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State Government

Legislature Backs Bills to Support State's Foster Youth

August 26, 2016

California legislators are taking steps to help more foster youth. One bill would expand access to mental health services and another would help pregnant teens prepare for the birth of their child.

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Business Journal: Parrable, Tokyo Fro's, Topgolf

August 26, 2016

Technology firm Parrable has announced plans to come to Sacramento. The Sacramento Business Journal's Digital Editor Sonya Sorich says it could bring up to 50 jobs to the capital city.

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Food and Sustainability

Inmates Staff Mobile Kitchens To Feed Firefighters On The Fire Line

August 25, 2016 | Julia Mitric

Fire camps are home away from home for firefighters during wildfire season. Prison inmates staff the mobile kitchens at fire camp, serving hot meals to firefighters as they come off the line.

Arts and Lifestyle

Theatre Review: A Novel Musical Twist On Hugo's Classic 'The Hunchback Of Notre Dame'

August 25, 2016 | Jeff Hudson

Sacramento’s Music Circus is staging a Disney musical based on the Victor Hugo classic, “The Hunchback of Notre Dame." It features a talented deaf actor and a classically-trained singer sharing the title role.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Looming End Of Legislative Session Reveals Bills That Could Make It To Governor's Desk

August 25, 2016

With the legislative sessions coming to an end, our own state reporter Ben Bradford joins us for this week's Capitol Chat to talk about the bills that survived – and those that didn't.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Local Author Draws Literary Material From Personal Experiences

August 25, 2016

Local author Jodi Angel, who is best known for her short stories, will share excerpts from her newest memoir at Stories on Stage this week. We’ll talk with Angel about how she mines her life experiences for literary material.

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Unglamorous 'Mop-Up' Duty Keeps Fires Extinguished

August 24, 2016

Fire officials on Tuesday declared full containment of the Blue Cut wildfire in San Bernardino County that tore through tens of thousands of acres of timber and brush. Dozens of people lost their homes, their cars and other personal belongings.

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