KQED’s The California Report
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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.
||CleanRohrabacher a No-Show at a Forum in Orange County||Rohrabacher a No-Show at a Forum in Orange County Orange County Representative Dana Rohrabacher skipped a planned debate in Costa Mesa, turning it into an effective town hall for his opponent, Harley Rouda.||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStephon Clark’s Family Marks Six Months Since His Death||Stephon Clark's Family Marks Six Months Since His Death Tuesday marked six months since Sacramento police shot and killed 22-year-old Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man holding a cell phone, in his grandparents' backyard.||9/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSacramento Sheriff’s Deputy Killed by Gunfire in Rancho Cordova||Sen. Dianne Feinstein Wants More Witnesses at Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Hearing California Sen. Dianne Feinstein is criticizing the Republican plan to call just two witnesses at next week's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on sexual assault charges a..||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSCOTUS Nominee Kavanaugh Accused of Sexual Assault by Bay Area Professor||SCOTUS Nominee Kavanaugh Accused of Sexual Assault by Bay Area Professor A California professor could find herself testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington in the coming days. Christine Blasey Ford says U.S.||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPaper Names San Diego Priests Accused of Sexual Misconduct||Eight San Diego Priests Accused of Sexual Misconduct Named Eight priests were named in the San Diego Union-Tribune on Thursday, accused of sexual misconduct with minors. These new names were made public after a recent internal review going back more t.||9/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSix Dead in Bakersfield Shootings; Gunman Kills Self||Six Dead in Bakersfield Shootings; Gunman Kills Self A shooting rampage in Bakersfield on Wednesday evening has left six people dead. The suspect killed five people in multiple locations before turning the gun on himself. Guest: Alex Hall||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGlobal Climate Summit Kicks Off in San Francisco||Global Climate Summit Kicks Off in San Francisco Wednesday marks the start of the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. A big part of this conference is to bolster U.S. participation in fighting climate change without help from the Trump admi..||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGov. Brown Signs Bill to Ban Fossil Fuels in California||Gov. Brown Signs Bill to Ban Fossil Fuels in California Gov. Jerry Brown is putting California on track to eliminate the use of fossil fuels in generating electricity by 2045. He did that Monday at the Capitol by signing SB 100.||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanObama Rallies for Democrats in Orange County||Delta Fire Continues to Spread in Northern California A nearly 50-mile stretch of Interstate 5 remained closed over the weekend as firefighters worked to get the Delta Fire under control in Shasta and Trinity counties.||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTesla May Be in Trouble — And Not Just Because Its CEO Smoked Marijuana on Camera||Tesla May Be in Trouble -- And Not Just Because Its CEO Smoked Marijuana on Camera Tesla CEO Elon Musk smoked marijuana in a video posted to YouTube on Thursday. And at the market's open Friday, the company's stock fell.||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSen. Dianne Feinstein Contributes to Release of ‘Confidential’ Information During Kavanaugh Hearing||Sen. Dianne Feinstein Contributes to Release of 'Confidential' Information During Kavanaugh Hearing California Sen. Dianne Feinstein is joining her fellow Democrats in sharing content from documents that have been deemed "committee confidential.||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCalifornia Senators Lead Fight to Delay SCOTUS Nominee Hearings||California Senators Lead Fight to Delay SCOTUS Nominee Hearings California’s two U.S. senators and their Democratic colleagues on the Senate Judiciary Committee kicked off this week’s confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on||9/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCalifornia Senators Expected to Challenge SCOTUS Nominee Kavanaugh at Hearing||California Senators Expected to Challenge SCOTUS Nominee Kavanaugh at Hearing California's two U.S. senators will play a starring role in this week's nationally televised confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanL.A. Homeless Count Shows Spike in Seniors Living on the Street||L.A. Homeless Count Shows Spike in Seniors Living on the Street In Los Angeles, senior citizens are struggling to stay housed. The latest homeless count shows a noted spike in the number of homeless seniors compared with previous years.||9/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanState Legislature Takes Up Last Bills of Legislative Session||Hundreds of Migrant Children Still Separated from Parents It’s been a couple months since a federal judge in San Diego ordered the government to reunite about 2,500 migrant children taken from their parents at the border. While roughly 2,||8/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanState Lawmakers Move Forward on Environmental, Criminal Justice Bills||State Lawmakers Pass Several Criminal Justice Reform Bills State lawmakers have passed several bills aimed at reforming the state's criminal justice system. It's been a story we've been following all year,||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCalifornia Puts an End to Cash Bail||California Puts an End to Cash Bail California will become the first state in the nation to completely end cash bail after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a sweeping reform bill Tuesday. It will give judges far more power over who gets released from jail as t..||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExperts Say Trump’s Rebranded NAFTA Good for California||United Farm Workers Union President Steps Down After 25 years, Arturo Rodriguez is stepping down as president of the United Farm Workers Union. Replacing him is the union's secretary and treasurer, Teresa Romero.||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanState Assembly Takes Up Net Neutrality Bill||California Assembly Considers Net Neutrality Bill This week, the state Assembly is expected to take up a bill instituting net neutrality protections. California wouldn't be the first state to tackle the issue after the Federal Communications Commissio..||8/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSan Diego Congressman Pleads Not Guilty on Campaign Finance Charges||Duncan Hunter Suggests Wife to Blame for Misusing Campaign Funds Republican San Diego Congressman Duncan Hunter was swarmed by several dozen demonstrators yelling "shame on you!" as he left a federal courthouse Thursday in San Diego after pleading not..||8/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCalifornia Congressman Accused of Campaign Misspending Says He’s Done Nothing Wrong||California Congressman Accused of Campaign Misspending Says He's Done Nothing Wrong U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter, from East San Diego county, is fighting back against allegations of campaign misspending.||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGOP Congressman Duncan Hunter Charged With Spending Campaign Funds on Personal Expenses||GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter Charged With Spending Campaign Funds on Personal Expenses San Diego Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter will be arraigned Thursday on federal charges that he misused more than $250,000 in campaign contributions.||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCalifornia Looks to Reallocate Water Supply||San Francisco Is Fighting California’s Plan to Save Salmon. Wait. What? California water officials are hearing public comment Tuesday on a revolutionary plan to change how water from Sierra rivers is allocated. It's part of a bid to save salmon,||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFerguson Wildfire Reaches Full Containment, Evacuations Ordered for Mendocino Complex||Ferguson Wildfire Reaches Full Containment, Evacuations Ordered for Mendocino Complex Fire crews across California have been making progress on the destructive and deadly wildfires burning across the state.||8/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYou Lose Your Home in a Fire — Then What?||You Lose Your Home in a Fire — Then What? Karina Gonzalez and her family of 14 lost their home in the Ranch Fire, part of the Mendocino Complex. They're living out of tents now, and worry they won't be able to find affordable housing for all of them i||8/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCyber Attacks Against California Congressional Candidate||Cyber Attacks Against California Congressional Candidate Cyber attacks were put into play against the primary opponent of 15-term Congressional Republican Dana Rohrabacher, a defender of President Trump and a lawmaker sometimes referred to as Putin's ..||8/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanACLU Argues in Court for Army Veteran’s Citizenship Application||ACLU Argues in Court for Army Veteran's Citizenship Application 29-year old Yea Ji Sea was born in South Korea but grew up in Los Angeles. She joined the military under a program that would have fast-tracked her naturalization,||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFirefighter Dies Fighting Mendocino Complex Fire||Firefighter Dies Fighting Mendocino Complex Fire At a press conference last night fire officials confirmed that the Mendocino Complex Fire, the largest in California history, has now become deadly. A firefighter from Utah died fighting an active part ..||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWildfire Destruction Has Doubled From Last Year, Homeland Security Secretary Meets With Gov. Brown||Wildfire Destruction Has Doubled From Last Year, Homeland Security Secretary Meets With Gov. Brown Over 800,000 acres have burned across the state so far this year. That's more than twice the amount that had burned by this point last year. U.S.||8/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8th Person Dies in Connection With Carr Fire||8th Person Dies in Connection With Carr Fire An eighth person died Thursday in connection with the massive Carr Fire. Andrew Brake, 40, was a heavy equipment mechanic for Cal Fire. He was killed in a traffic collision while driving a Cal Fire pickup t..||8/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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