Sonoma County Activists to Tackle Climate Change Options at Town Hall – May 15, 2019

A radical new proposal aims to confront Climate Change. Local environmental activists are coming together for a Town Hall tonight to discuss options for confronting climate change. The event is hosted by several local non-profits and will focus on rallying support for the “Green New Deal.” Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and others introduced this policy package […]

Israeli Consul General in San Francisco Says That Israel Lacks Partners for Peace in the Middle East – May 10, 2019

Last weekend, more than twenty Palestinians and four Israelis died as missiles and mortars flew across the border between Gaza and Israel. Israeli Defense Forces said that 700 rockets and mortars were fired into Israel from the Gaza Strip. Israel responded with a massive bombardment. This was the worst fighting in the area since 2014. […]

Shirlee Zane Says Improvements in Mental Health Care Must Happen at All Levels of Government, Part 2 – May 9, 2019

Continuing our series for Mental Health Month, we’ve got part two of our interview with Sonoma County Supervisor Shirlee Zane. As she crusades for better mental health care at Kaiser Permanente, she believes others need to step up as well. Yesterday, we heard how Sonoma County Supervisor Shirlee Zane met with Kaiser Permanente’s CEO about […]

Kaiser CEO Tyson Meets with Families Seeking Improvements in Mental Health Care, Part 1 – May 8, 2019

May is Mental Health Month. So, this week we bring you two reports on possible progress as families seek answers about needed improvements in mental health care from giant insurer Kaiser Permanente. In late April, Sonoma County Supervisor Shirlee Zane traveled to Kaiser headquarters in Oakland. She was there with a group of family members […]

Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet Forrest Gander: ‘I Love Petaluma’ – May 3, 2019

Writers mostly toil in silence and solitude. Recognition is rare. Yesterday, KRCB News Director Steve Mencher spoke with Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet Forrest Gander, who lives in Petaluma. They talked about the losses that led to his powerful collection “Be With.” Today, a happier conversation… about recognition and the comforts of finding community. Find part one […]