Sacramento's arts scene is facing aging buildings, growing competition and a lack of corporate sponsorship; An area high school debate team is taking state titles; A controversy over the use of the word "chateau" in wine labels.
A look at how Foothill communities are receiving a new law that bans using dogs in hunting; A documentary about using nature to stop bad behavior in kids; The hilarious off-Broadway musical about relationships I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change.
An exploration of California's business climate by comparing it to some of the nation's most business-friendly states; Army veterans and their stories of suffering through domestic violence; A new book about mail order brides in the Old West.
In this week's Capitol Chat we discuss the bills Governor Brown is signing into law, and a few of the ones he's vetoed; One group is getting kids cycling at an early age to improve their health; Renowned jazz bassist Christian McBride and his band.
An investigation into the controversy surrounding hydraulic fracturing "fracking" for natural gas; Constitutional expert Richard Beeman reflects on today's government; Sacramento Philharmonic's Latino performance; New indie music in Sound Advice.
The fight to curb basejumping from Foresthill bridge and limit food trucks in Auburn; Less than 1 percent of cats and dogs have pet insurance; A Davis teen is heading to Russia to dance in the ballet; Electronica symphony composer Samuel Carl Adams.
Wealthy education advocate Molly Munger explains Proposition 38; The 100 non-elected people shaping California public policy in 2012; A Laguna Creek High School musical poking fun at singing competitions; Todd Morgan sings to help an ill friend.
Ben Adler on Prop. 30 polling. We talk to people who watched Endeavor pass over Sacramento. Sac Bee reporter writes zombie movie. Jazz singer returns to Sacramento before heading to Monterey Jazz Festival
Research into neural networks and why scientist are trying to model the brain. Clinical study on fragile x syndrome patients shows promise for people with autism spectrum disorder. History students find stories at Monterey Jazz Fest. New jazz music.
The good and bad of changes to California's worker's compensation law; Will wooden dwellings for homeless be good for Sacramento? Five myths about olive oil and a push to improve quality control; Saxophonist Jeff Alkire comes to Sacramento.