The State of California

The State of California

The State of California

CATEGORY: News
A daily deep dive into an issue of public policy or politics that's driving the conversation in California. Each day, we interview a guest who's a newsmaker, public official, or expert.
  1. October 23, 2020
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    The State of California: The Prop 25 debate, should…
    KCBS Radio news anchors Patti Reising and Jeff Bell and KCBS Radio political reporter Doug Sovern spoke with both John J. Bauters with the Alliance for Safety & Justice, representing YES on 25 and former state…
  2. October 22, 2020
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    The State of California: Expectations for the final…
    KCBS Radio news anchors Patti Reising and KCBS Radio political reporter Doug Sovern spoke with Anna Sampaio, chair of the Ethnic Studies Department at Santa Clara University. They discuss their expectations for…
  3. October 21, 2020
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    The State of California: Both sides of Prop 22
    KCBS Radio news anchors Patti Reising and Jeff Bell and KCBS Radio political reporter Doug Sovern speak with Jimmy Strano, a Bay Area rideshare driver, who supports Prop 22 and Sherry Murphy, who was a Lyft dri…
  4. October 20, 2020
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    The State of California: Campaign spending on ballot…
    KCBS Radio news anchors Patti Reiing and Jeff Bell and KCBS Radio political reporter Doug Sovern speak with Marva Diaz, an economist by training who worked in politics for many years and is Editor of the Califo…
  5. October 19, 2020
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    The State of California: Understanding California's…
    KCBS Radio news anchors Patti Reiing and Jeff Bell speak with David McCuan, Chair and Professor of the Political Science Department at Sonoma State University. They discuss the importance of California's ballot…
  6. October 16, 2020
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    The State of California: Republican perspective on t…
    KCBS Radio news anchors Megan Goldsby and Jeff Bell and KCBS Radio political reporter Doug Sovern were joined by Harmeet Dhillon, the Republican National Committeewoman for California and a leader of both the S…
  7. October 15, 2020
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    The State of California: The GOP's refusal to remove…
    KCBS Radio news anchors Megan Goldsby and Jeff Bell and KCBS Radio political reporter Doug Sovern were joined by State Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez, Democrat from San Diego, who wrote the state’s ballot colle…
  8. October 14, 2020
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    The State of California: Amy Coney Barrett continues…
    KCBS Radio News anchors Megan Goldsby and Jeff Bell and KCBS Radio Political Reporter Doug Sovern speak with UC Hastings Law Professor Rory Little, former federal prosecutor and Supreme Court clerk. They discus…
  9. October 13, 2020
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    The State of California: Amy Coney Barrett dodges qu…
    KCBS Radio News anchor Megan Goldsby and KCBS Radio Political Reporter Doug Sovern speak with Jessica Levinson Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Public Service Institute at Loyola Law School in Los…
  10. October 12, 2020
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    The State of California: What to make of the record…
    KCBS Radio News anchor Patti Reising and KCBS Radio Political Reporter Doug Sovern speak with Paul Mitchell, vice president of Political Data Inc in Sacramento. They discuss the record early returns on mail-in-…
  11. October 09, 2020
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    The State of California: CA Secretary of State Alex…
    KCBS Radio News anchors Jeff Bell and Margie Shafer and KCBS Radio Political Reporter Doug Sovern speak with California Secretary of State Alex Padilla about the protocols for voting in California and what the…
  12. October 08, 2020
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    The State of California: Examining both sides of Pro…
    KCBS Radio News anchors Jeff Bell and Patti Reising and KCBS Radio Political Reporter Doug Sovern look at both sides of the Prop 15 debate. First they spoke with David Goldberg, a longtime classroom teacher fro…
  13. October 07, 2020
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    The State of California: Expectations for the vice p…
    KCBS Radio News anchors Jeff Bell and Patti Reising and KCBS Radio Political Reporter Doug Sovern spoke with Barbara O'Connor, Emerita Professor of Communications and Director of the Institute for the Study of…
  14. October 06, 2020
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    The State of California: Political impact of Trump e…
    KCBS Radio News anchors Jeff Bell and Patti Reising and KCBS Radio Political Reporter Doug Sovern spoke with longtime political strategist Bob Shrum, a veteran of many presidential campaigns, and Director of th…
  15. October 05, 2020
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    The State of California: Both sides of Prop 16
    KCBS Radio News anchors Jeff Bell and Patti Reising and KCBS Radio Political Reporter Doug Sovern spoke with both Eva Paterson, the co-chair of Yes on Prop 16 and Gail Heriot, co-chair of the NO on Prop 16 side…
  16. October 02, 2020
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    The State of California: UC Berkeley medical expert…
    KCBS Radio News anchors Jeff Bell and Patti Reising and KCBS Radio Political Reporter Doug Sovern spoke with Dr. John Swartzberg, Clinical Professor Emeritus at the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley. They…
  17. October 01, 2020
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    The State of California: Former Senator Barabara Box…
    KCBS Radio Political Reporter Doug Sovern plays a portion of his interview with former U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer. They discuss her reaction the first presidential debate, the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to…
  18. September 30, 2020
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    The State of California: What's the right message wh…
    KCBS Radio News anchors Jeff Bell and Patti Reising and KCBS Radio Political Reporter Doug Sovern spoke with Kathay Feng, former executive director of California Common Cause. She is a longtime civil rights att…
  19. September 29, 2020
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    The State of California: Discussing possible strateg…
    KCBS Radio News anchors Jeff Bell and Patti Reising and KCBS Radio Political Reporter Doug Sovern spoke with Dr. Anna Sampaio, professor of political science and ethnic studies and Chair of the Ethnic Studies D…
  20. September 28, 2020
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