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Thursday, August 22, 2013 Permalink

Insight: Capitol Chat: Gov. Brown / Brown: Then and Now / Rising Tennis Star / Sound Advice: BDJ / DayTripping

Capitol Chat: Gov. Brown When Jerry Brown first became Governor of California 30 years ago, lawmakers didn't like him very much. His age, in particular, seemed to boost resentment towards him with lawmakers seeing him as being unprepared. Things have changed for California's governor since that first time in office. Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler joins us this morning to talk about Brown's evolution as a politician. We'll also hear part of an interview he recently conducted with the Governor about his current tenure in office.
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Brown: Then and Now How has change affected the way Jerry Brown governs the state of California? Veteran journalists Leo McElroy and Dan Walters have personally witnessed the evolution of California's current governor and they join us in studio today to talk about his tenure.
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Rising Tennis Star Seventeen years old and a rising tennis star, Collin Altamirano of Yuba City earned a wild card spot in the men’s draw for this year's U.S. Open. Working alongside coach Joseph Gilbert at Arden Hills, he joins us in studio to share his experiences and talk about what he expects before leaving on Thursday for New York to play among the most elite names in tennis.
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Sound Advice: Blue Dog Jam Yacht, Dent May and Nine Inch Nails are just a few of the bands with new releases. Nick Brunner, the host of Capital Public Radio's Blue Dog Jam, joins us for this week's Sound Advice with songs from these three bands and more.
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Nick had such a boon of tracks, he made an extended playlist with more new pop, rock and more:

Day Tripping: Moaning Caverns Capital Public Radio reporters have been taking their own trips to intriguing towns and places less than a day away, and bringing you back the sounds and stories. Capital Public Radio’s James Morrison recently returned from Moaning Cavern in the foothills east of Stockton and he's brought us an audio postcard from his travels.
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Point-of-view video capturing first leg of the rappel

Adventure Tour Slideshow (best viewed full-screen)

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