Insight: At the Polls / Voter Turnout California / Voter Turnout Reno / Perfectly Persimmon
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
At polling places around Sacramento we ask voters which issues influenced their opinions most this election season; A look at voter turnout and trends in voting this year; Reno's role in choosing the next president; 1,000 ways to cook persimmons.
News Network: At the Polls For this year's election day we are going to check in around the Sacramento area to see what you're doing since the shape of our future rides in large part, on the choices YOU make or have made with your votes. First checkpoint in our News Network is with Capital Public Radio Senior Reporter Marianne Russ who spent the morning at LaSierra Community Center in Carmichael, a Sacramento suburb. Then we'll speak with Capital Public Radio's Healthcare Reporter Pauline Bartolone, who is spending the morning at the Sam Pannell Community Center in Sacramento where voters can also get a flu shot.
Voter Turnout: Sacramento Valley It's election day and the focus has switched from the candidates to the voters. We'll check in with the Registrars of Voters in Sacramento, San Joaquin and Yolo Counties to see what turnout looks like and whether polling is running smoothly.
Voter Turnout: Reno Nevada, as a state, is being watched closely in the Presidential race … just yesterday, Paul Ryan made one more stop in Reno on behalf of the Mitt Romney campaign. We're checking in with the Registrar of Voters in Washoe County to see what the action is like in a county that could prove crucial in choosing the next president and get some insight on how the state's early voting went.
Perfectly Persimmon In autumn, a "peck of persimmons" can seem like a delicious plague. Jean Brine, author of "Perfectly Persimmon," a persimmon cookbook, has over 1,000 ways to enjoy the fruitful bounty. Join us today as we speak with Jean about her love of persimmons, cooking, and why she's an inspiration to her family and the community at large.
To order a copy of "Perfectly Persimmon" or for recipes email Jean Brine at firstname.lastname@example.org