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Oct 16, 2014
The Sacramento Kings and City of Sacramento have won two legal challenges to the downtown arena project.
Twenty-five years ago a 6.9-magnitude earthquake shook the San Francisco Bay Area region. CapRadio's Theater Critic Jeff Hudson shared his memories from that day and what he experienced in the months following the quake.
The Sacramento Kings say the "Farm To Fork" movement will be a big part of the meals served at the new arena downtown.
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.
Unemployment continues to fall in California but still remains above the national average.
The Sacramento Kings have been busy this off-season acquiring new players and flying around the world.
The Cal Fire pilot who died fighting a wildfire in Yosemite will be remembered at a service Tuesday in San Jose
On this week's chat with the Sacramento Business Journal, Sonya Sorich discusses mixed-use projects in the region and the hiring wave at local law firm Downey Brand.
This week, crews from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife have hiked miles into Trinity County between Redding and the ocean. They've gone in to dismantle six illegal marijuana grows and clean up tons of waste and chemicals.
A 17-acre light display and lantern festival called "Global Winter Wonderland" appears in one city every year. This year, its creations will be in Sacramento at Cal Expo for the holiday season.
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?
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.
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.
The Boston Herald's Missed 'Cartoon-gate' Lessons
The newspaper's heartfelt column about a political cartoon that was widely criticized as racist raises a question: Did editors learn the right lessons from the uproar?
Tennessee Holds Parents Accountable For Children Born Addicted
NPR's Arun Rath talks to Tennessee obstetrician Jessica Young about a recent law that allows police to arrest mothers who give birth to a child testing positive for drugs.
Texas Center Part Of New Effort To Detain Illegal Immigrants
Detaining, rather than releasing, migrants has become a controversial policy for the White House. NPR's John Burnett talks about his recent trip to a new family detention center site in Dilley, Texas.
Residents Uneasy About Immigrant Shift Into Suburbs
Immigrant families living in the U.S. illegally have been moving out of urban areas into the suburbs. That's creating new tensions with some of the people who live there.
As Their Wells Run Dry, California Residents Blame Thirsty Farms
Many rural residents rely on private wells for tap water. As the severe drought continues, many are wondering why farms seem to be getting water ahead of families.
Will Ebola Impact Midterm Elections?
Weekend Edition Sunday's new segment, "For the Record," kicks off with politics and Ebola. NPR's Rachel Martin asks NPR's Mara Liasson and Dallas columnist J. Floyd about the politics of the disease.
California Farmers: We Are Getting 'Much Less Water'
Farmers say they aren't using up groundwater supplies, nor are they solely to blame for the water crisis. Almond grower Dan Errotabere talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about the situation on his farm.
DOD: Climate Change Is A Volatile Factor In International Security
The Department of Defense says climate change is an "immediate risk" to the nation. Adm. David Titley talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about how the military must respond.
Insight: Illegal Pot Grow Clean-Up / Sacramento Ballet's The Great Gatsby / Mini French Film Festival / Sound Advice: JazzThursday, October 16, 2014
Officials are cleaning up six illegal marijuana grow sites that are threatening endangered species. Plus, Sacramento Ballet takes on “The Great Gatsby.” And the French Film Festival may have its final run at the Crest Theatre.
On Insight, we talk about the youth vote with the California Civic Engagement Project and how Sacramento State University is raising awareness about domestic violence. Plus, upcoming events with author Dr. Wayne Dyer and Musical Robot.
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.