League of Women Voters

Daily news roundup for Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Jun 23, 2015
(Courtesy of League of Women Voters)

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

Report: African-American Adults Seven Times As Likely As Whites To Be Arrested in San Francisco // KQED

What are you last minute election questions before Tuesday’s big vote? On the next Your Call we’ll be discussing state ballot propositions, diving into the fine print that could produce big changes in our state. What issues have you found confusing and what seems like a no-brainer? Have basic voting questions been addressed in your community? We’ll have Kim Alexander from the California Voter Foundation and Lianne Campodonico and Suzanne Barba from

A new study shows that getting rid of old diesel trucks has helped cut gas emissions around the Port of Oakland in half. For years, the neighborhoods around the port have been known for extremely high air pollution that can cause health problems. KALW took a look at the effectiveness of these new state air regulations earlier in the month and also found that pollution has decreased near the port…