We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 
 We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 

Latest News    

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

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.

Pauline Bartolone / Capital Public Radio

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.

Bert Johnson / Capital Public Radio

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."

Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP file, 2017

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.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo

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.

Eric / Flickr

Elk Grove 'Ghost Mall' To Be Torn Down

January 16, 2019 | Steve Milne

After laying dormant and unfinished for a decade, the so-called "Ghost Mall" in Elk Grove off of Highway 99 will soon be torn down.

Max Whittaker for CALmatters

State Government

About That Giant California Budget Surplus

January 16, 2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom's finance team put the surplus into three buckets: $3 billion for education and social services, $8.5 billion in one-time spending and $10 billion to build what Newsom is calling “budget resiliency.”

Placer County Sheriff's Department / Facebook

Gunman Killed After 2 People Shot In Placer County

January 16, 2019

(AP) — A man was shot and killed by deputies on a highway off-ramp in Roseville after he shot two people in different Placer County locations, killing one, and injured a police dog during a gunbattle with officers, authorities said Wednesday.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Environment

He’s ‘Famous’ For Measuring California’s Snow. Now, He’s Retiring After 30 Years — Sort Of.

January 16, 2019 | Ezra David Romero

The man who measures California’s snowpack is retiring. For 30 years, Frank Gehrke has shown up on TV, educating the public about California’s snowpack. But even though he’s calling it quits, he’s not letting go of his skis and snowshoes so easy.

Courtesy of Hi, Mom

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Hi, Mom Releases 'Songs For Me' To Kick Off 2019

January 16, 2019

Sacramento indie power pop punk trio Hi, Mom shares new music from their debut album, “Songs for Me.”

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

California’s Favorite Snow Surveyor Retires

January 16, 2019

After three decades at the Department of Water Resources, Frank Gehrke is retiring from measuring California’s snowpack.

 Browse Archive

Back to Top