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Monday, October 29, 2018 Permalink

Insight: Political Junkie / DNA Privacy / Uncuffed At California State Prison Solano / Día De Los Muertos

Altar in honor of Junipero Serra, sponsored by the Mexican Consulate in Sacramento. The altar was constructed by Juan Carlos Altamirano, Workshop specialist at the Museo de los Cinco Pueblos in Nayarit.



  • AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar

    Political Junkie: When Rhetoric Leads to Violence

    Political Junkie Ken Rudin offers analysis after a mass shooting at synagogue in Pennsylvania this weekend and on the multiple pipe bombs sent to Democratic politicians last week.

  • Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo

    Electronic Frontier Foundation Attorney On Protecting Privacy And Genetic Information

    Law enforcement has expanded its use of DNA information to solve crimes. Electronic Frontier Foundation Senior Attorney Jennifer Lynch talks about why digital privacy advocates object to broadening the use of DNA genealogy websites to solve crimes.

  • 'Uncuffed' Teaches Radio Production Behind Bars

    KALW has been training incarcerated men to produce radio stories since 2013, beginning with their program “San Quentin Radio.” Now, the station is expanding its training program to California State Prison Solano.

  • Honoring Ancestors And Sacramento’s Mexican Heritage

    Juan Carlos Altamirano of the Museo de los Cinco Pueblos in Nayarit state, Mexico, is in Sacramento to build an altar to Junipero Serra on behalf of the Mexican Consulate. He’ll be in studio with Consul General Liliana Ferrer to discuss the project.

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