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Sally Longenecker is a Davis native and a graduate of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. She has reported on redwood poachers robbing national forests in Humboldt County and the dangers of melting tropical glaciers in the Peruvian Andes.
She previously worked as a public safety reporter for a newspaper in Vacaville and a radio producer for the Pacifica Evening News in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her work has also appeared on the PBS NewsHour, KQED Newsroom and Free Speech Radio News, among other news outlets.
She recently completed a 4-month long road trip across the U.S. where she worked on organic farms. She almost became a vegetarian after helping "process" dozens of meat ducks and chickens... almost.
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April 15, 2020
During California's stay-at-home order CapRadio is sharing stories of how people are coping on their own. Many listeners have told us that music is helping them work through the uncertainty.
CapRadio is launching a project called Isolated Together, and we want to hear — literally — what you’re doing to get through these times of solitude and uncertainty.
March 13, 2020
School districts across the Sacramento region and California announced closures Friday. Gov. Gavin Newsom said they would continue to receive state funding.
July 2, 2019
An individual trespassed early Tuesday morning and led private security on a chase inside the arena — “behaving erratically, running through the building” according to Sacramento police.
January 24, 2019
The tragedy in Paradise was a grave reminder to residents who live amid high fire risk.
November 2, 2018
A look at the hotly contested Southern California congressional races that could decide which party takes a majority in the House of Representatives.
October 31, 2018
Democrats think they can win California congressional seats long held by Republicans. In this episode, we explore what it would take.
October 29, 2018
Orange County has long been a Republican stronghold, but the region is changing. Its growing diversity could boost Democratic efforts to win the House of Representatives — but only if more Latinos and Asians vote.
April 26, 2018
Dozens of California school districts want the state to let them give high school students the SAT instead of the state’s standardized test.
April 25, 2018
Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, was arrested on two counts of murder connected to the case of the Golden State Killer, also knows as the East Area Rapist, who terrorized the Sacramento region in the 1970s and 1980s.