3/17/2014 6:30 AM
| Matt Guilhem
This week's KVCR "State of the Cities" segment features a profile of the new Mayor of San Bernardino, Carey Davis. KVCR's Matt Guilhem talks with Davis about his history in San Bernardino, his background before being elected mayor, and Davis' plans for dealing with the city's bankruptcy, it's tradition of troubled municipal politics, and the path toward the city's economic and social rejuvenation.
(NOTE: KVCR split the following story and aired it in two parts on "Morning Edition," but you can click on this podcast to hear both parts combined into one feature story.)
3/11/2014 8:30 AM
| Ken Vincenet
John Husing, the Chief Economist for the Inland Empire Economic Partnership, and KVCR's Ken Vincent continue their discussion about how to alleviate poverty in the IE. In this segment, Dr. Husing explains why many community colleges in our region are not succeeding in preparing future workers for the growing number of family-wage jobs that are emerging in the Inland Empire.
P-E Columnist Cassie MacDuff joins KVCR's Ken Vincent to review a few of the major news stories in the Inland Empire this week, including:
-new revelations in the years-old Colonies corruption scandal
-RivCo Supervisors want federal money for Salton Sea restoration
-Riverside's Mission Inn wins awards from the prestigious travel guide Conde Naste
3/5/2014 7:30 AM
| Matt Guilhem
After settling a dispute last week that threatened a strike against the University of California, one of UC's largest employee unions is holding another strike vote this week. KVCR's Matt Guilhem has the details.