Fear of Gangs Driving Central American Immigrants North: Podcast – January 11, 2019

President Trump flew to Texas yesterday, to increase support for his border wall. Late last year, when the president was drumming up fears of an invading “caravan,” producer Scott Carrier visited Tijuana for his podcast Home of the Brave. Here’s what he found. Today’s report comes to us from producers Katie Davis and Scott Carrier. […]

Sonoma County Swears in New Sheriff, Pt.2 – January 10, 2019

The New Year is bringing changes to Sonoma County Sheriff’s department. We’re continuing our conversation with newly sworn in Sonoma County Sheriff, Mark Essick. Reporter Adia White talked with Essick about the police shooting of 15 year old Andy Lopez and how he expects his department will change moving forward. Listen to Part 1 of […]

Sonoma County Swears in New Sheriff, Pt.1 – January 9, 2019

There’s a new sheriff in town. Mark Essick took his oath as Sonoma County Sheriff on Monday. The 49-year-old is replacing former Sheriff Robert Giordono. Reporter Adia White spoke with Essick about how the department will change under his leadership. Tomorrow on the North Bay Report, Essick talks about the tragic shooting of Andy Lopez […]

North Bay Jobs with Justice Releases Report on Sonoma’s Economy – January 8, 2019

In the fall of 2018, “the State of Working Sonoma” reported on income inequality and low-wage employment in Sonoma County. The report was commissioned by North Bay Jobs with Justice and written by consultant Jesús Guzmán, who holds a masters’ in public policy from the University of California Berkeley. Reporter Adia White talked with Guzmán […]

Rep. Jackie Speier talks about surviving Jonestown – January 4, 2019

It’s time to stop calling what happened at the Jonestown massacre mass suicide and start calling it murder – that’s according to U.S. representative Jackie Speier. We’re continuing our conversation with Speier about her recently published autobiography “Undaunted.” Speier traveled to Guyana forty years ago to help rescue defectors from Jim Jone’s cult during the […]

Rep. Jackie Speier Willing to Trade Some Wall Funding for DACA Guarantees – January 3, 2019

Representative Jackie Speier has written an autobiography. She calls it “Undaunted.” It’s packed with personal revelations. For Speier, the personal has always been political, starting before she nearly lost her life on Leo Ryan’s ill-fated mission to Jonestown, Guyana 40 years ago. She spoke with KRCB News Director Steve Mencher and their discussion ranged from […]

Living Downstream Preview: Public Housing on a Superfund Site – January 2, 2019

What if the government invited you to live in affordable housing – then told you that the ground on which those apartments were built was polluted with lead and arsenic. Yes, this really happened. Today we’re concluding the previews of our podcast Living Downstream. Producers Annie Ropeik and Nicholas Janzen bring us the story of […]

Snoopy’s Home Ice to Celebrate 50th in 2019 – January 1, 2019

There’s still plenty of time for skating and fun at Snoopy’s Home Ice this winter, but something special is in store in the coming year. Attendance is down slightly at the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center since the 2017 fires. It’s that way at many cultural organizations in Santa Rosa. But 2019 is […]