UpFront

California loses first House seat: the Census numbers and what it means for politics; Plus: Behind the investigation exposing Windsor Mayor’s history of sexual assault; and San Francisco’s earthquake retrofit scandal

0:08 – US Census results are coming in, California loses one Congressional seat

Tom Wolf (@tomTMwolf) is Senior Counsel and Spitzer Fellow with the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program, where he focuses on the census and redistricting.

0:34 – Fifth dead whale in the SF Bay Area in a month

Moe Flannery is Senior Collections Manager of Birds and Mammals at the California Academy of Sciences.

0:45 – Biden officially recognizes the Armenian Genocide

Roxanne Makasdjian is Director of Broadcast Communications at UC Berkeley, and co-founder of the Genocide Education Project, which supports educators in teaching about human rights and genocide, particularly the Armenian Genocide.

1:08 – KPFA News: Alameda Police released body camera footage showing the police killing of Mario Gonzalez today. The 26 year old Latino man died during an encounter with police April 19th. His family is calling for an independent investigation and accountability. KPFA’s Christina Aanestad reports.

1:13 – SF Chronicle exposes Windsor Mayor as sexual assailant 

Alexandria Bordas (@CrossingBordas) an investigative reporter with the San Francisco Chronicle.

Cynthia Dizikes (@cdizikes) investigative reporter with the San Francisco Chronicle, together they broke the story that the Windsor Mayor, Dominic Foppoli, dubbed the “prince of wine” sexually assaulted at least 6 women. Read their investigation here.

1:34 – Newsom Recall campaign kicks off

Laurel Rosenhall (@LaurelRosenhall) politics and power for CalMatters, focused on the State Capitol.

1:45 – San Francisco’s earthquake retrofit problem

Joe Eskenazi (@EskSF) managing editor and columnist at Mission Local, based in San Francisco. His latest special investigation is two parts:

Part 1: “Special Report: ‘It could become a San Bruno’ — the explosive problem buried beneath San Francisco homes”

Part 2: “Structural engineers’ warnings over city’s mandatory retrofits have gone unheeded for years”

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WildcookieSerious DrugCookie Dough2010 Tru Thoughts Ltd
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Hans ZimmerThe WormholeInterstellar (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Deluxe Version]WMG - WaterTower Music
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