Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with a handful of links to cool and/or important stories outside the Bay Area local readers should check out.

Foie Gras Lovers in California Fall Victim to Rights of Ducks

Fresno Co. supes withdraw support for needle exchange (Fresno Bee)

Plastic and paper bag ban proposed for Los Angeles (Los Angeles Times)

The Quest for New Kinds of Fruit (Wall Street Journal)

AARP names Scripps top employer for workers 50+ (San Diego Union Tribune)


Rachael Myrow

From KQED’s Bureau in San Jose, Rachael Myrow covers politics, economics, technology, food and culture in a vast region extending from Burlingame to Edenvale to Fremont. This follows more than seven years waking at 3 am to host the daily version of KQED's California Report, broadcast on NPR affiliates throughout the state during NPR's Morning Edition. She still guest hosts for The California Report and Forum, blogs for Bay Area Bites, and files for NPR and PRI’s The World. Before KQED, she worked for Marketplace and KPCC in Los Angeles.

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