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Former City Of Sacramento Workers’ Identification Used To Obtain Free Fuel

August 20, 2019 | Bob Moffitt

A new audit by the city identified more than 60 former employees’ badges or identification numbers that were used to pump some 10,000 gallons of free gas over several years.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

State Government

California Raises Standard For When Police Can Use Deadly Force

August 19, 2019 | Ben Adler

Nearly a year and a half after Sacramento police shot and killed Stephon Clark, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Monday that changes the legal use of force standard from “reasonable” to “necessary.”

Ben Christopher / CalMatters

What California Knows About Kamala Harris

August 18, 2019

What most Americans are still just beginning to learn about California’s junior senator, we’ve seen it here for decades. Here are eight ways that California shaped Kamala Harris and that Harris has shaped California.

Sacramento Republic FC

‘A Lot At Stake For Everybody’: Sacramento Negotiations For Major League Soccer Expansion Franchise Nearing End

August 18, 2019 | Bob Moffitt

People close to Sacramento's push for a team say they are nearing the process’ end and are confident they will succeed.

Capital Public Radio File

Sacramento Sues Homeless People For ‘Public Nuisance,’ Civil Rights Advocates Call Lawsuit A ‘Dangerous’ New Tactic

August 16, 2019 | Chris Nichols

The city of Sacramento is suing seven homeless people, asking a court to ban them from a business district over their past history of drug use and other crimes.

Natalie Kostelni


Business Journal: Discount Stores Coming To Sacramento; Economic Forecast; Rent Control Measure Passes

August 16, 2019 | Steve Milne

Philadelphia-based discount retail chain Five Below is entering the Sacramento area with its first store. The Sacramento Business Journal's Sonya Sorich has the story, and more business news.

State Government

Proposition 13 Battle Gets New Momentum For November 2020 Ballot

August 15, 2019 | Ben Adler

One of the most expensive political fights in California history could be headed for the November 2020 ballot: a property tax increase that could raise $10 billion a year for schools, community colleges and local governments.

Sammy Caiola / Capital Public Radio

Health Care

Sacramento Group Works To Make Dance More Accessible For People With Autism

August 15, 2019 | Sammy Caiola

Capital Dance Project, an offshoot of the Sacramento Ballet, is hosting a special performance this Sunday for people with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Nick Miler / Capital Public Radio

State Government

Annual Softball Game For California Lawmakers Showcases Bipartisanship — As Republicans Struggle to Field Team

August 15, 2019 | Scott Rodd

Instead of Democrats versus Republicans, like in previous years, the two teams were a mix of party affiliations.

Katie Senft / UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center

TahoeLand | Episode 2

The Shrimp Problem

August 15, 2019

Invasive shrimp are threatening Lake Tahoe’s iconic clarity. But removing them might keep Tahoe blue — and it also could be a solution for other communities grappling with climate change.

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