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Economic Climate of the Region A number of studies, forecasts and statistics released recently seem to indicate that the Sacramento region and Central Valley economies are improving at a modest but steady pace. What does that really mean? Jeffrey Michael, Director for the Business Forecasting Center at Stockton’s University of the Pacific, joins us to discuss the trends.
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Olive Oil Labeling Many people purchase olive oil for its health benefits, but not everyone knows how to properly read the labels. Pure, refined, extra virgin all mean different things and not necessarily what you'd think. Food reporter Elaine Corn helps explain why traditional labeling might be part of the problem. We'll also get tips from Orietta Gianjiorio, a member of the UC Davis Olive Oil Taste Panel, about how to spot and smell a good olive oil.
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Karate Mountain An instrumental post-indie neo-steampunk band, Karate Mountain, joins us in studio to talk about their debut album "The Bravest Beetle," their eclectic style of music and their transition from the band The World's Finest Apples.
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Sound Advice: Classical Classical Afternoon Host Cale Wiggins joins us for the week’s edition of Sound Advice with musical selections from Peter Tchaikovsky played by The Emmerson String Quartet, Francois Dompierre played by Alain Lefevre and Murizio Clementi played by The Symphony Orchestra of Rome.
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Thursday, August 01, 2013
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