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Oct 29, 2014
The California Department of Water Resources has released its plan for how to manage water for the next 40 years. It will require investing billions of dollars over the next decade.
Overall water use decreased again in September compared to last year in the Sacramento region. Water providers are also pumping less groundwater, despite a heavier reliance on it in the drought.
A judge has granted final approval of the City of Stockton's two-billion-dollar bankruptcy recovery plan.
Sacramento’s independent pro wrestling scene attracts a diverse cast of characters and devoted fans. Learn about life on the other side of the ropes in CapRadio's video profile "Ourselves, But Louder."
California ranks high in hospital safety, according to national survey.
While Halloween revelers may have to watch for rain Friday, there are plenty of other indoor events and activities planned in Sacramento for the weekend. Take a look at our list and map of places to go and see through the Halloween weekend.
Opponents of two medical-related ballot measures have have spent more than $55 million.
Two long-time politicians are squaring off in the race to represent the sprawling Third Congressional District.
Governor Jerry Brown is continuing his barnstorming tour of California. He’s campaigning not for his own re-election on Tuesday but for two statewide ballot measures.
(AP) -- Stabbing, shootings reported amidst San Francisco Giants celebrations.
The Devastating History Of Midterm Elections
Over the past century, midterm elections have been pretty rough on the party that holds the White House.
The Billionaire Who Remade Retirement Living On A Massive Scale
Gary Morse developed a mega retirement community called The Villages. His Florida haven for retirees grew to become the largest master-planned community in the country. Morse died Wednesday at 77.
Maker Of 'Body Cams' Used By Police Reports Spike In Sales
What's interesting is the spike started well before the August shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
Ebola Researchers Banned From Medical Meeting In New Orleans
One of the top scientific conferences on tropical diseases will take place without the people who have the most recent and direct experience with Ebola in West Africa.
So For Halloween You're Dressing Up As ... A Sexy Ebola Nurse?
Why are infectious disease costumes even a thing? It's actually a relatively new development in Halloween history, but there are precedents. See: Plague Doctor mask, Venice.
Nurse Kaci Hickox Takes A Bike Ride, Defying Maine's Quarantine
Hickox, who returned to the U.S. after treating Ebola patients in West Africa, tested negative for Ebola upon her return, and she has no symptoms — so she says she poses no threat to the public.
New Initiative Hopes To Connect Qualified Students With College Know-How
Thousands of qualified students from low-income backgrounds don't attend college because they don't have the information they need to apply. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with former New York City Schools chancellor Harold Levy about a program, funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, which aims to use the Internet to link high school students to counselors and mentors.
Is It Legal To Quarantine Someone Who's Not Sick?
State and local governments have the legal authority to impose mandatory quarantines. But law experts are debating whether some states' new Ebola quarantine policies may be stepping over the line.
The Campaign That Seems More Crime Drama Than Congressional Race
When he was an undercover FBI agent, Michael Grimm adopted the persona of "Mikey Suits" to catch alleged mobsters. Now a congressman from Staten Island, Grimm is the target of tax evasion charges.
Medicare Concedes, Agrees To Pay For Woman's Home Health Care
A 78-year-old Vermont woman has won the latest skirmish in her long-running battle with Medicare. The agency agreed to pay for home health care coverage even though she remains disabled.
Unlikely Marriage Of Diseases: TB And Diabetes Form A 'Co-Epidemic'
The risk of developing tuberculosis soars when someone has diabetes. The threat of a double pandemic is a challenge for the medical profession, where different docs typically treat each disease.
So Who Was Socrates, Anyway? Let's Ask Some Kids
In part two of our look at the ancient Greek philosopher, we ask students at a California school about the Socratic teaching method and the questions it inspires.
Thomas Menino, Boston's Longest-Serving Mayor, Dies At 71
Described as a hard-nosed, old-school pragmatist, he was diagnosed with cancer shortly after leaving office in January.
The new chair of California’s Fair Political Practices Commission Jodi Remke is on Insight. We listen to the 2014 Proposition Song. Tahoe crayfish are coming back to Sacramento store shelves. And Nick Brunner has live recordings for Sound Advice.
Just how truthful are election ads you see on TV? We talk with members of Sac State’s AdWatch team. An adaptation of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina opens this week at Capital Stage. Gina Spadafori has Halloween safety tips for your pets.
John Steinbeck’s classic novel of poverty and migration marks its 75th anniversary this year. The Sacramento Theater Company is staging a theatrical version of this famous American saga, including new music by Misner and Smith.
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.