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Mar 4, 2015
Mar 4, 2015
Mar 3, 2015
The California State Auditor says public health officials aren't following through with recommendations to ensure the health and safety of Californians.
If you're heading to Midtown Sacramento to celebrate Beer Week you may notice a new beer-themed means of transportation. It’s called Sac Brew Bike and Sacramento is the only Northern California city that has one.
The City of Sacramento is now a "bee haven." The Sacramento City Council voted Tuesday night to include the city on a list of communities that are bee-friendly.
Artists who live in Sacramento are not pleased with a plan that would spend $8 million on a sculpture for the new downtown Sacramento arena. They attended the Sacramento City Council meeting Tuesday night to speak against the plan.
Another dry winter worries California rice farmers who are planning for this year's crop. The state's harvest was down nearly 25 percent last year. And, it's not just water that worries growers.
California lawmakers weighed in on animal research today, this bill would touch the lives of animals used in university research.
Professors at California State University say their salaries have remained stagnant over the past 10 years.
California’s water supply continues to diminish. The water content in the Sierra snowpack is the worst it’s been this time of year since 1991. Water conservation rates are equally dismal, dropping dramatically in January.
(AP) - University of California admissions officers are sifting through a record number of applications.
(AP) - The California Department of Water Resources says it will carry out the winter's third survey of the Sierra Nevada's snowpack.
Northwest Oil Terminal Plan Would Mean Jobs — And More Oil Trains
Oil companies hope to build the nation's largest oil-by-rail terminal on the Columbia River in Washington. Proponents say it will bring economic growth, but others fear it could mean fiery accidents.
Clinton's Use Of Personal Email Could Hamper Archiving Efforts
NPR's Melissa Block talks to Jason R. Baron, former director of litigation at the National Archives, about federal laws governing email.
Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Opens With Admission Of Guilt
Opening statements began Wednesday in the trial of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Both the defense and prosecution agree Tsarnaev is guilty, but they differ on why he did it.
A Snowshoe Trek From An Adirondack Mountain Summit
It's been a bitter cold month in the Northeast. This audio postcard is from a snowshoe trip to New York's Adirondack Mountains, on a day so frigid that the trees were cracking and popping.
In LA, Clearing A Backlog Of Aging Instruments
The district has made progress, but many students are stuck with broken strings, squeaky horns and out-of-tune pianos.
Ferguson Residents Not Surprised By DOJ Report Findings
The U.S. Department of Justice's report found the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department routinely practices "unconstitutional policing."
DOJ Report Reveals Pattern Of Racial Discrimination By Ferguson Police
The Justice Department says it has formally closed its investigation into the death of Michael Brown without bringing any federal charges against the police officer who killed him. But the department did find evidence of both indirect and direct discrimination by the Ferguson Police Department and courts.
A Ruling Against Obamacare Would Have Broad Implications
If the Supreme Court strikes down subsidies, millions of people could no longer afford health insurance. And premiums for others would rise dramatically, as healthier people leave the marketplace.
Ferguson Documents: Justice Investigation Backs Former Officer Wilson
The grand jury documents left doubt, but federal investigators say they found "no credible evidence to disprove [Officer Darren] Wilson's perception that Brown posed a threat."
Programs Help Students Cut Back On Booze, But Not For Long
Most colleges have some sort of alcohol education program. One-time interventions do cut drinking, but only short term. They tend to work better for women, with no benefit for men in frats.
Few Clues On Health Law's Future Emerge In Supreme Court Arguments
Will the Supreme Court strike down tax credits that help moderate-income Americans afford coverage in the three dozen states where the marketplace is being run by the federal government?
Ferguson Report: Former Officer Won't Face Civil Rights Charges
While Darren Wilson will avoid federal charges for the death of Michael Brown, the Justice Department did find racial bias in the Ferguson, Mo., police and justice system.
People With Eczema Are Itching For Better Health Care
Just a rash? Not if you have eczema. People with eczema often have a hard time finding appropriate health care and are apt to miss work dealing with the chronic skin problem, a study finds.
Darrell Steinberg and Steve Boilard talk about the difficulties changing a proposition once it becomes law and the challenges of outside money influencing the initiative process. Plus, music from the US Air Force Concert Band from Washington DC.
A Harvard sleep researcher living in Davis talks about new data saying teens need more sleep. Sacramento News and Review Co-Editor Nick Miller talks about the upcoming decision to approve an $8 million sculpture for the new downtown arena.
With their incredible leaping ability and graceful movements, ballet dancers sometimes look like they're flying. This weekend, some members of the Sacramento Ballet will... thanks to help from a wire, stagehands and three days of training.
What happens when highly-paid consultants get hired for a top secret project then realize the plan they're devising could kill thousands, even millions of people? That’s the dilemma in this dark psychological comedy with a wickedly sharp edge.