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Wednesday, June 13, 2007

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1. STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH..............................VO/SOT

2. FATHER'S DAY TIES...........................................VO/SOT

3. LT. GOVERNOR RELEVANCE............................VO/SOT

4. OVERWEIGHT KIDS............................................VO/SOT

5. WIND POWER DISPLAY.....................................VO/SOT

6. SAY CHEESE!!!..........................................UNSCRIPTED

1. STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH VO/SOT

LIVE:

IN RESPONSE TO THE STUDENT SHOOTINGS LAST APRIL AT VIRGINIA TECH, MEMBERS OF THE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES OVERSIGHT AND ACCOUNTABILITY COMMISSION WILL VOTE TOMORROW ON WHETHER TO SPEND 60 MILLION DOLLARS OVER FOUR YEARS FOR STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS IN CALIFORNIA.

SUPER: TODAY/ STATE CAPITOL

VO: (:25)

THE 60 MILLION DOLLARS WOULD COME FROM PROPOSITION 63 FUNDS, A 2004 BALLOT MEASURE WRITTEN BY SENATOR DARRELL STEINBERG THAT IMPOSED AN EXTRA ONE PERCENT STATE INCOME TAX ON THOSE EARNING MORE THAN A MILLION DOLLARS PER YEAR. IF THE OVERSIGHT COMMISSION APPROVES THE PROPOSAL, 34 MILLION DOLLARS WILL FUND COLLEGE STUDENT PROGRAMS TO HELP IDENTIFY EARLY SIGNS OF MENTAL ILLNESS AND EXPAND SUICIDE PREVENTION PROGRAMS. TWENTY-SIX MILLION DOLLARS WILL BE SPENT ON KINDERGARTEN THROUGH 12TH GRADE PROGRAMS INTENDED TO PREVENT VIOLENCE, BULLYING, AND SUICIDE.

SUPER: SENATOR DARRELL STEINBERG/D-SACRAMENTO

SOT: (0:22)

SAYS: "WE WILL DIRECTLY TRACK THE IMPACT OF THESE RESOURCES ON THE OUTCOMES WE ALL SEEK, WHICH, WHICH, NOT ONLY REDUCTIONS IN SUICIDE, BUT CHANGES IN ATTITUDES ON CAMPUS, THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS WHO ARE SEEKING HELP, THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS WHO ARE GETTING HELP SOONER RATHER THAN LATER, WE WILL LOOK TO IDENTIFY THESE SPECIFIC OUTCOMES."

VO TAG:

STENBERG SAYS THE VIRGINIA TECH SHOOTINGS INDICATED THE NEED FOR MORE MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS.

EXTRA BITES:

SUPER: SENATOR DARRELL STEINBERG/D-SACRAMENTO

SOT: (0:28)

SAYS: "IT SHOULDN'T TAKE, OR HAVE TO TAKE A TRAGEDY LIKE VIRGINIA TECH TO COMPEL ACTION. BUT, IF THERE CAN BE A SILVER LINING OUT OF SUCH A HORRIBLE TRAGEDY, IT IS THAT IT IS GENERATING THE KIND OF CONVERSATION ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH AND WHAT IS LACKING IN OUR MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM THAT MUST OCCUR."

2. FATHER'S DAY TIES VO/SOT

LIVE: GOVERNOR ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER WILL RECEIVE AT LEAST ONE MORE TIE THAN HE THOUGHT THIS FATHER'S DAY, FROM ADVOCATES FOR EXTENDING PAID FAMILY LEAVE IN CALIFORNIA. SUPPORTERS OF THREE BILLS TO ACCOMPLISH SUCH LEGISLATION DELIVERED A COUPLE THOUSAND FATHER'S DAY CARDS AND A TIE TO THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE AT THE STATE CAPITOL THIS MORNING.

SUPER: TODAY/ STATE CAPITOL

VO: (:20) THE ADVOCATES ALSO WORE TIES AND USED THIS WEEKEND'S HOLIDAY TO PROMOTE THE BILLS WHICH WOULD EXTEND FAMILY LEAVE FROM SPOUSES AND CHILDREN TO GRANDPARENTS AND GRANDKIDS, SIBLINGS, IN-LAWS AND ADULT CHILDREN. THEY WOULD ALSO PROHIBIT DISCRIMINATION BASED ON SINGLE PARENT STATUS, AS HAPPENED TO A FIREFIGHTER IN BAKERSFIELD WHO SPOKE ON BEHALF OF THE BILL TODAY.

SUPER: ASSEMBLY REPUBLICAN LEADER MIKE VILLINES/R-CLOVIS

SOT: (:15)

SAYS: "WHEN WE HAD OUR FIRM, WE HAD SITUATIONS LIKE THAT WE SAID WHO'S GOING TO STEP UP AND WE WOULD HELP THAT INDIVIDUAL DO WHAT THEY NEED TO DO BUT I WOULDN'T WANT A LAW TO COME IN AND MANDATE THAT BECAUSE THEN WE'RE TYING SOMEBODY'S HANDS."

SUPER: SENATOR SHEILA KUEHL/D-SANTA MONICA

SOT: (:19)

SAYS: "IF YOU LEAVE IT UP TO EMPLOYERS, IF YOU WORK FOR THIS PERSON YOU GET IT, IF YOU WORK FOR THIS PERSON, YOU DON'T GET IT, IF YOU WORK FOR THIS PERSON YOU DO GET IT. I DON'T WANT IT TO BE RANDOM IN CALIFORNIA AND SINCE EMPLOYEES HAVEN'T NOTICED THE MONEY THEY'VE BEEN PUTTING INTO FAMILY LEAVE AND ALMOST HALF A MILLION FAMILIES HAVE TAKEN IT, I THINK IT'S BEEN A REALLY GOOD THING FOR CALIFORNIA."

VO TAG: THE BILL WOULD ALLOW EMPLOYEES UP TO SIX WEEKS OFF, WITH 55 PERCENT OF THEIR PAY TO CARE FOR SICK RELATIVES. THE FUNDS WOULD COME FROM MONEY THOSE EMPLOYEES PAY INTO THE STATE DISABILITY FUND, CURRENTLY DEDUCTED FROM THEIR PAY CHECKS.

EDITOR'S NOTE:

THE FAMILY LEAVE RELATED BILLS ARE: SB-727 AND 836 BY SENATOR SHEILA KUEHL AND AB-537 BY ASSEMBLYMAN SANDRE SWANSON/D-OAKLAND. EACH HAS PASSED ITS RESPECTIVE HOUSE AND WILL BE HEARD NEXT IN COMMITTEES IN THE OPPOSITE HOUSE.

EXTRA BITES:

EXTRA BITES ARE ON WEB ONLY, NOT ON VIDEO FEED DUE TO TIME.

SUPER: SENATOR SHEILA KUEHL/D-SANTA MONICA

SOT: (:23)

SAYS: "THESE FATHER'S DAY CARDS ARE GOING TO THE GOVERNOR, URGING HIM TO SUPPORT THREE VERY IMPORTANT BILLS FOR CALIFORNIA FAMILIES. AND ALSO TODAY, BECAUSE IT'S THE TRADITIONAL GIFT FOR FATHER'S DAY, WE'RE GOING TO PRESENT THE GOVERNOR WITH THESE CARDS AS WELL AS A FATHER'S DAY TIE IN ORDER TO REMIND HIM OF THE VALUE OF FAMILY TIES."

SUPER: DEREK TISINGER/BAKERSFIELD FIRE CAPTAIN

SOT: (:23

SAYS: " OUR AGENCY ALLOWS US TO USE COMP TIME AND SHIFT TRADE AND TRADE VACATIONS, WHICH I DID TO TAKE CARE OF MY KIDS, I WAS TOLD FROM THE CHIEF HIMSELF AND ON SEVERAL EVALUATIONS I WAS TOLD I COULD NOT TAKE THE TIME OFF. I CHOSE TO PUT MY FAMILY AHEAD OF THAT AND SUBSEQUENTLY, I WAS PASSED OVER FOR A PROMOTION."

SUPER: TATIANA SIEGENTHALER/ACORN

SOT: (:27)

SAYS: "LOS LATINOS COMPARTIMOS EN NUESTROS CASAS ... EL TRABAJO Y LA FAMILIA."

SUPER: ASSEMBLY REPUBLICAN LEADER MIKE VILLINES/R-CLOVIS

SOT: (:13)

SAYS: "WHEN YOU MANDATE SOMETHING LIKE THIS EVEN THOUGH THEY'RE WELL INTENTIONED, YOU HAVE TO PAY FOR AN EMPLOYEE EVEN THOUGH THEY'RE NOT WORKING THAT CREATES A HARDSHIP THAT LITERALLY CAN MAKE PEOPLE LOSE JOBS."

3. LT. GOVERNOR RELEVANCE VO/SOT

LIVE: LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR JOHN GARAMENDI INVITED REPORTERS TO HIS STATE CAPITOL OFFICE THIS AFTERNOON, TO DISCUSS WHAT HE PERCEIVES AS THE NEW FOUND RELEVANCE OF THE OFFICE. GARAMENDI HAS BEEN THE STATE'S LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR FOR ABOUT 160 DAYS.

SUPER: TODAY/STATE CAPITOL/SACRAMENTO

VO: (:15) GARAMENDI PROMISED DURING THE CAMPAIGN TO USE THE OFFICE AND THE MANY STATE BOARD COMMISSIONS OF THAT POSITION TO ADVOCATE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH CARE AND EDUCATION. HE CREDITS WORK ON THE STATE LANDS COMMISSION FOR HALTING A LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS PROJECT IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND REFOCUSING THE STATE'S POLICY ON L-N-G AND HE HAS USED HIS POSITION ON THE EMERGENCY SERVICES AUTHORITY TO INSTITUTE A CELL PHONE EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION VIA TEXT OR VOICE MESSAGE WHICH HE HOPES WILL BE COMPLETE WITHIN THE NEXT 18 MONTHS.

SUPER: JOHN GARAMENDI/LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR/D-WALNUT GROVE

SOT: (04:38-05:00)(:22)

SAYS: "IN THE LONG HISTORY OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, THERE'S BEEN AN ABSENCE OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR WORKING WITH THE GOVERNOR. THE GOVERNOR'S A REPUBLICAN, I'M A DEMOCRAT. BUT I'M WORKING VERY CLOSELY WITH HIM ON ALL THE ISSUES THAT ARE OUT THERE, THE GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE ISSUES, THE ISSUES OF EMERGENCY SERVICES, EMERGENCY RESPONSE, HIGHER EDUCATION, CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION. IT'S IMPERATIVE IN MY VIEW TO WORK WITH THE GOVERNOR."

SUPER: FILE/PORT OF SACRAMENTO/WEST SACRAMENTO

VO: (:15) GARAMENDI AND HIS OFFICE ALSO RECENTLY HELPED COORDINATE STATE, FEDERAL, MARINE OFFICIALS AND THE THRONGS OF MEDIA AFTER A MOTHER WHALE AND HER CALF SWAM INTO THE PORT OF SACRAMENTO AND FINALLY MADE THEIR WAY BACK TO THE OCEAN. GARAMENDI SAYS THIS ISN'T THE LAST WE'VE HEARD OF DELTA AND DAWN.

SUPER: JOHN GARAMENDI/LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR/D-WALNUT GROVE

SOT: (:29)

SAYS: "REPORTER: FOR ALL THAT, THEY KIND OF JUST FOUND THEIR WAY BY THEMSELVES ... MAYBE YES, MAYBE NO. NEXT MONDAY ON THE 18TH I'VE CALLED A MEETING AND IT'S LET'S REVIEW WHAT HAPPENED ALL THE PARTICIPANTS INCLUDING THE MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COME OVER AT THE STANFORD MANSION AND WE'RE GONNA REVIEW WHAT DID WE DO THAT WAS GOOD, WHAT WAS NOT NECESSARY, WHAT WAS THE TOTAL COST OF THIS? AND WE'RE LEARNING .. APPARENTLY WHALES ARE GOING TO COME BACK EVERY NOW AND AGAIN."

VO TAG: GARAMENDI SAYS THE ESTIMATES FOR THE STATE COST FOR WHALE RELATED OPERATIONS WERE 236 THOUSAND DOLLARS.

4. OVERWEIGHT KIDS VO/SOT

LIVE:

A TASK FORCE TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF GAVE AWARDS TO

45 CALIFORNIA SCHOOL DISTRICTS RECEIVED AWARDS TODAY FOR THEIR EFFORTS TO REDUCE THE PERCENTAGE OF OVERWEIGHT AND PHYSICALLY UNFIT CHILDREN.

SUPER: TODAY/ HOLIDAY INN/SACRAMENTO

VO: (:20)

THE CALIFORNIA TASK FORCE ON YOUTH AND WORKPLACE WELLNESS INCLUDES PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND REPRESENTATIVES OF PRIVATE HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATION, AND IS FUNDED BY PRIVATE DONATIONS. WITH NO STATE OR FEDERAL FUNDING. TASK FORCE CHAIRMAN SENATOR TOM TORLAKSON SAYS THE AWARDS WERE PRESENTED TODAY TO DISTRICTS THAT VOLUNTARY PARTICIPATED IN TRAINING SESSIONS AND SURVEYS ON HOW TO IMPROVE STUDENTS' HEALTH.

SUPER: SENATOR TOM TORLAKSON/D-ANTIOCH

SOT: (0:30)

SAYS: "THESE DISTRICTS SAW FIT TO ACTUALLY TAKE IT SERIOUSLY, SET OUT GOALS AND TRAIN ON HOW TO, HOW TO IMPLEMENT GOALS. HOW TO PROVIDE BETTER FOOD CHOICES AT SCHOOLS SO THAT THE JUNK FOOD, THE TRANS FATS THE ARTERY-CLOGGING FOODS ARE ELIMINATED, AND THE WEIGHT-LOADING FOODS, THE HIGH CALORIC SODAS AND SO FORTH ARE BROUGHT OUT, AND NUTRITIOUS GOOD DRINKS ARE MOVED IN. THEY ALSO SAW FIT TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO DO MORE EXCITING PHYSICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS THAT AREN'T BORING, THAT AREN'T TEDIOUS, THAT EXCITE KIDS, GET THEM MOVING."

VO TAG:

TORLAKSON SAYS THREE OUT OF FOUR CALIFORNIA SCHOOL CHILDREN FAIL A BASIC PHYSICAL FITNESS TEST.

EXTRA BITES:

SUPER: SENATOR TOM TORLAKSON/D-ANTIOCH

SOT: (0:24)

SAYS: "WE HAVE TODAY, THREE OUT OF EVERY FOUR CHILDREN IN CALIFORNIA FAILING THE BASIC FITNESS TEST. IF WE HAD THREE OUT OF EVERY FOUR CHILDREN IN CALIFORNIA FAILING OUR MATH TEST AND OUR EXIT EXAM AND OUR, OUR SCIENCE CURRICULUM AND LANGUAGE ARTS, WE'D BE HORRIFIED, BUT THREE OUT OF EVERY FOUR CHILDREN ARE FAILING THE BASIC FITNESS TEST. WE HAVE A VERY UNHEALTHY CHILDREN'S POPULATION THAT DESERVES THIS KIND OF ATTENTION THAT WE'RE RECOGNIZING AND AWARDING HERE TODAY."

5. WIND POWER DISPLAY VO/SOT

LIVE:

A GROUP SUPPORTING MORE WIND-GENERATED POWER SAYS FEDERAL SUBSIDIES FOR COAL AND NUCLEAR POWER ARE SLOWING THE GROWTH OF WIND POWER. BUT A WIND-POWER SPOKESMAN SAYS WIND TURBINES WON'T BE ABLE TO REPLACE COAL AND NUCLEAR POWER FOR DECADES.

SUPER: TODAY/ST. ROSE OF LIMA PARK/SACRAMENTO

VO: (:25)

THE GROUP ENVIRONMENT CALIFORNIA SET UP TOY PINWHEELS AT A PARK IN DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO THIS MORNING, CLAIMING THE 163 PINWHEELS REPRESENT THE NUMBER OF WIND TURBINES NEED TO PROVIDE 20 PERCENT OF SACRAMENTO'S CURRENT ELECTRICITY USAGE. KEVIN WOLF, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF A WIND TURBINE MANUFACTURER, JOINED THE GROUP IN BLAMING FEDERAL COAL AND NUCLEAR POWER SUBSIDIES FOR KEEPING THE COST OF WIND-GENERATED ELECTRICITY NON-COMPETITIVE, WHILE ADMITTING WIND POWER COULD NOT REPLACE COAL AND NUCLEAR GENERATED ELECTRICITY.

SUPER: KEVIN WOLF/ WIND HARVEST INTERNATIONAL

SOT: (0:22)

SAYS: "IT'S REALLY NOT GOING TO HAPPEN THAT WAY. WIND IS GOING TO TAKE ABOUT 20 TO 40 PERCENT OF THE TOTAL OVER THE NEXT 30 TO 40 YEARS. IT'S NOT GOING TO DISPLACE NUCLEAR AND COAL COMPLETELY. IT'LL TAKE AWAY THE NEW SOURCES. IT'S GOING TO HELP A GREAT DEAL. BUT IT'S NOT GOING TO BE THE ANSWER FOR REMOVING ALL COAL AND NUCLEAR IN THE COUNTRY."

VO TAG:

WOLF ESTIMATES IT WOULD REQUIRE ABOUT TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND WIND TURBINES TO PROVIDE THE SAME ELECTRICITY OUTPUT THAT COAL AND NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS CURRENT PRODUCE IN THE UNITED STATES.

6. SAY CHEESE!! UNSCRIPTED

FEEDING SOUNDBITES AND VIDEO UNSCRIPTED

INFO: FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 11 YEARS, LEGISLATORS FROM THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY, CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS AND MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION TOOK A GROUP PHOTO ON THE CAPITOL STEPS. MOST OF THE 120 LAWMAKERS WERE IN THE PHOTO, AS WAS GOVERNOR ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER AND THE SERGEANTS AT ARMS IN THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY. EACH PERSON IN THE PHOTO WILL RECEIVE A COPY AS WILL THE SECRETARY OF EACH HOUSE FOR RECORD KEEPING. THE GOVERNOR ANSWERED A FEW REPORTER QUESTIONS FOLLOWING THE GROUP PHOTO REGARDING THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION AND THE STATE BUDGET.

SUPER: TODAY/STATE CAPITOL/SACRAMENTO

VO: (:30)

SUPER: GOVERNOR ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER/NO FONT

SOT: (:09)

SAYS: "RIGHT NOW I HAVE NO REASON TO, THERE'S THREE FOUR CANDIDATES THAT ARE REALLY GOOD. AS TIME GOES ON I MIGHT ENDORSE SOMEONE, BUT I DON'T THINK SO."

SOT: (:20)

SAYS: "WE HAVE JUST STARTED MEETING WITH THE DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS, THEY ALL KNOW WE HAVE TO LIVE WITHIN OUR MEANS, WE ALL KNOW WE DON'T HAVE THE EXTRA BILLIONS OF DOLLARS LIKE LAST YEAR AND WE HAVE TO MAKE SURE WE CUT DOWN OUR STRUCTURAL DEFICIT."

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