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The Pacifica Evening News is a collaboration of KPFA and KPFK in Los Angeles and KFCF in Fresno. The hour-long newscast airs on all three stations each weeknight at 6:00 PM. KPFA News broadcasts news headlines throughout the day at 5:55, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 10:00, 12:00 and 4:00. Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

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The Pacifica Evening News is a collaboration of KPFA and KPFK in Los Angeles and KFCF in Fresno. The hour-long newscast airs on all three stations each weeknight at 6:00 PM. KPFA News broadcasts news headlines throughout the day at 5:55, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 10:00, 12:00 and 4:00. Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

    Lawmakers at odds over coronavirus relief bill in D.C.; California has first minor coronavirus death; State lawmakers propose millionaire tax – August 3, 2020

    Lawmakers at odds over coronavirus relief bill in D.C.; California has first minor coronavirus death; State lawmakers propose millionaire tax – August 3, 2020

    Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

    President Donald Trump at odds with another coronavirus Task Force member: Dr. Debra Birx. [1]
    California coronavirus infections down, deaths up, including Fresno teen death. [2]
    Lawmakers remain at odds, make slow progress on next coronavirus relief bill. [3]
    California coronavirus relief bills include a millionaires tax and renter protections. [4]
    New York prosecutor claims criminal conduct in request for President Trump's tax records.
    Isaias strengthens to hurricane, heads towards Carolinas.
    Proposed legislation would force cell phone towers have 48 hours of power storage.

    Photo from Mike Licht, 2017 Tax March, Washington DC.

    [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/ALFANDARY-ON-TRUMP-BIRX.mp3
    [2] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/AANESTAD-ON-NEWSOM-8-3.mp3
    [3] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/ALFANDARY-COVID-RELIEF.mp3
    [4] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/MARTINEZ_CA_Covid_Relief_Bills.mp3

    • 3 hrs 19 min
    The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – July 31, 2020

    The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – July 31, 2020

    Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

    • 2 hrs 36 min
    Funeral for civil rights icon, Congressman John Lewis held; Trump suggests delaying election; Federal judge bans OPD use of munitions against protesters – July 30, 2020

    Funeral for civil rights icon, Congressman John Lewis held; Trump suggests delaying election; Federal judge bans OPD use of munitions against protesters – July 30, 2020

    Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

    Civil rights icon and congressman, John Lewis, honored at Atlanta funeral. [1]
    President Donald Trump suggests delaying U.S. presidential election.
    2.2 million new unemployment claims filed last week, as GDP sinks 33%.
    President Trump threatens to send national guard to Portland, as federal troops pullout.
    Mayors of several major cities oppose use of federal troops unless requested. [2]
    Chicago activists and lawmakers speak out against I.C.E. Academy. [3]
    Federal judge bans Oakland police from using munition, other weapons on protesters.
    House approves two child care bills, report warns the pandemic is hurting industry. [4]
    Family of slain soldier who claimed sexual harassment in army meet president. [5]


    [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/MARTINEZ_John_Lewis_Funeral.mp3
    [2] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/edit-LITWER-on-MAYORS-RESPONSE-TO-FEDERAL-ENFORCEMENT-DEPLOYMENTS.mp3
    [3] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/IIDA-on-ICE-ILLINOIS-final.mp3
    [4] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/EDIT-EMMA-ON-CHILDCARE.mp3
    [5] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/AANESTAD-ON-GUILLEN.mp3

    • 11 min
    Federal troops retreat from Seattle, Portland next; Democrats and Republicans hit stalemate over coronavirus relief – July 29, 2020

    Federal troops retreat from Seattle, Portland next; Democrats and Republicans hit stalemate over coronavirus relief – July 29, 2020

    Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

    Federal troops retreat from Seattle, will withdrawal from Portland next.
    Democrats and Republicans hit stalemate over coronavirus funding. [1]
    President Donald Trump defends doctor that claims alien DNA used in medicine.
    Democrats excoriate social media giants during house anti-trust law hearing. [2]
    San Francisco ballot measure would tax companies with exorbitant CEO pay.
    Oakland City Council creates task force to assess reducing police budget by 50%. [3]


    [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/AANESTAD-ON-COVID-RELIEF.mp3
    [2] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/MARTINEZ_Tech_CEO_Judiciary.mp3
    [3] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/LEE-on-TASKFORCE.mp3

    • 3 hrs 19 min
    House Democrats grill Attorney General over troop deployment to quash protests; California sues Trump administration’s plan to exclude undocumented immigrants from census count

    House Democrats grill Attorney General over troop deployment to quash protests; California sues Trump administration’s plan to exclude undocumented immigrants from census count

    Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

    Attorney General William Barr scrutinized at House Judiciary hearing for using troops at protests. [1]
    Senior National Guard Commander says troops used excessive force on protesters.
    Mayors urge funding for cities in next coronavirus relief bill, after Republican plan excludes it. [2]
    President Donald Trump promotes false video about coronavirus, questions experts.
    California sues Trump administration's plan to exclude undocumented immigrants from census count. [3]
    San Francisco unions speak out against police killing of Sean Monterrosa in Vallejo.

    Image by Bill Oxford on Unsplash.com

    [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/MARTINEZ_Barr_House_Judiciary.mp3
    [2] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/AANESTAD-ON-MAYORS.mp3
    [3] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Witte-on-Census-lawsuit-final-production.mp3

    • 3 hrs 19 min
    U.S. lawmakers hold memorial for civil rights icon, Congressman John Lewis; Immigrant & prisoner rights activists lockdown gate at Gov. Newsom’s mansion – July 27, 2020

    U.S. lawmakers hold memorial for civil rights icon, Congressman John Lewis; Immigrant & prisoner rights activists lockdown gate at Gov. Newsom’s mansion – July 27, 2020

    Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

    Lawmakers hold memorial for late civil rights leader, Congressman John Lewis.
    Democrats slam GOP's coronavirus relief plan that reduces unemployment benefits.
    Nationwide protests against President Trump's federal troop deployment to U.S. cities.
    45,000 child care workers in California unionize, form Child Care Providers Union.
    Immigrant and prisoner rights activists lockdown at Governor Gavin Newsom's mansion.

    • 3 hrs 19 min

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