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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sound Advice On Upcoming Classical Concerts With Jeff Hudson

February 21, 2019

CapRadio arts reporter Jeff Hudson previews upcoming classical concerts in this week’s Sound Advice.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

'Uncovered California' Collaboration Looks At Who Still Lacks Access To Health Insurance

February 21, 2019

CapRadio healthcare reporter Sammy Caiola and Orange County Register reporter Deepa Bharath unveil “Uncovered California,” a six month project to examine who lacks healthcare coverage in the state.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

California And Trump Face Off Over High Speed Rail Money And Border Emergency

February 21, 2019

CapRadio Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler dives into whether California can keep the bullet train project on track in light of President Donald Trump’s threats to reclaim $2.5 billion of high speed rail funding.

Autumn Payne / Courtesy

Uncovered California

California’s Individual Mandate: A Fix For A Broken System? Or A Penalty On The Poor?

February 21, 2019 | Sammy Caiola

Newsom and his legislative allies say they want the state-level mandate to work the same way as the federal one. The goal is to encourage enough healthy people to buy coverage to offset costs from those who need expensive care.

Adriene Hill / California Dream

Modesto To House Homeless Campers In Temporary Tent City

February 20, 2019 | Rich Ibarra

The Outdoor Emergency Shelter will eventually have 300 tents located under the Ninth Street Bridge at Tuolumne River Regional Park.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

State Government

California Lawmakers Want To Tax Sugary Drinks And Regulate Soda Sizes

February 20, 2019 | Randol White

A suite of five bills introduced Wednesday would change the way sugary drinks are taxed, sold and marketed in the state.

Environment

Sacramento Might Feel More Like Bakersfield By 2080

February 20, 2019 | Ezra David Romero

In 60 years, the climate in the United States could shift drastically. Now, there's a web tool to see how climate change might impact your city.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo

State Government

Trump Wants California To Pay Back Billions For Bullet Train

February 20, 2019

(AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom vowed a fight to keep the money and said the move was in response to California again suing the administration, this time over Trump's emergency declaration to pay for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo

State Government

‘We Object To The President Doing His Job In An Illegal Way’: Becerra Comments On California’s Latest Lawsuit Against President Trump

February 20, 2019 | Ben Adler

CapRadio’s Ben Adler asked California Attorney General Xavier Becerra about the legal battle over the president’s national emergency declaration and a debate over police use of force at the state Capitol.

Courtesy Barbara Van Driel.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Former FBI Special Agent Shares #MeToo Memoir 'It Never Happened'

February 20, 2019

Former FBI Special Agent Barbara Van Driel shares her #MeToo stories collected in a new memoir.

Courtesy Unifrance

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento French Film Fest Presents Cinematic Amuse-Bouches Of Short Films From 2019 César Awards

February 20, 2019

Sacramento French Film Festival Director Cécile Mouette Downs previews a program of short animated and live action films coming to the Crest Theatre this Saturday.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

State Government

Gov. Newsom Takes Softer Approach To Housing Compliance At Meeting With California Mayors

February 19, 2019

The California governor admitted Tuesday that suing the city of Huntington Beach was an aggressive start to getting California cities and counties to comply with state housing goals.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP / File

Environment

California Lawmakers Toy With Idea Of Replacing Sales Tax With A Carbon Tax

February 19, 2019 | Ezra David Romero

The idea is to place a tax on every item sold in the state based on how much carbon is emitted when it's made. Sen. Ben Allen introduced a study bill on this requiring the California Air Resources Board to report back to the legislature by 2021.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Sacramento Mayor Apologizes For Stephon Clark’s Death As City Awaits Decision On Whether To Charge Officers

February 19, 2019 | Sammy Caiola

During his annual State of the City speech, Steinberg vowed to promote economic growth in neighborhoods like Meadowview, where 22-year-old Clark was shot by police last March.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

In The Neighborhood Where Stephon Clark Died, Mayor Unveils Plan To Spend $200 Million On Economic Inequality In Sacramento

February 19, 2019 | Pauline Bartolone | Bob Moffitt | Sammy Caiola | Nick Miller

During his annual State of the City speech on Tuesday, Mayor Darrell Steinberg announced a proposal that would spend $40 million annually in Measure U revenue over the next five years on often-neglected neighborhoods.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Transcript: Sacramento State Of The City 2019

February 19, 2019

Read through a transcript of Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg's 2019 State of the City speech.

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