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New Google-Backed Plan To Spend California’s Mental Health Dollars Is Raising Eyebrows

There’s a push to revamp California’s mental health service network using smartphone apps and online therapy, but some advocates say it’s a questionable use of taxpayer dollars.

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CapRadio Reads

August 15, 2018

Lauren Markham - The Far Away Brothers

Journalist Lauren Markham’s book, “The Far Away Brothers,” tells the true story of twin teens who escape violence in their native El Salvador and start a new life in Oakland, California.

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August 14, 2018

The Travels of Topograf

From creating their own music to shooting their own accompanying videos to building their own movable studio Topograf is the complete package. Check our their warm, electronic tones and meet the married pair that make it all happen.

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Sparks Across Darkness Says ‘Nice To Meet You’

Hip hop emcee Sparks Across Darkness performs the lead single from his new record “Obscura” before the album release party this Saturday at Momo Sacramento.

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Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn On New Chase Procedures, Stephon Clark And More

Chief Daniel Hahn discusses changes to how Sacramento police conduct foot pursuits in the wake of the Stephon Clark shooting.

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Theater Critic Marcus Crowder Writes Original Play

Former Sacramento Bee Critic Marcus Crowder talks about his new play, “A Candlelight Vigil for Peace

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News Network: Wildfire Liability Inspires Increased Lobbying

CALmatters politics reporter Laurel Rosenhall reviewed lobbying and campaign finance records for the first half of 2018. She found that groups that stand to lose millions in damages from wildfires have been furiously lobbying the state legislature.

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Death Toll In Genoa Bridge Collapse Rises To 39

August 15, 2018

Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said a private company responsible for maintaining the Ponte Morandi Bridge did not do its job and was responsible for the collapse.

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Rihanna Is The 21st Century's Most Influential Musician

August 15, 2018

For much of this century's first two decades, there has been at least one Rihanna song on the pop charts. If she is not seen as taking musical risks, it's only because so many of them have paid off.