KQED's The California Report
Summary: 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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Could Devaluation of Yuan Dampen Real Estate Investment in California?. $240 Million Education Contract Illustrates State Lobbying Loopholes. End Music.
Battle Over Physician-Assisted Suicide Heads to Courtroom. Local Governments Spend Big to Influence Sacramento. End Music.
Lake County Residents Hit By New Round of Fire Evacuations. Lawsuit Demands Disclosure of English Language Learner Data. Reflection and Celebration Mark 50th Anniversary of Watts Riot. End Music.
Food Manufacturers Look for Ways to Save Water During Drought. Vital Signs: Mendocino Man Finds Healthy Food by Foraging. End Music.
Mountain residents in the central and southern parts of California are doing what they can to defend their properties against this potentially catastrophic wildfire season. A deadly mix of beetle infestation and drought has killed millions of ponderosa pine trees, creating a fire tinder box. Reporter Alice Daniel visits Mariposa County in the southern Sierra Nevada.
Researchers have made dramatic improvements with artificial limbs in the last few years. Bionic hands, for example, are so dexterous they can pick up a quarter. But for prosthetics to move more naturally, they need both good engineering and a way to communicate with the brain. That's something scientists at UC San Francisco are working on — and their success hinges on the brain's ability to make new connections.
Public Health Experts Warn Against 'Measles Parties'. Health Insurance Enrollment Deadline Forces Hard Choices For San Diegans. End Music.
Anthem, California's Largest Private Insurer, Target of Data Hack. New Vaccination Bill Would End 'Personal Belief Exemption'. Fresno Plans to Double Water Rates in Response to Groundwater Limits. UC Berkeley Launches Research Facility to Find Cures for Genetic Diseases. ACLU: California DMV Fails at Voter Registration; Lawsuit Possible. End Music.
Long Beach City Budget Squeezed by Falling Oil Prices. Stressed Out? The Mental Health WarmLine is Ready to Help. End Music.
Transportation Secretary Discusses Commute of the Future at Google Campus. Nation's First Female-Only Mosque Opens in Los Angeles. Crowd-Sourced Data Shows Police in California Killed More than 150 People in 2014. End Music.
Californians to Weigh In on New Federal Ozone Standards. Cancer-Hunting 'T Cells' Used in Pioneering New Treatment. End Music.
You've heard this one before: venture capitalists are in San Francisco to hear startup pitches. But this time the story's not about tech — it's about cannabis. We stop by the grand ballroom of the swank Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, where attendees were dressed in business attire and talking startup lingo. But entrepreneurs were pitching things like a medical marijuana delivery app, gluten-free low-glycemic edibles and $20,000 glass guitars and banjos that double as bongs.
Cal State Chancellor Sets Ambitious Goal for Graduation Timeline. Teacher Jobs Poised for Comeback. NASA Satellite Could Help Weather Forecasts, Drought Management. End Music.
Marijuana: California's Big Cash Crop?.
Brown and Napolitano to Meet in Summit on UC Finances. UC Health Officials: More Money Needed for Mental Health Counselors. End Music.