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Emily Zentner is CapRadio's Data Reporter.
Before joining CapRadio, Emily was a video producer at the Sacramento Bee, where she created and aggregated video for the paper’s site and social media as a member of the digital team.
Emily is a graduate of Arizona State University's journalism school. During her time at Arizona State, she worked as a Washington, D.C. correspondent for Arizona PBS's Cronkite News site and travelled to Mexico to report on the Mexico-U.S. relationship after the 2016 election.
Emily is a lifelong CapRadio listener thanks to her mom's love of public radio. In her free time, she likes to hike, read, write and spend time with her grumpy old chihuahua, Mr. Bingley.
September 26, 2020
PG&E anticipates it will be able to restore power to post people impacted by its power shutoff by Monday night.
September 22, 2020
As of Jan. 1, 2020, opposite-sex couples under 62 in California are now able to register as domestic partners with the state. Here’s what that’s meant for the couples who now have an alternative to marriage.
September 7, 2020
PG&E has restored power to nearly 150,000 customers in the Sierra foothills and North Bay whose power was shut off due to wildfire risk starting Monday evening. PG&E hopes to restore power to another 5,000 customers by noon Thursday.
August 27, 2020
The data around COVID-19 can be difficult to fully digest. Here’s what you need to know to help you understand Sacramento County’s COVID-19 data dashboard.
August 19, 2020
Evacuations are still in place in Vacaville Thursday as the LNU Lightning Complex fires have grown to 131,000 acres.
California Grapples With COVID-19 Data Error, Resulting In Undercounts, But Official Says Cases Still On Decline
August 7, 2020
A technical issue that the state says goes back to July 25 has caused an underreporting of COVID-19 cases in the state, causing a backlog of 250,000 - 300,000 test results.
July 2, 2020
Plans to reform a major California mental health fund were deferred in the newly finalized budget. Advocates have criticized the state for failing to oversee the money. Now some groups want to see it spent on treatment during the COVID-19 crisis.
June 30, 2020
The number of adults over the age of 65 has increased across the Sacramento and Stockton regions. That means that as baby boomers age, local authorities will need to plan more to support an aging population.
Yolo County Reports Largest Single-Day Increase In COVID-19 Cases, Exceeds State Threshold For Expanded Reopening
June 18, 2020
After a recent increase in cases, Yolo County now exceeds the number of new cases over 14 days allowed by the state for counties to reopen. The surge in cases does not mean the county will automatically shut down open businesses.
June 15, 2020
Even as California allows counties to loosen some of their COVID-19 restrictions, people are traveling much less than usual across the Sacramento and Stockton areas.