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  • By Curtis Jerome Haynes

    Spring Rain And Snow Bring Increased Water Allocations

    Friday, April 18, 2014

    Rain and snow may not have pushed California out of its drought, but the late season precipitation will mean a little more water for State Water Project users. There is also relief for some federal Central Valley Project users.

  • Theatre Review: The Vanishing Point

    Friday, April 18, 2014

    The current show at Sacramento’s California Stage is set in Louisiana bayous. It contrasts an aging Cajun shrimper with his sons. Critic Jeff Hudson reviews The Vanishing Point.

Decision On Gray Wolf Protections Delayed
Thu, Apr 17, 2014

A state board postponed a vote Wednesday that could potentially put the gray wolves on the endangered species in California.


Court Rules Against U.S. Bureau of Reclamation In Delta Smelt Battle
Thu, Apr 17, 2014

(AP) -- An appeals court says federal officials should have consulted wildlife agencies about potential harm to a tiny, threatened fish before issuing contracts for water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.


Fix 50 Explainer: Project Information and What To Expect During Construction
Thu, Apr 17, 2014

The Fix 50 project by Caltrans will repair a section of U.S. Highway 50 known as the W/X Viaduct. The portion carries six lanes of traffic over surface streets and other transportation infrastructure through Sacramento.


Effort Underway In El Dorado County To Put Slow-Growth Measures In November Ballot
Thu, Apr 17, 2014

People who live in El Dorado County could be voting on several competing slow-growth measures this November.


Fix 50 Expected To Trigger Higher RT Ridership
Thu, Apr 17, 2014

A lot more people are expected to keep their cars at home and take mass transit starting Tuesday due to construction on Highway 50.


'Bumpy' California Enrollment Period Ends with Over 3 Million Health Care Sign-Ups
Thu, Apr 17, 2014

Covered California released final enrollment numbers today after a 6 month sign-up period.


Sacramento Sheriff Creates Community Surveillance Video Sharing Program
Thu, Apr 17, 2014

Under a new Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department program, private citizens and business owners can register to share surveillance camera footage to help solve crimes.


Kings End Season Exactly The Same As And Totally Different Than Last Year
Wed, Apr 16, 2014

The Sacramento Kings finished the 2013-14 season with exactly the same record as 2012-2013. But, the team and its fans say it sure feels different.


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Six Things I Saw In Eastern Ukraine

NPR's Ari Shapiro went to Kiev this month planning to report several feature stories on the Ukrainian revolution. Instead, he found himself documenting a country edging toward civil war.


Hey, Kids, Remember You're On Our Side: The FBI Makes A Movie

Instead of a public service announcement, the FBI has made Game of Pawns, a docudrama about a college student recruited by the Chinese government. The message is obvious: Don't be a spy.


A Scientific Experiment: Field Trips Just For Teachers

Educators say the middle grades are a key time time to get kids jazzed about science, but many teachers say they lack the tools they need. In Chicago, a science museum is helping to fill the the gap.


In South Korea, Ferry Rescue Efforts Yield Only Grisly Results

It's been a grim Easter Sunday in South Korea as the death toll continues to rise from the ferry disaster that left nearly 300 passengers, many of them high school students, dead or missing.


California's Drought Ripples Through Businesses, Then To Schools

California farmers produce an enormous proportion of American produce, but the state is now experiencing a record-breaking drought that is being felt throughout the state and the U.S.


Ferry Transcript Shows Confusion And Panic: 'Please Come Quickly'

The radio call transcript gives new detail to a tragedy that has left about 240 people missing. Early in its plight, the South Korean ferry seems to have listed too far to deploy its life boats.


It's 4:20 On 4/20: Denver Hosts The Cannabis Cup Today

The Cannabis Cup festival's date is no coincidence – it's a conversion of the pot smoker's favorite time of 4:20 into a date. Denver is hosting it for the first time since state pot laws were relaxed.


Service Dog Guides Marathon Bombing Victims Through A Grim Year

Newlyweds Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes each lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. Rescue the assistance dog helps fetch keys and push buttons, bringing warmth and joy as the couple recovers.


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  • 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.

  • California State Of The State 2014

    Special coverage of Gov. Jerry Brown's annual State of State address. Beth Ruyak hosts with CapRadio's Ben Adler, analyst Steve Swatt, political consultants Beth Miller and Jason Kinney and the "Political Junkie" Ken Rudin.

  • 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.

  • Flu Season 2014

    Flu season for 2014 is officially in full swing and several influenza-related deaths have been recorded throughout California, including five in Sacramento County. Capital Public Radio continues to cover stories about influenza virus.

  • 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.

  • 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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