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Oct 20, 2014
Oct 20, 2014
A trip to Yosemite National Park may be a little costlier next year if entrance fees are raised.
It’s been two months since the Napa Earthquake and California is trying to learn some lessons from the disaster.
The tenth running of the Amgen Tour of California men's bicycle race will include four stops in northern California.
California Governor Jerry Brown says the state can lead the way with its water policies just as California is leading the way with initiatives for renewable energy and climate change.
Nevada’s Division of Insurance has released the rates for people buying their own health insurance in 2015.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Sacramento Kings and City of Sacramento have won two legal challenges to the downtown arena project.
Unrest In Ferguson May Speed Up Decline Of Real Estate
Many in the city are worried about its future, and there's speculation there will be a "mass migration" should violence erupt again. But some residents remain committed to the city.
When Reassuring Isn't: The Rush To Test Cruise Passenger For Ebola
Galveston, Texas, officials meant well when they tested a passenger while she was still at sea. But some say airlifting a blood sample in a Coast Guard helicopter was needlessly alarming.
One Lawyer's Fight For Young Blacks And 'Just Mercy'
When police pulled a gun on Bryan Stevenson as he was sitting quietly in his car in Atlanta, he knew he had to effect change. His memoir describes his attempts, including freeing men on death row.
Eye Phone? Your Next Eye Exam Might Be Done With Your Phone
Doctors need to look at the eyes to diagnose disease, but the machines they use are big and expensive. An iPhone or tablet may do as well, scientists say, bringing eye care to the underserved.
Indiana Officials Say Man Has Led Them To Multiple Bodies
Suspect Darren Vann confessed to one murder, with which he has been charged, and subsequently led police to six other corpses in northwestern Indiana, authorities say.
In The Big Easy, Food Vendors Create A Little Honduras
Thanks to a quirk of history, New Orleans has long had a Honduran population, but it exploded post-Katrina. Nearly a decade later, Hondurans have created a vibrant, if underground, culinary community.
Hong Kong Leader Blames 'External Forces' For Joining Protests
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, who student activists have demanded step down, says "different countries in different parts of the world" are helping stoke unrest in the Chinese territory.
Latest Developments In The Ebola Story
The family of the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with the deadly disease ends a 21-day observation period with no symptoms. Meanwhile, the WHO declared Nigeria Ebola-free.
N.H. Senate Race Becomes Focal Point For Both Parties
Incumbent Democrat Sen. Jeanne Shaheen had maintained a lead over the Republican field throughout the year in the swing state. But Republican Scott Brown, former Massachusetts senator, has closed the gap since his nomination in September.
Turf Shifts In Culture Wars As Support For Gay Marriage Rises
Campaigning against gay marriage used to help Republicans win elections — but now GOP candidates in tight races are backing away from mentioning social issues on the stump.
The Look Of Power: How Women Have Dressed For Success
Just as women were entering the corporate workplace in big numbers, the shapeless power suit emerged. Over time, the "power look" changed. How do women project power in the modern office?
U.S. Airdrops Weapons, Ammo, Medical Supplies To Kurds In Kobani
In an effort assist Kurdish forces in the Syrian border town, the U.S. military said Sunday the dropped supplies were meant to help resistance to Islamic State efforts to control Kobani.
Why Did The Mountain Lion Cross The Freeway? To Breed
The 101 Freeway slices right through the wilderness in and around Los Angeles, separating local mountain lion populations. To mate and avoid inbreeding, the animals must risk the dangerous crossing.
CapRadio's Bob Moffitt explains Measure L, known as the “Strong Mayor” initiative. A UC Merced professor explains the pros and cons of switching to a strong mayor government. Plus, the Political Junkie and the leader of the jazz group, Nagual.
Insight: Race for State Superintendent: Tom Torlakson And Marshall Tuck / Capitol Chat / Italian Film FestivalFriday, October 17, 2014
The candidates battling to be the next state school superintendent outline their plans for improving education. Afterward, CapRadio's Katie Orr explains what’s at stake in the race, and who’s backing the candidates.
A dream became reality Sunday when 1,000 symphony musicians, ages 4 to 80-plus, came together for a performance at Sacramento's Memorial Auditorium. It was the largest-ever gathering of symphony musicians to perform in California.
For rapper, Gift of Gab, the Sacramento hip-hop scene in the 90s is where he honed his battle chops. He brings those chops back for a performance at TBD Fest this weekend.