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June 18, 2021

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This Season’s ‘Invisibilia’ Podcast Looks At The City Of Stockton. We Spoke With Host Yowei Shaw.

Last November, Stockton’s high-profile mayor, Democrat Michael Tubbs, lost his re-election campaign. The upset came as a surprise to some — but not those who closely follow the online publication 209 Times.

CapRadio Reads

June 18, 2021

Why To These Rocks - Community of Writers

It’s been 50 years since the Community of Writers’ first poetry workshop in the Sierra. In that time, hundreds of talented writers have visited the Olympic Valley of the Sierra Nevada to hone and share their craft. A new anthology honors that work.

Chevalier Quartet Highlights Black Composers Over The Past 200 Years

The first performance in CapRadio's Summer Concert Series features all-black composers and builds on an educational film under production on the life of Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, a Black man writing classical music in the 1700s.

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June 17, 2021

Juneteenth Is Now A Federal Holiday

June 19 is a commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States, marking the day enslaved people in Texas were finally freed — more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation.

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President Biden's Dog Champ Dies

June 19, 2021

The older of two German shepherds belonging to President Biden and first lady Jill Biden has died, they said Saturday. Champ joined the family at the start of Joe Biden's tenure as vice president.

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Opinion: The Song Of A Father's Heartbeat

June 19, 2021

NPR's Scott Simon shares the story of Lucio Arreola, a father of three who's recovering from a heart transplant and whose family recorded a song for him using his own heartbeat.