Skip to main content

LATEST UPDATES: Election 2020: Live Results | Tracking COVID-19 | Racial Justice

Roundtable: Gubernatorial Candidates Share Visions For California’s Future

We're sorry. This audio clip is no longer available. A transcript has been made available.

Governor's Race

What does the future look like for California? As we head into the final weeks before the election, gubernatorial candidates Gavin Newsom and John Cox offer their views of what the California Dream means to them. Republican Cox said the housing crisis can be solved with affordable and plentiful homes achieved through reduced regulation. Democrat Newsom said the California Dream is in serious trouble but can be resuscitated.

RELATED: GOP Gubernatorial Candidate John Cox Blames California’s ‘Political Class’ For Affordability Crisis

RELATED: Gavin Newsom Lays Out Plan For Resurrecting The California Dream Ahead of Monday’s Debate

Superior Court Judge Race

San Diego Superior Judge Gary Kreep is up for re-election. He made it through the June Primary with the most votes, despite being censured by the state Commission on Judicial Performance, and a rating of "lacking qualifications" by the San Diego County Bar Association. He was also a "birther," spreading the false idea that former President Obama was not born in the United States. His opponent, Matt Brower, is a deputy district attorney. They both spoke with the San Diego Union-Tribune editorial board.

Migrant Caravan

Another migrant caravan from Central America is heading north, with people looking to escape poverty and violence at home. It has not escaped the notice of President Trump. He called it an "assault on our country" in a tweet Thursday. Reporter Maya Srikrishnan of Voice of San Diego caught up with a few members of the caravan that stopped in Mexico earlier this year.


San Diego News Matters podcast branding

KPBS' daily news podcast covering local politics, education, health, environment, the border and more. New episodes are ready weekday mornings so you can listen on your morning commute.

  • Need help keeping up with the news that matters most? Get the day's top news — ranging from local to international — straight to your inbox each weekday morning.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Midday Edition banner

KPBS Midday Edition is a daily radio news magazine keeping San Diego in the know on everything from politics to the arts.

Roundtable banner

Roundtable is a lively discussion of the week's top stories. Local journalists join host Mark Sauer to provide insight into how these stories affect residents of the San Diego region.

Want more KPBS news?
Find us on Twitter and Facebook, or sign up for our newsletters.

To view PDF documents, Download Acrobat Reader.