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Freshman Legislators Bring Hope, Maybe Change, to Sacramento

September 6, 2014 | 7:00 am

Freshman Legislators Bring Hope, Maybe Change, to Sacramento

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A group of new California legislators wrap up their first two-year term.

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California Public Schools Usher In Funding and Curriculum Changes

August 19, 2014 | 8:00 am

California Public Schools Usher In Funding and Curriculum Changes

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New local funding model and Common Core curriculum to be phased in for 2014-2015 school year.

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Gavin Newsom Vows to Support Marijuana Legalization on 2016 Ballot

August 10, 2014 | 8:00 am

Gavin Newsom Vows to Support Marijuana Legalization on 2016 Ballot

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Lieutenant governor is heading ACLU task force evaluating the many aspects involved in legalizing pot.

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Why Poachers Are Raiding the Redwoods in Humboldt County

June 29, 2014 | 9:00 am

Why Poachers Are Raiding the Redwoods in Humboldt County

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Burl poaching is a growing environmental crime that is prompting alarm, and a crackdown.

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‘Documented’: Bay Area Native Jose Antonio Vargas on New Film

May 10, 2014 | 8:00 am

‘Documented’: Bay Area Native Jose Antonio Vargas on New Film

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‘What does it mean to pledge allegiance to a flag since you’re 12, a flag that doesn’t belong to you?’

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How Can Cities Keep Pedestrians and Bicyclists Safer?

February 17, 2014 | 3:35 pm

How Can Cities Keep Pedestrians and Bicyclists Safer?

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Increase in fatalities draws attention to what walking and cycling advocates say is a longtime problem.

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Ken Burns Wants You to Learn the Gettysburg Address

January 27, 2014 | 8:00 am

Ken Burns Wants You to Learn the Gettysburg Address

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Ken Burns’ latest film explores Lincoln’s speech through the lens of a small school in Vermont.

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Bay Area’s Top Stories in 2013: Housing’s Insane, Techies to Blame — and Pray for Rain

December 30, 2013 | 10:00 am

Bay Area’s Top Stories in 2013: Housing’s Insane, Techies to Blame — and Pray for Rain

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Affordable housing, and the lack of it, turns into a cause. Meantime, where’s our wet season?

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Sunnyvale Mayor: ‘We Won’t Back Down’ in Gun Control Fight

November 12, 2013 | 10:24 am

Sunnyvale Mayor: ‘We Won’t Back Down’ in Gun Control Fight

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Town faces threat of NRA lawsuit after voters pass measure responding to last year’s Newtown massacre.

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Longtime PBS Reporter Spencer Michels Reflects on the Past, Present and Future of News

July 19, 2013 | 8:00 am

Longtime PBS Reporter Spencer Michels Reflects on the Past, Present and Future of News

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KQED recently announced the launch of a new multiplatform program called “KQED Newsroom,” which starting Oct. 18 will replace “This Week in Northern California” on Friday nights. The title is a nod to the station’s groundbreaking 1968 program, which was the first nightly news series on public television and informed the launch of the national […]

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