many parts of rural California, this isnât the first time that preventative power outages have disrupted their plans. Butte County was part of PG&Eâs phase one shutoffs to reduce the risk of another catastrophic wildfire like the one that killed 85 people in the town of Paradise last November. The Mayor there, Jody Jones, says residents see the blackouts as something the town will have to get used to. Reporter: Michelle Wiley How Do Hospice Patien...

6 MIN1 w ago
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Businesses Scramble To Prepare For Blackouts

Planned Blackout During Wildfire Weather Causes Upheaval

Planned Blackout During Wildfire Weather Causes Upheaval The blackouts are here.ÂÂJust after midnight last night, Pacific Gas and Electric, started intentionally cutting power to customers in Northern and Central California.ÂPG&E has started planned blackouts in 22 counties. Those power outages may affect over half a million customers.ÂA second phase of blackoutsÂwill begin at noon today and is expected to affect an additional 230,000 customers in seven more counties.ÂÂSouthern California Edison and San Diego Gas and Electric say they might also cut power to many of their customers this week. Reporter: Saul Gonzalez Governer Newsom Responds To Power Outage Lily Jamali spoke with Governor Newsom and Chico mayor Randall Stone yesterday to see what they had to say about the power outages. Reporter: Lily Jamali Why Does PG&E Cut Power In Low-Rise Areas? A lot of people are asking why these power shutoffs need to cover such a vast territory.ÂPG&E says it's because the grid ...

6 MIN1 w ago
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Planned Blackout During Wildfire Weather Causes Upheaval

Is L.A.'s New NFL Stadium Good Or Bad For Inglewood?

Is L.A.'s New NFL Stadium Good Or Bad For Inglewood? The most expensive stadium in NFL history is being built in Inglewood. It will be the future home of the L.A. Rams and the Chargers.ÂSupporters say the 5 Billion dollar project, which opens next year, has already sparked an economic boom in Inglewood, a largely African American and Latino city thatâs seen its share of hard luck.ÂBut critics worry the stadium is responsible for a big spike in housing costs thatâs making Inglewood unaffordable for residents. Reporter: Saul Gonzalez PG&E To Shut Off Power For 600,000 People California's largest utility, Pacific Gas and Electric, is warning more than 600,000 customers it may shut off their power starting early tomorrow morning, As dry and windy weather conditions are expected to pose a high fire risk across Northern and Central California. Reporter: Lily Jamali What Would Public Banking Do For California? Cities have their own police and fire departments, but should they have th...

7 MIN1 w ago
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Is L.A.'s New NFL Stadium Good Or Bad For Inglewood?

House Democrats in California Risk Losing Seats After Backing Impeachment

House Democrats In California Risk Losing Seats After Backing Impeachment In the 2018 elections, democrats flipped seven California congressional seats from red to blue. Keeping those seats is essential to the Democratic Party, but thatâs become harder after several representativesÂcame out in favor of the impeachment investigation into President Trump.ÂOne of them was Congresswoman Katie Hill, who represents a swath of suburban and high desert communities in north Los Angeles County. Reporter: Saul Gonzales Did San Francisco District Attorney Resign In Order To Challenge L.A. County DA? Last week, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón announced he was resigning from his job effective October 18th. Itâs expected Gascón will move to Los Angeles and run for D.A. of Los Angeles County in next yearâs election. Gascónâs chief opponent would be incumbent Jackie Lacey, L.A. Countyâs first female and first African-American D.A. Lacey is perceived as a criminal just...

10 MIN1 w ago
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House Democrats in California Risk Losing Seats After Backing Impeachment

PG&E Slammed For ‘Improper’ Legal Fees

PG&E Slammed For 'Improper' Legal Fees In a 21-page court filing, U.S. Trustee Andrew Vara says lawyers and other consultants have already billed $140 million dollars in the bankruptcy proceedings and that at least four million of it appears, "improper, excessive or otherwise objectionable." Reporter: Marisa Lagos Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs New Law Allowing California Districts More Control Over Charter Schools The battle between local school districts and charter schools is being settled for now with a compromise pushed by Governor Newsom. He just signed into law.. a bill that will give districts more control over charters starting next July. Reporter:ÂJulia McEvoy Temecula Woman Among Victims To Benefit From Las Vegas ShootingÂSettlement There's multi million dollar settlement this morning with victims of the mass shooting that took place in Las Vegas two years ago. The gunman shot hundreds of people from a hotel room on the Vegas strip, killing 58 people Shrapnel hit Chels...

7 MIN2 w ago
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PG&E Slammed For ‘Improper’ Legal Fees

Latest Episodes

Remembering Loma Prieta Earthquake in SF’s Marina District

State Launches Earthquake Early Warning App On the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, California is launching the country's first statewide Earthquake Early Warning System. Reporter: Danielle Venton,ÂKQED Science Remembering Loma Prieta Earthquake in San Francisco's Marina District Across the Bay Area, people still have vivid memories of what happened that day. One of them is Gianrico Pierucci, who in 1989 was a young San Francisco police officer who help people in the Marina District dig out from under the rubble. Guest: Gianrico Pierucci Residents of CalimesaÂMobile Home Park Assess After Wildfire Last week, the Sandalwood fire in Riverside County killed two people and destroyed more than 70 structures, including many homes in the Villa Calimesa Mobile Home Park. Reporter: Emily Elena Dugdale, KPCC

7 MIN1 d ago
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Remembering Loma Prieta Earthquake in SF’s Marina District

Democratic Debate: California’s Key Players

Democratic Debate: California's Key Players Things are moving so fast in Washington, DC. it's already old news. The impeachment inquiry is heating up, with nearly daily closed door testimony. KQEDâs Political team is in DC this week, where Californians are in the middle of the impeachment action. The California Report's host Raquel Maria Dillon gets the latest updates from Politics Correspondent Marisa Lagos. Santa Cruz, The Least Affordable Place For Teachers, Is Trying To Make It More Livable California schools donât have enough teachers. And a big reason why is the cost of housing. Now a growing number of school districts across the state are considering a creative solution, building their own teacher housing on school district land. Reporter:ÂErika Mahoney,ÂKAZU Gov. Gavin Newsom Vetos Bill That Would Give More Financial Aid To Inmates Californiaâs prisoners will not be getting more state financial aid to help pay for college. The governor said he wants to expand access to ...

7 MIN2 d ago
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Democratic Debate: California’s Key Players

4.5M Earthquake Strikes Bay Area, Minimal Damage

4.5M Earthquake Strikes Bay Area, Minimal Damage An earthquake, measuring magnitude 4.5, struck the Bay Area just after 10:30 last night in Pleasant Hill. New State Laws Expand Access to Healthcare As the Trump Administration continues its efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, California continues expanding it. Enrollment for the state's health care marketplace, called Covered California, opens today. Reporter: Laura Klivans Public Charge Rule Change Impacts Community Health Clinics A Trump Administration policy changeÂwas supposedÂto take effect day, denying permanent legal residence to low-income immigrants who use government services. Then, last week, a federal judge blocked that policy from taking effect.ÂBut even with the changes on hold, California health care clinics say immigrant patients are fearful. Reporter: Paulina Velasco Kurdish Refugees in San Diego Watching Turkish Incursion Last week, Turkish military forces seized Kurdish-held Syrian territory, att...

7 MIN3 d ago
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4.5M Earthquake Strikes Bay Area, Minimal Damage

What We Know About The Saddleridge Fire And How Forest Firefighters Prepare

What We Know About The Saddleridge Fire And How Forest Firefighters Prepare In Los Angeles the last evacuation orders caused by this weekendâs Saddleridge Fire have been lifted as the blaze was about 50% contained. The wildfire scorched 8,000 acres in the north San Fernando Valley and forced 100,000 people to leave their homes.Over 20 ⦠Continue reading What We Know About The Saddleridge Fire And How Forest Firefighters Prepare â

7 MIN4 d ago
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What We Know About The Saddleridge Fire And How Forest Firefighters Prepare

100,000 People Evacuated, Interstate 5 Closed North Of L.A.

100,000 People Evacuated, Interstate 5 Closed North Of L.A. A wind-driven brush fire that started in the community of Sylmar in northern L.A. last night has burned homes and vehicles and forced the closure of portions of four freeways, including the I-5.ÂMandatory evacuations have been declared in the communities of Granada Hills and Porter Ranch ⦠Continue reading 100,000 People Evacuated, Interstate 5 Closed North Of L.A. â

7 MIN1 w ago
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100,000 People Evacuated, Interstate 5 Closed North Of L.A.

Businesses Scramble To Prepare For Blackouts

Businesses Scramble To Prepare For Blackouts Public safety power shutoffs aren't cheap for the people affected. Spoiled food, lost work, and additional child care costs can really add up. It's bad for businesses too. Michael Wara. an energy expert at Stanford says when all is said and done, the cost could easily make its way into the billions of dollars. A fish market in Half Moon Bay is making extra ice and hopes the outages won't last long. Reporter: Mary Franklin Harvin Paradise Mayor: Shutoffs Are 'Worth It' To Keep People Safe for many parts of rural California, this isnât the first time that preventative power outages have disrupted their plans. Butte County was part of PG&Eâs phase one shutoffs to reduce the risk of another catastrophic wildfire like the one that killed 85 people in the town of Paradise last November. The Mayor there, Jody Jones, says residents see the blackouts as something the town will have to get used to. Reporter: Michelle Wiley How Do Hospice Patien...

6 MIN1 w ago
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Businesses Scramble To Prepare For Blackouts

Planned Blackout During Wildfire Weather Causes Upheaval

Planned Blackout During Wildfire Weather Causes Upheaval The blackouts are here.ÂÂJust after midnight last night, Pacific Gas and Electric, started intentionally cutting power to customers in Northern and Central California.ÂPG&E has started planned blackouts in 22 counties. Those power outages may affect over half a million customers.ÂA second phase of blackoutsÂwill begin at noon today and is expected to affect an additional 230,000 customers in seven more counties.ÂÂSouthern California Edison and San Diego Gas and Electric say they might also cut power to many of their customers this week. Reporter: Saul Gonzalez Governer Newsom Responds To Power Outage Lily Jamali spoke with Governor Newsom and Chico mayor Randall Stone yesterday to see what they had to say about the power outages. Reporter: Lily Jamali Why Does PG&E Cut Power In Low-Rise Areas? A lot of people are asking why these power shutoffs need to cover such a vast territory.ÂPG&E says it's because the grid ...

6 MIN1 w ago
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Planned Blackout During Wildfire Weather Causes Upheaval

Is L.A.'s New NFL Stadium Good Or Bad For Inglewood?

Is L.A.'s New NFL Stadium Good Or Bad For Inglewood? The most expensive stadium in NFL history is being built in Inglewood. It will be the future home of the L.A. Rams and the Chargers.ÂSupporters say the 5 Billion dollar project, which opens next year, has already sparked an economic boom in Inglewood, a largely African American and Latino city thatâs seen its share of hard luck.ÂBut critics worry the stadium is responsible for a big spike in housing costs thatâs making Inglewood unaffordable for residents. Reporter: Saul Gonzalez PG&E To Shut Off Power For 600,000 People California's largest utility, Pacific Gas and Electric, is warning more than 600,000 customers it may shut off their power starting early tomorrow morning, As dry and windy weather conditions are expected to pose a high fire risk across Northern and Central California. Reporter: Lily Jamali What Would Public Banking Do For California? Cities have their own police and fire departments, but should they have th...

7 MIN1 w ago
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Is L.A.'s New NFL Stadium Good Or Bad For Inglewood?

House Democrats in California Risk Losing Seats After Backing Impeachment

House Democrats In California Risk Losing Seats After Backing Impeachment In the 2018 elections, democrats flipped seven California congressional seats from red to blue. Keeping those seats is essential to the Democratic Party, but thatâs become harder after several representativesÂcame out in favor of the impeachment investigation into President Trump.ÂOne of them was Congresswoman Katie Hill, who represents a swath of suburban and high desert communities in north Los Angeles County. Reporter: Saul Gonzales Did San Francisco District Attorney Resign In Order To Challenge L.A. County DA? Last week, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón announced he was resigning from his job effective October 18th. Itâs expected Gascón will move to Los Angeles and run for D.A. of Los Angeles County in next yearâs election. Gascónâs chief opponent would be incumbent Jackie Lacey, L.A. Countyâs first female and first African-American D.A. Lacey is perceived as a criminal just...

10 MIN1 w ago
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House Democrats in California Risk Losing Seats After Backing Impeachment

PG&E Slammed For ‘Improper’ Legal Fees

PG&E Slammed For 'Improper' Legal Fees In a 21-page court filing, U.S. Trustee Andrew Vara says lawyers and other consultants have already billed $140 million dollars in the bankruptcy proceedings and that at least four million of it appears, "improper, excessive or otherwise objectionable." Reporter: Marisa Lagos Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs New Law Allowing California Districts More Control Over Charter Schools The battle between local school districts and charter schools is being settled for now with a compromise pushed by Governor Newsom. He just signed into law.. a bill that will give districts more control over charters starting next July. Reporter:ÂJulia McEvoy Temecula Woman Among Victims To Benefit From Las Vegas ShootingÂSettlement There's multi million dollar settlement this morning with victims of the mass shooting that took place in Las Vegas two years ago. The gunman shot hundreds of people from a hotel room on the Vegas strip, killing 58 people Shrapnel hit Chels...

7 MIN2 w ago
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PG&E Slammed For ‘Improper’ Legal Fees