In the wake of actor Robin Williams untimely death, Dr. Alex Zaphiris, who specializes in treatment for addiction, examines how common addiction and depression are and what resources are available to treat these diseases.
KCBS In Depth: UC Berkeley Student Draws From Own Experience To Improve Campus Safety, Prevent Sexual Assaults
California’s public universities will begin a new academic year in a matter of weeks, with a new focus on campus-related sexual assaults; how to prevent them and how to respond to them.
One Cal student is closely involved in the UC process for improving this aspect of campus safety.
This week on KCBS In Depth, host Jan McMillan speaks with Desmond D’Sa from South Africa and Helen Slottje of the U.S. who are two among six global recipients of the 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize. he prize honors grassroots heroes who, often at great personal risk, inspire local movements to protect the natural environment.
Daniel Newman, co-founder president of Maplight.org, says there is more deregulation to come from the U.S. Supreme Court and their decisions in regards to unleashing money in politics.
KCBS’ Patti Reising and Ed Ed Cavagnaro sit down with Nicole Schneider, the executive director for Walk SF’, San Francisco’s only pedestrian advocacy nonprofit group, to discuss the rising number of pedestrian injuries and death and Vision Zero—a plan, started in Sweden, to reduce the number of deaths to zero in ten years.
an Francisco Mayor Ed Lee sits down with KCBS’ Barbara Taylor and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier to talk about issues including pedestrian safety, Muni, the Warrior’s waterfront arena and twhat he says is the city’s most critical challenge—housing.
With eyes wide open as to the cost and length of the process, the head of the Golden State Warriors confirmed to KCBS Radio that the team is fully committed to building a new home on San Francisco’s waterfront.
Food stamps help feed the poor, but they also help to pad the bank accounts of some of the nation’s biggest food corporations. That’s according to a Bay Area activist who’s on a crusade to take junk food off the government assistance table.
KCBS In Depth interview with broadcasting pioneer Belva Davis, who paved the way for many in the industry.
San Francisco officials who are trying to end the cycle of homelessness in the city say they are making headway on the problem, connecting those on the street with needed services rather than cash.