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State Worker Pay/ San Diego Strong Mayor/ Zakir Hussain


State Worker Pay Last Friday was supposed to be the final furlough Friday, but was it really? And will Gov. Schwarzenegger be successful in his quest to change state worker pay to minimum wage during fiscal emergencies? Today on Insight, we'll get an update on these issues from the Sacramento Bee's Jon Ortiz, who covers state worker issues and writes a blog and a column both called "The State Worker."

San Diego Strong Mayor San Diego voters just approved making the switch permanently from a city manager style of government to a strong mayor form after a five year pilot run. KPBS reporter Alison St. John fills us in on how it's working and who really supports it and why.

Zakir Hussain Musician Zakir Hussain, who performs in a trio with Bela Fleck and Edgar Meyer, is appearing at Music in the Mountains on Friday. You'll meet the Tabla player and hear music from the trio's latest album.

Zakir Hussain performs with Bela Fleck and Friends at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 25th at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley. Information: (530) 265-6124.

Kevin Munroe Comedian Kevin Munroe is headlining the weekly comedy night at Luna's Cafe in Sacramento. Munroe is originally from Trinidad but now lives in the Bay Area. You'll meet him.

Kevin Munroe headlines Comedy Night at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 23rd at Luna's Cafe, 1414 16th St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 441-3931.

 
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
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