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Making Meadowview

Dancers Remember Zombie Hut, South Sacramento’s Now-Shuttered Tiki Nightclub

Before closing in 1990, The Zombie Hut brought Polynesian-themed food and entertainment to South Sacramento. Now, some of the restaurant and nightclub's Polynesian dancers reminisce about their time there.

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Health Care

October 15, 2019

Sammy Caiola

Covered California Enrollment Opens This Week, With New State Financial Aid For Some

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed several bills that seek to move California closer to universal health care. And, insurance could be cheaper when the state's health benefit exchange opens for enrollment, thanks to recent budget changes.

Paul Sancya / AP Photo

Insight With Beth Ruyak

October 15, 2019

The Democratic And Republican Views Of The Presidential Race

As the next Democratic Presidential debate looms, we’ll hear what the Democratic field looks like. We’ll also hear from a political reporter covering the Democrats and a Republican strategist’s view of those running.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

October 15, 2019

UC Davis Expert Assesses Impact Of US Troop Withdrawal From Syria

UC Davis professor Keith Watenpaugh is a leading Middle East historian and human rights expert. With U.S. involvement in Syria pivoting in the last week, Watenpaugh provides insight into what may happen now and illuminates changing allegiances.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

October 15, 2019

Modesto’s Central West Ballet Stages 'Dracula'

Modesto’s Central West Ballet spins a spooky tale in its presentation of Dracula. Two company members join Insight to discuss their upcoming performance.

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Taylor Swift: Tiny Desk Concert

October 16, 2019

As she settled in for this stripped-down set, Taylor Swift looked out over the office. "I just decided to take this as an opportunity to show you guys how the songs sounded when I first wrote them."

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For NASA's New Suits, 'Mobility' Is The Watchword

October 16, 2019

The space agency unveils two new spacesuits for a planned 2024 return to the moon. They're designed to be more comfortable and easier to move around in than their Apollo-era forerunners.