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Business Journal: Wide Open Walls Claims Web Developer Is Cybersquatting; Old Town Roseville Getting New Apartments; CycleBar Coming To Midtown

Wide Open Walls, the organizer of Sacramento's annual mural festival, is in a legal fight over its website. The Sacramento Business Journal's Sonya Sorich has the story, plus details about new housing in Old Town Roseville and CycleBar in midtown.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Lake Tahoe Clarity Improved By 10 Feet In 2018 After Setting Record Low The Year Before

Lake Tahoe clarity increased to 70.9 feet in 2018, an improvement of more than 10 feet after a record low the previous year, according to the latest measurements by the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

The Waiting Game: When Hospitals Say No, Where Can Uninsured Patients Find Surgery?

County health programs and federally funded community clinics generally make up the safety net for people without insurance. But when an ailment requires surgery or other complex treatment, patients are forced to get creative or wait it out.

Andrew Nixon / CapRadio

California Voters Tired Of ‘One-Party Rule’ In Sacramento, Says New State GOP Chairwoman

Jessica Patterson, the new chairwoman of the California Republican Party, is encouraging voters who can’t support President Donald Trump to consider splitting their tickets and voting against Democrats at the state level.

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Author Dr. Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek Discusses How We Really Learn Language

Dr. Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek discusses the latest research on how children acquire language through their environment. She argues that while not all learning through apps, devices and TV is bad, the key is to monitor what your child is doing.

Capital Public Radio

Sound Advice: Tiny Desk Sacramento

Hey, Listen! host Nick Brunner, artist Lilian Frances and producer Camille Escovedo highlight standout local performances submitted to the 2019 Tiny Desk Contest.

KPBS Staff

May 22, 2019

Bob Moffitt

Sacramento Needs 63,000 New Rental Units, Housing Nonprofit Says

The county’s affordable housing shortage has increased, according to a new study by the California Housing Partnership. Advocates are pushing for more money from local governments.

Rich Ibarra / Capital Public Radio

May 22, 2019

Rich Ibarra

Low-Income Stockton Residents Praise City’s ‘Universal Basic Income’ Program

The city pays select Stocktonians $500 a month, with more or less no strings attached, as part of a campaign to help families that are struggling with poverty. The mayor is scheduled to discuss the UBI program during Thursday’s “State of the City."

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A Mixologist's Guide To 'No-Proof' Cocktails

May 26, 2019

Alcohol-free cocktails are growing more popular as millennials and health seekers pare back their drinking habits. Washington, D.C., bartender Derek Brown shares a few craft recipes ripe for summer.

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Why Suburban Moms Are Delivering Your Groceries

May 25, 2019

After two master's degrees and three children, Hilary Gordon is one of the women who now make up more than half of the contractors at food delivery apps like Instacart. NPR spent a day with her.

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What We (Don't) Talk About When We Talk About Porn

May 25, 2019

Access to pornography is easier now than ever before. For many people, it's their first experience with sex. How is the fantasy of pornography affecting young people's ideas toward the reality of sex?