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July 17, 2019

Rich Ibarra

Stockton Might Turn City Hall Building Into Housing, Retail Shops

Stockton City Council voted on Tuesday to explore developing its 93-year-old historic City Hall building into market rate housing and retail on the ground floor.

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 Imran Chaudhry

Author Reyna Grande On Her New Memoir, 'A Dream Called Home'

Distance and separation affect people differently. Author Reyna Grande’s early life experiences have led her to seek a settledness, a home. She talks about this in the sequel to her memoir, "The Distance Between Us," titled "A Dream Called Home."

Courtesy of Wendy Carrillo

California Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo Speaks From El Salvador, Part 2

In Part Two, California Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo, speaking from El Salvador, talks about how her family came to the U.S., her university studies, how she feels about how the media handles news from the border and how she entered government.

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California Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo Speaks From El Salvador, Part 1

Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo joined Gov. Gavin Newsom on a trip to El Salvador in April of this year. Carrillo talked about the importance of the relationship between California and El Salvador and why Salvadorans are coming to the U.S.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

California Stopped Tracking Sexual Harassment Complaints Years Ago. What Happens Now?

At the height of the Me Too movement, California leaders couldn’t answer basic questions about the prevalence of sexual harassment complaints across state agencies. That’s because the state eliminated its tracking system in 2012.

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California Dream

July 17, 2019

Despite A Growing Latino Middle Class, California Families Face Hurdles Getting There

Despite rising incomes and lower poverty rate for Latinos, many California families struggle.

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Comic-Con 2019, Day 1: Sleepless In San Diego

July 19, 2019

San Diego Comic-Con kicked off Thursday, with more than 130,000 attendees expected. Big draws of the day were Lin-Manuel Miranda and Arnold Schwarzenegger — and a surprise appearance from Tom Cruise.

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How A 10-Year-Old-Boy Helped Apollo 11 Return To Earth

July 19, 2019

Greg Force was just a boy when his father, the director of a NASA tracking station in Guam, called home with an important mission for him: to help the crew of Apollo 11 return safely to Earth.

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums For July 19

July 19, 2019

The best new albums out this week include the latest from psych-pop mainstays The Flaming Lips, singer Freya Ridings' stunning debut full-length, Houston rapper Maxo Kream and more.

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Priests: Tiny Desk Concert

July 19, 2019

The punk-infused art band from Washington, D.C. brings a kinder, gentler and sparer version of the group's music to the Tiny Desk.