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California's big donkey and pony show

More than a dozen candidates to be president of the United States were in San Francisco over the weekend for the California Democratic Convention.

"Beating Donald Trump is a must. That is a floor, not a ceiling." - Senator Cory Booker

It was a massive event at the Moscone Center, bringing together the state’s dominant political party. And in the run-up to the 2020 election, this was the biggest gathering of presidential hopefuls so far.

Ben joined KALW in 2004. As Executive News Editor and then News Director, he helped the news department win numerous regional and national awards for long- and short-form journalism. He also helped teach hundreds of audio producers, many of whom work with him at KALW, today.