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Brandt Bates

In Tuesday’s primary election, some races were settled. In other races, the field was narrowed.

Broadcast Sunday June 3, 2018 at 4pm:

SEGMENT 1: A return visit to the Seeds of Peace summer camp, when teenagers from opposing sides of conflict regions, including the Middle East, arrive for amazing encounters of dialogue and fun.

SEGMENT 2: When we're in a disagreement, it's sometimes hard simply to listen to the other person. But skillful listening is a core practice of conflict resolution and, potentially, a doorway to improved relations and greater self-understanding.

Santa Cruz is a place of natural beauty, ocean breezes and family-friendly tourist attractions. But a new collection of short FICTION stories explores a seedier side of this beach town filled with murder and mystery.  Susie Bright edited the collection called Santa Cruz Noir.

Doug McKnight

The schools in the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District need more than $200-million for repairs.   The school district is asking property owners to pay for it.  Voters decide on Tuesday if they want to do that when they vote on Measure I.  

The fourth and final event of the Leon Panetta 2018 Lecture Series focused on Technology and the American Dream:  Impact of Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Cyber.

Broadcast Sunday May 27, 2018 at 4pm:

Since 2004, Jack Johnson has hosted annual concerts in Hawaii featuring his musician friends to raise money for the Kokua Foundation he and his wife created to support environmental education programs. This one hour radio special features the best, one-of-a-kind collaborations from past festivals. 

Taylor Romo

Wednesday AM Update: Monterey County Supervisors voted 4-1 to lower the county's taxes on the cannabis industry. The new rate for cultivation in greenhouses is $5 per square foot of the foliage area. And for indoor cultivation, the new rate is $8 per square foot of the foliage area. 

Broadcast Sunday May 20th, 2018 at 4pm:

Part 2 of a special series from Ken Rudin's Political Junkie -- 1968: 50 Years Later. The Democratic National Convention gets underway in Chicago, but there is turmoil both inside the hall and outside. Anti-Vietnam War demonstrators and police clash violently in the streets. The Chicago Eight are charged with conspiracy and incitement to riot. Meanwhile, inside the hall, floor fights between establishment and anti-war delegates threaten to tear the party apart. Vice President Hubert Humphrey secures the nomination despite having not competed in any primaries.

Erika Mahoney

When the oil companies, landowners and mineral rights owners sued Monterey County late last year, the plaintiffs’ side of the courtroom was packed with lots of lawyers.  

Relive the extraordinary Presidency of Barack Obama through White House photographer Pete Souza's behind-the-scenes images and stories, at a presentation and Q&A at the Civic Auditorium. For more information visit bookshopsantacruz.com

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