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01:45 min | 2 years ago

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"American Airlines says it will continue canceling ninety flights a day on the max through June fifth and United Airlines has also pulled the max off the schedule until the same date. United flies the max nine this is NPR news from Washington from D news, I'm Brian watt. The contra Costa county public defender is calling for a review of all cases involving a walnut creek police officer who was nearly fired in twenty seventeen for mishandling evidence cake sukey Lewis reports investigators started looking into officer Curtis foreman after he failed to book some. Vicodin pills into evidence, they'd found he'd made similar errors in dozens of cases. He was suspended for a month without pay and put on an improvement plan. This came to light through records released under the new police transparency law, but public defender Ravin Lipitsky says defense attorneys should have already been told about the officers dishonesty. It is of course, very disturbing to find out that there's a lot of information that probably should have been disclosed to the defense. That was never disclosed the one that creek police chief says he has no problem with a deeper look at Bormann's cases. And that he is confident in his decision to give the officer a second chance, I'm sukey Lewis, K Q, E news, San Jose State. President Mary papa's Ian says the university needs to work on the growing problem of student housing in food insecurity, the success of our students goes hand in hand with their academic and personal wellbeing and can only be achieved when we help them to alleviate. The various addresses and challenges that we know many of them experience comments came during Papa John's third state of the university address yesterday. She said San Jose.

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03:51 min | 2 years ago

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"I'm Tara Siler newly released police misconduct records reveal that a Richmond. Officer was fired from the force for lying to investigators over the twenty sixteen sexual exploitation scandal involving a teenager and more than thirty officers from departments across the bay area. Here to bring us up to date on this is sukey Lewis sukey as part of the California reporting project that's a collaboration of thirty three newsrooms across the state reporting on police misconduct records unsealed this year under a new law and sukey Jared tongue is the Richmond officer who was fired for making false statements. How was he involved in his scandal? And what did he lie about Tom was a resource officer at the high school where the woman at the center of the scandal went to school Jasmina bustling also known as Celeste guac had numerous relationships with officers which came to light back in twenty six. Eighteen we don't know the details of tongs involvement with a bustling, but she did share a taxed in which Tung allegedly said he would meet her at her mother's home. That was with news newsgroup reporter. And now, we don't exactly know what Tom lied about. We only got an index so far not the detailed case files that we are still waiting on. But also in that index was officer Terrance Jackson who was also disciplined in connection with this case he was suspended for a period of time for a sexual act while on duty. And do we know what exactly Terrence Jackson did to get suspended the records don't say, but we do know from a lawsuit against the department that a bustling said that he allegedly met her at her home and asked to see her breasts and groped her. This was a very wide ranging scandal involving numerous police officers across the bay area. What other records have been released relating to this case? So Richmond's the. I department of I believe about seven local law enforcement agencies that were caught up in the scandal to release any disciplinary record. So far. We know that seven other Richmond officers were disciplined for their part in the case. And that's from city officials. But the police chief says those disciplinary records don't fall under this new law. So there's still a lot. We don't know. And it's really hard to evaluate if officers were disciplined appropriately or not, and it will also be really interesting as we move forward. And we do start to get records from other agencies to kind of compare. What does upland looks like and Richmond versus other places? Yeah. You know, sukey the contra Costa district attorney decided not to file any charges against the Richmond officers. Why not? So at the time, the DA said the behavior didn't rise to the level of a criminal act. Also at the time contra Costa supervisor John Gioia called for an outside investigation. Led by the state attorney and he told us yesterday that he still stands. By this. And it would have really helped ensure you know, the public's trust in the process, and this was being handled appropriately these records just released by Richmond are really just a very small part of this broader statewide effort to open up police misconduct records. Now, this very unusual collaboration between news organizations across the state to obtain and report on these records why so much attention. Why is there so much attention on this project? It's just been a sole long that Californians have been in the dark about what police officers have done wrong and also how and when and what are the rules around their use of force. And the idea is if we can all work together. And all look at these records, we can really begin to see something that has been a black box for for decades. Okay. Thanks so much sukey. Thank you Tara cake UD sukey Lewis, and I'm Tara Siler K Q E news..

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09:11 min | 2 years ago

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"So obviously a pattern of behavior. It's it could be that. And the district attorney tells us he didn't know about that follow up investigation. So a day after we published the story the district attorney told us that he is taking another look at the case, and considering whether because there are multiple instances, whether a criminal charge could be brought and sukey you can imagine with all the public record act requests you've made police departments other law enforcement agencies must be concerned. I would think that they're a lot more cases like one Alex just described. Well, it'll be really interesting as we get further into this and begin to get a bigger picture of the patterns because reporting, you know, what is reported is not always, you know, evidence of what is there? You know, if if there are not if there's a place where they're telling us, you know, we don't have any response records. We haven't done any of these investigations, you know, that doesn't necessarily mean they're clean or they were that there's nothing to see there. And so I think as we begin to see these patterns and began to kind of build some statistical understanding of that will also be able to see, oh, and some places there aren't even internal affairs investigations being done. Which will also be really interesting, Alex. Yeah. Just under this law. You know, we have access to if an internal investigation was done and completed so officers who may resign during that process. We may not have access. However, we do there are other ways that as we as this reporting goes on that we can look at not only with the law allows. But what's around what the law allows you mentioned that the DA in San Mateo county didn't know about that second investigation of the Burlingame police officer. And I'm wondering to what extent do these sort of rogue officers if you will get hired by other agencies for that same reason that their record doesn't go with them that other agencies aren't aware of these their pass. I think that the answer to that is we don't necessarily know anecdotally, I know of. A couple of different cases. I'm thinking of one specifically where I an officer a peace officer was terminated from one law enforcement agency for for what was some pretty concerning conduct. And then was hired by another law enforcement agency. I think we again, anecdotally we hear that this happens. And part of the reason is that there is no guarantee that a hiring law enforcement agency would even have access to disciplinary information because it has been kept so clamped down and so secret by California state law that said, I I would I would hasten to add though that I know of police agencies that require officers as part of their application process to waive their rights to privacy. So they would get those records. But we don't know how consistent her how uniform that is throughout the state talking with Alex Emslie and sukey Lewis to have criminal Justice reporters, and this is a half hour segment. We're delving into a new state law that gives more public act. Access and journalism access to a police personnel records give us a call. If you want to weigh in. We are going to change subjects at the bottom of the hour. So now is the time. If you want to ask a question or make a comment eight six six seven three three sixty seven eighty six again, that's eight six six seven three three six seven eight six Alex. Both of you were saying at the top of the California historically has had some of the tightest restrictions the best protections. If you will for police officers law enforcement officers records, what was the history of that. And why after so many years of trying to change it? Do you think finally legislation got through the legislature? You know, that's something that I've really been trying to figure out in my own head because I don't know that I necessarily know the answer, but I can go through a little bit about what I do know. I mentioned that in the nineteen seventies is really a turning point where these statutes that their their in shorthand referred to as the pitches statutes took effect. That was an attempt to sort of standard is what? A defense attorneys might have access to from a police officers disciplinary record in the midst of a criminal case, but the overall effect and how it was interpreted ended up with this great secrecy, and then in two thousand six that was clamped down further by a state supreme court case. So I can say since two thousand six I mean, the the level of access in California has been a very much less than many other places. If you fast forward a bit you get to the attorney point that I think for California in the bay area in particular is the shooting of Oscar grant that, you know, the public starts to get a glimpse at these tear. The these really tragic situations and video particularly is a strong. You know, it shows something different than maybe what a written document might. Right. And and then in two thousand fourteen you had the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri. Where again, you see this kind of. Public. Public interest public outcry in more for more information more transparency and more accountability about these kinds of cases, but the laws were still not passing in California. And I think maybe Stefan Clark was killed in Sacramento on March eighteenth two thousand eighteen of last year, and that was right during the legislative session when this law was being considered it was right in the lawmakers backyard. There was a lot of video and a lot of concern about that shooting, and that may have had some effect on this legislation finally getting and in fact, just yesterday, the attorney general heavier Sarah, his office released an independent investigation with some recommendations to the police department, and a, you know, another Bill that was in the legislature that I think did not pass was to give the attorney general authority to investigate doing that. This kind of investigation on any use of force maybe a deadly use of force. So that is something that still the legislature. Has resisted are there other things sukey or Alex that are in the pipeline that could help bring more exposure to these things I know there was kind of a partner Bill or whatever that was that will go into effect. I believe in June that opens up more immediate access to body camera footage. I'm not sure it's real tings. Bill is selling. Yeah. Yeah. That is that is going to kind of I think add or expand a little bit the law that we're already working with. There was also as a direct reaction, I believe to the Stefan Clark shooting at a law that did not pass. But that we believe we'll we'll come back to the legislature, which would change the legal standard for police use of deadly force from one that's been interpreted at the national US supreme court standard. It's it's it's called the reasonable standard. What a reasonable officer would do to a necessary standard allowing for an analysis of was there any alternative that could have been implemented that could have prevented a deadly use of force. All right. Let's go to the phones and Denny in Rio vista, you're next. How are you today? Good. What's on your mind? Thanks for taking my call. Well, I lived have lived in realistic for the past five years, and my wife, and I went up a business in real. And she is African American and our business was harassed and vandalized over a two year period. And the police in real vista were completely dismissive of it. Finally, the last draws that of the fun of the store was completely smashed in by vandals. We had suspect on on camera on video that we gave to the police and show to the police, but they did absolutely nothing. We we did close the business down two years ago. But I never got any information from the police they were extremely dismissive and rude. And I I don't know how we could have resolved the situation. To benefit, Danny. I'm Alex Wong? We're getting to the end of the hour. So yeah, I mean briefly, I think, and we we if you if you heard our discussion a little bit about this Burlingame case, I think that sometimes accountability mechanisms they really rely on civilians and citizens like you. You know, making going that extra mile to find a different way to kind of make a complaint about what has happened. And so if the police department isn't interested in hearing your complaint, generally, there is a higher level of city government such as the the city manager who might be interested in hearing what happened and how the police did. Or did not follow up. All right. Thanks very much for the call any and Alex Emslie sukey Lewis, thanks to you. And look forward to more of your reporting as these police records do get released over the coming months. Hopefully, they will get released after these lawsuits are resolved think we've already got some more. Okay. Good. All right. We're gonna shift gears take a short break. And when we come back. We'll be talking about I contact.

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"sukey lewis" Discussed on KQED Radio

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02:28 min | 2 years ago

"sukey lewis" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Know this is not everyone's perfect deal. It is a compromise. But if we let the perfect be the enemy of the good. We risk leaving the. Apparently hoping to lay might give some time for further concessions to be worked out with the EU. The block is mostly rejected that idea at the moment some lawmakers, including those in may zone party remain opposed to the European exit plan. Wall Street is starting the week. With more volatility ahead of meeting by the interest rates setting committee of the Federal Reserve with the bodies expect to do again Raisch or term interest rate targets some analysts say the fed may signal whether plans to slower suspend interest rate hikes in two thousand nineteen when it meets Wednesday on Wall Street, the Dow was down five hundred and seven points, the NASDAQ closed down one hundred fifty six points. This is NPR from K Q E news. I'm Tiffany Cam high and number of survivors of the two thousand seventeen wine country. Fires are suing their insurance company state farm for unfair business practices cake sukey Lewis reports the suit alleges that state farm intentionally under insurance its customers, and then doesn't properly evaluate the cost every building. Julia donohoe. The lawyer representing the plaintiffs calls this a one two punch that makes it impossible for fire survivors to recover their having emotional trauma, because they I lost their house, and then as they have merged and understood the the nature of their policy, they were additionally traumatized because they were financially ruined in many cases. And and that's devastating in an E mail. A state farm spokesperson said they only got the filing recently and couldn't comment on the specific allegations and added quote, the filing of a lawsuit does not substantiate the allegations within the complaint, I'm sukey Lewis cake news. The national weather service says the bay area's coast is experiencing the largest waves of the season agency has issued a high surf warning until nine o'clock tonight. It's predicting up to twenty one foot swells, but the world class Mavericks surfing competition will not happen this week. That's because the ways were too large today and are expected to be Incan. Sistan after that representatives of the world surf league which operates the contest near Half Moon. Bay says they're waiting for better conditions. There are three months left in the waiting period to hold the Mavericks competition. I'm Tiffany Cam. High cake news support comes from world..

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01:50 min | 2 years ago

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"Anything. Sukey Lewis has been listening to dispatch calls and piecing together. A timeline of what happened in the first minutes and hours of the campfire. She joins us. Hey, Sookie how so. So how did this fire get out of control so quickly? Well, it was the conditions. It was really windy and hot and dry. But it was also the location of where this fire sparked 'em. It was way out down this rural road that was nearly impassable and the first firefighter to respond drives out as close as he can get he gets is on the fire within ten minutes of the first report, but he can tell by looking at it that fighting this fire is going to be really really tough vegetation. Fires have very difficult access. Successful. So they can't get to it. He actually sends another firefighter to scout out away to get to the fire. But in the meantime, they decide they need to evacuate. This little tiny town called pulled. Holger coming out all this is going on where people alerted in the town of paradise. So people in the town of paradise had not gotten alerts as of eight AM, they send out these first alerts at that point and declare a mandatory evacuation for many areas in paradise. But again, this is an opt in system, and we do know that the sheriff did not use the wireless emergency alerts that, you know, kind of could've let everybody know pretty quickly that this was going on those those amber style alerts that hijack your phone and make a loud noise. So many people did not get alerts, and they have to keep expanding these evacuation orders, even as they're trying to get people out of them. Exactly..

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03:13 min | 2 years ago

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"Four lives injured hundreds of people number more than nine thousand buildings to the ground. They were the deadliest wildfires in state history. Until now. Just over a year later northern. California's campfire has been even deadlier research joins me with more Hamer. So Morita I go back to the fires you reported on in the show again it's been over a year. Do we know yet what sparked them? Well, we don't know what sparks the biggest and deadliest the tubs fire, which was the one that hit the city of Santa Rosa. But in about sixteen other cases throughout the northern part of the state. We do know that the electrical utility Pacific Gas and electric or PG any is being blamed by state investigators. And in many of those cases, we also know that the state says that PG knee acted negligently in that they did not upkeep their electrical equipment to the standards. They're expected to by law PG, and he could have powered down portions of the electrical grid preemptively during extreme weather, but it wasn't company policy to do that has it changed at all in the last year. Yeah, that's right. And this spring PG did come out and say that they were changing their policy that they now in certain conditions where it's very hot and dry in. The winds are very strong. They may in some situations. Tell residents that they could lose their power. And we actually did see them do that once this fall. But they did not do it in Butte county where the campfire broke out. And so there's questions being raised about whether that was the right decision. PG did report a disturbance on one of its big transmission lines, very close to where firefighters believe the campfire started. That's led to a lot of speculation about whether PG needed 'cause this latest fire, and what it could mean for the utilities future prison. Trump just visited the fire zones in both northern and southern California. He pledged federal help, but Trump has also been critical of state leaders blaming these fires on poor force management. What should we make of that criticism for about one hundred years the state and federal officials really worked to aggressively? Suppressed fires in wildlands. And what happens is that means a lot of dry fuel has built up over that time. But. This is well beyond just a forest management problem in California. We've had really extreme drought conditions in California. The heat that we're seeing year round which many attribute to climate change. So to say that this is just an issue of cleaning out more dead brush and trees is to really oversimplify a problem that has just exploded in its magnitude over the last couple of years. Thanks so much for talking to me today. Thanks for having me. I'll recent is reporter for she and her colleague Lisa pickoff white in sukey Lewis reported on last year's fire force. We're going to keep investigating the effects of wildfires including smoke year that is blanketed much California this year if you had to get treatment for heart or breathing problems. Or if you treated people for conditions related to smoke get in touch with us just takes the word fire two six three seven three five again takes fired two.

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01:41 min | 2 years ago

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"The Philippine sea headed for the Chinese coast. Julie McCarthy NPR news Manila on Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrials are up one hundred sixty points. It's NPR from news. I'm Tiffany Cam. High many survivors of last year's north bay. Wildfires are still haggling with their insurance companies cake UD sukey Lewis reports lawmakers are expected to hear about it today at a hearing and Napa more than a year after the north bay fire storm destroyed their homes, many survivors, haven't yet settled their insurance claims some found out their policy won't actually cover the cost of rebuilding given the huge spike in construction costs. Others say their insurance company dragged its feet and paying them today. Consumer advocates and industry representatives will testify about these issues and discuss what kind of legislative fixes might be possible lawmakers we'll also hear about how climate change is expected to increase fire risk in the state most of the insurance reforms proposed by legislators this past year or defeated by the insurance lobby. I'm sukey Lewis, take you weedy news. The future of one of the bay area's Lee. Leading Latino art galleries looks even more uncertain talks for a new league mediation by supervisor Hillary Ronen the landlord asked for devil the rant and that the tenant, assume liability for seismic improvements galleries executive director on Rivera says it has gone as far as it can with negotiations. The lease terms are not fair or sustainable and will cause irreparable damage. To all of us representatives of the landlord did not respond to.

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03:15 min | 2 years ago

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"Candians who gathered here tonight. I'm so sad. Reason that has brought us together the first funerals for some of the eleven victims of the tree of life synagogue in. Pittsburgh we'll be held today. President Trump says he will seek to end constitutional birthright citizenship, he says he'll use an executive order to apply it to children of non-citizens. He spoke in an interview with axios on HBO the fourteenth amendment to the constitution. Explicitly says all persons born or naturalized in the US. Our citizens changing the constitution requires action by the US, congress or state legislatures. The US supreme court is declining to hear a legal challenge to Pennsylvania's congressional map. Emily Previti of member station. W I T F reports. Republican state lawmakers wanted that map changed before the vote in twenty twenty with the way the old districts were drawn Republicans had such a substantial advantage that they captured thirteen of eighteen seats and Pennsylvania's congressional delegation despite getting. Far smaller sheriff statewide votes in some years fewer than half the state supreme court overturned that old map earlier this year and had a new one drawn up. It's more competitive, the Pennsylvania GOP one at the US supreme court to consider the peel of that decision and time for the next election in two thousand twenty but that was rejected on Monday. So the bottom line is the new map that purports to be more balanced will be effective for the midterms next week and as of now in two thousand twenty as well from NPR news, I'm mentally Previti. In harrisburg. You're listening to NPR news from Washington from news. Good morning. I'm Tiffany Cam. High many survivors of last year's north bay. Wildfires are still haggling with their insurance companies as sukey Lewis reports. Lawmakers are expected to hear about it today at a hearing in Napa more than a year after the north bay fire storm destroyed their homes, many survivors, haven't yet settled their insurance claims some found out their policy won't actually cover. The cost of rebuilding given the huge spike and construction costs others say their insurance company dragged its feet and paying them today. Consumer advocates and industry representatives will testify about these issues and discuss what kind of legislative fixes might be possible. Lawmakers will also hear about how climate change is expected to increase fire risk in the state most of the insurance reforms proposed by legislators this past year were defeated by the insurance lobby. I'm sukey Lewis news, the future of one of the bay area's leading Latino art galleries looks even more uncertain talks for new lease for San Francisco's Galleria. Dello Raza have ground to a halt despite mediation by supervisor Hillary Ronen, the landlord asked for dabble the rent and at the tenant, assume liability for seismic improvements calorie Adila rises executive director on Rivera says the gallery has gone as far as it can with the negotiations. The leaves. Terms are not fair or sustainable and will cause irreparable damage to. To all of us representatives of the landlord did not respond to.

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01:01 min | 2 years ago

USA Gymnastics says CEO out in latest post-scandal shakeup

"Maria and the California wildfires came one after another last year. And then the report released today, the GAO found that the federal government simply didn't have the train staff to adequately respond to these disasters disaster response to the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico was also hampered by distance geography and poor communication. These disasters are likely to cost the federal government over one hundred and twenty billion dollars for NPR news. I'm sukey Lewis. And San Francisco, this is NPR. Former Senator John Kyle reportedly selected to succeed the late. Senator John McCain of Arizona in congress. Mccain died more than a week ago at the age of eighty one was laid to rest this past Sunday. Mccain's widow Cindy approves of the decision. She tweets John, Kyle is a dear friend. She says it's a great tribute to her husband that Kyle is prepared to return to public service for the state of Arizona. The head of USA gymnastics has resigned just nine months

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01:42 min | 2 years ago

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"Academy glee club sang Tomorrow final services and burial will, take place in Annapolis this is NPR From kqed news I'm Jeremy Siegel the largest wildfire, in recorded state history continues to burn and lake Mendocino and collusive counties, but firefighters are making some significant progress on the Mendocino complex fire officials, say the blaze, is now ninety six percent contained at four hundred fifty nine thousand acres. And some. Residents of the area are starting to return to normal life their cake sukey Lewis is at. The late county fair? About five miles from the? Mendocino complex and sukey what's it like there is it smokey at all this is actually the, first and I clear days, they've had just. In time for the fair a. Lot of very heavy smoke it queer you can still see a slight he's in the half and it's not like the oppressive dark cloud. Of smoke that it has been for much of the summer. Residence here, and so what's the mood like there at the county fair. I mean these people have been through a lot. In recent years Just the. Mendocino complex fire but Lake County seen multiple large wildfires in recent years some people have, even had to evacuate multiple times how are they feeling it does really, celebrate Tori you know I think people are really happy to have come, together also because, of his and because the evacuation like just haven't been able to have. Their summer. And so there's a feeling of like all right y'all together and celebrate summer at feels really. Good all right that? Was sukey Lewis joining us? From the Lake County fair.

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01:42 min | 2 years ago

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"Wired magazine he's been covering. The saga of moving pathway to see if they're able to raise. Their ship Brian thanks thanks so much This. Is NPR news and before John Sepulvado brings us the California report Joe McConnell standing by with, more. About. Traffic this morning We do have a couple of new problems including a Cupertino crashing eighty five, northbound before deanza three or four cars. In the middle lane and onto northbound before eighty seven a report of a crash. There not many details on that, one yet and also we've got a. Problem for twenty-four east at the six eighty south connector there's a report, of a possible some debris, spilled, in. The lanes there six eighty southbound conquered while the. Creek has been lighter than usual morning. Joe McConnell for all right Thanks Joe his report. Brought to you. By unbound dot Oregon the time is now eight fifty one this is the. California report good morning to you I'm John Sepulvado the Mendocino complex fire is now being called the largest blaze in California history I want to put this in perspective earlier this, year we had the largest plays in California history for. The Thomas fire that has now been surpass less than twelve months later this fire which is actually made up. Of two fires the ranch and river fires has now burned more than, two hundred ninety thousand acres and destroyed seventy five homes Sukey Lewis is up in Mendocino. County where she was just part of the briefing for the crews as they deploy the resources for the day high sukey hi.

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04:16 min | 2 years ago

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"Safety and the Apartment and. Can of weathering a decline in the city budget but Masterson retirement does come after reporting from you and other organizations like the press, democrat found a pattern of questionable conduct give us. A sense of what was going on at, rohnert parts police force in recent years they have launched this asset seizure program at still unclear kind of how. Much Masterson and other city leaders had directed this but they did award this officer sergeant Jason. Tatum back in twenty fifteen? For making these stops and, pulling in quite a lot of money to the city through seizing assets which is a legal thing that they can do that they. Suspect of being kind of related to the drug trade or related to criminal activity there was also kind of huge amounts of marijuana that were being seized by these officers can have led by sergeant JC Tatum and the questions remain about where that marijuana Anna went and there have just been a lot of questions about whether even these traffic stops for being done with. The appropriate probable cause that you need to pull someone over in park isn't the only, place where lots of marijuana is. Being transported nowadays especially sense recreational weeds been legalized here in California is this something we're seeing. Happening in other jurisdictions yes so this happens all over the state and really all over the country is this kind of, asset forfeiture process but what I think is unique about this moment and about what we're seeing in rohnert park is that with legalization people who before would kind of just, accept that their product or their cash was being season I was kind of the cost of operating in a black market or a gray market. I think now people are feeling emboldened to say hey wait a minute like I got my proper permits I am trying to abide by the law like I can't just Live with this any more and are more willing to speak out about aggressive or allegedly illegal activity by police and do you think Masterson stepping down signals a, change within, the department they're being very tight lipped. About what they will say about any of this? And. I have had a lot of trouble kind of getting any information about what steps are being taken but I. Do think the increased public pressure on you know city officials on the city manager is kind of spurring a more in depth look at how the city was operating this asset forfeiture program and the conduct of? Specific officers that's sukey Lewis reporting on the police chief of rohnert park resignation thanks sukey. Thank you Jeremy I'm Jeremy Siegel this news more, of, the all things, considered rebroadcast is ahead in just. A couple minutes from now we'll and more about the Russian military The intelligence agency the g. r. you ahead in the next segment of all things. Considered at twelve thirty three I'm Michael state it's k. q. e. d. newsroom with Twee ahead at the top of the hour at one o'clock among. Other things panelists will discuss the week's political news and there was plenty? Of it including one topic the state democratic parties choice to endorse Kevin daily. Own over Senator Dianne Feinstein in her reelection bid will that matter or not panelists discussed that also k.. Q. e. sukey Lewis will have the latest on, the enormous, job of removing all the debris from last year's north bay fires k. q. e. newsroom with tweeden who is a head at one o'clock and then more politics you bet. On Washington week with Robert Costa at one thirty the political firestorm. Following a. Week of, contradictions. And clarifications for. President Trump following his meeting with the president of the Russian federation Vladimir Putin in Helsinki Finland here. All that coming up at one thirty It's the Commonwealth club coming up to Stacey Abrams, is the. Former Georgia house. Minority leader and she's candidate for the governor of Georgia she's also African American Abrams says that even though the editor, about how it's good to be different is somewhat cliche she says she sees real value, in the.

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"sukey lewis" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

03:21 min | 2 years ago

"sukey lewis" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Off and outside of. The city's limits that includes? Reporting from. Zone sukey Lewis and sukey, did you see this coming not exactly I mean a year ago like rank and file members in Masterson zone on public safety department did. Get can have given him a no confidence vote and his leadership but it has been really difficult to get any information from the city about how their own internal investigation into some of these questionable stops has been going and city officials that I did talk to really still credit Masterson with improving In public safety and. The department and. Kind of weathering a decline, in the city budget but Masterson retirement does come after reporting from you and other organizations like the press, democrat found a pattern of questionable conduct give us. A sense of what was going on at, rohnert parts police force in recent years they have launched this asset seizure program at still unclear kind of how much Masterson and other city leaders had directed this but they did. Award this officer sergeant. Jason Tatum back in twenty? Fifteen for. Making these stops and pulling, in quite a lot of money to the city through seizing assets which is a legal thing that they can do that they suspect of. Being kind of related to the drug trade or related to criminal activity there was also kind of huge amounts of marijuana that were being seized by these officers have led by sergeant Jason Tatum and the questions remain about kind of Where that marijuana went and they have just been a lot of questions about whether even these traffic stops for being done. With the appropriate probable cause that you need to pull someone over in rohnert park isn't, the only place where lots of. Marijuana is being transported nowadays especially sense recreational weeds been legalized here in California is this something. We're seeing happening in other jurisdictions yes so this happens all over the state and really all over the country is this, kind of asset forfeiture process but what I think is unique about this moment and about what we're seeing in rohnert park is that with legalization people who before would kind, of just accept that their product or their cash was being season was kind of the cost of operating in a black market or a grey. Market I think now people are feeling emboldened to say hey wait a minute like I got my proper permits I am, trying to abide by the law like I can't just live with this anymore and are more willing to speak out about aggressive or allegedly illegal activity by, police and. Do you think Masterson stepping down signals. A change within the department they're being very tight? Lipped. About what they will say about any of this and I have had a lot of trouble getting any information. About what steps are being taken but I do think the increased public pressure on you know city officials on the city manager is kind of spurring a more in depth look at how the city was operating this asset forfeiture program and the conduct of specific officers that's sukey Lewis reporting on?.

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"sukey lewis" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:07 min | 3 years ago

"sukey lewis" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Fancy knees npr news a wildfire burning north west of sacramento is continuing to force evacuations some fifteen hundred people have already had to leave their homes in the lake county area in the fires now grown nearly eighteen square miles poses a threat to an area already hard hit by fires in recent years sukey lewis member station k q e d people started evacuating saturday night and then kind of at ballooned a little bit over the weekend on sunday and took out a number of homes so far it's twenty two structures i think is the count twelve of those are homes ten of those or outbuildings forty reporters sukey lewis california governor jerry brown yesterday declared a state of emergency in lake county president trump isn't on the ballot but he invested a fair amount of time in one of the states holding primary elections today in the peers to have paid off the president last night was stumping on behalf of republican governor henry master and south carolina so stated presses now projecting one in his up primary runoff defeating a wealthy businessman they also projecting former oklahoma attorney general drew edmondson has won the democratic primary for governor in that state but the general election nearly four months away more than half of all states have selected their candidates after today stocks regained some lost ground with energy and tech sector shares bouncing back a bit the dow was up thirty points the nasdaq rose twenty nine points the smp up five points this is npr news i'm tara siler the food and drug administration has approved the first us drug derived from marijuana the medication helps reduce seizures in epilepsy patients as k cudi science reporter lesson clerk reports are ucf doctor led the early clinical trials even though the new drug is derived from the cannabis plant it won't make patients high it doesn't contain any of the psychoactive properties of thc it's made from purified cannabis dial or cbd roberta sealy uhhuh analyst at ucsf lead some of the early research on the drug she says it helps reduce seizures in about thirty percent of people who were resistant to other therapies dc's not the miracle drop but can help some patients the drug enforcement administration is now reclassifying cbd it's been a schedule one substance like heroin or lsd the new cbd drug will be marketed under the brand name epa dialects unless limit clerk kt news south bay congresswoman jackie speier is again criticizing president trump's immigration policies she and seventeen other democrats laid out a list of demands today spear wants trump to resend zero tolerance policy that criminally prosecuted all adults crossing the border illegally and reinstate an obama era policy that allows detainees to be released with an ankle monitor watch where we stand by and allow you to rip children from the arms of their parents not on our watch what we allow you to stop on the constitution you swore to uphold the trump administration has said it is simply enforcing the.

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"sukey lewis" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

01:36 min | 3 years ago

"sukey lewis" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Thirteen it's npr from k q weedy news i'm paul land core the california supreme court is granting a request from san francisco's district attorney to review a landmark decision it requires judges to consider a defendant's ability to pay when setting bail cake you idiot sukey lewis explains in january the first district court of appeal in san francisco found it unconstitutional that kenneth humphry remained in jail on charges of robbery elder abuse simply because he could not afford to pay bail now the supreme court will consider whether the appellate court was mistaken that a defendant's ability to pay should be taken into consideration and whether a trial court should weigh the safety of the victim and the public the court determined that the appellate courts ruling should remain in effect while it reviews the case while humphrey who has now out was in jail others were released because because of his landmark case i'm sukey lewis cake news reuben foster could rejoin the san francisco forty niners today a day after domestic violence charges against him were dropped the linebacker was arrested after his ex girlfriend alleged that he battered her and through their dog across their home she later recanted and said she made the allegations because she was angry with foster after he broke up with her earlier that day a santa clara county superior court judge said she believed the evidence was insufficient in sports the giants lost to the astros four to one the as got shut out by the mariners wanted nothing bad series resumes this afternoon at the coliseum the warriors play the.

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"sukey lewis" Discussed on Reveal

Reveal

01:50 min | 3 years ago

"sukey lewis" Discussed on Reveal

"From the center for investigative reporting in pr x this is reveal i'm outlets the san francisco bay area we're we're based has its share of natural disasters and back in october i could barely see across the street the air was thick with smoke it triggered my asthma my eyes were constantly bloodshot red as ashes rain down from the sky eight counties to the north including napa and sonoma famous for their vineyards burned for weeks i we need fire engine needed him out here in our ago wildfires dailies california's history drive out because i would have if i say how they fire you know how big is the fire you chico's okay kind of okay ma'am ma'am listen i go warned about that forty four people lost their lives back in march we partnered with k q e d in san francisco to investigate the first hours of those fires in the emergency response k e d reporters marina lagos lisa pickoff white and sukey lewis listened to thousands of nine one one calls in dispatch recordings today on the podcast we want update you on what's happened since we first brought you that story later we'll talk to the reporters about reforms that are taking place to make sure similar tragedy doesn't happen again i i wanna play you part of their ridgeville story and take you back to that night of sunday october eighth the national weather service has issued a red flag warning signaling extreme fire danger in cal fire the state agency that response to wildfires is on high alert sukey lewis morita logos take the story from here.

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"sukey lewis" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:08 min | 3 years ago

"sukey lewis" Discussed on KQED Radio

"In the senate has been delayed a senators ask the white house for more information jurors in the pennsylvania criminal sexual assault retrial of bill cosby started deliberating today bobby allen of member station whyy reports the panel will be weighing the credibility of the entertainer against his primary accuser jurors have heard from twentyfive witnesses over more than two weeks they now must decide if cosby should be convicted of sexual assault or if his accuser andrea constant story is too flimsy to trust defense lawyers in their closing arguments called constant a pathological liar whose case of being attacked by cosby doesn't hold up under scrutiny but prosecutors say constant and five other accusers who were permitted to confront cosby in court showed that the comedian had a pattern of predatory behavior cosby's defense team compared the dozens of women who have accused cosby to quote witchhunts lynching and mccarthyism but in their final pitch to jurors prosecutor stuart ryan said quote the time for the defendant to escape justice is over for npr news i'm bobby eleanor the town on wall street the dow jones industrial average is down a point at twenty four thousand twenty two the nasdaq is up nearly nine points you're listening to npr news from washington from k q e news in san francisco i'm brian watt the us environmental protection agency says oakland alameda berkeley and albany have been fined nearly four hundred thousand dollars for allowing untreated sewage to enter the bait the east bay municipal utility district and the stage sanitary district for el cerrito are also included in the fine the violations happened between twenty fourteen and twenty seventeen and include failure to repair defects or meet limits on certain chemicals in oakland public works spokesman says the agency has been working to reduce sewage spills and rehabilitate pipes a state senate committee is set to hear a package of bills today that aims to make it easier for wildfire survivors to get insurance payouts he sukey lewis tells us what's at stake more doc.

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"sukey lewis" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:43 min | 3 years ago

"sukey lewis" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Wonder alongside the empty olympic size swimming pool a tiki bar missing its thatched roof in the distance a family of four walks their dog up toward the soggy tennis courts and i wonder what the next season will bring to this place and these people for the california report i'm sukey lewis in connacht die and here's another story about people reinventing themselves after grappling with their past you may have heard that a few weeks ago governor jerry brown pardoned a number of people with criminal records including five immigrants facing deportation one of them is someone we spent a lot of time with last year his name is daniel meyer and when we first met him he was still on edge that ice would deport him for his involvement in an armed robbery back when he was twenty one you know i understand the underlying reasoning behind deporting violent felons it's just does one moment in time justify changing a person's life for the long term or can we change for the better give that person a second chance because he shown that he's changed i'm all for that second chance daniel has changed since that robbery more than two decades ago now he supervises the fleet of trucks at one of the nation's most state of the art local recycling plants the ecology center in berkeley daniels won accolades from the city government for his environmental advocacy and for mentoring at risk youth in green jobs but still knowing he could get picked up by ice at any time daniel was ready he gave his wife a schedule of all of his bills he always had money in his pocket to buy a toothbrush and a phone card if he got put in immigration detention it's a complicated story daniel was born in macau and came to california with his family when he was three he grew up near san jose he was a permanent resident but he never got around to applying for citizenship after that robbery when he was twenty one he served five years in prison got out early for good behavior but then got put in immigration detention here's the twist daniel couldn't be deported to the country where he was born because macau had since become part of china and china wasn't accepting deportees from the us so daniel was released with a temporary work permit but was still technically deportable daniels case recently got.

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Standoff suspect charged in murder of California police officer

02:41 min | 3 years ago

Standoff suspect charged in murder of California police officer

"Terry of state rex tillerson citing differences of personality and policy was in paris tamra keith explains questions remain about the time line the white house and state department or casting the sequence of events quite differently a senior white house official tells npr that chief of staff john kelly called tillerson on friday and told him that he was being asked to step down and would be replaced but tillerson didn't resign then the president announced via twitter tuesday morning that tillerson had been fired shortly thereafter state department undersecretary steve goldstein said tillerson hadn't spoken to the president and didn't know why he was being dismissed tillerson ultimately did talk to trump more than three hours after the twitter announcement goldstein himself has now also been fired tamra keith npr news the whitehouse voter prosecutor in the park land shooting announced plans to seek the death penalty nineteen year old suspect nncholas crews stands accused of killing seventeen students and staffers the br our county high school rowing more garrity has more state attorney michael sat filed a notice of intent to seek death penalty with the clerk of courts today laying the groundwork for cruises arraignment tomorrow the defense is not expected to contest cruises guilt but to argue for life without parole saying adult failed to intervene when cruise showed signs of emotional distress and potentially dangerous behavior the defense may also seek to reduce crew his sentence on mental health grounds cruise faces seventeen counts of first degree murder and seventeen counts of attempted murder along with a number of aggravating factors that could bolster the state's case for a harsher sentence he's been in custody in the broward county jail since the day of the shooting nearly four weeks ago for npr news i'm ruin more garrity poser closing of this hour and south western pennsylvania were voters are casting ballots in a special election deciding between republican state representative and trump trump favorite rick san cone against versus democrat connor lamb the polls to raise too close to call this hour this is npr pancake you weedy news i mean akin governor jerry brown says he's partnering with state lawmakers from both parties to bolster the state's disaster planning and management kiki weedy sukey lewis reports this comes on the heels of 2017 recordbreaking wildfires and mudslides an investigation of the northern california wildfires by k q e d found the state's emergency response systems were insufficient and unprepared to handle a disaster of that scope now state leaders say they are committed to modernizing forest management making utilities more resilient to extreme weather.

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