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Assistance Centers Open For Fire Recovery, Rebuilding

October 18, 2017 | Sally Schilling

Local Assistance Centers are opening in Yuba, Sonoma, Napa, Butte and other counties to help residents find resources.

No Autonomous Vehicle Transport For Fans At Kings' Season Opener

October 18, 2017 | Randol White

The goal to have a fleet of autonomous vehicles transport fans to the Sacramento King's season opener Wednesday, will not roll out as planned. despite the set back, the city still wants to make Sacramento a testing ground for the new technology.

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Environment

Contractors Also In Danger During Firefight

October 18, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

Fighting fires is a dangerous business, not only for the firefighters, but also for the dozens of private contractors who provide support.

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Medicare Scams On The Rise During Open Enrollment

October 18, 2017 | Cody Drabble

Melissa Brown runs the Elder and Health Law Clinic at McGeorge School of Law. She joins Insight to warn Medicare beneficiaries of potential scams that pop up during open enrollment.

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Emil Guillermo Shares One Man Show For Filipino History Month

October 18, 2017 | Chris Remington

NPR veteran Emil Guillermo previews his one man show, tied to Filipino History Month.

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"Birmingham Blues" Comes To Wilkerson Theater

October 18, 2017 | Chris Remington

"Birmingham Blues" is a play written by Charlotte Higgins and directed by Maggie Upton. It starts at the Wilkerson Theater this week.

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Environment

Employers, Workers Affected By Wildfires Deal With Pay And Leave Issues

October 17, 2017 | Sally Schilling

California businesses forced to close during the wildfires may now be sorting out pay and leave issues with employees.

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Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones On Wildfire Response

October 17, 2017 | Chris Remington

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones joins Insight to talk about issues confronting homeowners in the wake of wildfires.

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California Housing Director Says Wildfires Could Amplify Housing Shortage

October 17, 2017 | Cody Drabble

The California Department of Housing And Community Development is on the front lines of the statewide affordability crisis. Director Ben Metcalf joins Insight to talk about what the state is doing to help renters and homeowners.

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Dr. Bennet Omalu On Concussions In Sports

October 17, 2017 | Chris Remington

Dr. Bennet Omalu returns to Insight to share his new memoir on discovering the effects of concussions in athletes who compete in contact sports.

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Sacramento Mini French Film Festival

October 17, 2017

French Film Festival executive director Cecile Mouette Downs returns to preview recent films that will run at the Crest Theatre on Saturday.

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Environment

Fire Damage And Property Taxes: What You Need To Know

October 16, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

Hundreds of California families lost homes in the recent wildfires. The state property tax system has safeguards in place.

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State Government

Gov. Brown Vetoes 12 Percent Of Bills

October 16, 2017 | Ben Bradford

California has more than 800 new laws on the books this year, after Governor Jerry Brown finished signing legislation this weekend. He also vetoed more than 100 measures.

Caltrans Expanding Rail Service In San Joaquin County

October 16, 2017 | Rich Ibarra

The newly released Draft 2018 State Rail Plan from Cal Trans sets out major expansions that will benefit commuters in San Joaquin County.

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