Seaside, CA – Classes are underway this week at California State University Monterey Bay. It's 11 years after the campus was founded on Fort Ord and the first year under new President Dianne Harrison. As KAZU's Ben Adler reports, Harrison's top two priorities are adding students ... and adding buildings.
Austin, TX – NPR is marking the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with follow-up reports on the gulf coast's recovery efforts. KAZU's Ben Adler speaks with one of the people contributing to it is NPR correspondent John Burnett, from his home in Austin, Texas.
Click here to listen to John Burnett's story on Weekend Edition Saturday about reinventing New Orleans.
Santa Cruz, CA – KAZU's John Sepulvado talks with Santa Cruz Sentinel reporter Genevieve Bookwalter about a spat between byciclists, motorists and rural county residents that could result in new rules for cycling; and a new hire by a county supervisor-elect that raised some eyebrows.
Monterey, CA – This is NOT your father's soapbox derby - more like the soapbox derby for the 21st century, or perhaps Generation X. Here, engineless racecars built by some of the top automobile manufacturers in the world are hurtling downhill along the twisting, curving Jacks Peak Park Road in Monterey. KAZU's Ben Adler reports.
Salinas, CA – KAZU's Ben Adler gets an update on the changes to Natividad Medical Center and the progress of the Monterey County General Plan with Salinas Californian county government reporter Dawn Withers.