Become a Supporter
Become a Supporter
Ezra David Romero
Climate change is becoming the great equalizer of our time. It’s altering everything: our lives, cities and the wilderness that surrounds us. I’ve realized that climate change isn’t holding back and has left us all in a tension.
As CapRadio’s environment reporter, I will report on disadvantaged communities vulnerable to climate change, and how they are affected by state and federal decisions and policy that focus on the environment and our relationship to it. I will also report on growing tension over water in the West.
What questions do you have about how climate change is altering the lives of people in California and Nevada?
Let me know below.
'We'd Prefer It If They Stayed Home' — Californians, It’s Time To Rethink Your Hiking And Beach Plans, Officials Say
March 25, 2020
Guidelines for social distancing don’t equal going out on hikes with your friends, only people in your immediate household, say federal, state and local agency officials. They also recommend not traveling long distances for outdoor activity.
March 24, 2020
People over 65 years old were the first population in California advised to socially distance or quarantine. Here’s how to protect seniors as the pandemic continues.
Some Sacramento Area Farmers Markets Staying Open After Shelter Order, But Not All California Markets Will
March 22, 2020
As the COVID-19 crisis continues, people are going to need essential supplies. California farmers markets are considered an essential service and don’t have to close down, but many are not operating and some farmers are feeling the pinch.
March 20, 2020
It’s allergy season in Northern California and having a runny nose or itchy eyes while the coronavirus crisis is happening can be unnerving. But how do symptoms from allergies differ from the flu or COVID-19?
March 17, 2020
Teachers are exploring how to keep students learning while schools are closed because of coronavirus. CapRadio visited the Language Academy of Sacramento to find out how teachers are preparing and how you help your kids at home.
As Some Sacramento Restaurants Close To Slow COVID-19, Others Say There’s A Way To Serve Food Safely
March 16, 2020
A day after Gov. Gavin Newsom asked all bars in the state to shut down, a few Sacramento-based eateries are closing to safeguard customers from the COVID-19 pandemic. But others plan to go to a pickup or delivery model.
March 15, 2020
Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg said Sunday that "St. Patrick's Day is Tuesday night and I would expect to see those bars closed. Period, end of story."
March 12, 2020
On Thursday, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg announced new rules to try and slow the spread of COVID-19, including canceling large events of more than 250 people. But many local restaurants will remain open.
Canceling Events, Loans For Small Businesses, Ban On Evictions: City Of Sacramento Announces COVID-19 Plan
March 12, 2020
The city of Sacramento is taking new measures to combat spread of COVID-19, including closing City Council meetings to the public, canceling large events of more than 250 people and prohibiting evictions for economically affected renters.
March 5, 2020
New photos of a cat-like creature from inside Yosemite National Park depict what could be an exciting development in the recovery of a rare species.