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The doors appear to be opening for a new artists' space in midtown Sacramento. If the Sacramento City Council approves, a donation from Joyce Raley Teel and the City of Sacramento will pay for renovations of the old brick building built in 1921.
A three week old infant in San Joaquin County has died of Pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough. The state is experiencing an epidemic of the disease. There were more than 11,000 cases in California last year.
The Philadelphia-based university opened its Sacramento campus six years ago. The school president says the school can provide better service to students in Philadelphia and online.
Big businesses in California say they want to be more involved in managing the state’s water supply.
UPDATE: The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for at least 10 cases of animal mutilations in Sacramento.
When it comes to the weather and your favorite sitcom, it's better late than never.
(AP) - A California lawmaker wants to require all day care and pre-school workers to get vaccinated in the wake of a measles outbreak.
(AP) - The mother of an infant found dead near the Sacramento River in Northern California has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and abusing or endangering the health of a child.
Doctors, insurers, a union and lawmakers are teaming up to push for an increase in Medi-Cal reimbursement rates to providers. The groups are asking for compensation equal to the federal Medicare program.
Spraying has begun early this year to control one of the Delta's most invasive weeds. The state is trying keep water hyacinth from clogging marinas and blocking waterways.
Colorado Debates Whether IUDs Are Contraception Or Abortion
A Colorado program has allowed more than 30,000 women to get long-term contraception for free, lowering teen birth and abortion rates. Now lawmakers have to decide if it can qualify for state funding.
Many Question Lack Of Plea Deal In Boston Bombing Case
The dramatic admission of guilt by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's defense team in its opening statement Wednesday has generated questions about the trial now underway.
Transgender Students Learn To Navigate School Halls
A new poll shows that fewer young people see gender as limited to female and male. Youth Radio reporter Nanette Thompson talks with two students about their experiences at school.
Animal-Rights Advocates Cheer End Of Elephants In Circus
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Katherine Meyer, an attorney with the Wildlife Advocacy Project, about how animal advocates are celebrating the end of elephants in the Ringling Bros. circus.
DOJ Report Condemns Ferguson Police Department's Practices
NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Phillip Atiba Goff, president of the Center for Policing Equity, about his reaction to the Justice Department's investigation into the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department.
Why Some Parents Are Sitting Kids Out Of Tests
Sixty percent of parents think there is too much emphasis on testing. Are they right?
Defying The Capitol Hill Sledding Ban In The Name Of Winter Fun
During Thursday's snow storm, some people in Washington, D.C., defied an 1876 U.S. Code that bans sledding on Capitol Hill.
Motorists Stranded On Kentucky Highways Due To Heavy Snow
More than 600 cars have been stranded on Kentucky highways since Wednesday night with limited access to food, gas and water.
The Racist History Behind The Iconic Selma Bridge
The Edmund Pettus Bridge is a sacred place in America's civil rights history. It also was named after a Grand Dragon of the state Ku Klux Klan. There's a strong generational divide on renaming it.
Ringling Bros. Circus To Phase Out Elephants By 2018
The parent company of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus says it will stop using elephants in shows by 2018. Members of the public have voiced concerns about how the animals are treated.
Airliner Skids Off Snowy Runway At LaGuardia Airport
A few passengers were injured when an airliner skidded off the runway at LaGuardia Airport in New York on Thursday. A snow storm is disrupting air travel in the region.
Michael Brown Family To Sue Officer Wilson, City Of Ferguson
Even though prosecutors declined to charge former Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson for the death of Michael Brown, his parents say someone needs to be held responsible for his death.
Speed Dating For Seniors Who Aren't Interested In Slowing Down
A new film follows daters ages 70 to 90 looking for love in five-minute intervals. "Speed dating for seniors" may sound funny, but The Age of Love is really about our lifelong need for intimacy.
California is asking property owners in the Delta and the Central Valley to prove that they hold water rights. Sacramento Bee’s Matt Weiser talks about this unprecedented move by the state.
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.
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.