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October 24, 2020

Andrew Nixon

Photos: What It's Like Voting At The Golden 1 Center

The Golden 1 Center in downtown Sacramento is serving as a vote center this election to provide a socially distanced way to vote during the COVID-19 pandemic. CapRadio Visual Journalist Andrew Nixon documented the first day of in-person voting.

Screengrab taken Oct. 23, 2020.

California State Of Mind | Episode 2

October 23, 2020

TMI: On Social Media Disinformation And 2020’s Ballot Battles

Facebook is using fact-checkers to sort through a never-ending tsunami of false info this year. We talk to one of them to get a behind-the-scenes look. Also: How ballot propositions have become special-interest spending wars to buy your vote.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

October 23, 2020

Mike Hagerty

Business Journal: Downtown Sacramento Business Leaders Send Letter To Mayor Over Public Safety Concerns

Recently, 59 Sacramento business leaders sent a signed letter to Mayor Darrell Steinberg’s office to warn local leaders about the “growing anxiety over public safety, cleanliness and other quality of life issues” in downtown.

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Courtesy of Pollock Pines Superintendent Steve Martinez

October 23, 2020

Pauline Bartolone

Sacramento Area School Districts All Taking Different Paths To Reopening

School districts in the Sacramento area are in the process of planning how and when to reopen for in-person instruction. There’s wide variation in their plans so far.

Courtesy UOP

Jazz

October 23, 2020

Gary G. Vercelli

Pacific Jazz Festival Goes Virtual

The University of the Pacific in Stockton presents its annual Pacific Jazz Festival Friday and Saturday Oct. 23-24, bringing concerts and masterclasses to a video screen near you.

October 22, 2020

Updates: Trump-Biden Final Presidential Debate

President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden found little common ground in the final debate of the 2020 election. Both attacked one another's records on a number of issues — including on racial justice and immigration.

AP Photo/Gosia Wozniacka, File

Environment

October 22, 2020

Nina Sparling

California’s Landmark Groundwater Law Falls Short, Advocates Say

In 2014, California took its first step to regulate how it uses groundwater. But now advocates are now warning that those rules might be leaving out disadvantaged communities in the San Joaquin Valley who depend on groundwater to drink.

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu

Can You Handle The Truth? PolitiFact California Fact Checks Mail-In Ballots

With Election Day less than two weeks away, PolitiFact California fact-checked some questions on mail-in ballots, provisional ballots and voting in general.

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