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    Kashkari Steps Up Attacks On Brown

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    With time running out, Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Neel Kashkari is increasing the attacks on Democratic Incumbent Jerry Brown.

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    Up Against the Ceiling: Meet The Women Serving in Office

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    Women hold less than a third of state, county and city elected offices in California. We'll meet some of them in the first part of our series, Up Against the Ceiling: The Push for More Women in California Politics.

  • The Big Debate Over Measure L

    Monday, October 20, 2014

    There have been dozens of debates in the city of Sacramento as voters consider whether to pass Measure L and make changes to the structure of their government.

  • October 20th Is Last Day To Register To Vote

    Monday, October 20, 2014

    Just like the procrastination that comes with filing taxes, voters are waiting until the last minute to register to vote. Monday is the last day for Californians to register for the November 4th election.

Supermajority Fight Shapes California Legislative Races
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

Republicans are trying to knock Democrats off their supermajority perch in the California Legislature this fall. To do so, they need to pick up at least one seat in the state Senate or two in the Assembly.


NASA Spacecraft Could Help California Address Drought
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

Scientists may soon have a more accurate way to predict the extent and severity of droughts, floods and even the amount of food California can produce.


Nevadans to See More Health Plan Choice, Modest Price Increases in 2015
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

Nevada’s Division of Insurance has released the rates for people buying their own health insurance in 2015.


Amgen Picks Cities To Host 2015 Race
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

The 10th running of the Amgen Tour of California men's bicycle race will include four stops in northern California. The women's race expands to four days.


Unemployment Continues To Fall In California
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

Unemployment continues to fall in California but still remains above the national average.


Farm To Arena To Fork
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

The Sacramento Kings say the "Farm To Fork" movement will be a big part of the meals served at the new arena downtown.


Memorial Tuesday In San Jose For Cal Fire Pilot
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

The Cal Fire pilot who died fighting a wildfire in Yosemite will be remembered at a service Tuesday in San Jose


Fits and Starts: Biotech Industry Rebounds San Diego Economy
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

Many of San Diego’s industries were shielded from the recession. But construction took a major hit. See how the region is rebounding as we wrap up our series on California’s economic recovery.


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Giants Pummel Royals From The Start In Game 1 World Series Win

A three-run first inning was all San Francisco needed to top Kansas City and steal home field advantage. They tacked on another four runs anyway to win 7-1.


Ben Bradlee, Who Led 'Washington Post' To New Heights, Dies At 93

As editor, Bradlee led the newspaper to national eminence with charm, drive, instinct and, most notably, an epic confrontation with the Nixon White House.


Legendary 'Washington Post' Editor Ben Bradlee Has Died

Bradlee was the editor who ushered in the paper's golden era, overseeing its reporting during the Watergate scandal.


NBC News Photojournalist Is Now Ebola Free, Says Hospital

The Nebraska Medical Center says Ashoka Mukpo was cleared by the CDC and will be discharged on Wednesday.


Missouri Governor Announces Creation Of 'Ferguson Commission'

The panel will study the social and economic conditions that fueled violent protests over the killing of an unarmed teenager this summer.


Ebola Vaccine Could Start Testing In Africa By January

The World Health Organization says two vaccine candidates now undergoing small-scale tests of dosage and safety in people might be ready for broader deployment in Africa by early 2015.


In More Cities, That Doggie In The Window Is Not For Sale

Almost 50 U.S. cities and towns have banned pet stores from selling puppies. The laws are aimed at cracking down on substandard, large-scale breeders, but many store owners say the bans are unfair.


My Son Is Doctors Without Borders' 1,000th Ebola Survivor

Liberian health worker Alexander Kollie lost his wife, daughters and brother to Ebola. Then his son tested positive for the disease. He survived, and now father and son are building a new life.


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Farmers and homeowners in the Central Valley have been running out of water. CapRadio found out just how much they're drilling through the drought. Take a look at our county-by-county breakdown.

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Special Coverage Sections

  • State Of Drought

    Reservoir levels are at historic lows, municipalities are ordering mandatory conservation and farmers are bracing for water shortages. CapRadio has coverage on how Californians are being impacted by the drought.

  • Wildfires

    Capital Public Radio provides the latest information and updates on wildfires hitting the state.

  • California Budget 2014-2015

    Complete coverage of California's budgeting process for the year 2014-2015 -- from Gov. Jerry Brown's initial and revised proposals, to expert analysis and lawmaker reactions, to debate, revisions and eventual passage.

  • Election 2014

    Capital Public Radio has comprehensive coverage of the June 3rd primary election and November general election. This is your resource for stories, information and results on races and measures affecting our region.

  • Suddenly Sochi

    Beth Ruyak's family gave her a unique birthday present this year - a surprise trip to the Winter Olympics in Sochi! Beth has traveled to 5 Olympic Games as a reporter. This time she's a spectator... and she's sharing her unexpected trip with us!

  • A Journey Back to Cuba

    Monday, February 3, 2014

    CapRadio took 65 listeners to Cuba through a U.S. sanctioned "people-to-people" tour. Pauline Bartolone hosted one of the trips, largely leaving her reporter’s hat at home. Here she shares her experiences, with a focus on health care.

  • New California Laws 2014

    On Jan.1, 2014, new laws take effect -- impacting labor, economy, the environment and other aspects of society. We've collected stories about new legislation; where it comes from and how it impacts Californians.

  • California's Delta: Inside and Out

    A 5-part series from environment reporter Amy Quinton examining the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta inside and out, from its habitat and residents to its crucial role as the state's major supplier of water.

  • Kings Coverage: Here We Play

    Continuing coverage of the Sacramento Kings' new season after the city came close to losing the NBA franchise. The new season - and a new era for the Kings - started Oct. 30.

  • Special Section: Health Care in Transition

    Open enrollment for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act runs Oct. 1, 2013 through Mar. 31, 2014. Learn more about the plans being offered in California and Nevada and follow the latest national, state and local health care stories here.

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