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
(Bloomberg)

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’s Breakfast Blend: Cloth Shopping Bags Inevitable; Hybrid Fruit Growers Seek Sweet Profits 7 September,2011Rachael Myrow

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Rachael Myrow

Rachael Myrow is KQED's Silicon Valley Arts Reporter, covering arts and culture in San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz Counties. She also guest hosts for The California Report and Forum, and files stories for NPR and the KQED podcast Bay Curious.

Her passion for public radio was born as an undergrad at the University of California at Berkeley, writing movie reviews for KALX-FM. After finishing one degree in English, she got another in journalism, landed a job at Marketplace in Los Angeles, and another at KPCC, before returning to the Bay Area to work at KQED.

She spent more than seven years hosting The California Report, and over the years has won a Peabody and three Edward R. Murrow Awards (one for covering the MTA Strike, her first assignment as a full-time reporter in 2000 as well as numerous other honors including from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Radio Television News Directors Association and the LA Press Club.
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