Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson's
final attempts to make an arena deal happen with the owners of the
Sacramento Kings have come up short. Now, the city can either
go-it-alone with a new sports and entertainment complex or renovate
Power Balance Pavilion.
Physician's for Social Responsibility Essay
20th Century Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis
said "we can have democracy in this country or we can have great
wealth concentrated in the hand of a few, but we can't have both."
These words have been resonating with a number of Sacramento area
high school students over the past weeks as they prepared essays
for the 8th annual high school scholarship essay
. The students were asked to respond to Justice
Brandeis' statement on American democracy for a chance to win up to
$3,000 in scholarship funds ($15,000 in total prizes). The winner
of the contest, Dylan Fitzwater, and one of the judges, Former
Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso, join us for a discussion on the
contest and the importance of considering alternative points of
view. The annual contest is sponsored by the Sacramento Chapter of
Physicians for Social Responsibility
Business columnist, Bob
, has just retired from a 30 year newspaper career with
the Sacramento Bee.
The Meaning of it All "The
Meaning of it All"
is an original play set in the Italian
renaissance and centers around an inventor claiming he can make
gold. What begins as a simple ploy to win the approval of a
woman's father takes some unexpected and often hilarious
turns. Writer, Robert Lautz, joins us with actors Mahlon
Hall and Katie Dahl. "The Meaning of it All" debuts at California
April 27 and runs through May 27.