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Former Digital News Editor
Marnette Federis was formerly the digital news editor at Capital Public Radio.
Before joining CapRadio, Marnette worked as a digital producer at KGTV in San Diego, a multimedia producer for Bay Area News Group and was a local editor for an AOL/Patch.com news site.
Her work has been published in the Seattle Times, Reuters and Washingtonpost.com. Marnette has a masters degree from the UC Berkeley School of Journalism.
June 27, 2017
Encina High School’s Cafeteria Supervisor Deborah Luman doesn’t just dole out breakfast and lunch to students. Sometimes, she also gives out advice and hugs.
September 30, 2016
Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill creating a program for a statewide earthquake early warning system in California.
August 24, 2016
Most minority voters say it’s important to protect national parks and they want initiatives that would improve access to public lands. That’s from a national poll commissioned by advocates calling for greater diversity in some of the nation’s parks.
August 4, 2016
Update: Attorneys comment as Stockton's Mayor Anthony Silva has been arrested and charged with providing alcohol to minors and with recording them playing strip poker at a camp he hosts for economically disadvantaged children from the inner-city.
July 29, 2016
Everyone wants to keep their favorite swimming hole a secret. But there's plenty of swimming spots for everyone in Northern California. Get some tips and take a look at a few places to go if you want to spend a day at a swimming hole.
July 1, 2016
The popularity of cheaper and easy-to-use underwater drones is on the rise. And like their aerial counterparts, that growth is posing new questions. How can hobbyists ensure they’re not harming sensitive underwater environments?
June 5, 2016
Voters in Nevada County will head to the polls Tuesday to vote on a controversial ballot measure on outdoor marijuana cultivation.
May 27, 2016
The city of Rancho Cordova will honor a group of World War II veterans that not many people know about -- the U.S. Merchant Marine.
May 20, 2016
May 23 is the deadline to register or to update your voter registration information for California’s June 7 primary election. A recent reminder from Facebook is being credited for a jump in online voter registration activity in the state.
May 5, 2016
After recovering more than 60 stolen bicycles last week, the Sacramento Police Department is working to return them to the rightful owners.