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  • Sacramento Approves New Food Truck Rules

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015

    It will be easier for mobile food trucks to operate in the city of Sacramento by the end of next month. Tuesday night, the Sacramento City Council voted to lift a 30-minute parking restriction that made it tough for the trucks to do business.

  • Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

    Riders: Amgen Tour Second To One

    Saturday, May 09, 2015

    Professional cyclists say the Amgen Tour of California is second only to the Tour de France when it comes to fan support.

  • Ballots To Be Mailed To Residents For Street Car Vote

    Wednesday, February 25, 2015

    Nearly 3,800 people who live close to a proposed street car line in downtown Sacramento will have the chance to vote on a special district that would collect property taxes for the $150 million project.

  • Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

    Sacramento Rally In Support Of Charlie Hebdo Victims

    Friday, January 09, 2015

    Security forces on Friday killed two al-Qaida-linked brothers who went on a murderous rampage at a satirical newspaper in Paris and an accomplice who seized hostages at a kosher supermarket. In Sacramento, people rallied in support of the victims.

  • Theatre Review: Provenance

    Monday, July 07, 2014

    As a change of pace this summer, Sacramento’s B Street Theatre is staging a pastoral fable called “Provenance” – a gently mysterious tale in which characters find ways to overcome their personal troubles and move forward with their lives.

  • Fireworks Laws Vary Widely From County To County

    Thursday, July 03, 2014

    Before you take home fireworks to the family with the expectation of a Fourth of July fireworks spectacular on your front lawn, make sure fireworks are legal where you live.

  • Keith Srakocic / AP

    Poll: Companies Not Planning On Seasonal Layoffs

    Monday, June 30, 2014

    A new hiring trends survey released Monday indicated that fewer hiring in the next few months compared to last year. But, companies also say they are not planning on seasonal layoffs.

  • Oak Park Facelift Continues With Corporate Help

    Thursday, June 12, 2014

    New paint for existing homes, a new home on a formerly-vacant lot, and business facade improvements are some of the projects that will be undertaken by community groups thanks to a donation from Wells Fargo.

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    Insight: Wind Youth Services

    Thursday, June 12, 2014

    The Wind Youth Services' drop-in center for homeless youth recently shut down. But the group is hoping to re-open at another location soon.

  • Ron Nabity /SacMusicFest / Flickr

    Sacramento Music Festival Kicks Off

    Friday, May 23, 2014

    The revamped Sacramento Music Festival will bring musical acts from different genres to Old Town and other downtown venues starting Friday.

  • Insight: News Network: Sacramento

    Tuesday, May 20, 2014

    The Sacramento City Council is finalizing plans Tuesday night to build a sports and entertainment complex downtown.

  • Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

    Mack Road Business Working To Strengthen Community

    Thursday, May 15, 2014

    The Mack Road area of south Sacramento was besieged by shootings and violence in March. A business group on Mack Road in Sacramento is working to strengthen the business community and the area's neighborhoods.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Teamwork Key To Amgen Triumphs

    Wednesday, May 14, 2014

    Racing's stars -and its winners- are often shielded behind a wedge or a wall of teammates, waiting for the opportunity to strike in the part of the race that favors them most.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Access To Cycling Elite Contributes To Bike Race Popularity

    Sunday, May 11, 2014

    Thousands of people attended the beginning of the Amgen Tour of California men's and women's bicycle races Sunday at the state capitol in Sacramento. Part of the appeal of the sport is the access fans have to the athletes.

  • Festivities Begin For Amgen Tour Of California

    Friday, May 09, 2014

    The Amgen Tour of California bicycle race starts Sunday, but the teams and some fans have already arrived. And the event is shaping up to be full of festivities and preparation.

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    Tuesday Is Big Day Of Giving

    Monday, May 05, 2014

    Sacramento is one of 150 communities nationwide participating Tuesday in what's being called the "Big Day of Giving."

  • Yolo Causeway - Kate Asche

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    Kate Asche's narration of her original poem "Yolo Causeway" is brought to life by Capital Public Radio's multimedia producer Andrew Nixon.

  • LIVE BLOG: First Phase Of Fix 50 Project Underway

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014

    The big "Fix 50" project beganTuesday morning in Sacramento and that means lane closures and likely congestion. Capital Public Radio's Bob Moffitt was out covering the impact on the morning commute.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    City Hopes To Minimize Fix50 Effects

    Monday, April 21, 2014

    During the Fix50 highway construction project, the City of Sacramento will be trying to minimize congestion throughout the city. The City says fewer drivers on the road is the most important thing that can be done to reduce traffic on city streets.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Sacramento FEMA Team Sent To Washington Mudslide

    Wednesday, April 02, 2014

    A Sacramento-area FEMA team has been called to Washington to help with search and rescue efforts that have been ongoing since a mudslide destroyed a small town a week-and-a-half ago.

  • Rain, Snow Expected In Sacramento Region

    Tuesday, March 25, 2014

    Get ready for some wet weather -- and maybe even a few thunderstorms -- over the next couple of days in drought- ridden Northern California.

  • City of Sacramento

    New Lights But Old Efficiency For City Project

    Monday, March 24, 2014

    UPDATE 6:54 A.M. March 27, 2014: Three Sacramento neighborhoods are in line for new street lights. But, the new lights won't be much more efficient than the old ones. Two departments within the City appear to have their wires crossed.

  • Sacramento Approves Parklet Pilot Project

    Wednesday, March 19, 2014

    The City of Sacramento has voted to move forward with a pilot project to convert some parking spaces into gathering places called "parklets."

  • Final Ruling On Arena Eminent Domain Case Delayed

    Wednesday, March 19, 2014

    UPDATE -- A judge delayed his final ruling into the eminent domain case that would allow the city of Sacramento to go ahead with its plans for a downtown arena early Wednesday.

  • Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio

    2 Convicted In Father-Son Killings

    Tuesday, March 18, 2014

    Two men are facing life in prison without parole after a Sacramento County jury convicted them of first-degree murder in the killings of a man and his 7-month-old son outside a drug house.

  • California Twin-Tunnels Water Project Threatened

    Friday, March 14, 2014

    (AP) -- A state appellate court has ruled that California water officials cannot go onto private property for soil testing and other studies related to construction of two massive tunnels that would siphon water from the Sacramento River.

  • Janet Hudson / Flickr

    Weather Clears In Sacramento

    Thursday, March 06, 2014

    Forecasters are predicting a chance of showers and possible thunderstorms in Sacramento Thursday afternoon and early evening.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Twenty-Percent Conservation Is A High-Water Mark

    Wednesday, March 05, 2014

    Many people in the Sacramento region responded to calls to conserve water, using less last month than in the previous two Februaries. Many cities have not met conservation goals.

  • Sacramento Approves Grass For Cash Plan

    Wednesday, March 05, 2014

    The city of Sacramento is moving ahead with a plan to offer rebates to people who rip out their front lawns and replace them with drought-tolerant landscaping.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Storm Dumps Rain, Snow In California

    Friday, February 28, 2014

    Northern Californians are waking up to more rain and snow this morning. It’s the second of two storms to hit the region this week.

  • Report: Investors Buying Fewer Homes

    Thursday, February 27, 2014

    New data show property values in the Sacramento area continue to climb. Analysts say it's making the market less attractive to institutional investors.

  • Matt Rourke / AP

    Latest Biden Gaffe Mentions Sacramento Mayor

    Thursday, February 27, 2014

    During an event honoring African-American history, Vice President Joe Biden challenged President Barack Obama to a basketball game -- but he wants Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson on his team.

  • Report: CPS Mistakes Repeated

    Wednesday, February 26, 2014

    A report finds continued lapses by Sacramento County's child protective services agency that result in death or near death.

  • Reports: Deputies Injured During Pursuit

    Tuesday, February 25, 2014

    UPDATE: The Sacramento Sheriff's Department said three law enforcement officers -- two deputies and one detective -- were injured Tuesday while pursuing two suspects.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    SCUSD Exploring Ideas For Shuttered Schools

    Wednesday, February 19, 2014

    The Sacramento City Unified School district is getting closer to figuring out what to do with seven schools it closed recently due to declining enrollment.

  • File Photo / Capital Public Radio

    Rain, Snow Falling And More On The Way

    Thursday, February 06, 2014

    Rain is falling in the valley and a couple of feet of snow are expected in the Sierra over the next several days, but meteorologists say we're a long way from coming out of the drought.

  • Courtesy of the Sacramento Region Brandathon

    Second Sacramento Area Brandathon Set For Today

    Monday, February 03, 2014

    About 200 people are expected to show up at the Sleep Train Arena Monday for a brainstorm session called a brandathon. The goal is to create a graphic design to promote the Sacramento region.

  • Amgen Returns to Sacramento

    Tuesday, November 05, 2013

    The fourth largest bicycle race in the world is returning to the Sacramento area. Local riders joined professional Freddie Rodriguez on a celebratory ride from Folsom to Sacramento this morning.

  • City Of Slow Rivers - Bob Stanley

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012

    In 2012, CapRadio's Multimedia Producer Andrew Nixon recorded Sacramento's outgoing poet laureate, Bob Stanley, perform City of Slow Rivers."

  • Poems For All - Richard Hansen

    Thursday, April 26, 2012

    Richard Hansen, an independent bookstore owner, started the "Poems for All" project in 2001, creating miniature books of poetry and distributing them for free. He has produced over 1,000 titles and has made tens of thousands of copies.

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