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Dec 5, 2014
New data out Friday show California had its best month on the job market in more than two years. The state’s 90,100 job gain in November is the strongest since October 2012 and the second-best dating back to 1990.
The president discussed issues ranging from normalization of relations with Cuba to Sony Pictures' decision to cancel release of the film 'The Interview' after a North Korean hack attack.
(AP) - Authorities are crediting a chocolate Labrador with saving the life of a Sacramento man after it alerted him to a fire inside a home that appeared not to have a smoke detector.
A Sacramento area economic expert says lower gas prices will prompt people to spend more on gifts this holiday season.
The number of homeless people who have died in Sacramento County has more-than-doubled in the past year according to a new report.
Kaiser Permanente has purchased an office building in Downtown Sacramento.
Michael Peevey is winning praise and criticism for his controversial tenure leading the California Public Utilities Commission. Peevey, who served as CPUC president for the last 12 years, led his final meeting Thursday.
Rice growers in California and elsewhere may soon have an incentive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The agency that provides water in the Reno-area has taken the first step toward eliminating the last of it’s flat-rate customers.
Recent storms in northern California eased the effects of the drought, but not as much as you might have hoped.
Police Union Blames Mayor, Protesters For Ambush Of 2 NYPD Officers
Details continue to emerge about the gunman who killed two New York City police officers in Brooklyn on Saturday. Investigators are trying to determine what drove Ismaaiyl Brinsely to those acts.
Heating New England Homes: The Good And Bad News
Low heating oil prices mean New Englanders don't have to bundle up at home this year, but they will have to watch their rising electric bills.
Man Who Killed Officers Told Passersby: 'Watch What I Am Going To Do'
Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who ambushed two NYPD patrolmen, spoke to people on the street just before the shooting took place, according to a police official.
The Whiteness Project: Facing Race In A Changing America
A filmmaker invited white residents of Buffalo, N.Y., to speak candidly about race. Karen Grigsby Bates finds the results are thought-provoking, often surprising and sometimes disturbing.
GOP Sens. Rubio, Paul Square Off Over Cuba Policy Shift
Rubio, appearing on ABC's This Week, lashed out at Paul, who has expressed support for opening trade with the island nation after a decades-long embargo.
Bound By A Plantation, Two Georgians Remember A Special Christmas
Gen. Sherman burned the plantation down on his way to Savannah, and now the descendant of the planter and the grandchild of that planter's emancipated slave delight in sharing their story.
Obama Calls North Korean Hack 'Cybervandalism'
On CNN's State of the Union, the president expanded on earlier remarks he made criticizing a decision by Sony Pictures to pull distribution of The Interview.
Ready To Hit The Cuban Beach? Americans Still Have To Wait
Travel to Cuba for business or education will be much easier as the U.S. eases restrictions, but until the embargo is completely lifted, going to Cuba simply for tourism still won't be allowed.
Gunman Made Anti-Police Posts Before Killing NYPD Officers
The assailant, identified as 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley, is thought to have shot his ex-girlfriend and then used her Instagram account to post threatening messages.
Did North Korea Benefit From The Sony Cyberattack?
The FBI says North Korea was responsible for the Sony cyber hack. North Korea denies involvement. NPR's Rachel Martin talks about possible next steps with Georgetown University professor Victor Cha.
Two Cops Killed In Brooklyn; Fleeing Suspect Kills Himself
Two police officers have been killed in their patrol car in Brooklyn. The suspect fled and killed himself on a subway platform. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to WNYC reporter Robert Lewis for the latest.
Why Does It Take A Movie Robot To Show What Nurses Really Do?
If TV and movie nurses took care of us when we're sick, we'd be in a heap of trouble. Those images of nutty, slutty and clueless nurses are bad news for the profession, and for patients.
2 Police Officers Killed In Ambush In New York
The two officers were shot inside of their marked patrol car in Brooklyn. The suspected gunman has died of a self-inflicted gunshot.
2014 was a bad year for live music venues in Sacramento. The Sacramento News and Review’s Janelle Bitker talks about Sacramento’s changing live music scene. CapRadio's Ben Adler talks about new laws set to go into effect starting January 1.
Understanding the grand jury process following their use in the recent high profile cases of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. A UC Davis Law Professor Jack Chin explains why they’re used and why some people are pushing California to stop using them.
Three of Sacramento’s professional theater companies have rolled out their holiday shows, which combine a bit of the new with a healthy helping of the tried and true.
One of the most popular pieces of music on CapRadio over the last two weeks is 30 seconds long and feature six seconds of singing…