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Insight With Beth Ruyak

PolitiFact CA: Did Gavin Newsom Separate Families?

July 18, 2018

PolitiFact California reporter Chris Nichols checks out a claim made by Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Kushman By the Bottle: Wine In The Summertime

July 18, 2018

Wine expert Rick Kushman offers suggestions on how to treat your wine differently in the summer heat.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

The Big Sing In Sacramento

July 18, 2018

Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra leads local effort to bring 10,000 voices together for one California concert this Saturday.

Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

Sacramento News And Review Attempting To Recover Legal Costs Over Release Of Former Mayor Kevin Johnson’s Emails

July 17, 2018 | Bob Moffitt

Hundreds of emails between former Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and his staff were released two years ago after a public records act request by the Sacramento News and Review. The paper is on the hook for $100,000 in legal fees after it was sued.

Vanessa S. Nelson / Capital Public Radio

Rural Suicide

A Problem, A Movement: What We’re Learning About Suicide In Amador County

July 17, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

Amador County has the third highest suicide rate in the state, and CapRadio wants to find out why. Here’s what we’ve learned so far.

Ezra David Romero / Capital Public Radio

Environment

When Yosemite Met Starbucks: How The National Park Is Rethinking Its Identity Amid Tourism, Commercialization And ‘Selfie Traps’

July 17, 2018 | Ezra David Romero

Listen now to the complete debut episode of Capital Public Radio’s YosemiteLand podcast.

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Hot Weather Hindering Efforts Against Blaze Near Yosemite

July 17, 2018

Hot and dry weather on Tuesday hindered efforts to slow the growth of a forest fire near Yosemite National Park. The U.S. Forest Service says the blaze is 27 square miles Wednesday morning and just 5 percent contained.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio / File

PolitiFact California

Pot 101 Update: Are There Limits On Smoking Pot At Home Near Kids? Where Else Is It Legal To Smoke?

July 17, 2018 | Chris Nichols

Are there limits on smoking pot at home around kids? Where else can you legally light up? PolitiFact California tackles these reader questions in an update on our Pot 101 report about what’s legal and what’s not under the state’s marijuana law.

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State Government

A Wonky Electricity Plan Could Help California Meet Its Climate Goals — Or Doom Them?

July 17, 2018 | Ben Bradford

A proposal for the state to jointly plan its energy use with other Western states is moving through the state Legislature but faces opposition from some Democrats.

Andrew Bowen for Capital Public Radio

State Government

How Helpful Is The California Democratic Party’s Endorsement Of Kevin De León Over Dianne Feinstein?

July 16, 2018 | Ben Adler

The California state senator got a boost over the weekend in his underdog campaign to unseat Feinstein this fall: an endorsement from the state Democratic Party. But it might not bring De León as much help as his backers hope.

Sammy Caiola / Capital Public Radio

Health Care

Spanish-Speaking Doctors Hope To Build Trust At New Downtown Sacramento Medical Center

July 16, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

Kaiser Permanente’s "Salud en Español" clinic is part of a wider effort to increase culturally appropriate services for Latino residents, who are at high risk for diabetes and hypertension but are less likely than white patients to go to the doctor.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Local Author’s Debut Novel Explores Place And Time

July 16, 2018 | Bert Johnson

Sacramento native Jane Delury joins Insight to talk about her debut novel, “The Balcony,” which follows generations of residents in a country manor outside Paris.

Ezra David Romero / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

YosemiteLand Podcast Launch

July 16, 2018 | Cody Drabble

CapRadio Environment Reporter Ezra David Romero previews his new limited series podcast, YosemiteLand.

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