Local group proposes to build new permanent market in downtown Sac. How the area's farm-to-fork movement could better serve hungry people locally. Gina Spadafori on how to avoid pet scammers. Sasha Abramsky explores modern-day poverty in America.
Pros and cons of electric vehicles. New novel tells story of a child searching for a movie star he believes is his lost mother. Darrell Steinberg reacts to the latest ruling regarding prisons in California. Nick Brunner with new music from DOOMBird.
Ben Adler on some of the bills Gov. Brown has signed into law this week. NPR Vice President for Divesity in News and Operations visits Sac. Apple co-founder kics off Speaker Series. Dawn Sumner updates us on Curiosity's latest adventures.
Ryan Lillis and Bob Moffitt join us with updates on the on-going arena saga and new movement in Kings ownership. Sac Police Dept receives $1 million grant. "Steam Train, Dream Train" author headlines book festival. High school stages original play.
Insight travels to Stockton this morning to continue the conversations started in "The View From Here: Class Dismissed." We'll hear from young people, educators and community leaders about the high-school dropout issue, live from the Long Theatre.
Katie Orr on how some California cities are reacting to new bills. Story of Sacramento will be told through poetry at the Actor's Theatre. Renowned jazz soloist performs tribute concert to his father. Gary Vercelli introduces us to some witty lyrics.
New book explores rising poverty in suburbia. Being vigilant and planning ahead helps community stay healthy. We'll hear how the Sacramento Convention Center is faring and other stories making news in town. Johnny Taylor gets "Tangled Up in Plaid."
What Californians can expect when the health-insurance exchange opens Oct. 1. Tips for fighting the seasonal flu. New book documents exciting stem cell research happening in Sacramento. How the geography of a place impacts its people's history.
California lawmakers have finished their session and we'll hear what bills made it through to the Governor. Mark Kreidler talks about big business in college sports. Dr. Daphne Miller speaks in Nevada City. Dallas Brass founder perfoms in Folsom.
We'll get an update on some of the bills lawmakers have passed during this last week of session. UNR student swims perimeter of Tahoe in honor of his dad. The secret to pets going viral on the internet. Jeff Hudson looks ahead to the concert season.
We check in with political reporters nationally and locally to talk about some of the big issues facing lawmakers this week. An update on three fires burning in NorCal. The art of Japanese floral arranging.Sac-made film opens film fest this weekend.
New bill would expand licensed midwives' rights to perform homebirths. Award-winning documentary about sex trafficking airs on KVIE tonight. Comedy gets a week-long showcase at annual festival. Abbos Kosimov and Pandit Binay Pathak perform.
Sacramento's city council is considering the proposed McKinley Village housing development in East Sacramento. Supporters say it would be smart urban infill. But opponents say it would put too many homes in the area.
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.