The California Report
The California Report takes a look at the week's news, arts and cultural events affecting California and its diverse population by providing in-depth analysis and stories. Produced by KQED.
California's Fight Over Fracking Heats Up. Immigration Protesters Descend on Office of Key GOP Lawmaker. End Music.
Commission Scrutinizing SF's City College Is Itself Being Investigated. Oakland Schoolkids Channel Their Inner Rihanna to Promote Attendance. First Medical School Students Start at UC Riverside. End Music.
The Environmental Impact of Building a Border Fence.
San Diegans Have Questions As Filner Scandal Grows. End Music.
At the Santa Anita racetrack, thousands of guests stroll around nibbling street food and enjoying the ambience of the 626 Night Market. A new event launched about a year ago, the market showcases the foods of the San Gabriel Valley. In that minority-majority area east of Los Angeles, Asians account for 60 percent of the population and their numbers are rising steadily. Along with the ethnic influx come authentic, high-quality foods — and the San Gabriel Valley is legendary for offering some of the best Asian cuisine in all of Southern California.
Educators Say Goodbye to STAR Test. Immigrant Spared from Deportation Over Pot Bust Twenty Years Ago. Concern for Prisoners' Health Grows as Hunger Strike Continues. End Music.