The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 31, 2004

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The bodies of 4 U.S. security contractors in Iraq are burned, mutilated, and dragged through the streets of Fallujah after a fatal ambush

The Opec oil cartel says it will cut its crude oil production target by four percent – a move that could cause a price hike.. President Bush expresses disappointment

Governor Schwarzenegger hints that he may back a tax hike to help balance the State budget after all

The Teamsters Union asks the California Attorney General to investigate whether Costco is violating the State labor code by asking its workers to collect signatures for Governor Schwarzenegger’s proposed workers compensation ballot initiative

The California Rice Commission narrowly approves the application of a Sacramento biotech company to cultivate the country’s first pharmaceutical crop

Political satirist Al Franken today kicked off what he hopes will be the liberal answer to the dominance of right-wing talk radio