The amount of dog waste generated in North America each day is the equivalent to the size of 153 blue whales, or 55,845 blue whales a year, according to the recent Canadian film "Dog Dazed." On the next City Visions, host Joseph Pace will examine the innovative uses of this dog waste, the critically important but lesser known reasons to keep cats indoors, the perils of pet obesity and more. What do you need to do be a more environmentally aware pet owner?
Recording of City Visions conversation May 13 about driverless cars in California.
Google's self-driving cars have been seen all over Bay Area roads for several years, but now that California has passed SB 1298, autonomous vehicles could become a reality here much faster than many people have predicted. Will these 'driverless' cars prevent some of the 5 million motor accidents in the United States by eliminating human error and distraction? How will manufacturers resolve the safety and liability issues related to autonomous vehicles? What about the privacy concerns about the data that self driving cars will collect?
City Visions host Joseph Pace and guests discuss what the future may hold for public housing in San Francisco. How can the city improve living conditions, ensure a reliable source of funding, and ensure an adequate stock of safe and affordable housing for residents?
California is required to implement federal health care reform by January 2014. We discuss what needs to happen by then, and what this means for you. Is California ready? What will change and what has changed already? And what are health benefit exchanges and who needs to use them? Host David Onek and a panel of Bay Area experts make sense of this landmark legislation.