skip to main content
skip to newscasts

Thursday, September 28, 2023

Public News Service Logo
facebook instagram linkedin reddit youtube twitter
view newscast page
play newscast audioPlay

UAW strike continues: Officials say EPA standards must catch up; Mississippians urged to register to vote ahead of the Nov. 7 general election; NYers worry about impacts of government shutdown.

view newscast page
play newscast audioPlay

Senate leaders advance a plan to avoid a government shutdown, an elections official argues AI could be a threat to democracy and voting rights advocates look to states like Arizona to rally young Latino voters.

view newscast page
play newscast audioPlay

A small fire department in rural Indiana is determined not to fail new moms and babies, the growing election denial movement has caused voting districts to change procedures and autumn promises spectacular scenery along America's rural byways.



Thursday, September 28, 2023

Deadline nears in CA, U.S., for climate proposals under 'green bank' initiative

Cities and nonprofits are racing to finish their applications for the $27 billion Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund - the deadline is October 12…

play audio
Conservative legal groups are calling for a constitutional convention as early as 2025. (Kasia Biel/Adobestock)

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Progressives call push to change Constitution 'risky'

Progressive groups are speaking out against the idea of a constitutional convention, warning it could be used to impose conservative policies on …

play audio

Damage seen on Maui after catastrophic, wind-driven fires swept through the area. (Brea Burkholz/Direct Relief)

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

CA Paradise Fire survivors help in Maui recovery

A California group formed after the firestorm that leveled the town of Paradise is stepping up to help Maui recover from its own disaster last month…

play audio
Peter Sussman is among three patients with disabilities who have asked to intervene in a lawsuit challenging California's End of Life Option Act. (Nancy Rubin)

Monday, September 25, 2023

Advocates ask to intervene in CA medical aid-in-dying case, request dismissal

California's medical aid-in-dying law is back in court. Three patients with disabilities and two doctors are asking to intervene in a lawsuit …

play audio

The Care4All campaign held a rally this week on the Capitol Steps in Sacramento, urging Governor Newsom to sign a package of bills. (Kit Bear/Health Access)
Consumer health advocates urge governor to sign bill package

Health care advocates are urging Gov. Gavin Newsom to sign four bills aiming to lower medical bills, improve transparency, and make health care more …

play audio
Hot-button issues like gender roles, domestic violence, and equal pay have often graced the cover of Ms. Magazine. (Ms. Magazine)
Ms. Magazine looks back on its first 50 years

This week, feminism passes a milestone of sorts as the iconic publication, Ms. Magazine, looks back on its first fifty years. A new book has just …

play audio

A program called
Advocates for Hispanic Community Sponsor Free Financial Literacy Training

Free financial literacy training is now available in low-income neighborhoods in Los Angeles, hosted by two nonprofits: The Hispanic Access …

play audio
Experts recommend checking into telehealth offerings when researching health plans ahead of the open-enrollment period. (Rido/Adobestock)
Health Care Open Enrollment Season is Here

It's open-enrollment season for most health-care plans - meaning within the next month and a half, you can make changes to your health plan. Open …

play audio

Cars under a federal safety recall with unrepaired defects are often listed for sale online, with a notice hidden on a secondary page warning that some cars may have unrepaired safety recalls. (Montira/Adobestock)
CA Advocates Call for Crackdown on Sales of Defective Cars

Car dealers regularly advertise cars with unrepaired safety recall defects in California, even though it is illegal for dealers to sell or even offer …

play audio
National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the 63.7 million residents of Hispanic heritage in the United States. (Scoutori/Adobe Stock)
CA Community Groups Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month starts this Friday, and runs through Oct. 15. Dozens of events are planned up and down the Golden State to honor …

play audio

On large dairy farms or other animal operations, a slurry of manure is funneled into an anaerobic digester, where microbes produce gas, which is piped away. (Erikdegraaf/Adob Sstock)
Renewable Natural Gas: Climate Change Solution or False Hope?

By John Carey for the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.Broadcast version by Suzanne Potter for California News Service reporting for the…

play audio
In 2021, suicide was the leading cause of death for Americans aged 10-14 and 20-34. (Carl/Adobestock)
National Suicide Prevention Month: CA Group Works to Raise Awareness

This is National Suicide Prevention Week, part of National Suicide Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness of the problem, and ways to prevent it…

play audio


Phone: 303.448.9105 Toll Free: 888.891.9416 Fax: 208.247.1830 Your trusted member- and audience-supported news source since 1996 Copyright © 2021