KCBS In Depth: The Iran Nuclear AgreementElected officials in Washington and plenty who want to be elected are staking out positions on the nuclear dismantling...
Saint Mary's College President: Pope Francis Connects Poverty, Ecology In Climate Change ManifestoDr. James Donohue, president of St. Mary’s College in Moraga, takes a closer look at Pope Francis’ encyclical where he calls for action on climate change and the environment.
Surviving In A Sea Of Wealth: San Francisco’s Tenderloin Endures Change, Protects Housing, And Looks To The FutureRandy Shaw, executive director for the Tenderloin Housing Clinic, talks about the district's history, how it got it's name, what led up to its seedy reputation and how it deals with gentrification while protecting housing.
Electronic Frontier Foundation Explains Changes As Portions Of Patriot Act Expire And USA Freedom Act SignedThis month’s expiration of portions of the Patriot Act have been counterbalanced by the signing of the USA Freedom Act by President Obama. Electronic Frontier Foundation attorney Lee Tien explains what this all means in our KCBS In Depth segment.
Oakland Faces Plenty Of Obstacles In Keeping Professional Sports Teams In The CityScott McKibben, Executive Director of the Oakland-Alameda Coliseum County Authority, looks at some of those obstacles and the chances each team has of staying in the East Bay.
How Much Can Pope Francis Change The Catholic Church During His Papacy?Pulitzer prize-winning historian and author, Garry Wills, on the dichotomy of the Catholic Church under the papacy of Pope Francis and his affect on social change within the church's traditional constraints.
New SF Bicycle Coalition Director Says Transit Options Are Key; Wouldn't Want Car-Less FutureThe new executive director of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, thinks San Francisco, with it's year-round mild weather, is the perfect place to ride, but he doesn't foresee the perfect transit conditions being completely car-less.
Golden Gate Restaurant Association Director Says It’s An Exciting Time To Dine Out in The Bay AreaFor residents and visitors alike, the culinary offerings in the Bay Area are prized. Golden Gate Restaurant Association's executive director talks about both the challenges and exciting times the local industry faces.
Food, Our Diet And Politics: KCBS In Depth With Dr. Marion NestleDr. Marion Nestle, a former nutrition senior advisor for the U.S. Department of Health, discusses the new dietary guidelines recommended to the government and how the food industry's interests could conflate things.
Can The U.S. Combat ISIS Without Playing Into The Terrorist Group’s Strategies?Will it take United States military ground intervention to defeat ISIS or the Islamic State or does that play into the plans of these radicals? We talked to an Iranian studies expert specializing in international relations.
How To Maximize Your Holiday Gift Giving By Shopping SmartKCBS In Depth spoke with consumer psychologist Kit Yarrow about the dynamic between merchants and shoppers this holiday buying season and she gives some tips to keep shoppers from being their own worst enemies while hunting for the perfect gift.
San Jose Mayor-Elect Sam Liccardo Says He’s Ready To Face The Many Challenges Of The Country’s 10th Largest CityKCBS In Depth co-hosts Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro interview San Jose Mayor-elect Sam Liccardo about the challenges ahead for the nation’s tenth largest city, including crime, housing, transportation and more.
Race For State Schools’ Chief Is One Of California’s ClosestThe 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.
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.
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.