Syrian Refugees Events in Boston have moved
some of our international news further out of the headlines, but UC
Davis Professor Keith Watenpaugh just returned from the massive
Zataari refugee camp in Jordan. We'll talk with him about what he
saw and how these Syrian refugees, a lot of them young people, are
Food Adulteration How much pomegranate juice
is actually in what's marketed as "pomegranate juice?" Or lemon
juice in lemon juice and olive oil in olive oil? Capital Public
Radio Food Reporter Elaine Corn attended a conference called
"Fighting Economic Adulteration in the Marketplace" at the Robert
Mondavi Food & Wine Institute this week and we'll hear about
this "reality check" for some common everyday food products.
Pet Tales: Acupuncture How do you feel about
acupuncture? Do you think it's for the dogs? Well, turns out it is.
And the cats and horses too. Acupuncture is used in pets to treat
chronic conditions, including as a complementary treatment for
cancer therapies. It's also helps with pain and improving appetite.
Pet expert Gina Spadafori joins us with pet acupuncture specialist
Madeline Yamate to explain how exactly sticking needles in an
animal helps improve its health.
Musical History of the Blues Blues musician
Gary Mendoza is teaming with several professional and student
musicians from the Sacramento Area to present a theatrical history
of the blues. Young musicians like Todd Morgan will be playing the
music -and character- of blues icons from the 1920's to the 1950's.
"A Musical History of the Blues" is free and taking place at
Sheldon High School Saturday evening. Mendoza and Morgan join us in
our studio to perform some of the music from the show and explain
what the event is all about.