UC Davis Rally A rally was held
yesterday on the UC Davis Quad in response to a pepper spraying
incident that took place during peaceful protests on Friday.
Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler was there and tells us who spoke
and what they had to say.
Protests and Free Speech Police have been
dispersing protesters more frequently as Occupy demonstrations gain
in popularity. These clashes sometimes raise questions about
protesters' right to free speech and to assemble peacefully.
McGeorge law professor, Leslie Gielow Jacobs, answers some of our
First Amendment questions.
The Science of Pepper Spray What exactly is
pepper spray and how harmful is it? We'll talk with science
reporter Deborah Blum about it.
Use of Force When is it appropriate for
police officers to use force during protests? We'll talk with David
Rose, a retired Sheriff's lieutenent and police practices expert
from Auburn, about it.
News Network In this week's News Network
we'll talk to Brian Hamilton, editor of Grass Valley and Nevada
City's newspaper, "The Union." Hamilton will update us on a special
tax for the Nevada County Consolidated Fire District that going to
the ballot and we'll hear about how and why the Hospitality House,
the area's homeless shelter, is getting a new home.
"Chaplin: A Life in Concert" A one-man musical
tribute to the silent-film star Charlie Chaplin is being staged in
Sacramento this weekend. We'll talk with multi-platinum
singer-songwriter David Pomeranz about his show at the Crest