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Emily Zentner is an Interactive Producer at Capital Public Radio.
Before joining Cap Radio, Emily was a video producer at the Sacramento Bee, where she created and aggregated video for the paper’s site and social media as a member of the digital team.
Emily is a graduate of Arizona State University's journalism school. During her time at Arizona State, she worked as a Washington, D.C. correspondent for Arizona PBS's Cronkite News site and travelled to Mexico to report on the Mexico-U.S. relationship after the 2016 election.
Emily is a lifelong CapRadio listener thanks to her mom's love of public radio. In her free time, she likes to hike, read, write and spend time with her grumpy old chihuahua, Mr. Bingley.
California Grapples With COVID-19 Data Error, Resulting In Undercounts, But Official Says Cases Still On Decline
August 7, 2020
A technical issue that the state says goes back to July 25 has caused an underreporting of COVID-19 cases in the state, causing a backlog of 250,000 - 300,000 test results.
July 2, 2020
Plans to reform a major California mental health fund were deferred in the newly finalized budget. Advocates have criticized the state for failing to oversee the money. Now some groups want to see it spent on treatment during the COVID-19 crisis.
June 30, 2020
The number of adults over the age of 65 has increased across the Sacramento and Stockton regions. That means that as baby boomers age, local authorities will need to plan more to support an aging population.
Yolo County Reports Largest Single-Day Increase In COVID-19 Cases, Exceeds State Threshold For Expanded Reopening
June 18, 2020
After a recent increase in cases, Yolo County now exceeds the number of new cases over 14 days allowed by the state for counties to reopen. The surge in cases does not mean the county will automatically shut down open businesses.
June 15, 2020
Even as California allows counties to loosen some of their COVID-19 restrictions, people are traveling much less than usual across the Sacramento and Stockton areas.
June 2, 2020
Gov. Gavin Newsom joined Stevante Clark on a Facebook Live Tuesday while cleaning up graffiti left behind by some protesters in downtown Sacramento. Clark's brother, Stephon Clark, was killed by Sacramento police in 2018.
Monday March Unlike Sacramento Weekend Protests As Largely Peaceful Crowd Remembers Those Killed By Police
June 1, 2020
After about two hours of marching around downtown Sacramento, the crowd of several hundred people protesting police violence almost entirely went home. Police later announced they arrested 50 people, most for curfew violations.
May 31, 2020
Following the killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis, protesters in Sacramento expressed fear, anger, sadness and more over the deaths of black people at the hands of police. We talked with them about what they’re feeling.
'Like Nothing Before Seen': California Lost Record 2.3 Million Jobs In April As Unemployment Rate Spiked To 15.5%
May 22, 2020
New figures from California's Employment Development Department show the widespread economic pain caused by the COVID-19 outbreak and the forced business shutdowns. The positions lost and jobless rate surpassed those during the Great Recession.
May 15, 2020
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s revised 2020-21 California budget proposal features major cutbacks from the one he presented back in January, before COVID-19 spread in the state. Here’s where notable changes were made.