Issues & Ideas: A new governor, prison integration, offshore wind energy and a chef-turned-farmer

Jan 7, 2019

On this week's Issues and Ideas: Monday marks the transition from Jerry Brown to Gavin Newsom as California's next governor; we'll hear stories about "Brownisms" and Newsom promises. Tyler Pratt reports on a new California prison integration program has inmates' families worried for their safety. And Greta Mart attends a recent public forum on offshore wind energy and reports on how state and federal officials are taking public comment on locations proposed for offshore wind energy development—two of which are off San Luis Obispo County's coast. 

Travel correspondent Thomas Wilmer takes us on Journeys of Discovery to get to know a local organic winemaker, and find out about a San Luis Obispo writers' group. And finally, local food writer Jaime Lewis brings us a story of about a local young French chef who rose through the ranks of some of the Central Coast's finest restaurants and then one day left it all behind, to become a farmer. All that and more on the latest edition of KCBX's Issues and Ideas