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Investors Buying More Home Foreclosures As Inventory Declines

July 20, 2017 | Steve Milne

Banks are repossessing fewer Sacramento area homes, according to new numbers out today. It's great news for homeowners. But it means fewer opportunities for first-time home buyers who don't have a lot of money to spend and are looking for discounts.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

CAL FIRE Chief Ken Pimlott Updates On Detwiler Fire In Mariposa County

July 20, 2017

CAL FIRE Chief Ken Pimlott updates the latest information on the Detwiler Fire and other wildfires across the state.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Cap And Trade, Housing Top Priorities Before Legislative Recess

July 20, 2017

State government reporter Ben Bradford recaps a week of legislative action on California's "Cap and Trade" bill and addressing the affordable housing crisis.

Jon Kalish / NPR

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sound Advice: Classical Music

July 20, 2017

Cale Wiggins features compositions by Bach and Gallois in this week's Sound Advice.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

32nd Annual Sierra Storytelling Festival

July 20, 2017

Johnny Moses joins to preview the 32nd Annual Sierra Storytelling Festival with tales from the Tulalip Native American tradition.

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Environment

Wednesday Update: Detwiler Fire Prompts New Evacuations

July 19, 2017

Evacuation orders were issued for the town of Coulterville due to the Detwiler Fire burning in the rugged mountains of Mariposa County outside of Yosemite National Park, which has scorched 45,724 acres and is 7 percent contained.

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Firefighters Try To Hold The Line As Detwiler Fire Continues

July 19, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

Mark Higgins stayed up all night battling the Detwiler Fire. The morning brought little relief as the 45,000-acre fire continued to grow.

Julie Jacobson / Pool / AP

OJ Simpson Up For Parole Board Hearing In Nevada

July 19, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

O.J. Simpson could soon go free depending on the outcome of this week's Nevada Parole Board hearing. The State of Nevada has been besieged by media requests to cover the hearing taking place Thursday.

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State Government

Brown, Calif. Lawmakers Agree To Work On Affordable Housing Plan

July 19, 2017 | Sally Schilling

Housing advocates are cheering a deal reached between Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic lawmakers to work on an affordable housing plan. The agreement was made the agreement during cap-and-trade negotiations.

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State Government

Cap-and-Trade Vote Splits California Republicans

July 19, 2017 | Ben Adler

This week’s vote extending California’s signature effort to fight climate change showcased a deep split among legislative Republicans. Most fought hard to defeat the deal, but a few proved crucial to its passage.

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State Government

Many Details Still In Flux For Legal, Commercial Cannabis In California

July 19, 2017 | Julia Mitric

Come January, it will be legal to cultivate and sell recreational pot in California. But when it comes to how the new system will function, the devil is in the details. And many of those details have yet to be worked out.

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