2016 Election

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Daily news roundup for Thursday, June 30, 2016

Jun 30, 2016
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Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

Crime: In rare occurrence, big three Bay Area cities see similar midyear homicide counts // San Jose Mercury News

"Halfway through the year, the homicide numbers of the Bay Area's three largest cities have reached a rare occurrence: They're nearly the same.

Daily news roundup for Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Jun 8, 2016

Here’s what’s happening in the Bay Area as curated by KALW news:

Clinton claims milestone as first female major-party nominee, wins California primary - LA Times

“Hillary Clinton carved her name in history Tuesday, becoming the first woman ever chosen to lead a major party into the fall presidential campaign.

 


Californians waited a long time to see if their votes would make a difference in the presidential race, and they nearly made it to the finish line.

Your Call: Your vote still matters, California!

Jun 7, 2016
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On the June 7th edition of Your Call, we’re talking about Election Day! 

  On the March 29th edition of  Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Wendell Potter and Nick Penniman, authors of Nation on the Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do About It.

 On the March 14th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with EMILY’s List founder Ellen R. Malcolm. 

Your Call weekly kudos: March 4th, 2016

Mar 4, 2016

On the March 4th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable.

Daily news roundup for Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Mar 1, 2016
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Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

San Francisco deputies to face charges over alleged inmate fights // SF Chronicle

“Two San Francisco sheriff’s deputies and one former deputy who were accused of forcing city jail inmates to fight each other for entertainment will be charged criminally, The Chronicle has learned.

On the February 26th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation about media coverage of the presidential primaries. With the presidential elections in full swing, how are the media scrutinizing the candidates’ records on major issues? We’ll also discuss the heated debate over freedom of speech in India, following the arrest of several students over the demonstrations at one of India’s most prestigious universities. Join the conversation, on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Your Call: The legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia

Feb 19, 2016

  

On the February 19th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Justice Antonin Scalia’s death.

On the January 8th edition of  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the diplomatic crisis between Iran and Saudi Arabia after the Saudi government executed a prominent Shiite dissident.

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