Much of the actual construction of San Francisco's new Bay Bridge was actually done in China. The bridge was then shipped to San Francisco for assembly.
Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Moscow to see Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details from New York Times reporter Michael Schwirtz, who says the California governor hopes to help US businessmen connect with Russian innovators.
Energy reforms are on the minds of politicians following the collapse of the Deepwater Horizons oil rig. Historically, regulatory and environmental laws follow disasters, and regulatory changes, from equipment upgrades to increasing legal liability, are already on the table.
California is facing down a $42 billion budget gap -- while another state, Missouri, takes the lead in applying stimulus money to the ailing transportation system by having the first economic recovery act in the country already under construction.
After three days of intense negotiations, California lawmakers are still unable to deliver a budget. Guests Zoe Corneli, reporter at KALW public radio, and Ryan Sherman, spokesperson for the California Correctional Peace Officers Association
Cutting down trees releases CO2 and reduces the amount of CO2 absorbed from the air every year. Now, the regional leaders of some tropical and industrialized countries are finding common ground on ways to curb climate change. Living on Earth reports.