KFBK Morning News Show Recap - Thursday September 2nd


Leads: 

  1. A new poll by the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California found 58% of likely voters surveyed in California oppose removing Newsom from office compared to 39% who support recalling the governor, a gap rooted in the sharp partisan divide between Democratic and Republican voters in the state.
  2. A high school teacher in Sacramento is reportedly being let go after being caught in a controversial undercover video. The Natomas Unified School District confirms the teacher from Inderkum High School will be dismissed. The video reportedly shows the teacher urging students to become "revolutionaries" and praising the group Antifa. The video generated threats towards the school district.
  3. The Caldor fire is moving away from Lake Tahoe after damaging the outskirts of the Sierra-at-Tahoe ski resort. Now it’s heading for the Nevada state line. As of 7 AM the Caldor Fire was 25% contained and 210,259 acres. 
  4. More than two-dozen Sacramento-area students are still stuck in Afghanistan, now three days after U.S. evacuation efforts ended. The confirmed number of San Juan Unified School District students still in the war-torn country is up to 27, representing 19 families. School officials say the kids' grades range from younger than elementary through high school. Sacramento is home to more than 10% of Afghan natives living in the United States.

Extra Links:

  • Wednesday night's The Natomas Unified School District school board meeting got heated with no shortage of raised voices and high tensions after a video of teacher urging students to become "revolutionaries" and praising the group Antifa went viral. 

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