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What’s next for The East Bay Express? We sit down with Editor-In-Chief; Plus: Climate activists in Portugal are trying to stop the country’s first off-shore drilling

7:08 – Carrie Levine (@levinecarrie) is a senior political reporter with the Center for Public Integrity covering the influence of money in politics. She joins us from Washington DC.

7:34 – Linda Krop is Chief Counsel for the Environmental Defense Center based in Santa Barbara, CA

7:49 – Fátima Teixeira is a former marine geologist is now an environmental activist. She’s part of the organizing committee for the Aerial Art Action of the 4th August in Cova do Vapor, Almada, in front of Lisbon, Portugal.

8:08 – Kathleen Richards (@KathORichards) is the editor-in-chief of the East Bay Express and the senior editor of Oakland and Alameda magazines and East Bay Monthly. After a week of turmoil, she says the Express remains committed to community journalism — but we must do better

8:34 – Vic Bedoian (@VicBedoian) is an independent radio journalist working in the California Heartland covering the environment and natural resources issues.

8:42 – Bikes For Life bike shop, Revolution Cafe, and the One Fam Event Center comprise Oakland’s One Fam non-profit organization. Recently, the businesses have faced the possibility of having to close their doors due to claims of back-rent being owed by their landlord. KPFA’s  Jody Strait (@Jody_Strait) Reports on what this means for the future of the non-profit organization and businesses.

8:47 – As Oakland’s homeless rises, residents and city officials search for a solution. Council Member at Large Rebecca Kaplan proposes a tax on Landlords that would generate funds to help combat homelessness and fund more affordable housing in the city. KPFA’s Kevin Pham reports.

8:54 – Richard Wolinksy (@Rich_Bookwaves) reviews Dry Powder playing at the Aurora Theater Company through Sunday July 22.

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