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.
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.
San Jose Police Chief Says City Is Safe But Admits Department's ChallengesSan Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel tells KCBS In Depth that the largest city in the Bay Area is still a safe place to live but admits the challenges of keeping officers from leaving for better jobs.
San Francisco Chronicle Chief: Online Journalism Worth Subscribing To; Will Focus Less On South BayKCBS In Depth interview with San Francisco Chronicle Editor-In-Chief Audrey Cooper.
California’s High-Speed Rail Moves Ahead; Transportation Official Says That Its Costs Can Be Recovered And That It Will Be Worth The WaitKCBS In Depth talks with Dan Richard, the chairman of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, who says that there’s a very high level of confidence that enough money can be made to complete the entire system.
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.
KCBS In Depth: California Academy Of Sciences Proves Popular With AdultsThe new Executive Director of California Academy of Sciences, Dr. Jonathon Foley, says institutions like his play an important role in filling educational gaps, but is also popular among adults.
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.
San Francisco And Berkeley Soda Tax Propositions Could Set PrecedentSAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — Voters in San Francisco and Berkeley will decide Tuesday whether to tax soft drinks like Coke and Pepsi. This week KCBS In Depth cohosts Jane McMillian spoke with San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener, who is a supporter of the soda tax, and Roger Zalazar, representing the American Beverage Association, who opposes it.
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: Understanding The Facts About The Ebola OutbreakKCBS In Depth host Jane McMillan speaks with Dr. Charles Chiu, who is an assistant professor of laboratory and infectious disease medicine at UCSF, about the Ebola outbreak.
KCBS In Depth: Exploring Water Solutions For California’s DroughtIs our current drought in California part of a natural weather pattern, an aberration, or climate change? KCBS In Depth cohosts speak with Dr. Peter Gleick, a globally recognized scientist who is an expert in water and climate issues, about challenges ahead for California in the midst of the worst drought on record.
KCBS In Depth: Earthquake Early-Warning Technology And Emergency PreparednessKCBS’ In Depth co-hosts Jeff Bell and Ed Cavagnaro speak with Dr. Richard Allen, director of the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, which received a 5-second warning before the first waves of the Napa quake rolled through. They also talk with Lt. Erica Arteseros, coordinator for the San Francisco Fire Department's Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT).
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: SF District Attorney George Gascón Wants To Modernize Criminal Prosecution KCBS cohosts Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro talk with San Francisco District Atttorney George Gascón about Prop 47, a November ballot measure that would reduce some non-violent drug and property crimes from felony status to misdemeanors, and other public safety issues that he says need to be modernized.