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Insight: California Redistricting Reaction / Sacramento City Redistricting / SacPress / Audie Cornish


California's Redistricting Reaction Was California's redistricting process a success? A citizens commission drew the new maps that were finalized August 15, a job previously done by lawmakers. We'll discuss this topic with Paul Mitchell and Tony Quinn, two political consultants with a background in redistricting issues.
 
Sacramento City Redistricting We'll speak with Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson's Special Assistant, RE Graswich, who has worked for 35 years as a reporter and columnist at The Sacramento Bee.  He's been with the Mayor' for two years and joins us to talk about the controversy involving City Council redistricting, relevant to a power grab of Oak Park assets.
 
SacPress In our regular weekly segment, SacramentoPress.com Editor-in-Chief David Watts Barton tells us about some local issues in the news this week.
 
Audie Cornish NPR News has named Audie Cornish the new host of Weekend Edition Sunday. Cornish, a reporter and substitute host for NPR since 2006, will be the new voice of Sunday mornings for millions of public radio listeners beginning this fall. Liane Hansen, who has been hosting Weekend Edition for more than 20 years, announced her retirement last year and broadcasted her final show on Sunday, May 29.
 
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
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