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Insight: Unanimous Court / Breast Cancer Endowment / Amy Reed & Ross Hammond / Sound Advice: In the Flow


 
 
 
Unanimous Court California's Supreme Court has been increasingly handing down unanimous decisions on major social issues in the past couple years - redistricting, rest and meal periods for food service workers, marijuana and gay marriage. We're speaking with McGeorge School of Law Professor John Sims about the make-up of the court and which justice was appointed by which governor to try in an effort to understand why this court is working so well together.
 
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Breast Cancer Endowment Mother's Day is this Sunday and it's a time of year that can be difficult for people who have lost their moms. We'll talk with two women, Christy Patton and Kelli Ridenour, who both lost their moms to breast cancer. They're both also involved in a nonprofit organization whose mission it is to fund an endowed chair at UC Davis' new Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Placer Breast Cancer Endowment has raised $825,000 since 2005 and the kickoff to the Endowment's fundraising season is the upcoming Signe King Memorial Dinner & Wine Tasting event on Thursday, May 16th at La Provence in Roseville.
 
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Amy Reed & Ross Hammond When the Carolina Chocolate Drops do their sound check at the Sierra 2 Center in Sacramento Friday night two Sacramento musicians will be standing by waiting to take the stage as the opening act. Amy Reed and Ross Hammond are singers/songwriters/composers and guitarists she's also teacher and he's a music festival producer - and they'll perform live in our studio.
 
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Sound Advice: In the Flow It's the only festival in Sacramento that brings jazz, rock, blues, poetry, spoken word and electronic music together for six days. This year's sixth annual In the Flow Festival features musicians like Sacramento's"CAVE Women and Seattle's Bad Luck, among many more. This year's festival runs through Monday and festival director Ross Hammond joins us for today's Sound Advice. He'll play us some music from some of this year's featured artists.
 
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Thursday, May 9, 2013
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