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May 22, 2019

Bob Moffitt

Sacramento Needs 63,000 New Rental Units, Housing Nonprofit Says

The county’s affordable housing shortage has increased, according to a new study by the California Housing Partnership. Advocates are pushing for more money from local governments.

Ryan Tarinelli / AP Photo

Nevada Has The Nation's Only Female-Majority Legislature. They’re Already Making Changes In The Statehouse.

Political reporter James DeHaven of the Reno Gazette Journal joins Insight to discuss Nevada’s new female legislative majority and the cultural and demographic changes that led to their electoral success.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

After Sacramento Strike Avoided, Teachers From Around The State Rally At The Capitol

Hours before California’s educators, students and supporters gather at the Capitol for a Red For Ed rally and day of action, CapRadio State Government Reporter Scott Rodd reports on their vision for California schools.

Courtesy Broadway Sacramento

Disney’s 'Aladdin' Flies Into Sacramento

Aladdin, Princess Jasmine and of course, the Genie are onstage in Sacramento this week as the Broadway tour of the award-winning musical continues through June 2 at the Community Center Theater.

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Rain Could Dampen Expectations For Cherry Crop In San Joaquin County

Rain can seep into the cherries at the stem and cause the fruit to split as the cherry swells, making the fruit unmarketable.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo

May 21, 2019

California Sues Over $1B In Canceled High-Speed Rail Money

California sued Tuesday to block the Trump administration from cancelling nearly $1 billion for the state's high-speed rail project, escalating the state's feud with the federal government.

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Joel Ross And His (Exceptionally) Good Vibes

May 23, 2019

The vibraphonist has a "love-hate relationship" with his instrument that has been helpful in perfecting his craft — but it wouldn't mean much without the deep emotional well he pulls from.

NPREnvironment And Energy Collaborative

Finding New Opportunity For Old Coal-Fired Power Plant Sites

May 23, 2019

Coal-fired power plants keep closing and communities around the country must decide what to do with those sites. Pennsylvania has a plan, aiming to create new jobs where the old ones have been lost.