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The California Report provides daily coverage of issues, trends, and public policy decisions affecting California and its diverse population.

The California Report provides daily coverage of issues, trends, and public policy decisions affecting California and its diverse population.
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The California Report provides daily coverage of issues, trends, and public policy decisions affecting California and its diverse population.

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What Are Elected Officials Saying About Family Separation at the Border?

6/19/2018
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Top California Democrats Call on Homeland Security Secretary to Resign Top Democrats from California are calling on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to resign. It’s part of mounting outrage over President Trump’s so-called “zero-tolerance” immigration policy that’s separating children from their parents who cross the border illegally. Reporter: Scott Shafer Congressional Democrats Tour San Diego … Continue reading What Are Elected Officials Saying About Family Separation at the...

Duration:00:08:03

Children Separated From Their Parents, Held in Tent Shelters Along U.S.-Mexico Border

6/18/2018
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Children Separated From Their Parents, Held in Tent Shelters Along U.S.-Mexico Border The California Report brings us stories from inside tent camps in Texas and California, where children are being separated from their parent and detained, as families attempt to cross the border into the U.S. from Mexico. Reporters: John Sepulvado, Penny Nelson, Jean Guerrero

Duration:00:08:03

New Immigration Bill Offers Permanent Fix for Dreamers

6/15/2018
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Central Valley Congressman: New Immigration Bill Offers Permanent Fix for Dreamers The bill is a compromise between moderate and conservative House Republicans. It includes conditional visas for 1.8 million Dreamers, young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children, who could then compete for a limited number of green cards. It also provides $25 billion … Continue reading New Immigration Bill Offers Permanent Fix for Dreamers →

Duration:00:08:04

What the Proposal to Split California Could Learn from the Past

6/14/2018
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What the Proposal to Split California Could Learn from the Past We told you yesterday about the ballot measure going before voters in November that would split California into three states. But to find an example of success, the backers of Cal 3 need to look back 200 years. Reporter: Guy Marzorati Who Will Pay … Continue reading What the Proposal to Split California Could Learn from the Past →

Duration:00:08:03

Did Orange County Meet Its Deadline to Create 3 New Homeless Shelters?

6/13/2018
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Did Orange County Meet Its Deadline to Create 3 New Homeless Shelters? Today is the day that Federal Judge David O. Carter in Orange County wants to know where three homeless shelters are going to go. Reporter: Michelle Wiley California Funds Efforts to Curb Tobacco Sales to Minors California is setting aside $37 million to … Continue reading Did Orange County Meet Its Deadline to Create 3 New Homeless Shelters? →

Duration:00:08:04

What Changes to Proposition 13 Could Mean for Local Governments

6/12/2018
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What Changes to Proposition 13 Could Mean for Local Governments A potential expansion to California’s Proposition 13 property tax break would likely mean increased home sales and higher revenues for realtors. But there’s disagreement on how the measure would affect local governments’ finances. Reporter: Katie Orr U.S. Overturning Asylum Protections for Domestic Violence Victims Attorney … Continue reading What Changes to Proposition 13 Could Mean for Local Governments →

Duration:00:08:04

Cal Fire Releases Cause of a Dozen More October Fires

6/11/2018
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Cal Fire Releases Cause of a Dozen More October Fires: Nearly All Tied to PG&E State fire investigators are blaming PG&E equipment for 12 more of the deadly fires that broke out across Northern California last October. These fires were among dozens that killed 44 people and destroyed thousands of homes. Now this finding raises questions … Continue reading Cal Fire Releases Cause of a Dozen More October Fires →

Duration:00:08:05

Facebook Under Fire Again for Allowing Companies Access to User Data

6/8/2018
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Facebook Under Fire Again for Allowing Companies Access to User Data Facebook has been in the news again about the security of user data. This time it’s for software the social media giant launched a decade ago to get it onto mobile devices. The New York Times first reported that this software allowed outside manufacturers, … Continue reading Facebook Under Fire Again for Allowing Companies Access to User Data →

Duration:00:10:40

California Gubernatorial Campaigns Kick Off Following Tuesday’s Primary

6/7/2018
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California Gubernatorial Campaigns Kick Off Following Tuesday’s Primary The two candidates for California governor hit the ground running Wednesday, wasting no time after Tuesday’s primary to outline the the significant differences between them. Reporter Marisa Lagos California Republicans Meet Today on Immigration Moderate California Republicans in Congress are going into a closed-door GOP meeting on … Continue reading California Gubernatorial Campaigns Kick Off Following Tuesday’s Primary →

Duration:00:08:04

A Blue Wave? Results from the California Primary Election

6/6/2018
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A Blue Wave? Results from California Congressional Primaries At the Congressional level, we’re going to see Democrats and Republicans battle it out in districts like the 49th. We bring you results from three battleground districts and get analysis from KQED Elections Coordinator Guy Marzorati.

Duration:00:08:03

How Facebook Wants to Limit Fake News in Time for the Midterm Elections

6/5/2018
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How Facebook Wants to Improve Your News Feed in Time for the Midterm Elections As Californians go to the polls for Tuesday’s primary election, it’s a big test for candidates, but also for Facebook. The company has been trying to limit the kind of misinformation that helped shape so many perceptions. Reporter: Sam Harnett A … Continue reading How Facebook Wants to Limit Fake News in Time for the Midterm Elections →

Duration:00:08:04

Why Tiny Brains Are Getting Massive Attention in the Governor’s Race

6/4/2018
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Why Tiny Brains Are Getting Massive Attention in the Governor’s Race California is home to around 3 million kids aged five and under. The state also has the highest child poverty rate in the nation. Those first years are extremely important for learning and brain development and can be essential to shaping a child’s whole … Continue reading Why Tiny Brains Are Getting Massive Attention in the Governor’s Race →

Duration:00:08:04

L.A. Homeless Numbers Drop, Slightly

6/1/2018
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L.A. Homeless Numbers Drop, Slightly Every winter, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority conducts a street survey to determine the scale of the city’s homeless crisis. In recent years, the results have been grim, like last year when the county saw a 23% jump. But this year’s numbers, which came out Thursday, are a bit … Continue reading L.A. Homeless Numbers Drop, Slightly →

Duration:00:07:43

Century-Old Campaign to Take Hetch Hetchy from San Francisco Still Going

5/31/2018
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Century-Old Campaign to Take Hetch Hetchy from San Francisco Still Going The latest twist in a long saga to try to drain the Hetch Hetchy reservoir in Yosemite unfolded in California’s Fifth District Court of appeal in Fresno yesterday. Proponents of the move argued that operating a reservoir in a national park violates part of … Continue reading Century-Old Campaign to Take Hetch Hetchy from San Francisco Still Going →

Duration:00:08:04

Criminal Investigation into USC Gynecologist Expected to Grow

5/30/2018
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Criminal Investigation into USC Gynecologist Expected to Grow The criminal investigation of a former University of Southern California gynecologist alleged to have abused students is expected to grow, according to an LAPD announcement Tuesday. Reporter: Adolfo Guzman-Lopez San Diego Mayor: We Work with Mexico, But We’re Not a Sanctuary City San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer … Continue reading Criminal Investigation into USC Gynecologist Expected to Grow →

Duration:00:08:04

Fentanyl Deaths Triple in California

5/29/2018
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Fentanyl Deaths Triple in California Deaths from the synthetic opioid called fentanyl tripled in California last year. The drug is up to 100 times more powerful than morphine. Reporter: Laura Klivans Fears Grow Among Central Valley Recyclers As China Denies U.S. Recyclables The U.S. trade conflict with China is affecting a less visible industry than … Continue reading Fentanyl Deaths Triple in California →

Duration:00:08:04

USC President Steps Down

5/28/2018
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USC President Steps Down The University of Southern California’s president C.L. Max Nikias is stepping down amid allegations of sexual misconduct by the school’s gynecologist. Reporter: Tiffany Camhi Can Food Be Medicine? Just how far can we take the idea of food as medicine? Can healthy meals cut down hospital visits? A new rigorous and … Continue reading USC President Steps Down →

Duration:00:08:04

Stockton Bounces Back After Bankruptcy

5/25/2018
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Report: City of Stockton Bounces Back After 2012 Bankruptcy Filing In 2012, Stockton became the largest city in the U.S. to file for Chapter Nine bankruptcy. Now in 2018, according to a nonprofit that analyzes government finances, the city has made a serious comeback. Reporter: Alex Hall Amidst Debate Over Sheriff-Coroner System, Training Center In … Continue reading Stockton Bounces Back After Bankruptcy →

Duration:00:08:04

New Poll Shows Bad Signs for California’s Congressional Blue Wave

5/24/2018
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Newsom Tops New Poll, Scramble for Second; Bad Signs for Congressional Blue Wave Democrats are hoping to take back the House, in part by picking up seats held by Republicans in California. But a new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California shows some possible speed bumps for the state’s Democrats. Reporter: Guy Marzorati … Continue reading New Poll Shows Bad Signs for California’s Congressional Blue Wave →

Duration:00:08:03

Hiker Falls to His Death from Yosemite’s Half Dome Trail

5/23/2018
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Hiker Falls to His Death from Yosemite’s Half Dome Trail A hiker has died after falling from Half Dome at Yosemite National Park. Park Rangers were called to respond on Monday after reports of a man falling while ascending the Dome’s cables. California Lawmakers Call for Increased Census Funding State lawmakers and community groups are … Continue reading Hiker Falls to His Death from Yosemite’s Half Dome Trail →

Duration:00:08:03