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Gubernatorial Debate preview, NIMBYism in Orange County, one year after the wine country fires




Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox (left) and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom (right).
Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox (left) and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom (right).
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Gubernatorial Debate Preview 

The two candidates running for California’s governor, John Cox and Gavin Newsom, are set to debate at 10 AM Monday. KPCC will carry KQED’s coverage of the debate but before that, Take Two will talk about the issues each are running on and whether that matches up with what California wants and needs.

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Hear the full debate here

Nimbyism in Fullerton

Efforts are underway to build housing for the homeless in Fullerton, California, but the developer has to persuade reluctant neighbors, and he only has a short amount of time to do it. Plus, we hear about David Gillenders, the man who hopes to build supportive housing on the site, and his vision for the property.

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A Fullerton maintenance yard where Pathways of Hope wants to build permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless residents. Surrounding neighbors have fought vociferously against the proposal.
A Fullerton maintenance yard where Pathways of Hope wants to build permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless residents. Surrounding neighbors have fought vociferously against the proposal.
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Editor’s Note: In the on-air segment, Fullerton City Council Member Jennifer Fitzgerald was misidentified as representing the district in which the project is proposed. In fact, she represents the city at-large.

October's biggest box office ever

Two very different kinds of movies brought in the strongest October box office EVER. "Venom" and "A Star is Born" —are taking all the credit but why has this month typically been weak in the past Plus, a 55-year-old iconic British franchise finally gets a female lead.

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Fires in wine country, a year later

Exactly one year ago today, fires erupted in a number of counties upstate, including Napa and Sonoma. There were 21 fires that, taken together, created what became known as the Northern California firestorm. Between October 8th and October 31st last year, 245,000 acres burned. Almost 9,000 structures were destroyed and 44 civilians were killed.

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The remains of the Signorello Estate Winery in Napa, California, on October 11, 2017.
The remains of the Signorello Estate Winery in Napa, California, on October 11, 2017.
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