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A campaign to pay for more school field trips to The Yolo Bypass/Vic Fazio Wildlife Area got a big push today - from Fazio himself.
Sacramento County Sheriff deputies are engaged in a standoff with a shooting suspect in the 6000 block of Madison Ave. in Carmichael.
(AP) - Two Northern California men attempting to summit Mount Everest survived an avalanche unleashed by a powerful earthquake in Nepal.
There are just 38 days left in Nevada’s Legislative Session. A number of education-related bills remain on the agenda this session. They include new programs for low-income, disabled, gifted and talented students, and for English language learners.
A bill in the California legislature would lift the age limit on Cal Grants for military veterans. An Assembly committee considers the measure Tuesday.
(AP) - Corinthian Colleges will shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, including campuses in California and the 150-year-old Heald Colleges in the Sacramento area. The move will displace about 16,000 students.
It’s shaping up to be a hot, dry summer in California. And rules governing outdoor work conditions have been modified to keep people better protected.
Aftershocks are rattling survivors' nerves and making the recovery even more challenging. In one district, 400,000 people were affected by the quake and more than 4,000 homes are now unsafe.
Some areas in the Sacramento region will have to reduce water use by 36 percent under proposed emergency drought rules from state water regulators. How urban suppliers will reach that goal varies. Enforcement is likely to increase everywhere.
(AP) - California is sending a team of 57 urban search and rescue workers to Nepal to find people buried under rubble after Saturday's massive earthquake.
Economic Impact Of Nepal Quake Likely To Be Massive
One estimate puts the reconstruction at more than $5 billion – or about a quarter of the country's GDP. Countries — and relief groups — are pledging to help.
Competitive Bartender Pours Father's Wisdom Into Signature Drink
Bartender Ran Duan will represent the U.S. in a Bacardi international cocktail competition. His specialty? "Father's Advice," a stirred-not-shaken cocktail that's a testament to his hardworking dad.
Google Experimenting With Patent Marketplace To Combat Trolls
Google will allow patent holders to "tell Google about patents they're willing to sell at a price they set." Tech firms have been targeted by "trolls" who own patents and charge them licensing fees.
Big Aftershocks In Nepal Could Persist For Years
Saturday's magnitude-7.8 quake released stress that was building for 150 years, scientists say, and it reshuffled tension to nearby faults. There's a 50-50 chance of a strong aftershock within a year.
California Cemeteries Adapt To Water Restrictions To Avoid Going Dry
New mandates in California will limit how much water graveyards can use to keep their grass green. The people who run cemeteries don't want crispy, parched grass to feel like an insult on top of loss.
Chipotle Says Adios To GMOs, As Food Industry Strips Away Ingredients
Chipotle's move is the latest example of the food industry ditching ingredients, as consumers demand a say in what's in their dinner. Some of these ingredients are more questionable than others.
The Largest For-Profit College Shutdown In History
Students say goodbye to Corinthian Colleges ... but not necessarily to their debt.
Tsarnaev Defense Urges Jury To Spare His Life
The sentencing phase in convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial continues on Monday. The defense will start making its case that he should not be put to death.
Stephen Hawking Says Zayn Malik Could Still Be In One Direction In A Parallel Universe
Millions of hearts were broken last month when Zayn Malik left One Direction, but according to physicist Stephen Hawking, that might not be the case after all.
U.S., Japan Announce Updated Defense Guidelines
The updated 18-year-old guidelines reflect concern over China's growing influence and North Korea's nuclear capability. They also call for Japan to take a more active role in the Asia Pacific region.
President Obama Relaxed Drone Rules For CIA Operations In Pakistan
In 2013, President Obama tightened rules for drone strikes in order to reduce civilian casualties. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Wall Street Journal correspondent Adam Entous who learned that the president secretly waived the new rules for CIA operations in Pakistan.
Thousands Say Goodbye To Freddie Gray In Baltimore
Thousands of mourners packed a Baptist church in Baltimore Monday at the funeral service for Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old black man who died of spinal cord injuries last week while in police custody.
Authors Criticize Pen America's Decision To Honor 'Charlie Hebdo' Survivors
Some prominent authors are critical of the PEN American Center's decision to honor Charlie Hebdo staffers, saying the magazine denigrated the oppressed French Muslim population.
Insight: 'Vision For The Flyway' / Political Junkie Goes West / SNAP/CalFresh Sign-Ups / Katie McClearyMonday, April 27, 2015
Former longtime California Congressman Vic Fazio marks the 25th anniversary of the Yolo Basin Foundation. The Political Junkie, Ken Rudin, checks in from Washington DC. And Katie McCleary shares a book that publishers have rejected.
On Insight, we chat with CapRadio's Ben Adler to discuss SB 277, a controversial bill that would require vaccinations for kids going to public schools unless they have a medical condition. Plus, a conversation with award-winning Author Mike Sager.
A new comedy at the B Street Theatre is a one-man show about an unemployed actor hired to staff a boutique inside the Malibu estate of Barbra Streisand -- she is the only customer.
This rugged, small-cast drama at the Sacramento Theatre Company is set immediately after the Civil War. The play thrusts the viewer into one of the most painful moments in American history, making it both compelling and emotionally charged.