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In The Arena with Carmen Chu and Jonathan Stein

In The Arena with Carmen Chu and Jonathan Stein

Carmen Chu, Jonathan Stein

Date: August 25, 2016 Duration: 28 minutes

After a surprise appointment to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 2007, Carmen Chu found that she could accomplish a great deal in local government. She ran successfully for two more terms and then moved on to become San Francisco City and County's Assessor-Recorder, an office to which she was re-elected in 2014 with 98 percent of the vote. Chu talks here with Jonathan Stein about the influences that prepared her for public life, including pursuing her master's degree from the Goldman School of Public Policy.

In The Arena with David Gray and Jonathan Stein

In The Arena with David Gray and Jonathan Stein

David Gray, Jonathan Stein

Date: August 25, 2016 Duration: 29 minutes

David Gray, appointed chief of staff to the mayor of Richmond, Calif, when he was 27, talks about the creative approaches he and his colleagues are taking to address the challenges facing this diverse, middle-income East Bay city. Gray, an alumnus of the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley, tells Jonathan Stein that he was especially proud of Richmond's police chief for holding a sign supporting Black Lives Matter in a peaceful protest against police shootings.

In The Arena with Megan E. Garcia and Jonathan Stein

In The Arena with Megan E. Garcia and Jonathan Stein

Megan E. Garcia, Jonathan Stein

Date: August 25, 2016 Duration: 28 minutes

Civil rights attorney Jonathan Stein launches a new interview series exploring how his fellow UC Berkeley alumni are engaging in public life since leaving the Goldman School of Public Policy. His first guest is Megan E. Garcia, a national and cyber security analyst who is now a Senior Fellow and Director at New America California. 

The Crisis in California’s Deregulated Electricity Markets

The Crisis in California’s Deregulated Electricity Markets

Steven Weissman

Event: FSR Summer School on EU Energy Law & Policy: Public Intervention in European Energy Sector 2016

Date: July 19, 2016 Duration: 2 minutes

Steven Weissman, an expert on the California energy crisis 2000-2001 and it's consequences for markets, summarizes California's deregulated electricity markets crisis and explains its significance today during the FSR Summer School on EU Energy Law & Policy: Public Intervention in European Energy Sector 2016