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After spending nine years as a Capitol Reporter and the Deputy Bureau Chief for Capital Public Radio, Jenny O’Mara now serves as the Affiliate Relations Manager for the Capital Public Radio Network. The Network consists of stations throughout California, Oregon and Nevada who air our Capitol reporters’ stories. Her early days at Capital Public Radio included reporting on the state’s energy crisis (remember rolling blackouts?) and a truck slamming into the state Capitol building. During her years at the bureau she reported on the recall of Governor Gray Davis and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s time in office. O’Mara has lost count of how many initiatives she’s written about and how many state budget proposals she’s seen.
Prior to coming to Sacramento, O’Mara worked at commercial radio stations in California, Nevada and Indiana. She first fell in love with radio working for KCSN at Cal State Northridge where she earned degrees in Journalism and Speech Communication. O’Mara is married and has a young daughter. She’s a voracious reader—particularly fiction, but will try anything.
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June 25, 2015
Golfers and spectators at Thursday's U.S. Senior Open in Sacramento will be greeted with some high temperatures. The National Weather Service says temperatures in the Sacramento metro region are expected to reach 103 to 105 degrees.
May 28, 2015
A new poll shows California voters are feeling better about their own financial situation -- but not as good about the state's.
January 21, 2015
President Obama's State of the Union address drew mixed reaction from Sacramento-area lawmakers.
December 10, 2014
Sacramento's biggest utility company is gearing up for the approaching winter storm.
October 7, 2014
Pacific Gas & Electric officials said crews have repaired a ruptured gas line in Auburn.
June 27, 2007
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger says the firefight in Lake Tahoe is in good hands. He toured the burned out area Wednesday.
June 26, 2007
A State of Emergency was declared Monday in response to the Lake Tahoe-area wildfire.
Lake Tahoe area residents who have been burned out of their homes can get some help from the state to help put their lives back together.
Sacramento Business Journal's Jack Robinson stops by for his weekly chat about the latest business news in town.