Press Enterprise Columnist Cassie MacDuff and KVCR's Ken Vincent review the week's news, this week including:
-the implications of a federal court ruling on Detroit's bankruptcy on San Bernardino
-New expansion and zoning protections for Temecula wine country
-Riverside County looks into curbing cash payments for employee-accrued time off
12/5/2013 6:00 AM
| Gabriel Thompson
| The Nation
"The Nation" magazine assigned reporter Gabriel Thompson to take a temp job in an big Inland Empire fulfillment warehouse, and then had him write about it in the magazine's latest issue. Thompson talked about his experience in an interview with NPR's "Morning Edition."
John Husing, Chief Economist for the Inland Empire Economic Partnership, has his regular weekly conversation with KVCR's Ken Vincent. This morning, Dr. Husing talks about the IEEP's strategic plan to convince Inland leaders to provide continuing education and skills training to the large segment of adult workers in the IE who didn't finish high school. Husing also explains why he doesn't think area community colleges are up to the task.
11/16/2013 8:00 AM
| Jhoann Acosta
The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has donated a total of one million dollars to help the people of the Philippines in the catastrophic aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. The American Red Cross and International Medical Core will each receive $500,000 to assist with humanitarian aid efforts. KVCR's Jhoann Acosta has more.