California's Redistricting Reaction
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
, two political consultants with a background in
Sacramento City Redistricting
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.
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
for more than 20 years, announced her retirement last
year and broadcasted her final show on Sunday, May 29.