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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.

    The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – August 7, 2020

    The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – August 7, 2020

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

    • 1 hr 5 min
    On the 75th anniversary of Hiroshima nuclear bombing, survivors call for end of nuclear weapons; experts weigh in on reopening schools during coronavirus pandemic- August 6, 2020

    On the 75th anniversary of Hiroshima nuclear bombing, survivors call for end of nuclear weapons; experts weigh in on reopening schools during coronavirus pandemic- August 6, 2020

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

    75th anniversary of Hiroshima nuclear bombing-survivors call for end of nuclear weapons. [1]
    Lebanon declares emergency; France commits support after deadly explosion.
    Experts weigh in on reopening schools during coronavirus pandemic at a house hearing. [2]
    New York Attorney General files lawsuit to dissolve the National Rifle Association.
    Democrats and White House no closer to coronavirus relief bill.
    President Donald Trump campaigns in Ohio; Joe Biden campaigns at virtual Latino event. [3]


    [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/IIDA-on-NUCLEAR-WEAPONS-final.mp3
    [2] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/MARTINEZ_Schools_Reopening_Hearing.mp3
    [3] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/AANESTAD-ON-TRUMP-BIDEN.mp3

    • 3 hr 19 min
    Lebanon port officials jailed over deadly explosion; California bill to mandate employers report worker coronavirus infections advances; and more

    Lebanon port officials jailed over deadly explosion; California bill to mandate employers report worker coronavirus infections advances; and more

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

    Lebanese port officials are jailed as government investigates deadly explosion.
    Progressives win in Detroit and Missouri primaries, including former homeless woman.
    Oil and gas industry defeat California bill to limit operations near schools and hospitals. [1]
    California bill to mandate employers report worker coronavirus infections advances. [2]
    Sonoma County considers citations against violators of public health orders during pandemic. [3]
    Democrats and Trump administration continue negotiations over coronavirus relief.
    Iowa becomes last state in nation to restore voting rights to most felons.
    California lawmakers push for Governor to sign ethnic studies legislation. [4]
    On eve of 55th Voting Rights Act anniversary, democrats support bill to restore it. [5]
    Mass transit in Bay Area and other major cities call for more stimulus during pandemic. [6]
    Former acting Attorney General, Sally Yates, testifies in senate about Russia probe.


    [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/MARTINEZ_AB345_Oil_Gas.mp3
    [2] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/LITWER-on-AB-685-EMPLOYER-REPORTING.mp3
    [3] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/sonoma-covid-citations-8-51.mp3
    [4] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Witte-on-ethnic-studies-final-production.mp3
    [5] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/AANESTAD-ON-VOTING-RIGHTS-ACT.mp3
    [6] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/LEE-on-SAVE-PUBLIC-TRANSIT.mp3

    • 53 min
    As President Donald Trump calls into question the election, congressional hearing looks at electoral integrity; California to allow some schools to resume in-person instruction; Senate hearing on violent protests looks at “leftists,” not white supre

    As President Donald Trump calls into question the election, congressional hearing looks at electoral integrity; California to allow some schools to resume in-person instruction; Senate hearing on violent protests looks at “leftists,” not white supre

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

    President Donald Trump encourages Florida's vote by mail system, slams Nevada's.
    California to allow waivers for schools to resume in-person instruction, amidst pandemic. [1]
    Congressional hearing on voting system during pandemic. [2]
    President Trump falsely claims COVID-19 infections going down.
    California lawmakers push for Governor to sign ethnic studies legislation. [3]
    Senate hearing on violent protests focuses on "leftists" ignores white supremacists.
    Contra Costa County activists push supervisors to defund sheriff and close juvenile hall in next budget.


    [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/AANESTAD-ON-SCHOOLS-8-4.mp3
    [2] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/MARTINEZ_Election_Security_Hearing.mp3
    [3] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Witte-on-ethnic-studies-final-production.mp3

    • 3 hr 19 min
    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 hr 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 hr 36 min

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