Yellen Resigns From Fed Board After Being Passed Over To Keep Top Post

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen today announced that she will resign from the Federal Reserve Board once her successor, Jerome Powell, is sworn in. Yellen is the first woman to serve as Fed chair. While her term as Fed chair ends in February, Yellen could have stayed on the board until 2024, serving out her 14-year term as a Fed governor. Instead she'll follow the practice of previous Fed leaders and leave the board once Powell becomes chairman. Powell's nomination by President Trump...

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Press Enterprise Columnist Cassie MacDuff

Dec 20, 2013

P-E Colmnist Cassie MacDuff and KVCR's Ken Vincent review some of the week's top news stories, including: -San Beranrdino County will no longer place "Immigration Holds" on undocumented immigrants with minor criminal convictions; -San Bernardino County will allow an exhibition of paintings to be displayed in a county building, in spite of complaints about images of female nudity; -a review of Riverside Mayor Rusty Bailey's first year in office.

Inland Empire Economist John Husing

Dec 17, 2013

John Husing, the Chief Economist for the Inland Empire Economic Partnership, talks with KVCR's Ken Vincent about how the Federal Reserve controls inflation.

Inland Empire Economist John Husing

Dec 17, 2013

John Husing, the Chief Economist for the Inland Empire Economic Partnership, talks with KVCR's Ken Vincent about how the Federal Reserve controls inflation.

Inland Empire Economist John Husing

Dec 17, 2013

John Husing, the Chief Economist for the Inland Empire Economic Partnership, talks with KVCR's Ken Vincent about how the Federal Reserve controls inflation.

Inland Empire Economist John Husing

Dec 17, 2013

John Husing, the Chief Economist for the Inland Empire Economic Partnership, talks with KVCR's Ken Vincent about how the Federal Reserve controls inflation.

"Addams Family" Comes to Riverside's Fox Theatre

Dec 11, 2013

KVCR's Ken Vincent talks with actor Blaire Anderson, one of the performers in the touring Broadway production of the stage musical, "The Addams Family," playing one night only, Thursday, Dec. 12, at the historic Fox Theatre in downtown Riverside.

David Fleming in conversation with Stray Cat Lee Rocker performing at the Historic Hemet Theatre. John Sheldon speaks to us about Through Wonderland at Crafton Hills. Also, Ron Berglass speaks with Paul Jacques about some seasonal theatre in the area. Ron also speaks with Alayna Via, director of the Citrus Valley High School performing arts department. 

San Manuel Philippines Donation

Nov 16, 2013

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has donated a total of one million dollars to help the people of the Philippines in the catastrophic aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. The American Red Cross and International Medical Core will each receive $500,000 to assist with humanitarian aid efforts. KVCR's Jhoann Acosta has more.

A University of California, Riverside professor has written a new series of books for children -- suitable for the classroom -- that aims to redefine the image and role of The Princess in children's literature. KVCR Matt Guilhem reports.

Native American Art Event This Weekend

Nov 8, 2013

Members of the Inland Empire tribes will be joining Native American tribes from all over the U.S. at a big Native American art and culture event in Los Angeles this weekend. Terria Smith with KVCR's First Nations Experience (FNX) worldwide TV channel reports.

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