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Sacramento Pushes Development Focused On Mass Transit, Not Parking

December 10, 2018 | Bob Moffitt

New housing projects and other developments near mass transit stations in the city of Sacramento may soon come without parking.

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'Angels' Bring Sleuthing Skills To Camp Fire

December 10, 2018

Online sleuths who volunteer helping adoptees find their biological families have become known as the Angels of Paradise as they put their skills to use in the aftermath of the Camp Fire.

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What Does It Take To Defend Your Home Against A Mega Wildfire Like The Camp Fire? Here’s How One Couple Survived.

December 10, 2018 | Ezra David Romero

The Camp Fire killed 85 people. But at least one family didn’t evacuate and they survived.

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State Government

California GOP Chairman's Dire Warning To National Republicans: 'We're The Canary In The Coal Mine'

December 10, 2018 | Ben Adler

California Republican Party Chairman Jim Brulte says the national GOP should take very seriously the state party’s dismal showing in last month’s midterms.

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State Government

Bills Aim To Get Butte County ‘Back On Our Feet’ After Camp Fire

December 7, 2018 | Chris Nichols

Two bills proposed this week by California lawmakers seek to help with the long-term recovery in Butte County and replace local tax dollars lost due to the fire.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Misner & Smith Performing At Capital Stage This Weekend

December 7, 2018

We revisit Misner & Smith’s latest record “Headwaters” on Insight Music before their special performance at Capital Stage this weekend.

California Is 1 Of Only 8 States Without A System To Track Students from Pre-K To The Workforce. Why?

December 6, 2018 | Nadine Sebai

One of Governor-elect Gavin Newsom's education goals is to establish a data system that tracks kids from early childhood through college and into the workforce. It's been a topic of conversation for over a decade, yet a system still doesn't exist.

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Suspected Golden State Killer To Keep Public Defender

December 6, 2018

Joseph DeAngelo, a former police officer suspected of being the Golden State Killer and East Area Rapist, could be required to reimburse the county to the extent he is able after the trial, Judge Michael Sweet said in Sacramento Superior Court.

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Contentious California Plan To Expand Housing Near Transit Gets New Life

December 6, 2018 | Randol White

A bill designed to increase housing near transit stops in California died quickly last spring. Now, it's back in the fall with a new name and more support.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sound Advice: K-ZAP Holiday Gift Ideas

December 6, 2018

K-ZAP host Dennis Newhall recommends box sets for the record collector in your family this holiday season.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Jessica Malone Launches Her Live Album

December 6, 2018

Jessica Malone will release her live album recorded earlier this summer at Harlow’s at a record release party this weekend.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Cut Down Your Own Christmas Tree To Help Prevent Wildfires

December 6, 2018

CapRadio’s environment reporter Ezra David Romero joins us to discuss his latest feature on using Christmas tree permit programs to thin forests and manage wildfires.

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New Study Explains Creation Of Carr Fire's Deadly 'Firenado'

December 6, 2018

(AP) — A rare fire tornado that raged during this summer's deadly Carr Fire near Redding was created by a combination of scorching weather, erratic winds and an ice-topped cloud that towered miles into the atmosphere, according to a new study.

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