Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom is taking on a controversial role in trying to legalize recreational use of marijuana in California. On Friday, he'll make a rare trip to Humboldt County to hold a town hall and tour a cannabis farm and nursery.
If you need an oil change, it's pretty easy to shop around and find the best price. But what about a colonoscopy? It's a routine procedure, and considered important to preventative care -- but the prices doctors charge are all over the place. KQED's PriceCheck is a project that's trying to bring more transparency to consumers when it comes to medical care.
End Music: "Pump Ya Brakes (Instrumental)" by Diamond D, from the album "The Diam Piece Instrumentals" (Dymond Mine Records)