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Your Questions About PG&E, Answered

January 18, 2019 | Randol White

After PG&E announced it was planning on filing for bankruptcy protection, we asked for your questions about the utility and its future. Here’s what we’ve found out so far.

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Sacramento Philharmonic To Pay Homage To Beethoven's Iconic Marathon Concert

January 18, 2019 | Kevin Doherty

The Sacramento Philharmonic will recreate the composer's 1808 concert over two Saturday nights. The 1808 event was huge in its time, full of world premieres, including Beethoven’s iconic Fifth Symphony.

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State Government

Home Cannabis Delivery Now Legal Anywhere In California, Even Areas That Ban Sales

January 18, 2019 | Julia Mitric

State lawyers have given the final okay to a regulation allowing home cannabis deliveries statewide, even in communities that have banned sales of commercial cannabis.

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Business Journal: Ghost Mall Demolition, El Rey Facing Eviction, Halal Guys Dropped

January 18, 2019 | Steve Milne

The saga of Elk Grove's Ghost Mall is finally coming to a close. More about that and more in this week's Sacramento Business Journal segment.

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Two Months Later, Camp Fire Survivors Look For Clarity While Officials Look To Provide Answers

January 17, 2019 | Bob Moffitt

State lawmakers and federal and local officials toured the Camp Fire burn scar in Butte County Thursday, with the intention of sharing information and working together to help survivors.

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In Hopes Of Preserving Agricultural Land, California Farmland Trust Buys Development Rights For Nearly 70 Farms

January 17, 2019 | Rich Ibarra

The organization says an estimated 40- to 50,000 acres of farmland in the state is lost to other uses each year.

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State Government

Defying Trump Administration, Gov. Gavin Newsom Says California Will Pay Federal Workers During Shutdown

January 17, 2019 | Ben Adler | Nadine Sebai

Gov. Gavin Newsom says California plans to offer unemployment benefits to federal employees required to work during the shutdown, despite a letter from the Trump administration saying states can't do so.

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Rebuilding And Unbanked: Some Paradise-area Residents Reel Without A Bank Account

January 17, 2019 | Pauline Bartolone

Some Camp Fire victims trying to rebuild are facing added hurdles because before the state's most deadly and destructive wildfire they didn't have a bank account.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

'Make Believe' Theatrical Production And Album Debuts In Nevada City

January 17, 2019

Playwright, composer, poet and puppeteer Dalrymple MacAlpin joins us to talk about his new play, "Make Believe."

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: PG&E Problems And Newsom’s First Two Weeks

January 17, 2019

PG&E announced it will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy — how will the legislature respond? Plus, a look at Gov. Gavin Newsom’s first two weeks on the job.

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State Government

Referendum Puts California's Attempt To End To Cash Bail On Hold Until 2020

January 16, 2019 | Ben Adler

The bail industry’s effort to force a referendum on the new California law that ends cash bail has qualified for the November 2020 ballot, freezing the law’s implementation until voters weigh in nearly two years from now.

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