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Dec 20, 2014
Dec 5, 2014
New data out Friday show California had its best month on the job market in more than two years. The state’s 90,100 job gain in November is the strongest since October 2012 and the second-best dating back to 1990.
The president discussed issues ranging from normalization of relations with Cuba to Sony Pictures' decision to cancel release of the film 'The Interview' after a North Korean hack attack.
(AP) - Authorities are crediting a chocolate Labrador with saving the life of a Sacramento man after it alerted him to a fire inside a home that appeared not to have a smoke detector.
A Sacramento area economic expert says lower gas prices will prompt people to spend more on gifts this holiday season.
The number of homeless people who have died in Sacramento County has more-than-doubled in the past year according to a new report.
Kaiser Permanente has purchased an office building in Downtown Sacramento.
Michael Peevey is winning praise and criticism for his controversial tenure leading the California Public Utilities Commission. Peevey, who served as CPUC president for the last 12 years, led his final meeting Thursday.
Rice growers in California and elsewhere may soon have an incentive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The agency that provides water in the Reno-area has taken the first step toward eliminating the last of it’s flat-rate customers.
Recent storms in northern California eased the effects of the drought, but not as much as you might have hoped.
2 Police Officers Shot In Ambush In New York City
The two officers were shot inside of their patrol car in Brooklyn. The suspected gunman has died of a self-inflicted gunshot.
Montana Shooter Found Guilty Despite State's 'Castle Doctrine'
More than 30 states have laws that allow people to use deadly force if they have a reasonable fear for their life or property. But this week, a Montana jury said that type of law has its limits.
Many States Now Have $2 Gasoline, Analyst Says
An analyst from GasBuddy.com says 24 states have at least one station with the price per gallon at $1.99 or less.
Decorated Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward Dies At 95
He flew nearly 150 missions and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, but after the war, Steward returned home and was denied a mortgage because of his skin color.
Hollywood Pros Fear A Chilling Effect After Sony Bows To Hackers
Some in the entertainment industry are wondering if they'll have to be careful now about the stories they tell or the jokes they make in the wake of Sony's withdrawal of The Interview.
4 Gitmo Prisoners Released For Return To Afghanistan
The inmates were sent home on a request from the new Afghan president, Ashraf Ghani. It is the latest in a series of moves to draw down the prison population by sending prisoners abroad.
Russia Says It Won't 'Cave In' To New Western Sanctions
The reaction comes after President Obama signed an executive order on Friday slapping economic sanctions on Crimea, a day after the EU approved similar measures.
A Snail So Hardcore It's Named After A Punk Rocker
Inspired by the snails' spiky shells and acid-loving nature, researchers named the new species Alviniconcha strummeri, after Clash frontman Joe Strummer.
'Going There' in 2014
Michel Martin has spent much of the last few months on the road, and she has been moved by the people she's met and the stories they've shared with her. She remembers her 'Top 5' moments of 2014.
North Korea Has An Interesting Offer. And Another Threat
The secretive regime denies any involvement with the Sony Pictures hack and says the U.S. must allow it to help find the real culprit. Or else.
Twelve Weeks To A Six-Figure Job
With that pitch, coder boot camps are poised to get much, much bigger. Is this a new education delivery system?
Author: Cuban Dissidents Feel Betrayed By Obama's Action
In the wake of the announcement that the U.S. is restoring relations with Cuba, some Cuban exiles are wary. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Cuban-American author Carlos Eire about his reaction to the news.
Obama: Sony Should Have Talked To Him Before Pulling 'The Interview'
The FBI has concluded North Korea was responsible for the cyber attack on Sony Pictures. NPR's Scott Simon talks with White House correspondent Scott Horsley about what happens now.
2014 was a bad year for live music venues in Sacramento. The Sacramento News and Review’s Janelle Bitker talks about Sacramento’s changing live music scene. CapRadio's Ben Adler talks about new laws set to go into effect starting January 1.
Understanding the grand jury process following their use in the recent high profile cases of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. A UC Davis Law Professor Jack Chin explains why they’re used and why some people are pushing California to stop using them.
Three of Sacramento’s professional theater companies have rolled out their holiday shows, which combine a bit of the new with a healthy helping of the tried and true.
One of the most popular pieces of music on CapRadio over the last two weeks is 30 seconds long and feature six seconds of singing…