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State Government

California Restaurants Must Make Milk Or Water The Default Kids Meal Drink Starting In 2019

December 17, 2018 | Chris Nichols

Restaurants in California that offer kids meal combos will be required to serve milk or water as the default drink options. Parents will still be able to request soda or juice for their kids.

John Locher / AP

All Camp Fire Evacuation Orders Lifted

December 15, 2018

The fire broke out Nov. 8, killing at least 86 people and destroying 14,000 homes in Paradise and nearby communities in the Sierra Nevada foothills.

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Remembering Nancy Wilson And Her Benefit Concert For CapRadio

December 15, 2018

From the time CapRadio first signed on the air in 1979, Nancy Wilson has been one of our core artists and an audience favorite. In 1994, Ms. Wilson performed in a special concert celebrating our 15th anniversary. Beforehand she sat for an interview.

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Environment

Can California Improve Forest Management And Prevent Wildfires Without Going Broke?

December 14, 2018 | Ezra David Romero

Experts have ideas for to clean up the state’s dense forests and make them safer. But what does it cost to do this? We visit the Tahoe National Forest to find out.

Paul Sakuma / AP

California Alleges PG&E Falsified Pipeline Safety Records

December 14, 2018

Regulators on Friday accused one of California's largest utilities of falsifying safety documents for natural gas pipelines for years following its criminal conviction and multimillion-dollar fine for the San Bruno pipeline explosion.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP / File

State Government

Chief Justice Of The California Supreme Court Leaves The Republican Party, Citing Kavanaugh

December 14, 2018

California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye has given up her Republican registration and re-registered as a no-party preference voter, citing the Kavanaugh nomination and saying she had become increasingly uncomfortable with the party's direction.

Courtesy of Kaiser Permanente

Business

Business Journal: Kaiser Closer To Buying Railyards Property, McClatchy Moves, Flatstick Pub To Open

December 14, 2018 | Steve Milne

New documents suggest building a hospital in Sacramento's planned Railyards development may be costlier than expected. The Sacramento Business Journal's Sonya Sorich has the story - plus news about The McClatchy Company and Flatstick Pub.

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Food and Sustainability

New Farm Bill Provides Funds For Research In California ‘Ag,’ But No Big Boons

December 13, 2018 | Julia Mitric

There will be more federal funding for agriculture research under the Farm Bill passed by Congress this week. But the legislation mainly preserves the status quo.

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