Stanford Researchers Seeking A New Generation Of Vaccines Amid Measles OutbreakAmid the measles outbreak, vaccines are a hot topic and this week KCBS Indepth talks with Dr. Mark Davis, who is the director of Stanford's Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection, who says researchers are trying to better understand vaccines and create new ones.
San Francisco’s Public Defender Explains Racial Disparities In The City’s Criminal Justice SystemSan Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi explains racial disparities in the city's criminal justice system and what is being done on a local level to address the issue.
San Francisco Police Credit Training, Diversity And Communication With The Community In Avoiding Violent ProtestsThe racial tension that's boiled over between police officers and the African-American community in many cities across the nation these past months has not manifested in San Francisco.
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.
Oakland Schools Chief ays Troubled Students Need More Time With Adults—Not LessKCBS In Depth co-hosts Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro interview Antwan Wilson, the superintendent of the Oakland Unified School District, about the continuation of the “Thriving Students” program which he says will help inner-city students claim their future.
Berkeley Earthquake Expert Links Fracking To Quakes On The 'Tectonic Timebomb'As the Bay Area marked the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, there was no shortage of reminders of the power of Mother Nature and the promise of other big quakes to come. KCBS In Depth spoke with Dr. Richard Allen, director of the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, who is working on an earthquake warning system.
KCBS In Depth: Examining Racial Progress In The U.S.KCBS In Depth host Jan McMillan speaks with Professor James Taylor, Chair of the Department of Politics at the University of San Francisco, about the race relations in the U.S. and how it plays in with recent events, including the fatal shooting of an unarmed teen in Ferguson, Mo at the hands of the police.
KCBS In Depth: Amid Border Crisis, Immigration Judge Says More Staff And Resources Are Needed In Depth co-hosts Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro interview Federal San Francisco immigration Judge Dana Leigh Marks who says the Justice Department needs to fully fund and staff the immigration courts, and that Congress needs to finally address immigration policy.
KCBS In Depth: Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent Says Efforts To Reduce Violent Crime Are Paying OffOakland Police Chief Sean Whent talks to KCBS In Depth co-hosts Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro about the city’s efforts to reduce violent crime.
KCBS In Depth: 'Project Rebound' Transforms Prison Inmates Into ScholarsThis week, KCBS In Depth co-hosts Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro speak with Project Rebound director Jason Bell, who is also a former inmate and became a college graduate through the innovative program at San Francisco State University that’ has been helping former inmates earn their college degrees as soon as they are released from prison.
KCBS In Depth: Challenges For Homeless Families Under San Francisco's High Cost Of LivingSAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — This week KCBS In Depth co-hosts Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro speak with Eric Kisch, executive director of Campus Family Services—a San Francisco non-profit that assists homeless and at-risk families. Providing social services a hundred years, Compass is now teaming up with Twitter to keep the legacy moving forward.
KCBS In Depth: Stanford Professer's Plan For Combating Global Warming In California And 49 Other StatesA Stanford researcher has 50 plans, one for each state, which map out how we become 100 percent powered by wind, water and sunlight by the year 2050.
KCBS In Depth: Sports, Race And Fallout From Donald Sterling’s Banishment From The NBAThis week, KCBS In Depth co-hosts Jan McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro talk with sociologist Dr. Harry Edwards, a professor emeritus at UC Berkeley specializing in the sociology of sport, family, race and ethnic relations, about the implications of the NBA handling of L.A. Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling.
KCBS In Depth: ‘Game Changing’ DNA-Editing Technology Booms In The Bay Area And BeyondIn 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.
KCBS In Depth: SFPD Chief Greg Suhr Talks About Use Of Force, Pedestrian Accidents & Smartphone RobberiesThe 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.