DNA evidence after a sexual assault can make or break an investigation, but the rape kit backlog continues to be an issue statewide; we’ll dive deeper into why and explore solutions to process samples faster. Plus, how California’s severe drought is impacting agriculture in the years to come and what farmers are doing to adapt.
- CapRadio State Government Reporter Scott Rodd discusses his investigation into Governor Newsom’s promise to increase fire prevention in the state
- Sutter Health Pediatrician Dr. Angela Vickers on the process of evidence collection at the Bridging Evidence Assessment and Resources Center
- CapRadio Data Reporter Emily Zentner breaks down data surrounding backlogs of rape kits in California and how it contrasts in Sacramento County
- Associate Professor at UC Merced and member of the school’s Water Systems Management Lab Josué Medellín describes how the record drought affects the state’s agriculture now and in the years to come