Tag Archives: KPCC

Boeing C-17 Feature on NPR

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Brian Watt’s feature for Shifting Gears aired on All Things Considered Monday, albeit slightly tweaked for a national audience.  Note the comments on npr.org, where you see clearly the political liability of relying on government pork.  Hence the pressure to … Continue reading »


Educating the Workforce of the Future

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KQED reporter Oanh Ha has been working on a provocative three-part series on education for The California Report. The first feature aired Friday, exploring ways business is stepping up to help schools teach math and science. Ask yourself this question: … Continue reading »


Still Making Planes in Long Beach

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About 5,000 people work in Long Beach on the Boeing C-17. The massive plane can carry tanks, people and disaster relief supplies across long distances – yet take off, land and maneuver on short dirt runways.  President Obama cites it … Continue reading »


NUMMI Gets An Hour on Forum

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I was a guest on Forum with colleague Scott Shafer on Monday morning. The guests were great – and so were the calls and e-mails.  I’m consistently blown away by how in-the-know our audience members are.  I suppose that shouldn’t … Continue reading »