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Food and Sustainability

Food Producers Who Market Locally Offer Boost to Sacramento Region

July 25, 2016 | Julia Mitric

UC Davis research finds local farmers and ranchers who sell directly to consumers have double the regional economic impact compared with food producers who don't participate in local marketing.

Food and Sustainability

California Receives USDA Loans For Affordable Farmworker Housing

July 15, 2016 | Julia Mitric

California will receive $18 million in US Department of Agriculture Loans for affordable farm worker housing.

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Business

Golden 1 Center Is Hiring

July 13, 2016 | Ed Joyce

The Golden 1 Center will provide hundreds of part-time jobs when it opens in downtown Sacramento later this year. A job fair Thursday at Sleep Train Arena starts the hiring process with "speed-dating" style interviews.

Woranuch Joyce / Capital Public Radio

Environment

California May Water Conservation Rate Is 28 Percent

July 6, 2016 | Ed Joyce

The California Water Resources Control Board Wednesday says Californians cut water use by 28 percent in the final month of mandatory statewide conservation.

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Business

California Has 6th Largest Economy In World

July 5, 2016 | Ed Joyce

California had the world's sixth largest GDP in 2015, according to the World Bank. California moved ahead of Brazil and France last year.

Ed Joyce / Capital Public Radio

State Government

Bill To Limit ADA Compliance "Abusive Lawsuits" Heads To Governor Brown

April 26, 2016 | Ed Joyce

A bill that would take the profit out of lawsuits for certain violations of the ADA, or Americans with Disability Act, is headed to Governor Jerry Brown.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Environment

Sierra Snowpack Melts With Dry February

February 24, 2016 | Ed Joyce

The "bountiful" rain and snow in January has faded along with some of the gains in the Sierra Nevada snowpack. A dry, warm February in California has caused the water content in the snow to drop below normal to date.

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