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‘Concerning’ Number of Californians Are Wary Of Election Integrity, Poll Shows

More than 40% of Californians do not believe this year’s presidential election will be conducted in a “fair and open” manner, according to a UC Berkeley poll. Another 82% say they are concerned that many Americans will not accept the election outcome

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Megafires Are Breaking Climate Models, Highlighting California's Need To Focus On Prevention

Wildfires are burning year-after-year in wine country and the Sierra. These megafires are creating a new baseline for climate scientists to include in modeling and point to a greater need: a shift in mood from fire suppression to prevention.

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September 28, 2020

Sarah Mizes-Tan

To Address Homelessness Crisis, Sacramento Considers Converting Private Land Into Temporary Housing Sites

The city has identified several thousand sites across Sacramento that could be used by private organizations to create small tent cities for the unhoused population.

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September 28, 2020

Sammy Caiola

Sacramento County Is Building A Workforce Of Residents To Teach Their Neighbors About COVID-19

In Sacramento’s most diverse neighborhoods, health officials are hiring ‘navigators’ to educate fellow community members about safe business practices.

BBC Lookahead: European Trade Summit, A Pared-Down London Marathon

CapRadio's Steve Milne speaks with the BBC's Audrey Tinline from London to talk about European leaders meeting in Brussels for a trade summit amidst the coronavirus and the upcoming, pared-down London Marathon.

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September 28, 2020

Sarah Mizes-Tan

Meet Sacramento’s ‘Squad’: Four Women Fighting For Progressive Issues And Police Reform This Election

There’s “The Squad” in Washington DC, but now Sacramento has its own.

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Tank And The Bangas Have 'Feelings' On The COVID-19 Era

September 30, 2020

The New Orleans band says its new song, "Feelings," came out of a need to process the overwhelming input of the pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests unfolding all at once.

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'The Boys In The Band': Raging Gracefully

September 30, 2020

Netflix's adaptation of Mart Crowley's 1968 play about a gay birthday party that goes off the rails features hard liquor, sharp tongues and broad types.