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.
||CleanUndocumented Farmworkers Killed While Fleeing ICE Agents||Undocumented Farmworkers Killed While Fleeing ICE Agents Two undocumented farmworkers were killed in a car crash fleeing Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents just outside Bakersfield this week. Reporter: Alex Hall Federal court blocks LAPD’s gan||3/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCalifornia Students Join National Walkout to End Gun Violence||California Students Join National Walkout to End Gun Violence Students from across California joined the national day of protest to mark the one-month anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting in Florida.||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnti-Trump Protesters Gather in Beverly Hills||Anti-Trump Protesters Gather in Beverly Hills After a morning visit to the border in San Diego, President Trump touched down yesterday afternoon in Los Angeles, where he attended a private fundraiser in Beverly Hills.||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrump’s Visit Draws Supporters, Protesters, and Security||Trump’s Planned Visit To San Diego Draws Supporters, Protesters and Tight Security San Diego residents who oppose President Trump’s border wall organized a protest Monday afternoon ahead of his visit to see the prototypes.||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||Gov. Brown Letter to Trump: ‘Our Prosperity Is Not Built on Isolation’ As President Trump prepares his first visit to California this week, Governor Jerry Brown has sent the president a letter, and it includes a pitch for Brown’s pet project.||3/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||‘My World Was Burning’: The North Bay Fires and What Went Wrong We are fewer than 60 days from the start of the 2018 fire season, and we have still not recovered from the fires that destroyed large parts of California in 2017.||3/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||Gov. Brown Calls Sessions Lawsuit Part of a ‘Reign of Terror’ The Trump administration went after California lawmakers on their home turf yesterday when U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave a speech just blocks from the state Capitol.||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrump Administration Sues California Over Sanctuary Policies||--||3/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||El Cajon Dropping Charges Against a Dozen People Arrested For Feeding Homeless The city of El Cajon has decided not to pursue charges against a group of people arrested for feeding the homeless. Last October the city passed an ordinance prohibiting fee||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||Weekend Snow Storm Boosts California Snowpack Fresh snow is blanketing the Sierra Nevada this morning. A large winter storm dumped several feet of snow in places. The state’s water managers are expecting this weekend’s precipitation to bring the sta||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||Bill Looks to Raise Gun Purchasing Age to 21 in California A state lawmaker is adding language to an existing gun control measure that would raise the legal age to buy a rifle or shotgun in California from 18 to 21.||3/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||Mendocino Coast Fishing Industry In a Slump In our first story reporting from KZYX in Mendocino County, we find that the county’s longstanding fishing industry is waning. Reporter: Sheri Quinn Federal Civil Right’s Office Sides with Cal Sexual Harra||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||Oakland Health Care Workers Rally Against Kaiser Permanente Union workers employed by Kaiser Permanente are staging a series of protests across California. They say the health care giant is thriving financially,||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||DMV Greenlights Testing of Driverless Cars on California Roads Self-driving car manufacturers will soon be able to test their vehicles on California roads, without a back up driver in the car. Department of Motor Vehicle regulations approved on Monday .||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||Supreme Court Rejects Trump Bid to Fast-Track DACA Case In a temporary victory for DACA recipients, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the Trump administration’s request for a review of a San Francisco-based federal judge’s ruling that protects hundred||2/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||State Sen. Mendoza Resigns Over Sexual Harassment Charges Before state senators could vote on a resolution to expel him over sexual harassment allegations, state Sen. Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), resigned Thursday,||2/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||Report Finds Sen. Mendoza “More Likely Than Not” Sexually Harassed Women Democratic Senator Tony Mendoza has been accused of sexual harassment. Mendoza has repeatedly and strongly denied those claims. Now, outside investigators have released their f||2/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||California Cold Snap Threatens Central Valley Crops Temperatures in San Francisco and Oakland both fell to record lows this morning. Jim Anderson with the National Weather Service explains how the freezing weather is having an economic impact in Califo.||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||Facebook to Verify Ads With Postcards After Russian Meddling Facebook says it plans to start using some old-fashioned technology, post cards, to help prevent foreign meddling in upcoming U.S. elections. Reporter: Alyssa Jeong Perry Proposed Cuts to Foo.||2/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||Silicon Valley Cryptocurrency Community Looks to Reshape Puerto Rico We continue our coverage of Californians shaping the future of Puerto Rico. Investors and speculators have come to Puerto Rico hoping to capitalize on the disorder following one of th.||2/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||Homeless at Orange County Riverbed Camp Prepare to Move A federal judge in Orange County told homeless advocates and county agencies to work together to find a solution to relocate up to eight hundred homeless people living along a two-mile stretch of||2/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||Ag Secretary Perdue Tours Central Valley Expo We begin in the Central Valley where U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue visited the World Ag Expo in Tulare. As Governor of Georgia, Perdue signed a draconian anti immigration laws.||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||Los Angeles Supervisors Push for Reclassification of Marijuana Convictions We begin in Los Angeles, where supervisors are pushing for the reclassifying of marijuana convictions. This is allowed under Prop 64,||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||Draft of New Federal Immigration Rules Could Make Permanent Residency Harder to Get Immigrants who sign up for food aid or subsidized preschool could face a tougher road to legal residency under a new proposal by the Trump administration.||2/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||Leader of Legislative Women’s Caucus Accused of Sexual Harassment Cristina Garcia launched her political career as an anti-government corruption crusader in South L.A. After winning a seat in the state Assembly six years ago she became head of the Cal||2/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||Californians Could Still Be Fined for Lack of Health Insurance State lawmakers could create a financial penalty for Californians who don’t buy health insurance. This would replace the federal penalty that was eliminated in the Republican tax bill.||2/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||Media Company Tronc Selling LA Times to Billionaire Doctor Los Angeles based biotech billionaire Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong has bought the L.A. Times and the San Diego Union-Tribune. The L.A. Times had been owned by Chicago-based media company TRONC.||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||Gov. Brown Signs Legislative Whistleblower Protections Into Law Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation last night to give whistleblower protections to legislative employees who report violations by staff or lawmakers. Reporter: Tara Siler As L.A.||2/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||Four Lawmakers Named in Newly Released Sexual Harassment Documents The California Assembly will take a final vote Monday on a long-stalled bill that would give whistleblower protections to legislative staffers.||2/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe California Report||Rep. Adam Schiff says Republican Memo Will Mislead the Public The anticipated release of a controversial memo written by California GOP congressman Devin Nunes could come today. The memo reportedly shows that the FBI unfairly targeted a member of Donal.||2/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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