The top news stories of the Sacramento region. Climate change, the spotlight of this year's Wild & Scenic Film Festival. CapRadio Reads kicks off with Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan. The thriving indie music scene in Sacramento.
The new legislative session and their "to do" list. Jack Ohman sketches Governor Jerry Brown. The genesis of ideas to art. Detropia, a featured film in the San Joaquin International Film Festival. The acoustic rock music of Christian DeWild.
We take a closer look at new laws taking effect this month. Jack Ohman, Sacramento Bee's new editorial cartoonist. "Saturate Yolo," an art exhibit showcasing images created by the iPhone. Bands to follow in 2013, per Blue Dog Jam host Nick Brunner.
We've averted a fall off the fiscal cliff, but what now? Changes in California's 2013 healthcare picture. Elaine Corn has five thoughts to share on eating better this year. The stage is set for an impressive and diverse year for the arts.
Best of 2012: Laura Ling's candid description of her captivity in North Korea; Exploration of the eye; Wise words from Olympian Billy Mills; The world of young, blind pianist Chris Nakamura; Local musicians Sherman Baker and Autumn Sky in duet.
Best of 2012: The CA firefighters program for military veterans; Middle East/U.S. relations; UC Davis professors discuss the Mayan collapse; A collection of stories from two decades of riding the light rail; The voice and legend of Luciano Pavarotti.
California Senate President Pro-tem Darrell Steinberg discusses school safety in the state; Gina Spadafori advises about pets' end-of-life care; A spoken-word Christmas narrative of six Old West sidekicks; Vintage holiday recordings on Sound Advice.
Ami Bera's plan for California's 7th congressional district; Sacramento's artisan coffee scene moves to the subarbs; 15-year old Rose Vermazen shares her stories of dancing with the Bolshoi Academy; John Lee Hooker Jr.'s new album "All Hooked Up"
The tragic events of Sandy Hook Elementary School are a traumatic reminder of Stockton's 1989 shooting; Saturday's divisive referendum vote in Egypt; Cutting back on holiday energy use this winter; Local jazz musician Joe Gilman's new album.
Ben Adler wraps up 2012 in this week's Capitol Chat; McClatchy Library's book "Memories of McClatchy Library," a compilation of memories from the early 1940s to the present; Australian concert band members join musical ranks with Rio Americano High.