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  • Help Tree Canopy Cut Back On Water Use

    Monday, July 21, 2014

    There are 500,000 trees in the City of Sacramento and some may need extra care during the drought. The City's urban forester says that care may save you time, your tree, and money.

Charges Mount Against Stockton Robbery Suspect Jaime Ramos
Mon, Jul 21, 2014

(AP) -- A Stockton robbery suspect is expected to be charged Monday with the deaths of a woman taken hostage and two other robbery suspects


At Least 13 Israeli Soldiers, 87 Palestinians Killed In Gaza Strip Sunday
Sun, Jul 20, 2014

Hamas claims to have captured an Israeli soldier; Israel's U.N. ambassador denies that any Israeli soldiers have been captured, according to Reuters.


Appreciating James Garner: TV's Best Unhero
Sun, Jul 20, 2014

James Garner, star of classic TV shows Maverick and The Rockford Files, died Saturday at age 86. TV critic Eric Deggans says he pioneered a new character: the "unhero."


Pérez Calls Off Vote Recount In Race For California Controller
Fri, Jul 18, 2014

Former Assembly Speaker John Pérez is calling off the vote recount he requested in the race for state controller.


USDA Pledges More Drought Aid To Rural Californians
Fri, Jul 18, 2014

Many people living in small Central Valley communities in California are watching their wells run dry. US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced more federal aid to help those hurt by the drought.


Obama: Evidence MH17 Hit By Missile From Rebel-Held Area Of Ukraine
Fri, Jul 18, 2014

The president also said at least one U.S. citizen was among the 298 people killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crashed in the eastern Donetsk region.


Sac City Unified Introduces New Superintendent
Fri, Jul 18, 2014

A Sacramento State grad is the new Sacramento City Unified School District Superintendent. Jose Banda was superintendent in Seattle, but has spent most of his career in central and southern California.


Obama: Plane shot Down By Missile, 1 American Dead
Fri, Jul 18, 2014

(AP) -- Obama calls for immediate ceasefire in Ukraine, demands credible investigation of downed plane.


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Gaza Conflict Day 15: Here's What You Need To Know

During day 15 of the current conflict, Secretary of State John Kerry was in Cairo pressing for a truce modeled after the 2012 cease-fire, while Israel continued its offensive.


Getting Things Done At The Workshop School

An innovative approach to learning amid turmoil in the Philadelphia School District.


Jakarta Gov. Widodo Wins Indonesian Presidency, Tally Shows

The former furniture maker who entered national politics only two years ago won 53 percent of the vote. His rival, former Gen. Subianto, called the election unfair and undemocratic.


Train Carrying MH17 Victims' Remains Arrives In Government-Controlled City

Ukrainian officials said they hoped to fly the remains to the Netherlands for identification. Most of the passengers who died on the plane were Dutch.


Kerry's Aim In Egypt: First, Get Israel And Hamas To Cease Fire

Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo trying to help forge a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.


Energy Concerns Complicate Potential EU Action Against Russia

Renee Montagne talks to Anton La Guardia, who covers the European Union for The Economist, about the possibility of deep EU sanctions against Russia at Tuesday's foreign ministers meeting.


Other Cities Poach Police From Detroit's Low-Wage Force

From Toledo to Houston, cities are courting Detroit cops, who are seen as battle-tested from routinely dealing with high crime rates — and fed up from years of low pay and cuts in benefits.


Violence Flares In Libya, Leaving Main Airport In Ruins

Militias in Libya spent the past week battling for control of the main airport in Tripoli, leaving much of it in ruins and dozens dead. Steve Inskeep gets the latest from The Guardian's Chris Stephen.


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  • State Of Drought

    Reservoir levels are at historic lows, municipalities are ordering mandatory conservation and farmers are bracing for water shortages. CapRadio has coverage on how Californians are being impacted by the drought.

  • California Budget 2014-2015

    Complete coverage of California's budgeting process for the year 2014-2015 -- from Gov. Jerry Brown's initial and revised proposals, to expert analysis and lawmaker reactions, to debate, revisions and eventual passage.

  • Fix 50: Details, Delays And Detours

    On April 22 until June 25, Caltrans will fix a section of U.S. Highway 50. Thousands of commuters are expected feel the impacts of lane closures and traffic delays. CapRadio has stories and a list of resources to help you navigate the construction.

  • Election 2014

    Capital Public Radio has comprehensive coverage of the June 3rd primary election and November general election. This is your resource for stories, information and results on races and measures affecting our region.

  • Suddenly Sochi

    Beth Ruyak's family gave her a unique birthday present this year - a surprise trip to the Winter Olympics in Sochi! Beth has traveled to 5 Olympic Games as a reporter. This time she's a spectator... and she's sharing her unexpected trip with us!

  • A Journey Back to Cuba

    Monday, February 3, 2014

    CapRadio took 65 listeners to Cuba through a U.S. sanctioned "people-to-people" tour. Pauline Bartolone hosted one of the trips, largely leaving her reporter’s hat at home. Here she shares her experiences, with a focus on health care.

  • New California Laws 2014

    On Jan.1, 2014, new laws take effect -- impacting labor, economy, the environment and other aspects of society. We've collected stories about new legislation; where it comes from and how it impacts Californians.

  • California's Delta: Inside and Out

    A 5-part series from environment reporter Amy Quinton examining the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta inside and out, from its habitat and residents to its crucial role as the state's major supplier of water.

  • Kings Coverage: Here We Play

    Continuing coverage of the Sacramento Kings' new season after the city came close to losing the NBA franchise. The new season - and a new era for the Kings - started Oct. 30.

  • Special Section: Health Care in Transition

    Open enrollment for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act runs Oct. 1, 2013 through Mar. 31, 2014. Learn more about the plans being offered in California and Nevada and follow the latest national, state and local health care stories here.

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