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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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The California Report

9/20/2017
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Mexico Earthquake Kills Over 200 Over two hundred people were killed in Mexico due to a seven-point-one magnitude earthquake near Mexico City. Reporter Penny Nelson Anxiety High in LA's Boyle Heights After Mexico Earthquake In Los Angeles, anxiety is running high as relatives wait for word that their loved ones in Mexico are safe. The California Report's John Sepulvado takes us to the Boyle Heights neighborhood. Reporter John Sepulvado Bill Limiting Drug Price Hikes Heads to Governor Brown...

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The California Report

9/19/2017
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State Immigrant Protection Bills Headed to Governor Brown's Desk State bills are piling up on Governor Jerry Brown’s desk that would increase protections for undocumented immigrants and their families -- in the workplace, in schools and in jails. Reporter Julie Small UC Berkeley Says Berkeley Patriot Missed Deadline for "Free Speech Week" Venues A conservative student publication known as the Berkeley Patriot invited political commentators Ann Coulter, Milo Yiannopoulos and Former White...

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The California Report

9/18/2017
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Feinstein Remains Undeclared on 2018 Senate Run California Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein isn't publicly committing to seeking a fifth Senate term in 2018. Reporter Penny Nelson Sealed Records Bill Heads to Governor Brown a bill that could help thousands of Californians overcome a persistent obstacle to getting a job or housing is heading to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk. Reporter Scott Shafer

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The California Report Magazine

9/15/2017
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For Isolated Trinity County Residents, One Man Is Their Food Lifeline Trinity County is one of those places that doesn’t get in the news too often, unless it’s wildfire season like it is now. It’s a remote, rural part of northern California that can be breathtakingly beautiful. And it’s also one of the state’s most … Continue reading The California Report Magazine →

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The California Report

9/15/2017
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Affordable Housing Bill Clears State Assembly Late last night, a group of bills to address California’s affordable housing crisis passed their toughest hurdle, a final vote in the State Assembly. Reporter Guy Marzorati Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren Pushes for DACA Vote South Bay Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren wants to force a vote on legislation to protect undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as kids from deportation. Reporter Marisa Lagos Congressman Jeff Denham on Supporting Dream Act...

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The California Report

9/14/2017
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Trump Denies DACA Deal with Democrats Late last night, Democratic House Leader Nancy Pelosi announced she, President Trump, and Democratic Senate Leader Chuck Schumer reached a deal on DACA, the rule allowing immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to stay in the country. This morning, President Trump tweeted no deal was made. Reporter Marisa Lagos New Poll Brings Mixed News for Feinstein, Harris A new statewide poll from UC Berkeley has mixed news for California Senators Dianne Feinstein...

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The California Report

9/13/2017
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Census Bureau: One in Five Californians Lives in Poverty Despite high incomes, California has the highest rates of poverty in the nation. New Census Bureau data shows one in five Californians lives in poverty, after adjusting for the cost of living and welfare programs. Reporter John Sepulvado State Lawmakers Reject Lower Voting Age The voting age will remain at 18 years old in California, after a bill that would allow 17 year olds to cast a vote failed in the State Assembly on Tuesday....

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The California Report

9/12/2017
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Controversial State Bill Enforces Price Bikes on Drugs A controversial state bill that would force pharmaceutical companies to justify big price hikes on drugs passed its last major hurdle in the Legislature last night. Reporter April Dembosky City of San Diego Approves Marijuana Businesses The San Diego City Council has voted to allow local businesses … Continue reading The California Report →

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The California Report

9/11/2017
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Police Oversight Legislation Stalls in Sacramento After a series of fatal shootings of unarmed black men by police across the nation in recent years, you might think efforts to police the police would have a good chance of passing in Sacramento. But as Marisa Lagos, from KQED’s California Politics and Government Desk, reports, that's not the case. San Francisco City College Goes Tuition-Free San Francisco is one of the most expensive cities in the world. But now it’s handing out something...

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The California Report September 8, 2017

9/8/2017
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to Rescind Title IX Sexual Assault Guidelines The University of California says it will continue to root-out instances of sexual assault and harassment – this despite a federal push to change current rules. Here’s the California Report’s education reporter Ana Tintocalis. California lawmakers Debate Groundbreaking Energy Goal California lawmakers are debating … Continue reading The California Report September 8, 2017 →

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The California Report September 7, 2017

9/7/2017
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Legislative Roundup: What Bills are on The Table in Sacramento Hundreds of bills await final action by state lawmakers in Sacramento before the end of the year recess… in just over a week. For those the question remains…To pass them or to kill them…Others are already headed to the Governor’s desk. Guy Marzorati, reporter for KQED’s California Politics and Government Desk joins us from Sacramento. Silicon Valley Tech Execs Respond to DACA Ending Silicon Valley tech executives weren’t happy...

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The California Report September 6, 2017

9/6/2017
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Thousands Hit the Streets in Los Angeles in Support of DACA Now that the decision's been announced to end the DACA program in the next 6 months, elected leaders in Southern California are rallying to the defense of ‘Dreamers’ living in the L.A. Area. Here’s more from our LA bureau chief Steven Cuevas. Legal Options for Tens of Thousands of Dreamers DACA recipients are asking questions about how to protect themselves now that President Trump is ending their legal protections. Advocates say...

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The California Report September 5, 2017

9/5/2017
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Trump Administration announces end of DACA program for ‘Dreamers’ DACA...or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals - will come to an end unless congress acts. We talk to KQED's L.A. Bureau Chief Steven Cuevas who has reaction and thoughts of "dreamers" in Los Angeles. Hundreds of Community College Students Use Crisis Text Line We hear from KPCC’s Adolfo Guzman-Lopez reports who tells us about a new partnership between California’s community colleges and a national crisis text line that's...

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The California Report

9/4/2017
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Closely Watched Bills Killed by Legislative Spending Committees Lawmakers in Sacramento have two weeks left before they wrap up for the year. Still on the table are affordable housing bills and the proposal to make California a sanctuary state. We recap what went down at the capitol just before the holiday weekend. Guests: Guy Marzorati and Marisa Lagos Gov. Brown Declares State of Emergency for La Tuna Fire There are roughly 20 wildfires burning in California with over 10,000 firefighters...

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The California Report

9/1/2017
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L.A. Immigrant Dad Returns Home After Release From ICE Detention A father was arrested by immigration agents and now he is back home. Romulo Avelica Gonzalez was released after six months in detention. Reporter Leslie Berestein Rojas John Ridley Explores Years Leading Up To 1992 LA Riots in His New Documentary Let's go back to Los Angeles, April,1992 nd the riots that began after the acquittal of four LAPD officers in the beating of Rodney King. My guest, director and Academy Award Winning...

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The California Report

8/31/2017
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Ponderosa Fire In Butte County Is Still Blazing And Residents Are Still Evacuating Cal Fire arrested a man earlier this week. He's accused of starting a campfire outside a designated region. But now 10 homes are destroyed and evacaution orders are still effect. Two families are leaving their homes. Reporter Adia White No Reason to Believe Trump Will Change: Sen. Kamala Harris You might remember we told you yesterday that Senator Dianne Feinstein took heat for saying President Trump could...

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The California Report

8/30/2017
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Feinstein Advises Patience for Trump, Democrats Howl San Franciscans booed Senator Dianne Feinstein when she said it was too soon to call Donald Trump's presidency a failure. Reporter Scott Shafer Central Valley Republican Jeff Denham Urges President Trump Not To End DACA Six Republican members including Jeff Denham sent a letter to President Trump last week urging him not to end the program known as DACA. Reporter Vanessa Rancano Feds Crack Down On California Stem Cell Clinics Six...

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The California Report

8/29/2017
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California First Responders Assist Texans Affected by Hurricane Harvey Dozens of first responders from California are deep in the heart of flooded Texas, assisting in search and rescue efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. That includes the state’s elite 70-member California Task Force One from Los Angeles. Reporter: Steven Cuevas Anxiety Grows as Uncertainty Clouds Future of DACA The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, is up in the air now that there’s more talk...

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The California Report

8/28/2017
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Bay Area Counter Protesters Demonstrate Against Planned Far-Right Rallies Just weeks after a woman was killed in Charlottesville, two fringe right wing rallies were canceled by their organizers. But that didn't stop thousands of mostly peaceful counter protesters from turning out anyways. Reporter: Erika Aguilar Holocaust Survivor Leads March in Berkeley There were many heartwarming moments at these protests, including this story of 95-year-old Holocaust survivor Ben Stern, who marched with...

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The California Report Magazine

8/25/2017
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New Exhibit Celebrating Unity Has Timely Opening in Sacramento This week the California Museum in Sacramento is celebrating a new exhibit called the Unity Center, and it’s opening the same weekend far-right rallies in Northern California are expected to draw white nationalists. That’s an eerie coincidence, because the idea for the center began nearly 20 years ago when Sacramento was reeling from a string of hate crimes linked to white supremacists. Host Sasha Khokha checked out the exhibit....

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