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Insight: School Funding Ballot Measures / Heathens and Thieves / Nevada City Film Festival / Sound Advice: Jazz


 
 
School Funding Ballot Measures Students from around the Sacramento region are heading back to school this week, maybe unaware of the budget troubles their districts are facing.  Schools around California are bracing themselves for a $5 billion dollar cut to education if Governor Jerry Brown's tax initiative doesn't pass in November. A number of districts in the region are placing bond or tax measures on the November ballot to supplement possible future cuts.  We'll take a look at these different measures and hear how area school districts are budgeting under the uncertainty of mid-year budget cuts.
 
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San Juan Unified-Measure N
Davis Joint Unifed-Measure E
Folsom Cordova-Measure P
 
Heathens and Thieves The Sacramento Film & Music Festival occurs August 15-19 at the Crest Theatre to "celebrate and showcase filmmaking from around the world and also foster the creative works of local filmmakers in California's Capital region." "Heathens and Thieves" will screen on Friday, August 17, at 9 p.m.
 
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Nevada City Film Festival The 12th Nevada City Film Festival is screening 100 independent short and feature length films from 16 countries. The Nevada City Film Festival Director Spotlight highlights the work of Jonathan Krisel, best known for co-creating, writing, and directing IFC's critically acclaimed series Portlandia.
 
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Sound Advice: Jazz Jazz and All Things Considered host Devin Yamanaka joins us for this week's Sound Advice with some of the newest recordings in jazz.
 
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Thursday, August 16, 2012
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