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Bill Would Protect Nail Salon Workers And Customers From Chemical Exposure

September 6, 2016 | Ja'Nel Johnson

A new bill aims to protect the health of nail salon workers and their customers.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio News


Report: Construction Leads Annual Job Growth In Region

August 19, 2016 | Ben Bradford | Steve Milne

State data released today show total jobs in the Sacramento region increased by 17,700, or nearly two percent from July 2015 to July 2016. The state Employment Development Department says construction led year-over growth.

Stock / Capital Public Radio


Report: Sacramento Fourth Most Hipster U.S. City

July 29, 2016 | Steve Milne | Joanne Serrieh

Sacramento is the fourth "most hipster" city in the U.S., according to a new ranking that looked at the presence of hipster-friendly businesses in town, like record stores, locally-owned coffee shops and microbreweries.


‘Pokemon Go’ Draws Crowds And Profits Into Old Sacramento

July 22, 2016 | Melody Stone

Merchants in Old Sacramento are running ragged after two weeks of “Pokemon Go" mania. The neighborhood has become a magnet for players of the augmented reality game, which launched earlier this month. The crowds are translating into profits.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Politifact: More Gun Dealers Than McDonald's In California

July 19, 2016

Does California really have more licensed gun dealers than McDonald’s? PolitiFact California reporter Chris Nichols decided to look into that statement and joins Insight today to talk about his discovery.

Capital Public Radio / File


Golden 1 Center Is Hiring

July 13, 2016 | Ed Joyce

The Golden 1 Center will provide hundreds of part-time jobs when it opens in downtown Sacramento later this year. A job fair Thursday at Sleep Train Arena starts the hiring process with "speed-dating" style interviews.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

The Political Junkie Goes West

July 11, 2016

The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west, he joins us from Washington D.C. in an effort to put it all in perspective.

Sonya Sorich / Sacramento Business Journal


Business Journal: FoodJets, DoorDash, Beer, Lumens

July 8, 2016

The food delivery service DoorDash entered the Sacramento market this week. While another - FoodJets - has stopped taking orders. Sonya Sorich from the Sacramento Business Journal has the story and more business news.

Capital Public Radio / File


California Has 6th Largest Economy In World

July 5, 2016 | Ed Joyce

California had the world's sixth largest GDP in 2015, according to the World Bank. California moved ahead of Brazil and France last year.

Jen Picard / Capital Public Radio


Audio Tour Describes Biggest Wildfire In Sierra Nevada

June 27, 2016 | Amy Quinton

If you want to learn more about the largest wildfire ever in the Sierra Nevada, the 2013 Rim Fire, the Stanislaus National Forest is providing an audio tour for your drive.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Report: Atieva Considering Sacramento For Possible Factory

June 17, 2016 | Steve Milne

Sacramento is reportedly on the short list for an electric car factory that could create 1,300 jobs.

Business Journal: Atieva, Yamanee, Morgan's Bar And Grill

June 17, 2016

The controversial Yamanee project is moving forward in midtown. And Sacramento is reportedly on the short list for a futuristic factory. The Sacramento Business Journal's Christopher Arns has details on those stories and more business news.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio


California Lawmakers Approve New Regulations For Marijuana Growers

June 16, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California lawmakers have approved a bill as part of the state budget package that would streamline a permitting process for marijuana growers. Republican lawmakers say it’s unfair to other farmers.

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