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CapRadio Goes For A Ride With Our Roadside Distractions Series

Illustration By Melody Stone / Capital Public Radio

Illustration By Melody Stone / Capital Public Radio

If you’re like most commuters, every day you drive past the exact same houses, same businesses, and same peculiar landmarks.

Did you know the Milk Farm in Dixon was once a teen hangout where kids had milk-drinking competitions? Or that the castle on Interstate 80 was built by current resident and eccentric hair dresser Jerry Lee?

There are so many stories we miss speeding by at 65 miles an hour. We’re slowing down and asking some questions about these roadside distractions.

We’ll talk with digital producer Melody Stone about these stories and more. She’s spearheading CapRadio's Roadside Distractions series. 


 sacramentocaliforniaRoadside Distractions

Melody Stone

Former Interactive Producer

After working in newspapers and doing print journalism for years, Melody transitioned into digital marketing and design. With a healthy blend of journalistic and digital media skills she builds out interactive web stories for  Read Full Bio 

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