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July 16, 2019

Rich Ibarra

Wilting Under Pressure Of Blooming Crowds, Amador County’s Daffodil Hill Closes Indefinitely

Thousands of visitors made the trek up to the foothills each spring to view the hillside covered with daffodils, but its owners say the crowds were overwhelming.

Courtesy of Rogue Music Project

Rogue Music Project Performs 'The Stronger' At Magpie Cafe

Soprano Carrie Hennessey and director Omari Tau with the Rogue Music Project join Insight to talk about their upcoming performances of “The Stronger.” Magpie Cafe owner Chef Ed Roehr shares the thrill of hosting an opera in his restaurant.

Richard Vogel / File / AP

National Geographic’s Documentary 'Water and Power: A California Heist'

Filmmaker Marina Zenovich and attorney Adam Keats talk about the 2017 National Geographic documentary “Water and Power: A California Heist.”

Courtesy of Penguin Random House

Author Mark Arax: 'The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California'

Author and award winning journalist Mark Arax shares stories from his new book “The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California.”

National Park Service / Courtesy

July 15, 2019

Randol White

Iconic Yosemite Place Names Are Coming Back After Settlement Over Trademark Dispute

The federal government will pay more than $3.8 million in a settlement with the park’s previous vendor, which claimed it owned trademarks for names such as Ahwahnee and Badger Pass.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo

California’s Aid In Dying Law Is Mostly Used By White People. Here’s Why.

The majority of people who request lethal prescription drugs under the End of Life Option Act are white. Experts and health workers say the disparity is due to limited access to hospice care in non-white populations and varying beliefs about death.

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House Votes To Condemn Trump's 'Racist Comments'

July 16, 2019

Four Republicans and one independent joined Democrats in passing a resolution on Trump's attacks on four congresswomen. The vote followed bitter debate that temporarily paralyzed the chamber.