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Apr 18, 2015
The State Water Resources Control Board has released new proposed regulations on water use in California.
CalTrans says the "Across The Top" project on Interstate 80 through Sacramento could cause some significant delays for eastbound traffic this weekend.
California’s economic momentum continued last month. The state added nearly 40,000 new jobs in March, while its unemployment rate fell to 6.5 percent.
(AP) - California health officials have declared an end to the large measles outbreak that originated at Disneyland in December.
New unemployment figures are out today. The Sacramento region jobless rate in March was 6 percent. That was down from 6.3 percent in February and from 8.1 percent in March 2014.
The newly opened Warehouse Artist Lofts complex in Downtown Sacramento is already triggering economic activity along the R Street Corridor.
There will be no bicycle helmet mandate in California – at least not this year.
California’s system of water rights is coming under scrutiny as the state’s drought gets worse. Today Governor Jerry Brown indicated there may be some changes coming to the century-old system.
The U.S. Marshals Service has announced the arrest of almost 100 felony fugitives in the Stockton - Lodi area over the past six weeks, as part of a national enforcement plan.
A proposed gondola project between Sierra ski resorts is facing criticism for its location in a designated wilderness area. But the area is not under federal control.The man who owns it favors the gondola and is building a ski resort of his own.
Jon Krakauer Tells A 'Depressingly Typical' Story Of College Town Rapes
Krakauer's Missoula looks at stories of women who have been sexually assaulted by people they know. He says rape is unlike other crimes because in other crimes, "the victim isn't assumed to be lying."
This Robot Chef Has Mastered Crab Bisque
The system, a pair of robotic arms, learned to cook by mimicking the motions of a top chef. Even though it can't smell or taste, its maker says the robot should be able to make 2,000 meals by 2017.
Setting The Record Straight On The Phrase 'Gateway Drug'
Denise Kandel coined the term, often associated with marijuana, in a research paper 40 years ago. But her work suggested nicotine, not pot, was most likely to lead to the use of harder drugs.
Rules For No-Fly List Disclosures Get An Update
Hundreds of Americans are on the list, but often don't know it — or how they got there. The Washington Post's Adam Goldman explains the DOJ's new guidelines for informing people of their status.
Late Chicago Chef Sought To Open 'A New Page In Gastronomy'
A star of molecular gastronomy, Homaro Cantu, 38, took his own life this week. Cantu owned a Michelin-starred restaurant, but he also wanted to cure world hunger and improve Americans' eating habits.
WWII Aircraft Carrier Is Found 'Amazingly Intact' On Ocean Floor Near San Francisco
It fought in World War II and was used in two atomic bomb tests. Now, 64 years after it was scuttled, the USS Independence has been located by an undersea survey team led by NOAA and the U.S. Navy.
Falling Through The Cracks: Young Lives Adrift In New Orleans
Among U.S. cities, New Orleans has the third-highest rate of young people who are neither in school nor working. Craig Adams Jr. is trying not to be one of them.
Why Water Markets Might Work In California
When Australia suffered a drought in the 2000s, it set up markets to trade water rights. NPR's Linda Wertheimer asks McKenzie Funk whether water markets could help California.
20 Years Later, Oklahoma City Bombing Victims Fight Stigmas
Twenty years after the Oklahoma City bombing, nearly one in four survivors has markers for PTSD. Counselors are still opening up new cases for first responders as a result of the bombing.
In 'Song Of Lahore,' A Race To Revive Pakistani Classical Music
In 1977, classical music virtually died in Pakistan when the government banned live concerts. Seven musicians are working to bring the art back, and a film premiering Saturday documents their quest.
The Cat-And-Mouse Game Of The Great Clinton Chase, Iowa Edition
Hillary Clinton's campaign went to great lengths to keep her events in Iowa this week intimate. That's easier said than done when the candidate is one of the world's most famous politicians.
A Ticking Clock Threatens Obama's Immigration Plan
A New Orleans federal appeals court case may determine whether the president can implement his immigration plan before his term is up.
Oklahoma Approves Nitrogen Asphyxiation For Executions
The new method was proposed after the botched execution by lethal injection last year of an Oklahoma inmate.
Ben Adler will be in for Capitol Chat. A Sacramento couple leads an effort to stop the auction of Japanese-American internment artifacts. And the 139th Sacramento Valley Scottish Games & Festival will be at the Yolo County Fairgrounds next week.
California’s system of water rights makes combating the drought difficult. Chris Scheuring with the California Farm Bureau Federation explains. And the best-selling author of “The Beekeeper’s Lament, Hannah Nordhaus, talks about her new book.
This rugged, small-cast drama at the Sacramento Theatre Company is set immediately after the Civil War. The play thrusts the viewer into one of the most painful moments in American history, making it both compelling and emotionally charged.
When people reach middle age, they sometimes wonder what life would have been like if they’d made different choices in their 20s. The women in this play reflect frankly on men, money and motherhood – and whether it’s advisable to enjoy all three.