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Love, Real Life and Roller Skates: Camilla Covington Discusses Their New EP

Sacramento songwriter and vocalist Camilla Covington knocked us out with their 2019 Tiny Desk entry. Their debut EP released earlier this summer and she lets us in on what inspired this new collection of songs.

Courtesy of California Department of Water Resources

July 30, 2021

Rich Ibarra

Drought Is Pushing More Saltwater Into The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. California Built A Wall To Keep It Out.

With California’s latest drought conditions, the state Department of Water Resources has constructed a barrier to keep saltwater out of the Delta’s fresh water supply.

 Sarah Blake Morgan/AP

Health Care

July 30, 2021

A CDC Document Gives New Details On Just How Dangerous The Delta Variant Really Is

The CDC information dated Thursday gives new details on this variant of the coronavirus and says the agency should "acknowledge that the war has changed." It was first reported by The Washington Post.


CapRadio Reads

July 29, 2021

Hook, Line, and Supper – Hank Shaw

To truly appreciate a fish dinner, you have to catch the fish, clean it, prepare it and pair it with the right sides. Hank Shaw does more than just cook, he creates experiences. His latest book, “Hook, Line and Supper,” delivers on the art of fish.

NPR Top Stories


Western Wildfires May Take Weeks To Months To Contain

July 31, 2021

The Bootleg Fire in southern Oregon, the country's largest active blaze, could reach full containment in October. Until then, officials say, wildfire conditions will only continue to intensify.


Why DoorDash Drivers Are On Strike

July 31, 2021

Having organized on TikTok, Reddit and Facebook, many DoorDash drivers around the country logged off the app on Saturday. Drivers are demanding tip transparency and higher pay.

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Disqualified Nigerian Athletes Protest At Olympic Village

July 31, 2021

Ten of Nigeria's 23 Olympic athletes were ruled ineligible after officials determined they had not received the required number of drug tests in the months leading up to the Tokyo Games.