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Can You Handle The Truth?: PolitiFact California Fact Checks Wildfire Misinformation

Misinformation is continuing to spread on social media about the West Coast wildfires. CapRadio’s PolitiFact California reporter Chris Nichols sets the record straight in this week's “Can You Handle The Truth?” segment.

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Health Care

September 23, 2020

Sammy Caiola

With More Bad Air Expected For Sacramento, Homeless Advocates Say Indoor Spaces Are Key

Sacramento homeless advocates say local government officials need to do more to make sure unhoused individuals can escape from bad air during wildfire season.

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September 23, 2020

Pauline Bartolone

Don’t Cite Pre-Pandemic Screen Time Guidelines For Distance Learning, Pediatricians Say

Concerns over too much screen time has been a major roadblock between teachers and the Sacramento City Unified School District when it comes to devising a distance learning plan during the pandemic. But experts say it shouldn’t be.

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UC Campuses Inappropriately Admitted Dozens Of Less-Qualified, Well-Connected Students, Audit Shows

A scathing audit ordered by state lawmakers in the wake of nationwide college admissions scandal found UC schools — particularly UC Berkeley — inappropriately admitted dozens of rich, well-connected students.

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Pac-12 Reversal: Football To Start In November

September 24, 2020

The conference will play a seven-game season with the championship slated for December. The Big Ten made a similar decision earlier this month. Both say players will receive daily Covid-19 tests.