At 5:30 p.m., KQED reporter Stephanie Martin interviews Sacramento Bee reporter Charles Piller about his investigation into tens of millions of dollars in student loan money and bonuses that were improperly paid to unqualified California Army National Guard members.

Listen live or catch it on our archive afterward.

California National Guard Scandal 11 October,2010Jon Brooks


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

Sponsored by

Become a KQED sponsor