How does the Republican Party stay relevant in California, now that the Democrats have a supermajority in both legislative houses? Former Caliornia Assemblyman Roger Niello and former GOP campaign strategist Doug Elmets discuss the GOP's new role.
Election results for tight Sacramento City Council races in this week's News Network; A new study suggests extreme weather preceded the collapse of Mayan civilization; Stained glass murals of Yosemite; Celtic folk duo Men of Worth.
Now that Democrats have a supermajority in California what do Republicans do? We explore in Capitol Chat; Are journalists obscuring politicians' messages? Young political and community activist Kyle Thielen; New Orleans jazz trumpeter Kid Chocolate.
A look at how Proposition 30 and Sacramento area school bonds will help students; Dozens of pieces of Edgar Degas' artwork are showing in Turlock; Jazz saxophonist Eric Darius; Reissues of 1960's and 1970's songs in this week's Sound Advice.
A look at which propositions passed and failed this election; Comparing pre-election polling with post-election results; Analysis of Reno's importance in this year's presidential race; A little political comic relief with Keith Lowell Jensen.
At polling places around Sacramento we ask voters which issues influenced their opinions most this election season; A look at voter turnout and trends in voting this year; Reno's role in choosing the next president; 1,000 ways to cook persimmons.
We check in with The Field Polls Mark DiCamillo and hear The Proposition Song from the California Voter Foundation. Charter Commission measure on Sac City ballot. Former DJs reminisce about legendary local station. Sac State presents iconic poem.
A new poll shows voters are shifting their opinion of an initiative that would repeal the death penalty; Prop 40 was abandoned by supporters but opponents fear it may pass; Virtuoso composer Augusta Read Thomas; Parisian guitarist Thibault Cauvin.
We'll take a look at the "single sales factor" and why it matters to companies that do business in California. Tony Award-winning musical plays Sacramento. "Boisterous" local band performs in studio. Kent Teeters with music by Brahms and Brubeck.
The pros and cons of Prop 38, which would raise taxes to directly fund schools; When will Californians stranded along the storm-battered East Coast make it home? An overview of Sacramento's supernatural side; The quality of this year's wine harvest.