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June 11, 2021 | Chris Nichols
News outlets published some of Fauci’s emails after the federal government released them through a Freedom of Information Act request.
California State Of Mind | Episode 28
June 11, 2021
What would you do with 100 billion dollars? California has an unprecedented budget surplus. We’ll hear where the money came from. Plus, as the grand re-opening of the state approaches, we explore what that really means for residents.
The Wait Continues For Sacramento’s Year-Round Emergency Shelters To Help Protect Homeless Residents
June 10, 2021 | Chris Nichols
Despite repeated calls for action and the deaths of several unhoused people last winter, the city has yet to open year-round emergency cooling or warming centers.
June 10, 2021 | Randol White
Leaders in California’s summer camp industry say that in addition to COVID-19, racial justice movements of the past year could lead to a revamping of current camp culture.
June 10, 2021 | Sarah Mizes-Tan
Studies have shown that poor air quality can lead to negative health impacts like higher rates of asthma and chronic lung issues.
June 9, 2021 | Sammy Caiola
Homeless encampments have largely been able to remain in place during the COVID-19 pandemic under a special public health order. When it expires June 15, unhoused individuals are worried they’ll lose access to services.
June 9, 2021 | Bert Johnson
Native Americans say they were left out of negotiations that led to a new tax on gold and silver mining — and the revenue it generates — from their own ancestral lands.
June 8, 2021 | Nicole Nixon
A state of emergency allows governments to suspend normal operations to get through a crisis. Republican lawmakers want to know how long that’s going to last.
June 8, 2021
Stop AAPI Hate, a California-based coalition, has recorded nearly 7,000 hate incidents involving Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders nationwide since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.
June 8, 2021
Legislators want to spend $650 million a year to continue a pandemic program for free meals for all California public school students. The proposal will be decided in budget talks this week.
June 7, 2021 | Chris Nichols
A survey by the Small Business Roundtable and data tracked by Harvard University support Harris’ statement.
June 7, 2021 | Sammy Caiola
The city of Sacramento is partnering with nonprofits on a federally funded project that could bring community kitchens, retail spaces and cafes to neighborhoods outside the downtown area.
June 6, 2021
California is allowing the company Cruise to offer free rides to passengers in its driverless cars — without safety drivers on board.
June 5, 2021 | Steve Milne
Experts say the current drought is hotter and drier than previous ones, meaning water is evaporating faster.
June 5, 2021
Judge Roger Benitez ruled that the state was unlawfully depriving Californians of weapons allowed in most other states and by the Supreme Court. Gov. Gavin Newsom has condemned the decision.
June 4, 2021 | Janelle Salanga
Lam Hong Le’s case is one example of the ways that undocumented immigrants in sanctuary state California continue to face double punishment — detention and deportation after serving time in prison.
Nevada Democrats Make Vote-By-Mail Permanent, Expand Automatic Voter Registration In Final Days Of Session
June 4, 2021 | Bert Johnson
Nevada Democrats passed sweeping election reforms during this year’s legislative session, which wrapped up at midnight on Memorial Day.
Modern Music Director Nick Brunner spoke with I Am Strikes (aka Kelly Rosenthal) to talk about her musical inclinations as a child learning songs on a one-string ukulele, and why being yourself as an artist and a person is so important.
June 4, 2021 | Andrew Mills
Alexa Tarantino is a shining star saxophonist and composer at the forefront of today’s exciting jazz scene. She spoke with CapRadio’s Andrew Mills on recording an album through a pandemic, learning a new language, and more.
June 3, 2021
Even as the state prepares to lift coronavirus restrictions on June 15, some changes such as outdoor dining and to-go drinks will likely remain in many California cities. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced pandemic extensions through Dec. 31.