Tensions mount in California’s multi-million dollar Republican primary race for California governor, where over $90 million has already been spent on campaigns. Gwen Ifill reports on the contentious and expensive contest. Continue reading
More than 80,000 people descended on San Mateo in California’s Silicon Valley this weekend for the fifth annual Maker Faire, the world’s largest DIY — or Do-It-Yourself — festival.
With Republicans and the tea partiers getting most of the headlines these days, it’s a little surprising that liberal Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer of California has opened up a small but significant lead over all the Republicans running against her, … Continue reading
Mexican President Felipe Calderon met with President Obama to discuss concerns about Arizona’s new immigration law and U.S. drug policy. Margaret Warner reports on Wednesday’s visit in Washington. Continue reading
The Supreme Court has struck down laws in multiple states that allow juveniles to be sentenced to life terms with no chance of parole for crimes that do not involve murder. Ray Suarez talks to Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal about that and other rulings issued Monday. Continue reading
Many of the technical and artistic conquests made in the history of photography can be traced back to the breakthroughs of one man. The 19th century British born photographer Eadweard Muybridge spent his lifetime capturing the American spirit, first in the landscapes of the Western frontier, and later in his visualizations of movement stopped in time that seemed to conquer speed with technology, freeze and reveal the un-seeable for every eye.
When Peter and Benjamin Bratt grew up in San Francisco’s Mission district in the 1970’s, it was a neighborhood of Native American and Latino activists, low rider cars, Peruvian flute players, and vibrant murals that related the local history.
In the first of two reports on the implications of the new health reform law for members of Congress this election season, Spencer Michels reports from California on how Republican challengers are making reform a key issue ahead of November. Continue reading
California Republicans are already gearing up for the 2010 Senate primary, as three candidates look toward an opportunity to unseat Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer in the fall. Spencer Michels reports on their pursuit of the party nomination. Continue reading