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State Government

Democrats' Budget Asks: Health Care, Homelessness, Higher Education, Welfare

May 23, 2018 | Ben Adler

Legislative Democrats have settled on their top priorities for upcoming California budget negotiations with Gov. Jerry Brown.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Californians Might Get A Tax Break For Capturing Rainwater

May 23, 2018

Sen. Steve Glazer explains Proposition 72, a bill he authored to incentivize rainwater capture by exempting new systems from property taxes.

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Muslims Continue Iftar Tradition At California State Capitol

May 22, 2018 | Adhiti Bandlamudi

For the past 14 years, Muslims have gathered at the California State Capitol for one day during Ramadan to break their day-long fast. Monday night, the community celebrated the 15th year of this tradition.

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Highway 395 Reopens After Massive Mudslide Near Nevada-California State Line

May 22, 2018 | Steve Milne

A major freeway in the Sierra was reopened Tuesday afternoon after a massive mudslide shut it down Monday night.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Dissect Podcast Launches New Season On Frank Ocean

May 22, 2018

Dissect podcast season three has returned as a Spotify original to break down the biographical and musical story behind Frank Ocean's "Channel Orange" and "Blonde," and the long wait between both albums.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Dance-Driven Romance 'American In Paris' Takes The Stage At Broadway Sacramento

May 22, 2018

The national tour of "An American in Paris" runs through Sunday at the Community Center Theater. Actress Teri Hansen and Music Director David Andrews Rogers talk about the Tony Award-winning production.

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Health Care

Sacramento's Black Community Wants Racial Justice After Stephon Clark's Death. But This Isn’t The First Push To Save Black Lives.

May 21, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

In the wake of Stephon Clark’s death, a new conversation emerged between black residents and local government. But neighborhood leaders said they’ve been pointing out racial inequality — and the role it plays in the deaths of black youth — for years.

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State Government

After Texas Shooting, California Assembly Votes To Expand Gun Violence Restraining Order

May 21, 2018 | Ben Bradford

Democratic lawmakers passed legislation that would allow teachers and school staff to request temporary confiscation of a person’s firearms. The bill now moves to the Senate.

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Health Care

Need A Ride To The Doctor? UC Davis Will Call Some Pregnant Women A Lyft.

May 21, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

Pregnant women who have a hard time getting to their UC Davis medical appointments have a new option: calling a free Lyft. It’s just one way that ride-hailing apps are playing a role in medical care.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Green Valley Theatre Company Presents 'A Chorus Line'

May 21, 2018

Green Valley Theatre Company presents "A Chorus Line" at Hiram Johnson High School this week. Producer Christopher Cooks and Director Jacob Gutierrez Montoya join to discuss the production and the company's search for a permanent performance space.

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