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Nov 25, 2014
Nov 27, 2014
If you're using the Sacramento International Airport this holiday season you may hear some of Sacramento's best artists performing.
The Obama Administration wants to cut the levels of smog-forming pollution.
On Monday the US Bureau of Reclamation plans to close the Delta Cross Channel Gates to protect migrating salmon.
After three years of drought, recent rains still leave 100 percent of California in drought.
New research out today suggests the value of your home may not be rising as fast as it once was.
(AP) - Two California lawmakers plan to introduce legislation to block a possible sidewalk toll on the Golden Gate Bridge.
Sacramento County Registrar of Voters Jill LaVine says the final results have been certified for the November 4th general election.
(AP) -- Protesters briefly shut down two major freeways, vandalized police cars and looted businesses in a second night of unrest in downtown Oakland Tuesday night.
Four Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts are opening this weekend and one of them is proposing a new program for low-income children.
Thanksgiving to Christmas is called the "holiday season," but in parts of the City of Sacramento, it's also "free-parking season."
In Ferguson And Across The Country, Protests Are More Subdued
Only about 30 demonstrators were out Wednesday night in Ferguson, NPR's Elise Hu reports, and there were only a handful of sizable protests across the country.
Judge Rules Fewer Political Groups Can Keep Their Donors Secret
The ruling targets the funders of campaign issue ads that encourage viewers to choose a specific candidate. The FEC now must decide whether it will appeal the ruling or require more disclosure.
Jacksonville Split Over Joining A Southern Port Dredging Frenzy
Jacksonville, Fla., is racing to find funds to deepen its port. If it can't accommodate newer, bigger cargo ships from Asia, the city says, it will lose out to Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C.
Obama Pardons Turkeys Mac And Cheese
Per tradition, President Obama pardoned two turkeys at the White House on Wednesday.
In Miami, Haitian Immigrants Wonder What Immigration Action Means For Them
Thousands of Haitians (by one estimation) who fled to the U.S. after the 2010 earthquake will not enjoy any benefit because they arrived after the cutoff.
Obama's Immigration Action Brings Joy, Sadness For Undocumented Irish
There are an estimated 12,000 undocumented Irish in Boston — only a portion of whom will be affected by President Obama's immigration plan.
'Undocumented' Stigma A Barrier In Asian-American Communities
In Monterrey Park, Calif. — home to the fastest growing population of Chinese immigrants in the U.S. — community leaders are trying to get the word out about "deferred action" eligibility.
Wintry Weather Means Slow-Going For Many Holiday Travelers
A nor'easter is likely to make a mess of roads in the Northeast on one of the busiest travel days of the year.
Justice Ginsburg Expected Back On The Bench Soon After Surgery
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had surgery for a coronary blockage on Tuesday night and had a stent placed in an artery. The 81-year-old justice had felt discomfort while exercising.
Texas Execution Nears For Murderer Whose Competence Was Debated
Next week, Texas is slated to execute Scott Panetti for murder. He has a long history of mental illness but was allowed to defend himself at trial, where he insisted he was a movie character.
How Ferguson Residents Are Giving Thanks This Holiday Season
Following the grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson, Ferguson residents are hoping to take this Thanksgiving to grow and heal their community — and give thanks to one another.
Why American Honey Importers Are Wary Of 'Turkish' Honey
American honey importers say they've noticed an odd surge in cheap honey from Turkey. They think some of that honey really came from China, which is subject to U.S. trade restrictions.
In Darren Wilson's Testimony, Familiar Themes About Black Men
Wilson's descriptions of Michael Brown reminded some people of negative depictions of African-Americans in history. Recent studies suggest these perceptions have deeper psychological roots.
CapRadio's Katie Orr explains how would the president's immigration orders impact California. Pet expert Gina Spadafori has tips for keeping your dog or cat safe from holiday hazards. Then Sound Advice with Nick Brunner and musical duo Calling Tempo.
Insight: Ferguson Reaction / NPR President Jarl Mohn / News Network: News and Review / Urban Turkeys / Wild Turkey HuntingTuesday, November 25, 2014
Insight has local reaction from the Ferguson decision. NPR president Jarl Mohn on the direction of the network. Pauline Bartolone maps out urban turkeys in Sacramento. Plus, Reno News and Review Reporter Dennis Myers and Food Writer Hank Shaw.
More than a decade after her death, actress Katherine Hepburn remains a vivid personality. The Sacramento Theatre Company is premiering a play based on Hepburn's life, with noted actress Janis Stevens.
Sacramento’s Capital Stage is staging an adaptation of a literary classic: Leo Tolstoy’s epic novel “Anna Karenina.” CapRadio's Theatre Critic Jeff Hudson says the elaborately-staged show is a feast for the eye and ear.