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New Law May Prolong Vote Counts

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Election Day was two-weeks ago, but workers are still counting votes in some California counties and some close races are still undecided. Next year, tallying the votes could take even longer.

Water Board Weighs Phasing Out Diablo Canyon Cooling System

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power plant was the focus of a California water board hearing yesterday afternoon in Sacramento.

UC Tuition Increase Proposal Moves Forward

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Over the objections of Gov. Jerry Brown, a UC Board of Regents committee has approved President Janet Napolitano’s proposal to raise tuition 5 percent in each of the next five school years – unless the state increases UC funding.

Associated Press Calls Congressional Race For Bera

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Two weeks after the November 4th elections, the Sacramento County elections office has Democratic incumbent Ami Bera with a slim edge over Republican challenger Doug Ose, but only a few ballots likely remain to be counted.

Another Positive For Mack Road

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

A new community center, new basketball courts, and now a new playground...it's been a big year for the Mack Road area of Sacramento. Volunteers braved the weather to build the playground in a day.

Community Colleges Competing For Bachelor's Programs

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Some of California’s community colleges will soon be able to offer four-year degrees.

LAO Says California's Finances Are Stable

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

California is on firm budget ground according to the state’s Legislative Analyst’s Office.

Ranchers Questioning Accuracy Of U.S. Drought Monitor

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The U.S. Drought Monitor measures the impact of the drought across the nation and California cattle ranchers have millions of dollars at stake based on that information. But some are questioning the accuracy of the data.

Sacramento Regions Air Districts Discourage Residents From Burning Tuesday

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Air districts in the Sacramento region are discouraging residents from burning wood Tuesday.

Region Forecast Calls For Rain, Snow

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Snow and light showers are expected to return to the region.

World Casino Execs Look For New Ideas From UNR

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Gambling executives are at Lake Tahoe trying to adapt to increasingly over-saturated markets.

Hunting On The Decline In California

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

California wildlife managers say hunting has been in sharp decline in the past several decades.

DMV Opens Temp Outlets To Meet Immigrant Demand

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

(AP) -- California's Department of Motor Vehicles has opened three new temporary outlets as it expects to issue over one-million licenses to people in the country illegally starting in January.

California Looks At Ebola Preparedness

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

California lawmakers want to know how prepared the state is for potential Ebola cases.

Atkins Proposes Plan To Avoid UC Tuition Increase

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins says she will propose a plan to stave off tuition increases at the University of California.

New Hope For Old Campbell's Soup Plant

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The new owner of the old Campbell's Soup plant in Sacramento says letters of intent are before several businesses interested in leasing parts of the site.

Task Force To Control Hyacinth In The Delta

Monday, November 17, 2014

Water hyacinth has proved to be a major problem in the Delta this year, but a special task force hopes to keep the weed at bay in the spring.

Republican Women Make Gains In Legislature

Monday, November 17, 2014

California may still be a firmly Democratic state. But Republican women did remarkably well in this year’s elections.

Latest Specifics On Arena Construction Schedule

Monday, November 17, 2014

Piles, concrete, steel, plastic -it all has to go up in a certain order. Here are some of the significant time-frames for the new Sacramento downtown arena.

Why Do Morning Edition And All Things Considered Sound Different?

Monday, November 17, 2014

NPR is making changes to the broadcast clocks starting Monday, Nov. 17. The changes may not be noticeable to some, but others will be wondering why their routines aren't quite in-tune with what's on the radio.

Reserves Up Nearly 25 Percent In Washoe County

Monday, November 17, 2014

Washoe County reports its cash reserves have increased nearly 25 percent, which is about $10 million over last year.

Loaves And Fishes Rushes To Collect Thanksgiving Donations

Monday, November 17, 2014

A Sacramento charity group that serves meals to homeless people is scrambling to collect donations for its annual Thanksgiving feast.

Amber Alert In Progress: 14-Year-Old Sergio Vazquez

Monday, November 17, 2014

UPDATE: The Calaveras County Sheriff's Office said late Monday that the report of the abduction of a Calaveras teen was fake.

NCAA March Madness Returns To Sacramento

Monday, November 17, 2014

Some NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament games will be played at the new arena in downtown Sacramento. It will be a decade between tournament games for the city.

Advocates Want Art Incorporated Into Common Core

Monday, November 17, 2014

Using art to teach a student math may sound odd, but a group of educators says it can and should be done. And they’re using a change in how California students are taught as a chance to spread their message.

South Sacramento Roads Improving

Monday, November 17, 2014

Some south Sacramento streets are in the middle of a renaissance.

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