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Rich Pedroncelli / AP file

October 23, 2018

California Schools Race Sets Record For Most Expensive

California is again recording the most expensive state superintendent election in history, with a cast of billionaires who are outspending the teacher unions in support of a former charter schools executive.

Courtesy of Dana Johnson

Insight With Beth Ruyak

October 23, 2018

Dana Johnson Explores The Complex Human History Of Los Angeles At Stories On Stage Sacramento

Prize-winning novelist and short story author Dana Johnson discusses work from her story collection “In The Not Quite Dark” before her appearance at Stories on Stage Sacramento.

Bert Johnson / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

October 23, 2018

University Of The Pacific Hosts Clinics To Help Patients With Medicare Open Enrollment

The University of the Pacific is hosting 13 public events with their Mobile Medicare Clinics outreach program to help patients pick the right drug plan during the 2018 open enrollment period.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

October 23, 2018

McGeorge Law School Hosts California Initiative Forum 2018 To Explain Ballot Measures

McGeorge School of Law associate dean Mary-Beth Moylan joins to preview the California Initiative Forum where law professors, students and members of the public can learn more about measures on this year’s ballot.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo

Insight With Beth Ruyak

October 23, 2018

Understanding How Prop. 8 Would Affect The Dialysis Industry

California voter shave 11 ballot measures to decide on this November. CapRadio Health Care Reporter Sammy Caiola breaks down Prop. 8 ahead of Election Day.

File Photo / Capital Public Radio

Health Care

October 22, 2018

Steve Milne

Thousands Of Employees Strike At UC Hospitals

Thousands of University of California medical workers are walking off the job in a contract dispute that has prompted rescheduling of surgeries and thousands of outpatient appointments. The three-day strike begins Tuesday.

BBC World Service

October 22, 2018

BBC Lookahead: Brazil's Presidential Election, Our Ocean Conference On Plastic Litter

Every Monday, CapRadio's Steve Milne gets a preview of the biggest global stories of the week from BBC reporters. Listen in at 10:37 a.m. during Here & Now.

Photo by Clark Russell

Health Care

October 22, 2018

Sammy Caiola

Trade Commission Blocks Two Unapproved Stem Cell Clinics In California, But Experts Say There Are Many More

There’s a growing black market for unapproved stem cell treatments.The federal government is cracking down, starting with two California clinics.

Pasquale Esposito / Facebook

Insight With Beth Ruyak

October 22, 2018

Celebrating The Public Square With Song

Italian tenor Pasquale Esposito is on tour to support his latest PBS concert special, “Pasquale Esposito Celebrates Italian Piazzas.” He returns to Insight to preview his Oct. 27 performance at the Crest and play some tracks from the show.

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6 Questions About An Arms Control Treaty On The Rocks

October 23, 2018

Signed by Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987, the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty eliminated an entire class of nuclear weapons. President Trump says he intends to withdraw.