KCBS In Depth

Dr. Jennifer Doudna executive director of the University Of California’s Innovative Genomics Initiative (vcresearch.berkeley.edu)

KCBS In Depth: ‘Game Changing’ DNA-Editing Technology Booms In The Bay Area And Beyond

In 2012, a revolutionary new “DNA scissors” technology was discovered at UC Berkeley by Dr. Jennifer Doudna and since then, it has exploded in popularity. In 2012, a revolutionary new “DNA scissors” technology was discovered at UC Berkeley by Dr. Jennifer Doudna and since then, it has exploded in popularity. KCBS In Depth’s Jane McMillan talks with Dr. Doudna, the executive director of the University Of California’s Innovative Genomics Initiative (IGI), about how the technology works and its applications for the future.

04/28/2014

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr in the KCBS Studio.

KCBS In Depth: SFPD Chief Greg Suhr Talks About Use Of Force, Pedestrian Accidents & Smartphone Robberies

The San Francisco Police Department is facing harsh criticism from some in the San Francisco’s Mission District community over the shooting death by officers of 28-year-old Alejandro Nieto in Bernal Hill Park last March and his family is preparing to sue the city. KCBS’ Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro spoke with Police Chief Greg Suhr about Nieto’s shooting which he said is a tragedy but that the officers were justified using deadly force.

04/21/2014

SF Supes Approve Big Hike In Ellis Act Payouts

KCBS In Depth: San Francisco’s Housing Crisis From The Landlord’s Perspective

KCBS’ Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro speak with Janan New, executive director of the San Francisco Apartment Association—a nonprofit and advocacy group for owners of rental property in the city. She says that they are contemplating a lawsuit over the relocation fees proposed by Supervisor David Campos and passed by the Board of Supervisors.

04/14/2014

An artist's rendering of the proposed San Jose ballpark for the Athletics. (360 Architecture)

KCBS In Depth: Clock Ticking On San Jose Lawsuit Against MLB, Giants Over Oakland A’s Move

The start of the 2014 Major League Baseball season marks five years since the league began looking into the possibility of allowing the Oakland A’s to relocate to San Jose.

03/31/2014

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

Pro-Russian (L) and pro-Ukrainian activists argue during a rally in Sevastopol on March 9, 2014. Pro-Russian activists attacked a pro-Kiev rally in Sevastopol with clubs and whips on March 9 as thousands took to the streets across Ukraine in rival demonstrations, escalating separatist tensions in the troubled ex-Soviet state. Interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk vowed Ukraine would not cede "an inch" of its territory to Moscow after Russian forces and pro-Kremlin gunmen took over the Black Sea peninsula. AFP PHOTO/ VIKTOR DRACHEV (Photo credit should read VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images)

KCBS In Depth: No Easy Answers In Ukraine Crisis

UC Berkeley political scientist and Russia expert Steven Fish and Yuriy Gorodnichenko, a UC Berkeley professor of economics and a native of Ukraine join KCBS to discuss the potential fallout from the Russian incursion.

03/10/2014

Stevens Creek Reservoir in Cupertino,  January 30, 2014 (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS In Depth: Head Of Water Research Institute On California’s Historic Drought

Dr. Doug Parker, Director of the California Institute of Water Resources discusses the implications of California’s current drought and the solutions that are being looked at.

02/24/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee speaks during a press conference at the Alice Griffith housing project on August 31, 2011.

KCBS In Depth: Tommi Avicolli Mecca of SF’s Housing Rights Committee On The City’s Housing Crisis

Tommi Avicolli Mecca from San Francisco’s Housing Rights Committee addresses what she calls a housing emergency in the City, which includes; an “epidemic of evictions, scarce affordable housing, and the highest rents” in the country.

02/03/2014

KCBS In Depth: Retiring East Bay Congressman George Miller On Achievements, Work Still To Be Done

East Bay congressman Rep. George Miller announced his retirement a couple weeks ago, but in this KCBS In-Depth interview he reflects on his political achievements and the work left that still needs to be done.

01/27/2014

A sign on a farm trailer reading 'Food grows where water flows,' hangs over dry, cracked mud at the edge of a farm April 16, 2009 near Buttonwillow, California. Central Valley farmers and farm workers are suffering through the third year of the worsening California drought with extreme water shortages and job losses. The office of California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger predicts Central Valley farm losses of $325 million to $477 million and total losses for crop production and related business to be between $440 and $644 million. Central Valley is expected to lose 16,200 to 23,700 full-time jobs and food prices are expected to rise nationwide. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

KCBS In Depth: California’s Drought Emergency

Our weekly In Depth segment covers the drought declaration in the State of California and how the state deals with distribution of water in emergency situations.

01/20/2014

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