Chaos within the Trump administration was back in the spotlight this morning, when White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned, saying he strongly disagreed with the president’s pick for communications director. We also discuss continuing fallout over the investigation into alleged ties between Russia and the Trump administration, the GOP’s efforts to dismantle Obamacare, and Gov. Jerry Brown’s success in lobbying for an extension of California’s cap-and-trade program.
- Marisa Lagos, KQED politics and government reporter
- Carla Marinucci, Politico senior writer
- Sean Walsh, Wilson Walsh Consulting
Big automakers and tech companies are racing to perfect technology to make self-driving cars a reality. Much of the innovation is happening here in the Bay Area, fueled by engineering talent, Silicon Valley startup culture and putting prototypes through their paces.
- David Baker & Carolyn Said, San Francisco Chronicle business reporters
Bay Area Native Sings ‘Hamilton’
The hip-hop musical “Hamilton” has been breaking box office records and stealing hearts with its diverse cast bringing to life the story of one of America’s founding fathers. Bay Area native Ryan Vasquez got his start at the Children’s Musical Theater in San Jose, and is now performing in the Tony-Award winning show’s San Francisco run.