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Oct 20, 2014
Oct 20, 2014
Women hold less than a third of state, county and city elected offices in California. We'll meet some of them in the first part of our series, Up Against the Ceiling: The Push for More Women in California Politics.
A trip to Yosemite National Park may be a little costlier next year if entrance fees are raised.
It’s been two months since the Napa Earthquake and California is trying to learn some lessons from the disaster.
The 10th running of the Amgen Tour of California men's bicycle race will include four stops in northern California. The women's race expands to four days.
California Governor Jerry Brown says the state can lead the way with its water policies just as California is leading the way with initiatives for renewable energy and climate change.
Nevada’s Division of Insurance has released the rates for people buying their own health insurance in 2015.
Scientists may soon have a more accurate way to predict the extent and severity of droughts, floods and even the amount of food California can produce.
Republicans are trying to knock Democrats off their supermajority perch in the California Legislature this fall. To do so, they need to pick up at least one seat in the state Senate or two in the Assembly.
There have been dozens of debates in the city of Sacramento as voters consider whether to pass Measure L and make changes to the structure of their government.
Just like the procrastination that comes with filing taxes, voters are waiting until the last minute to register to vote. Monday is the last day for Californians to register for the November 4th election.
American Freed After Months Of Detention In North Korea
Jeffrey Fowle was arrested in June for allegedly leaving a Bible in his North Korean hotel room. Matthew Miller and Kenneth Bae remain in custody.
When The Economy Goes Down, Vasectomies Go Up
It's well known that people are less eager to have children when the economy sours. And it looks like men got really serious about that during the Great Recession.
DHS: Arrivals From West Africa Must Arrive Through 5 U.S. Airports
Passengers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea will be subject to secondary screening at JFK, Newark, Dulles, Atlanta and Chicago.
A Tale Of Two Cities: World Series Fever Takes Hold In SF, KC
In San Francisco, there's a lot of confidence. In Kansas City, which gets its first shot at the championship rings in nearly 30 years, the excitement is palpable.
When Women Stopped Coding
For decades, the share of women majoring in computer science was rising. Then, in the 1980s, something changed.
Opera About 1985 Achille Lauro Hijacking Draws Protests At Met
Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani was among those who denounced The Death of Klinghoffer by John Adams, calling it anti-Semitic and anti-Israel.
In Tight Races, Both Parties Bank On Early Votes
Two million people have already voted in next month's election, including President Obama. Locking in votes early is huge, particularly since control of the Senate rests in a handful of close races.
Some Millennials — And Their Parents — Are Slow To Cut The Cord
Millennials get a lot of financial and emotional support from their parents, which critics say causes delayed adolescence. But actually this close relationship benefits both kids and parents.
Millennials Continue Urbanization Of America, Leaving Small Towns
Cheap real estate and widespread Wi-Fi haven't been enough to overcome the lure of the urban lifestyle. In fact, the number of millennials is growing fastest in some of the most expensive places.
California Proposition Re-evaluates Approach To Crime
California's Proposition 47 would make several nonviolent crimes into misdemeanors, like forgery, drug possession for personal use, and petty theft. The idea is to reduce the number of people incarcerated in the state. The move is part of a backlash against the state's three-strikes-you're-out law, passed 20 years ago.
What Ferguson, Mo., Could Learn From A Small Michigan Town
Eleven years ago, Benton Harbor, Mich., was a lot like Ferguson, Mo. It was a small town where racial tension with police reached a boiling point. Afterward there were promises of change for the city.
After Quarantine, Ebola-Free Dallas Residents Face New Challenges
In Dallas, the first round of people that came into contact with Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan are free from quarantine and trying to get back to their daily lives. But the ordeal has taken a logistical and emotional toll.
U.S. And Japan Hit Snag In Major Trade Pact Negotiations
Japanese and American negotiators have been trying to shore up an agreement on agriculture and automobile tariffs. The two allies are the biggest players in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which, if passed, could pull together 12 nations in one trade pact. But talks haven't been going well lately.
CapRadio's Bob Moffitt explains Measure L, known as the “Strong Mayor” initiative. A UC Merced professor explains the pros and cons of switching to a strong mayor government. Plus, the Political Junkie and the leader of the jazz group, Nagual.
Insight: Race for State Superintendent: Tom Torlakson And Marshall Tuck / Capitol Chat / Italian Film FestivalFriday, October 17, 2014
The candidates battling to be the next state school superintendent outline their plans for improving education. Afterward, CapRadio's Katie Orr explains what’s at stake in the race, and who’s backing the candidates.
A dream became reality Sunday when 1,000 symphony musicians, ages 4 to 80-plus, came together for a performance at Sacramento's Memorial Auditorium. It was the largest-ever gathering of symphony musicians to perform in California.
For rapper, Gift of Gab, the Sacramento hip-hop scene in the 90s is where he honed his battle chops. He brings those chops back for a performance at TBD Fest this weekend.