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Man Beaten By Sacramento Police Officer Files Federal Lawsuit

April 24, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

A Sacramento man who was beaten by a Sacramento Police Department officer two weeks ago has filed a federal lawsuit against the officer, the City of Sacramento and the County of Sacramento.

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State Government

State Analyst: Some Work Still Needed On Prop. 57 To Reduce Prison Population

April 24, 2017 | Daniel Potter

State Analyst Caitlin O'Neil says Proposition 57, which intends to make more non-violent offenders eligible for parole, requires more work and specificity into its implementation.

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Business

City Of Stockton Kicks Off Social Media Campaign To Raise Its Image

April 24, 2017 | Rich Ibarra

Stockton has released about a half dozen videos so far, all featuring locals telling their own stories of why "Stockton is Home."

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Lodi Teacher Contract Negotiations Stall After 18 Months

April 24, 2017 | Rich Ibarra

Teachers and the Lodi Unified School District are at an impasse over contract negotiations and have called for a mediator. The main issue is salary, but there are many other unresolved issues.

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Horse Racing's Special Role In California Means Loads Of Laws

April 24, 2017 | Ben Bradford

In California, horse racing is both a sport and a form of gambling. This particular status, and its ties to funding state and county fairs, has once again prompted dozens of bills this year.

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Hundreds Compete In The 'Very Inspirational People' Games

April 24, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

More than 500 people from the greater Sacramento region with developmental disabilities competed Sunday in track and field championships in south Sacramento.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Recapping Trump's 100 Days And March For Science Events With Political Columnist Dan Morain

April 24, 2017

Sacramento Bee Columnist Dan Morain fills in for Political Junkie Ken to talk about Trump's upcoming 100 days mark, March for Science events and a possible government shutdown.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

'Event Boundaries' Explores Relationships With Self And Others

April 24, 2017

Author/poet April Ossman talks about her work and new book "Event Boundaries" before speaking at the Sacramento Poetry Center Monday night.

Vanessa S. Nelson / Capital Public Radio

PHOTOS: March For Science - Sacramento

April 22, 2017

Update 5:25 p.m.: Thousands of people marched in Sacramento Saturday as part of an international day of action alongside the science march in Washington, D.C. Here are photos of the event.

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Saturday's March Aims To Stand Up For Science

April 22, 2017

"I think the profession of science is under attack," says one organizer of the worldwide event. "[We've] left that open for politicians to [hijack] science for their own selfish needs."

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Republican State Senator Receives Threatening Messages

April 21, 2017 | Randol White

The only Republican state senator to vote this month in favor of raising the gas tax is getting hundreds of threatening messages.

Trump Admin. Takes First Official Action Against 'Sanctuary' Policies In Calif.

April 21, 2017 | Ben Bradford

It’s the first concrete action the federal government has taken to withhold funds since President Trump signed his executive order targeting sanctuary cities in January.

State Government

Calif. Chamber Of Commerce Releases Annual Job Killer Bills List

April 21, 2017 | Ben Adler

There are 23 proposed measures on the list that CalChamber says will have a negative impact on California's job climate and economic recovery.

Food and Sustainability

Asparagus Season Brings Choices For California Shoppers

April 21, 2017 | Julia Mitric

Asparagus is grown in the Delta, the San Joaquin Valley and the Central Coast. California grows over 70 percent of the asparagus consumed in the U.S. but the state's asparagus production has declined 15 to percent annually since 2000.

March Unemployment At 11 Year Low In Sacramento

April 21, 2017 | Steve Milne

The greater Sacramento area gained 5,500 jobs between February and March. That helped lower the unemployment rate from 5.1 percent in February to 5.0 percent in March - the lowest March jobless rate since 2006.

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