Executive director of the California Coastal CommissionExecutive director of the California Coastal Commission
FROM Peter Douglas
Existing Beach Wins, New Toll Road Loses in San Onofre California’s Transportation Corridor Agency wants to build 16 miles of a 6-lane toll road across the Trestles marine estuary through San Onofre State Beach. The goal is to relieve the bottleneck on Interstate 5 in Southern Orange and Northern San Diego Counties. Last night, to the cheers of a crowd of 3500 people, the State Coastal Commission said, “no.”
Replacing Obamacare: Now you see it… now you don’t As the Senate deliberates replacing Obmacare, health coverage for millions of people is at stake. There've been no public hearings, and a draft measure won't be made public. Is the House version so unpopular that that Senate is hiding a version that looks much the same?
Human Rights in the era of Donald Trump President Trump’s UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, said today the US might pull out of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council. Serious violators of human rights are members of the Council itself–and a US resignation could make things worse. Later on today’s show, now that he’s into his second term, comedian turned US Senator Al Franken is telling jokes again.
Trump's 'America First' goes missing abroad In the Middle East, President Trump is changing some policies of the Obama Administration—and reversing his own campaign attacks on Islam as a religion that "hates us." We hear about his visit to Saudi Arabia and what's at stake for the rest of his foreign excursion.