Stories for June 29, 2011
A San Diego program that sends city vehicles home with employees is meant to speed up emergency response times. But a new report shows it’s needlessly costing San Diego millions.
The stroke of a pen could drastically alter redevelopment agencies in California today when the governor signs several bills related to the budget.
Lance Cpl. John F. Farias was less than a month away from his 21st birthday when he was killed yesterday in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense reports Farias died during combat operations in Helmand province.
Governor Jerry Brown appears ready to sign a majority-vote budget crafted by state Democrats, thus ending his efforts to broker a bipartisan deal in the legislature. We speak to KQED's Sacramento Bureau Chief John Myers about the key elements of the budget plan, and the impact it could have throughout California.
We will be providing discussion and insight into the very small religion of the Rastafari. Who are the most vital historic figures? What tenets does it prescribe to? And how do they respond to the public view of the Rastafari?