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State of the Bay

Are Killer Robots Coming to SF? / Elections Chief Search Controversy / Local Holiday Gifts

Cleveland Police Bomb Disposal Robot
Cleveland Police Bomb Disposal Robot

FIRST: The Board of Supervisors is poised to authorize the use of killer robots by the SFPD.  Is this as scary as it sounds?

PLUS: We’ll explore the controversy around the San Francisco Elections Commission’s decision open up a competitive process for the position of Director of Elections.

AND: We’ll hear tips on great local holiday gifts.

Segment A:
J.D. Morris, City Hall reporter, San Francisco Chronicle
Dean Preston, member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors
Peter Asaro, associate professor, The New School

Segment B:
Cynthia Dai, Commissioner, San Francisco Elections Commission
Joe Eskenazi, managing editor and columnist at Mission Local
Danny Sauter, executive director, Neighborhood Centers Together

Segment C:
Dianne de Guzman, deputy editor of Eater SF

Host: Grace Won, Ethan Elkind
Producers: Chris Nooney, Kendra Klang

Web Resources:
Link to Elections Commission Meeting Recordings
Elections Commission Home Page where agenda for 12/12 meeting will be posted