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Melody Stone's childhood homes ranged from the Navajo reservation in Arizona to a small mining town in Mongolia and a few places in between.
She had her first taste of radio at Humboldt State University where she ran the music department at the student run radio station, KRFH.
With a healthy blend of journalistic and digital media experience, Melody joined the Capradio.org digital team with the mission to create the most engaging content possible for the stations' websites.
She loves cycling in high heels, having brunch at Midtown restaurants, and telling stories about her city.
January 3, 2017
What new laws are taking effect January 1? We've rounded up some of the more notable changes in California law.
December 27, 2016
With 2017 almost here, we take a look back at the top headlines this past year. Elections, crime, protests and cannabis dominated the news cycle, but the top story of the year was about an odd road sign in West Sacramento.
December 6, 2016
An electronic group with strong ties to Sacramento has been nominated for a Grammy. Tycho's album "Epoch" is up for best electronic/dance album.
December 2, 2016
Why is there a cluster of small buildings just off Bradshaw in Rancho Cordova? There’s a mini McDonald’s, a shrunk-down Capitol Building. Get the story behind Safetyville USA in the latest installment of Roadside Distractions.
November 20, 2016
At a Sacramento concert Saturday night, rapper Kanye West performed only briefly before launching into a 20 minute rant and leaving the stage. Golden1 Center says tickets will be refunded in full.
November 4, 2016
The large concrete cylinders peppering the Sacramento skyline blend into the overall cityscape. But this huge, multi-purpose structure east of downtown is worth exploring. We take a peek inside, in the latest installment of “Roadside Distractions.”
October 27, 2016
It's been a long election season. So many statements, so many claims. Some true, some false, some in-between. We've checked a bunch over the months. Can you guess the rulings we handed down for these claims? Take our quiz and find out.
October 7, 2016
What’s a three-story paddle boat doing on the shore of Sacramento River near Garden Highway? We looked into the vessel’s origin as part of our “Roadside Distractions” series.
September 6, 2016
Sacramento Regional Transit added 25 transit agents this summer and the agency is reporting a decline in people not paying for rides. Officials say they’re also seeing cleaner, quieter trains.
August 24, 2016
This week, international and local artists are taking over blank walls in Sacramento’s Midtown and Downtown Neighborhoods and transforming buildings into landmarks. It’s all part of the first Sacramento Mural Festival.