Pope on Capitol Hill / Microbeads / Delano Anniversary / Sound Advice: BDJ
Pope Francis will address a joint session of Congress for the first time ever Thursday morning. Pastor Ken Laverone from the Saint Francis of Assisi Parish in Sacramento has been in Washington D.C. since Monday for the pope’s visit.
Over eight-trillion small pieces of plastic enter aquatic habitats every day. Governor Jerry Brown has until October 11 to sign A.B. 888, a measure to ban the sale of products containing plastic microbeads after 2020.
Barbara Rhine was an attorney during the farmworker's movement; her experiences inspired her new novel titled “Tell No Lies” – she talks with us before this weekend’s 50th anniversary celebration of the Delano Grape Strike.
In this week’s Sound Advice, Blue Dog Jam host Nick Brunner remembers Sacramento singer-songwriter Brianna Lea Pruett. The 32-year-old musician died Sept. 2nd.