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Can You Handle The Truth: Fact-checking false claims about COVID-19 vaccines and children

The overwhelming evidence shows COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective for adults children 12 and up, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and prevention.

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October 14, 2021

Vicki Gonzalez

Interview: Rep. Adam Schiff on the Capitol insurrection and his new memoir

In an interview with CapRadio Insight Host Vicki Gonzalez, California Rep. Adam Schiff talks about his new memoir, his thoughts on the state of democracy and his reflections from the Jan. 6 insurrection.

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Jazz

October 14, 2021

Avery Jeffry

Pianist Arturo O’Farrill breaks barriers and builds community

Jazz pianist and composer Arturo O’Farrill has a lot going on these days. He’s currently on tour with his Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, which stops in Davis on Thursday, Oct. 14 to perform at the Mondavi Center.

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Classical

October 13, 2021

Pianist Daniil Trifonov loves spending time with Bach

Pianist Daniil Trifonov reflects on the life and works of Johann Sebastian Bach on his new album, Bach: The Art of Life.

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Business

October 11, 2021

How much do wildfires really cost California’s economy?

A preliminary estimate shows that the Caldor Fire cost tens of millions in lost economic activity. Wildfires, and the economic disruption they cause, have a large economic impact.

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NPRObituaries

Tom Morey, inventor of the Boogie Board, dies at 86

October 17, 2021

Morey, a well-known surfer in Southern California in the '50s and '60s, invented the Boogie Board in 1971 in Hawaii. Morey's invention remains a popular choice for those wanting to ride some waves.