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Rich Ibarra / Capital Public Radio

February 12, 2016

Rich Ibarra

Stockton, Modesto And Tracy Among Cheapest Places To Live In California

A new study shows Stockton, Modesto, and Tracy are among the cheapest places to live in California.

February 12, 2016

Steve Milne

Report: New Pending Homes Sales Up In January

A report out today says there were 2,088 new pending homes sales in the four-county Sacramento area in January. Research firm Trendgraphix says that was 36 percent higher than December.

Dean Musgrove / Los Angeles Daily News via AP, Pool

Environment

February 12, 2016

Gas Company Plugs Leak Near Porter Ranch

Crews working for Southern California Gas stopped a three-month natural gas leak in Aliso Canyon.

NPR Top Stories

NPRBook Reviews

M.F.K. Fisher Conjured Good Times That Couldn't Last

February 14, 2016

In this posthumous novel beloved food writer, M.F.K. Fisher, rouses the "perfect nothingness, lightness and frivolity of the days before tragedy" as well as the "squirming aftermath."

NPRAll Tech Considered

Oh! Darling: Sir Paul's Audible Emoji For Your Valentine

February 14, 2016

The former Beatle composed 10 five-second jingles to accompany Skype's love-themed emojis. They feature the sounds of his voice, a Moog synthesizer, guitar, harpsichord and other instruments.

NPRPolitics

Replacing Antonin Scalia Will Be No Simple Task

February 13, 2016

The Supreme Court justice's death will have enormous repercussions for the U.S. legal system. With the high court short-handed, here's the political turmoil to expect from the attempts to replace him.

NPRMovie Interviews

'Star Wars' Editors Defy Hollywood Conventions

February 13, 2016

In a film industry often dominated by men, there's at least one exception: Many editors are women. Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey speak about their work on the new Star Wars.