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California’s Coastal Range Fires Are Getting Significantly Worse Every Decade, Experts Say

It might seem like there’s been more fire recently in the coastal range. There has been. That’s because high-severity wildfires in the California Coastal Range have been increasing by about 10% per decade since 1984, according to UC Davis researchers

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Jazz

September 22, 2020

Gary G. Vercelli

Saxophonist Brian Landrus On His New Album, Joining Sac State, And Teaching In A Pandemic

Saxophonist Brian Landrus, a new addition to the staff at Sacramento State Univerity’s Department of Jazz Studies, recently spoke with CapRadio’s Gary Vercelli on Landrus' new album, the challenges of virtual teaching, and more.

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I Do: California Domestic Partnerships Surge After More Opposite-Sex Couples Allowed To File

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.

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State Government

September 21, 2020

Scott Rodd

Newsom Offers A Rosy Outlook For Beleaguered EDD System

EDD will stop accepting new unemployment insurance applications for two weeks as it overhauls its claims processing system.

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Health Care

September 21, 2020

In Rural Communities, Dialysis Can Be Difficult To Access. Could Proposition 23 Make It Harder?

Experts say proposed regulations under Proposition 23 would cost clinics a lot of money. But proponents of the ballot measure argue the billionaire companies that own the majority of clinics in the state could afford it.

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Wildfires Impacted California COVID-19 Testing, But Newsom Confident As Hospitalizations Decrease

California Gov. Gavin Newsom gave an update on the wildfires burning throughout the state Monday, but also touched on testing rates, employment issues, homelessness and combating climate change.

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