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  • Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

    Mayor Johnson: Sacramento's Image Is Improving

    Monday, September 29, 2014

    Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson says the time of 5 p.m. restaurant closures and no night life in Sacramento has gone by the wayside. The U.S.Conference of Mayors was in town this weekend and the mayor reports they left impressed.

  • Andrew Nixon, Capital Public Radio

    California Burns Through Firefighting Budget

    Monday, September 29, 2014

    California is tapping into reserves to pay for the cost of fighting wildfires.

  • Study: Causes Of Drought Linked To Climate Change

    Monday, September 29, 2014

    The drought currently hitting California is one of the worst in state history. A new study by climate scientists at Stanford links the cause of the drought to climate change.

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    Brown Signs, Vetoes Bills As Time Runs Down

    Monday, September 29, 2014

    Governor Jerry Brown signed bills today relating to education, care facilities and foster children. But he also vetoed several.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    9/29 King Fire Monday Update: More Containment Reported

    Monday, September 29, 2014

    UPDATE: 7:50 P.M. - Fire containment now at 92 percent. The cooler, rainy weather over the weekend helped crews make even more progress toward taming the huge King Fire burning in a heavily forested region 60 miles east of Sacramento.