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Our weekly half-hour news interview. On air: Saturdays 5:30a.m.; Sundays 8:30 a.m., 8:30 p.m.

Our weekly half-hour news interview. On air: Saturdays 5:30a.m.; Sundays 8:30 a.m., 8:30 p.m.
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Our weekly half-hour news interview. On air: Saturdays 5:30a.m.; Sundays 8:30 a.m., 8:30 p.m.

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English


Episodes

Hot Temperatures and Windy Conditions Fuel California's Wildfires

7/13/2018
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Last fall, wildfires burned across 7 counties in Northern California in October, killing 44 people and burning close to 9,000 structures. It was a series of stories KCBS covered extensively--and, now, this year, from the Oregon border and into California firefighters are battling hot temperatures and windy conditions. Tens of thousands of acres have burned across the state since January 1, 2018 of this year. Fire statistics suggest this is shaping up to be a particularly bad "fire year." To...

Duration:00:28:11

Decisions from the High Court, a Retirement, and Immigration Policy Controversy

7/11/2018
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We're talking about all things politics on In Depth: a Supreme Court vacancy, global and regional impacts of a trade war, and much more. KCBS Political Analyst Marc Sandalow is a guest on In Depth from Washington DC, beginning with President Trump's pick to replace the retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the High Court. Pres. Trump has announced he will make an announcement via Twitter, and we consider how much is at stake for him -- perhaps not so much for him, necessarily -- but for...

Duration:00:28:58

The Race to Be California's Next Schools Chief

7/11/2018
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The June '18 primary is fast approaching, and ahead of election day KCBS Political Reporter Doug Sovern talks politics, education policy and more with the leading candidates to be California's next Schools Chief.

Duration:00:29:05

Who Will Be California's Next Governor?

7/11/2018
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Before California voters cast their votes in the June '18 primary, KCBS Political Reporter Doug Sovern talks with six leading candidates in the gubernatorial contest.

Duration:00:28:00

Are "Meltdowns" and System Failures Predictable?

7/9/2018
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Plane crashes. Oil well blowouts. Even Facebook's user-data scandal. Failures are everywhere. Can we see them coming in time to prevent them? Chris Clearfield is the co-author of "MELTDOWN: Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It". He talks with KCBS Radio anchors - and "10 Questions" podcast hosts - Stan Bunger and Susan Leigh Taylor in this special edition of KCBS In Depth.

Duration:00:24:49

Quake Concerns: Exploring The Latest Research on Local Faults

4/28/2018
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KCBS Radio's Holly Quan and Matt Bigler talk to Dr. Jack Boatwright.

Duration:00:23:44

Insight: FBI Special Agent On In Depth

4/28/2018
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KCBS Radio's Holly Quan and Jeff Bell speak wiht a Special Agent based in the San Francisco office of the FBI.

Duration:00:28:05

Tragedy at YouTube HQ: What We Know, What We've Learned

4/7/2018
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KCBS Radio's Jenna Lane offers compelling perspective about covering a tragic shooting at a Bay Area tech campus, and is joined in studio by CNet Executive Director Ian Sherr, who was also on the scene reporting on the shooting, and offers insight about the tech company, its content contributors, and more.

Duration:00:24:34

Two Bay Area Sports Executives Talk About The Future of Their Teams in the Bay Area

4/4/2018
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The Oakland A's seem to finally be making headway in their long quest for a new ballpark. Meanwhile, their neighbors the Warriors are counting the days until they move to San Francisco. KCBS Radio Reporter Doug Sovern spoke with executives of the two teams for this weekend's edition of KCBS In Depth:

Duration:00:28:53

Talkin' Politics: Trump, Facebook And Pelosi's Future

3/23/2018
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KCBS Radio Anchor Stan Bunger, Political Reporter Doug Sovern and Political Analyst Marc Sandalow discuss some of the week's major political issues on this week's edition of KCBS Radio In Depth.

Duration:00:28:38

Planet Vision: A Collaborative Way to Address The Health of Our Planet

3/13/2018
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Bringing people together to care for our planet and ourselves, without the baggage of politics or animosity is the goal of Planet Vision, launched by the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. Executive Director Dr. Jonathon Foley explains to Jane McMillan how addressing how we use water, energy and food in our everyday lives could get to, and solve, the root causes of 80 percent of what imperils our natural world. Easy to implement in our own lives, and an invitation to be on a...

Duration:00:28:38

Babies of Technology

3/13/2018
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At least two bio tech firms are asking the FDA for permission to test CRISPR gene editing technology on humans as disease treatment, as early as this year. And, it was only this past summer that CRISPR gene editing was first tried on live human human embryo cells in the U.S., none of which was ever intended for implantation. But, the fast advancement of this medical technology has some concerned about a lack of standardized controls, especially in the area of so-called designer babies....

Duration:00:28:10

NRA Money in Politics and Public Policy

2/20/2018
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In the wake of yet another mass shooting, Jane McMillan looks at the power political donations and funders, specifically the National Rifle Association and its donors, wield over elected officials, the legislative process, and even the study of public health concerns like gun violence. Our In Depth guests are Daniel Newman, President and Co-Founder of Maplight.org - a non-partisan, non-profit tracking the influence of money in politics, and Dr. Andrew Bindman - UCSF Professsor of Medicine...

Duration:00:29:56

Searching For A Fair Immigration Solution

2/14/2018
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The government of the united states was shut down because a budget deal which included a permanent immigration fix for Dreamers... undocumented young adults brought here as children and raised as Americans... was rejected. Confusion from the White House on what bill would get a presidential signature, along with hardliners in the legislature are thwarting what most Americans say they want, a fair fix for Dreamers and other immigrants. Jane McMillan is joined by Bill Hing, professor of...

Duration:00:28:36

KCBS' Doug Sovern Hosts In Depth Political Roundtable

2/2/2018
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On this weekend's KCBS In Depth, KCBS Political Reporter Doug Sovern talks politics in California and beyond, with Politico Senior Political Writer Carla Marinucci and KCBS and SF Chronicle Insider Phil Matier

Duration:00:28:28

A Look Inside Life in Iran and the Latest Protests

1/10/2018
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Jane McMillan is joined by Dr. Abbas Milani, director of Iranian Studies at Stanford University and co-director of the Iran Democracy Project at the Hoover Institution. Dr. Milani explains the oppressive economic and cultural life most Iranians have been enduring for decades, and why he sees this latest round of protests as being deeper and more widespread than in the past, with more possibilities for long term change.

Duration:00:28:22

Marijuana Becomes Legal in California

1/10/2018
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The new year brings the legalization of marijuana, for adult use, in the Golden State. As of 1/1/18, all growers, shippers, labs and dispensaries must be state licensed and all legal pot products will be taxed. Jane McMillan is joined by Harborside Health Center CEO Steve De Angelo, a life-long legal cannabis advocate, to go through the new reality of marijuana use in California.

Duration:00:29:07

Remembering Pearl Harbor With Bay Area Survivors

12/7/2017
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It was an event that would change the course of world history; the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7th, 1941. Jane McMillan hears the stories of two local survivors of that day, Concord resident Chuck Kohler was a 17-year-old sailor on Ford's Island in the middle of Pearl Harbor when the attack began, while San Leandro's Mickey Ganitch was in the crow's nest of U-S-S Pennsylvania, the flagship of the fleet and a priority target for the attackers. These heros continue...

Duration:00:30:01

1968, The Election That Changed American Politics Aired 11/26/17

11/27/2017
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Regardless of political party, most people would agree that the Presidential election year of 2016 rocked most political, social and electoral norms. But the nation has gone through foundation-rattling turbulence before, and many of the seeds of America today were sewn in the upheaval of 1968. It's all documented in the new book, "Playing With Fire:The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics." This is Jane McMillan's conversation with it's author, MSNBC Host of The...

Duration:00:28:18

Workplace Sexual Harassment Aired 11/19/17

11/27/2017
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The headlines have been dominated by accounts of sexual harrasment and sexual assault by polticians, hollywood celebrities, and media moguls. While these accusations and cases grab attention, we know that inappropriate and intimidating behavior goes on in everyday life and in the everyday work place. How to recognize it and deal with it is discussed as Jane McMillan is joined by Joan Williams, Distinguished Professor of Law and the Founding Director of the Center for WorkLife Law at UC...

Duration:00:26:16