The pros and cons of California's initiative process in light of the recent SCOTUS decision on Prop. 8. New law goes into effect today. Sac State professor on legacy of anti-apartheid leader. James Raia on the state of cycling's big race.
What impacts will the federal student loan rate increase have on California consumers? News headlines and heat advisories for Woodland, Auburn and Sacramento. Legendary comedian performs at the Nevada County Fairgounds. Jazz duo performs in studio.
We check in with forecasters, city officials and reporters about different way to beat the heat. Sacramento Bee columnist on human rights in America. Artist talks about her work "Politically Vulnerable." Kent Teeters features American composers.
Governor Brown signed California's budget into law and reacts to Prop. 8 decision. Daniel Sperling is awarded prize for his work in environmental sciences. Gina Spadafori with pet tips for hot weather and dealing with fireworks. Band performs live
We hear how decisions on DOMA and Prop. 8 will impact actual people in California. Three local teachers gain news skills for the classroom. ARC professor releases his first novel on Ad Lumen Press. Devin Yamanaka with some new jazz releases.
Untangling today's Supreme Court rulings. What's next for Prop. 8 defenders and a Davis couple who hope to marry soon. Sacramento doctor considers social and environmental factors in patient treatment. California State officials respond to rulings.
Supreme Court strikes down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act. Controversial stories from San Joaquin and Nevada counties. Munchins take over Music Circus for opening of summer series. Sacramento becomes the home of a new kind of art form.
Update on the Supreme Court's ruling on affirmative action and details on the case regarding voting rights. Should plastic bags be banned or recycled? Or both? New book on Californians' love affair with the sea. And James Rollins releases next novel.
What's next after judges order California to release prisoners? Blind scientist Hoby Wedler creates a chemistry camp for disabled youth. Chris Enss releases her new book on female pioneers in Yosemite National Park. Electronic music with Genre Peak.
A look at the anticipated US Supreme Court ruling on Proposition 8. Finding a cat with a personality to match to your own. End of the World movies to enjoy this summer. Classic hits and fun pop tunes when this weeks' Sound Advice goes vinyl.
Eppie Johnson remembers 40 "Great Races." Getting kids to eat their vegetables. Elaine Corn gives recipes for Bing cherries in syrup and the perfect Manhattan. Poet Lawrence Dinkins releases his second collection of poetry.
Controversy over elephant rides in Nevada County and flouridation in Davis. Nevada wraps up its legislative session with a slate of new laws. Modesto author has new book that deals with suicide. Pulitzer Prize-winning poet reads in Sacramento.
We'll discuss the latests developments in Syria and Turkey with UC Davis Professors. Renewable fuel substitute for diesel being tested in San Joaquin Valley. Training for a job as a smokejumper. Twelth annual festival begins in Sacramento.
Katie Orr updates us on California's tenative budget deal which is due Saturday. Amy Quinton tells us what she's seen on a three-day tour of the Bay Delta. Author David Styles speaks about his new book. Pianist performs this weekend in Nevada City.
Beth's week in Russia was supposed to be a vacation, but she couldn't keep from interviewing interesting people... like Dieter Ruehle, organist at the Sochi hockey venue. He even gave Beth and a CBC colleague a demonstration.