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Sep 15, 2014
Aug 29, 2014
A fast-moving fire that started late Sunday morning in a rugged area in El Dorado County is forcing road closures and evacuations. UPDATE: 9:20PM: Fire grows to 2,500 acres; 10 percent contained. Additional evacuations ordered.
Dry, hot weather is leading to an unprecedented fire season throughout California.
Democrat Rod Wright is resigning from the California state Senate after a judge sentenced him to 90 months in jail for lying about where he lived. Meanwhile, Gov. Jerry Brown is set to sign what he calls "historic" groundwater legislation Tuesday.
A new law will take effect Tuesday that requires drivers to give bicyclists more space on California roads.
A virus that has hospitalized children in the Midwestern United States this year was first identified in California more than 50 years ago and may have resurfaced again in the state.
By the beginning of next year, the Washoe County School District will provide low-income families with health care for the first time.
UPDATED 6:45PM.: The King Fire near the Sierra community of Pollock Pines - about 60 miles from Sacramento - has grown to 8,600 acres. Containment has shrunk to 5 percent.
Several domestic violence related bills are awaiting California Governor Jerry Brown’s signature
A fire burning in Madera County has prompted officials to issue an evacuation notice for residents living north of Bass Lake.
Crews made good progress battling the Dog Bar Fire in Nevada County overnight. Officials say all evacuations have been lifted, as the threat to homes and structures has lessened considerably. UPDATED: Dog Bar Fire is now 75 contained.
With Turmoil Roiling Abroad, Why Aren't Oil Prices Bubbling Up?
Conflict in oil-producing regions usually sends oil prices higher. But the cost of oil has actually dropped, despite turmoil in the Middle East. Economists say it's a matter of supply and demand.
Medals Of Honor Recognize Harrowing Battle And A Dying Act
President Obama awarded the medals to two soldiers who served in Vietnam. Bennie Adkins, who suffered 18 body wounds, reflects on "a horrible, horrible type of battle."
Alain Locke, Whose Ashes Were Found In University Archives, Is Buried
The author and philosopher is widely known as the father of the Harlem Renaissance. But it is not widely known that Locke, who died 60 years ago, was never buried.
Key Brain Connection Slow To Develop In Kids With ADHD
A network in the brain that helps control daydreaming seem to be slower to develop in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
After Vetting, Civil War Veteran Approved For Medal Of Honor
Civil War veteran 1st Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing will receive the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. Robert Siegel talks to Kent Brown, author of Cushing of Gettysburg.
Ferguson's Small Businesses Try To Recover After Riots
Ferguson, Mo., took the international spotlight for weeks as protests over the police shooting of Michael Brown spiraled into rioting and a massive police response. Now work is underway to help the small businesses in the St. Louis suburb get back on their feet.
Like Adrian Peterson, Majority Of U.S. Parents Use Physical Discipline
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was indicted on charges of child abuse for hitting his son with a tree branch. Robert Siegel talks to Elizabeth Gershoff, professor of human ecology at the University of Texas at Austin, about the history of corporal punishment.
Minecraft Purchase Gives Microsoft New Foothold
Microsoft announced on Monday that it will pay $2.5 billion for the Swedish software company Mojang AB, developer of the popular Minecraft franchise.
Smartphones Are Used To Stalk, Control Domestic Abuse Victims
Cyberstalking has transformed domestic abuse in the U.S. Tracking tools called spyware make it cheap and easy for someone to monitor a partner secretly, 24 hours a day.
Minnesota Vikings Reinstate Peterson, Who Says He's Not A Child Abuser
Days after he was arrested and benched over charges that he abused his 4-year-old son by punishing him with a wooden switch, NFL star running back Adrian Peterson has been reinstated.
Sandwich Monday: Lay's Cappuccino Potato Chips
For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the new cappuccino-flavored potato chips from Lay's. They sound gross, but are they gross? We'll just go ahead and tell you: Yes they are.
Antibiotics Prescribed For Children Twice As Often As Needed
About 27 percent of respiratory tract infections in children are caused by bacteria, a study finds. But doctors prescribe antibiotics for 57 percent, leading to 11 million unneeded prescriptions.
Mexican Resort Town Pummeled By Powerful Hurricane Odile
The Category 3 cyclone, the strongest on record to hit the region, slammed the tourist destination of Cabo San Lucas and will weaken as it moves up the Baja California peninsula, forecasters say.
How will Congress use it’s voice after yet another beheading by the Islamic State? We're checking in with Political Junkie Ken Rudin and Sac State Sociology professor to talk about issues in the middle east. And Mark Hummel talks blues harmonica.
CapRadio's Sierra Reporter Ky Plaskon discusses Nevada's deal with Tesla. The author of a UC Davis report on food safety explains her findings. And one of the owners of Lucky Dog Ranch details what it takes to be fully farm-to-fork.
Sacramento’s Music Circus is wrapping up its summer season with a revival of “La Cage aux Folles,” a show famous for its colorful costumes worn by male dancers in drag. Jeff Hudson says this 30-year-old musical is more conventional than you think.
Writers have been poking fun at selfish, money-hoarding misers for centuries. One classic comedy from the 1600’s by French playwright Moliere is getting a contemporary California update by Main Street Theatre Works in Jackson.