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Business

Business Journal: Wide Open Walls Claims Web Developer Is Cybersquatting; Old Town Roseville Getting New Apartments; CycleBar Coming To Midtown

May 24, 2019 | Steve Milne

Wide Open Walls, the organizer of Sacramento's annual mural festival, is in a legal fight over its website. The Sacramento Business Journal's Sonya Sorich has the story, plus details about new housing in Old Town Roseville and CycleBar in midtown.

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Environment

Lake Tahoe Clarity Improved By 10 Feet In 2018 After Setting Record Low The Year Before

May 24, 2019 | Drew Sandsor

Lake Tahoe clarity increased to 70.9 feet in 2018, an improvement of more than 10 feet after a record low the previous year, according to the latest measurements by the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center.

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Can You Park Your Car At A Business’ Lot Even If You’re Not A Customer? This Sacramento Restaurant Owner Says Yes.

May 23, 2019 | Randol White

The owner of Willie’s Burgers insists he has uncovered a 60-year-old law that may call into question what most people assume about parking their car.

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State Government

Police Use Of Force Deal Reached By California Lawmakers Seeks To Rein In Fatal Encounters With Officers

May 23, 2019 | Ben Adler

Under an agreement made public Thursday, law enforcement officers will only be able to use lethal force when it is “necessary” and if there are no other options. Their actions leading up to the incident will also be considered.

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Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs Delivers 2019 State Of The City

May 23, 2019 | Rich Ibarra

Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs presented his annual State of the City address, including discussions of the city's guaranteed income program.

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Uncovered California

The Waiting Game: When Hospitals Say No, Where Can Uninsured Patients Find Surgery?

May 23, 2019 | Sammy Caiola

County health programs and federally funded community clinics generally make up the safety net for people without insurance. But when an ailment requires surgery or other complex treatment, patients are forced to get creative or wait it out.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

California Voters Tired Of ‘One-Party Rule’ In Sacramento, Says New State GOP Chairwoman

May 23, 2019 | Ben Adler

Jessica Patterson, the new chairwoman of the California Republican Party, is encouraging voters who can’t support President Donald Trump to consider splitting their tickets and voting against Democrats at the state level.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sound Advice: Tiny Desk Sacramento

May 23, 2019

Hey, Listen! host Nick Brunner, artist Lilian Frances and producer Camille Escovedo highlight standout local performances submitted to the 2019 Tiny Desk Contest.

KPBS Staff

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

May 22, 2019 | Bob Moffitt

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.

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Low-Income Stockton Residents Praise City’s ‘Universal Basic Income’ Program

May 22, 2019 | Rich Ibarra

The city pays select Stocktonians $500 a month, with more or less no strings attached, as part of a campaign to help families that are struggling with poverty. The mayor is scheduled to discuss the UBI program during Thursday’s “State of the City."

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Disney’s 'Aladdin' Flies Into Sacramento

May 22, 2019

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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Food and Sustainability

Rain Could Dampen Expectations For Cherry Crop In San Joaquin County

May 21, 2019 | Rich Ibarra

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

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Arts and Lifestyle

Capital Stage’s ‘The Other Place’ Is An Absorbing Mind Game

May 21, 2019 | Jeff Hudson

It almost resembles a whodunnit, because each character presents a slightly different version of what’s really going on.

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