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Race For State Schools’ Chief Is One Of California’s Closest

The closest statewide race on the November ballot could be one between two Democrats who are running for a non-partisan job. It’s the battle between State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and challenger Marshall Tuck.

10/27/2014

Robin Williams (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

In Depth: Addiction And Depression Are More Common Than You May Think

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.

08/18/2014

UC Berkeley campus sather tower

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.

07/28/2014

The Goldman Environmental Prize honors grassroots heroes, who often at great personal risk, inspire local movements to protect the natural environment. (Goldman Prize)

KCBS In Depth: Goldman Prize Winners Bring Attention To Environmental Issues

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.

05/05/2014

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KCBS In Depth: Money In Politics

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.

04/07/2014

Accident Scene

KCBS In Depth: Vision Zero, The Plan To End Pedestrian Deaths On San Francisco Streets

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.

03/24/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS In Depth: San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Says Housing Is Priority One For Lawmakers

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.

03/17/2014

Artist's conception of a Warriors arena on San Francisco Piers 30-32 with AT&T Park in the foreground. (Art Zendarski/Golden State Warriors)

KCBS In Depth: No Turning Back On Warriors Move To SF

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.

07/30/2012

Man shopping for groceries. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

KCBS In Depth: Follow The Money Behind Food Stamps

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.

07/16/2012

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KCBS In Depth: Memoirs Of A Pioneering Journalist

KCBS In Depth interview with broadcasting pioneer Belva Davis, who paved the way for many in the industry.

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