KTVU, KQED and the Chronicle announced today they will sponsor an hour-long debate between Sen. Barbara Boxer and challenger Carly Fiorina on Wednesday, Sept. 1, at 7 p.m. before a live audience at St. Mary's College in Moraga. The moderator will be KTVU Political Editor Randy Shandobil and the questioners will be Chronicle Political Reporter Carla Marinucci, La Opinion Senior Political Reporter Pilar Marrero and KQED Public Radio Host Scott Shafer.
As for the governor's race, Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown have tentatively agreed to debate on KGO-AM's Ronn Owens show on Oct. 5. We reported Wednesday that Tom Brokaw will moderate an Oct. 12 debate between Whitman and Brown at Dominican University in San Rafael. Whitman and Brown have also agreed to debate Sept. 28 at UC-Davis and Oct. 1 on Univision from Sacramento's KCRA-TV.