2017-04-03 Update: KPFA: the Pacifica Evening News Weekdays [Program Feed]

  • The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – February 23, 2018
    Donald Trump delivers a campaign style speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference. Prisoner rights attorneys return to federal court to say California authorities are violating the terms of an agreement that was supposed to end most solitary confinement.
  • The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – February 22, 2018
    The longtime leader of the National Rifle Association comes out swinging against the F.B.I.  and what he calls Democratic party and media elites he says are smearing the NRA in the wake of the Parkland, Florida school massacre. The family of Sahleem Tindle and supporters attend a BART Board meeting to demand justice for the African American man slain last month by a BART police officer. Featured Stories: https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/state-senator-resigns-after-sexual-harassment-report https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/sf-court-delays-decision-on-deportation-of-floricel-ramos-lodi-mother-of-3-in-detention-for-11-months https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/family-demands-justice-after-the-death-of-man-shot-by-bart-police-officer
  • The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – February 21, 2018
    Donald Trump holds listening session at the White House with those affected by school massacres; he suggests arming school teachers. California mayors and lawmakers seek 1.5 billion dollars in state funds to tackle the homelessness crisis. https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/mayors-lawmakers-seek-15-billion-for-homelessness
  • The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – February 20, 2018
    Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.
  • The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – February 19, 2018
    Survivors of the Florida high school massacre throw down the gauntlet on gun control — challenging Donald Trump and other Republicans. Washington State youth file suit against the state for failing to take measures to protect them against the ravages of climate change.
  • The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – February 16, 2018
    Special Counsel Robert Mueller indicts 13 Russians for interfering with 2016 presidential campaign.  South Africa's new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, promises to work to attack the problems of poverty and unemployment. Bay Area lawmakers introduce statewide tenant protection measures. https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/three-california-assembly-bills-introduced-to-halt-evictions https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/politicians-try-to-implement-gun-safety-laws-because-thoughts-and-prayers-are-not-enough
  • The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – February 15, 2018
    The fate of hundreds of thousands of the young undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers remains in limbo after the Senate defeated three measures yesterday. Officials charge accused Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz with 18 counts of premeditated murder. https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/daca-in-limbo-as-senate-votes-down-immigration-proposals https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/the-americans-with-disabilities-act-could-be-reformed
  • The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – February 14, 2018
    On a voice vote, the Senate agrees to proceed to formal debate on measures that variously would protect the young undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers, spend money on border security, punish sanctuary cities, end diversity visas and restrict family based immigration.   Kaiser healthcare workers protect the health care giant's plan to outsource dozens of jobs.
  • The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – February 13, 2018
    Three of the nation's top intelligence officials testify their agencies have detected Russian activity aimed at interfering in the upcoming midterm elections. Civil rights attorney John Burris announces a lawsuit in the fatal BART shooting of an African American man last month. https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/california-ag-gives-guidance-on-immigrant-worker-protections https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/berkeley-may-become-a-sanctuary-city-for-adult-use-marijuana-city-council-to-vote-on-resolution-tonight https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/family-of-sahleem-tindle-killed-by-bart-police-call-for-bodycam-footage-release
  • The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – February 12, 2018
    The Senate begins open-ended debate on immigration to protect Dreamers from deportation and other immigration issues. San Francisco State Senator Scott Wiener proposes legislation to make it easier to force conservatorships for homeless mentally ill people living on the streets. Featured Stories: https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/foodworkers-protest-low-wages-in-oakland https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/senate-opens-immigration-debate-dreamers-fate-at-stake https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/senator-wiener-introduces-legislation-to-let-cities-decide-on-behalf-of-mentally-ill-homeless-people
  • The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – February 9, 2018
    Donald Trump nixes release of the Democratic version of a House Intelligence Committee memo on the investigation of the Trump campaign's ties to Russia. Prisoners seek to keep alive their lawsuit against sleeping deprivation in California prisons. https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/prisoner-lawsuits-against-sleep-deprivation-in-ca-prisons   https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/trump-signs-massive-budget-deal https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/court-documents-show-police-collaborated-with-neo-nazis  
  • The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – February 8, 2018
    The Senate and House debate budget measures as a midnight deadline looms to avert another government shutdown. Berkeley police roust a homeless encampment on the grounds of Old City Hall. Featured Stories: https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/berkeley-sweeps-homeless-encampment-at-old-city-hall https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/judge-rules-a-baker-can-refuse-to-bake-a-cake-for-a-lesbian-wedding https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/troubled-waterfix-seeks-to-build-one-tunnel-at-a-time
  • The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – February 7, 2018
    House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi holds the floor for hours to dramatize her demand that Republican Speaker Paul Ryan agree to allow debate on a plan to protect young undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers."  The California Nurses Association makes its case for single payer health care at the State Capitol.
  • The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – February 6, 2018
    The White House says Donald Trump was only kidding when he said that Democrats who failed to applaud during the State of the Union may have been committing treason — New York Democrat Hakeem Jeffries says treason is not a laughing matter. San Francisco and Alameda County residents may have the opportunity to vote on intiatives to fund child care, as wait lists grow to more than 1,000 names long. https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/alameda-county-board-of-supervisors-approve-child-care-ballot-initiative https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/doctors-rally-for-daca-immigrants https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/criminal-justice-fees-could-be-abandoned-in-sf-city-and-county
  • The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – February 5, 2018
    Donald Trump calls Congressional Democrats who didn't applaud his State of the Union speech "UnAmerican" and treasonous. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra steps in to provide oversight of SFPD reforms after the federal Justice Department abandons its Obama-era role. https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/poor-peoples-campaign-launches-moral-campaign-on-poverty-environment-racism https://soundcloud.com/kpfa-fm-94-1-berkeley/california-doj-will-review-sfpds-effort-to-improve-its-relationship-with-the-public


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays March 31, 2017 Comprehensive coverage of the day's news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays March 30, 2017 Comprehensive coverage of the day's news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays March 29, 2017

The day before the Senate Intelligence Committee holds its first open hearing on Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election, commitee Democrat Ron Wyden says he wants a thorough review of the financial relationships between Russia and President Donald Trump and his associates. California Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders announce a long-awaited bridge and road repair package. San Francisco State Senator Scott Wiener introduces legislation that would force any future presidential candidates to release their tax returns as a condition for appearing on the California ballot.

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays March 28, 2017 President Donald Trump signs an order to begin to unwind President Obama's clean power plan curbing emissions by coal-fired power plants. The order also affects coal leasing on public lands, methane missions and more. A California legislative committee rejects a Republican bill aimed at overturning the "Trust Act" which protects undocumented immigrants from federal detainer requests. Congressional Republicans successfully push back at Democratic attempts to force Donald Trump to produce his tax returns.

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The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays March 27, 2017 Vermont Independent Senator and former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announces a new push for Medicare for All in the wake of the failure of the Republican drive to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Senate Democrats force a one week delay in the confirmation vote for Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Ranking Democrat Dianne Feinstein says she's troubled by the millions of dollars in dark money spent by outside groups to promote Gorsuch and defeat President Obama's pick Merrick Garland, who Republicans refused to even consider. NFL owners approved the move of the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas on a nearly unanimous vote of 31-1.

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays March 24, 2017 The House pulls out on the vote for its repeal and replace legislation after President Donald Trump says he's through negotiating on the bill. The Trump Administration gives the OK to the Keystone XL pipeline, with a State Department finding that its construction will serve the U.S. national interest. San Francisco Assemblyman David Chiu introduces legislation to protect the state's undocumented workers.

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The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays March 23, 2017 Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan engage in furious lobbying to win over enough House Republicans to assure passage of a bill to repeal and replace the seven year old Affordable Care Act. Top Senate Democrat Charles Schumer says he will lead a filibuster against appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch, charging that Gorsuch "almost instinctively favors the powerful over the weak." Legislation put forward by state lawmakers would make California a sanctuary state for marijuana use.

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The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays March 22, 2017

British security officials say four people are dead, including the assailant, in what they're calling a terrorist attack on Westminster Bridge and outside the British parliament. President Donald Trump and House Republican leaders crank up pressure on recalcitrant conservatives and other Republican lawmakers a day before the House is set to vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Richmond files suit against Donald Trump's executive order to punish sanctuary cities. Immigrants rights and labor groups protest outside the offices of Contra Costa County Sheriff David Livingston over his cooperation with federal immigration authorities.

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The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays March 21, 2017

Day two of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsch. He's pressed on abortion, torture and whether corporations have the same free speech rights as people. Donald Trump pays a rare visit to Capitol Hill to rally wavering Republicans ahead of Thursday's scheduled vote to overturn the Affordable Care Act and put in place the Republican alternative. San Francisco and Oakland may join the city of Berkeley in voting to bar contracting with companies that help to build Donald Trump's wall along the border with Mexico. S.F. Mayor Ed Lee signs an ordinance pledging noncompliance with any future Muslim registry that the Trump Administration might order.

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The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays March 20, 2017 FBI Director James Comey publicly confirmd for the first time that the FBI is investigating Russia's alleged efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, including any potential coordination between Trump campaign associates and the Russian government. The Senate Judiciary Committee opens hearings into Donald Trump's nomination of Neil Gorsuch to fill the seat left vacant on the U.S. Supreme Court when Antonin Scalia died eleven months ago and Republicans refused to consider President Obama's pick. Juvenile justice reform on the agenda at the State Capitol as two lawmakers introduce legislation to keep young children out of the juvenile justice system. San Francisco Assemblymember Phil Ting joins with other Democrats to introduce legislation that would force the nation's two largest pension systems, CalPERS and CalSTRS to divest from companies that build Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico.

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The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays March 17, 2017 Comprehensive coverage of the day's news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays March 16, 2017 Comprehensive coverage of the day's news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays March 15, 2017 Comprehensive coverage of the day's news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays March 14, 2017 Comprehensive coverage of the day's news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays March 13, 2017 Comprehensive coverage of the day's news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

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