KFBK Morning News Show Recap - Wednesday June 16th

Show Headlines:

  1. Hydropower, which generates nearly 13% of California' electricity is near a record low. Water levels have sunk to their lowest levels in five years in reservoirs across the state. State power regulators are warning of rolling blackouts during the heat wave.
  2. Two cooling centers will be opening today in Sacramento at the Hagginwood Community Center and the Hart Senior Center. The centers will be open from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. 
  3. State regulators are warning more than six thousand farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin delta they’re about to lose the right to pull water from rivers at some point this summer. Most farmers who rely on the state water project and federal central valley project have already been told they’ll get little to no water this year.
  4. California power regulators say the demand for power will likely exceed supply during the heat wave. The problem is expected to be at its worst Thursday night. Cal ISO predicts power outages will impact more than 2.5 million homes statewide

Extra Links:

  • Founding Member of Pink Floyd on Mark Zuckerberg: A rock and roll legend is making no mistake how he feels about Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Roger waters is a founding member of the band "Pink Floyd." During a news conference, Waters announced he had received a message from Zuckerberg and shared how he feels about the CEO and his apps.
  • Newsom on The Late Late Show with James Cordon: The unlikely pair spend their time talking about everything from mask mandates to the recall election. 
  • Charles Barkley on Cancel Culture: Increasingly we are hearing from entertainers that the cancel culture is killing their industry. The latest is Charles Barkley, basketball analyst for TNT who told the grant and Danny live radio show that cancel culture is cutting into the fun and entertainment they offer on their show. (Note: NSFW)

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