• In-studio Performance: The Kimberly Trip on Insight

    Friday, July 29, 2011

    The Kimberly Trip wraps pointedly funny social observations and introspective confessions around toe-tapping, pogo-inducing rhythms. Their influences include Tori Amos, Garbage, The Go-Go's, Cyndi Lauper, Nerf Herder, and No Doubt.

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    Home Health Technology Strives to Keep Elders Independent

    Monday, July 25, 2011

    Medical technology is big business in the Sacramento area. And as baby boomers age, some look for high-tech ways to keep elders independent. We have more about how new home health monitoring technology is being used in northern California.

  • Eppie's Great Race

    Saturday, July 23, 2011

    Now in its 38th year, the event billed as the world's oldest triathalon took place on Saturday and featured more than 2,000 participants. Capital Public Radio's multimedia producer Andrew Nixon was there and put together a terrific video postcard.

  • Jeffrey Callison at the State Fair

    Friday, July 22, 2011

    Deep-fried maggots, grilled python, and beaver-on-a-stick. Jeffrey samples it all at this year's California State Fair. He even milks a cow! Check out this great video postcard produced by Capital Public Radio's Andrew Nixon.

  • Family Shuffled by Adult Day Health Care Closures

    Friday, July 01, 2011

    California’s new budget eliminates funding for the state’s Adult Day Health Care Centers, which serve some 35,000 elderly and disabled people. The cuts may take affect this September. But eleven centers across the state have already decided to close.

  • Quake Tahoe? Researcher Studies Faults Under The Lake

    Monday, June 27, 2011

    When most people in northern California think of “the big one” they imagine a 1906 type earthquake rocking San Francisco. But it turns out that the Lake Tahoe region is also capable of having large earthquakes and even deadlier tsunami’s.

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    Historic Rail Line Coming Back

    Thursday, June 02, 2011

    A rail line that first linked San Francisco to the Sierra foothills in the 1860s is making a comeback…slowly. Volunteers are leading the effort to restore the Placerville and Sacramento Valley Railroad.

  • Kids Bike to School to Slow Climate Change

    Wednesday, June 01, 2011

    Yesterday was the last day of May, and it was also the end of bike month in Sacramento. Organizers say more than 1.25 million additional miles were biked. And some of those miles were pedaled by kids and their parents going to school.

Matthew Neenan, Choreographer (VIDEO)
Fri, May 13, 2011

Ballet choreographer Matthew Neenan discusses his career and thoughts on choreography while preparing the Sacramento Ballet to perform an original piece he made for the company.

Preserving Sacramento Valley's Vernal Pools
Mon, May 09, 2011

Long before there were strip malls and farms, the face of California’s central valley in springtime was defined by vernal pools. Today only five percent remain. One local biologist is playing a key role in preserving them.

Mark Twain Would Be Proud (VIDEO)
Thu, May 05, 2011

State lawmakers took time Wednesday for an annual tradition: the Capitol Frog Jump.

Officials Optimistic About Salmon Release (VIDEO)
Thu, May 05, 2011

The American River has a lot more residents than it did just twenty four hours ago.

The Story of a Suburban Farmer
Thu, Apr 28, 2011

Davis author Spring Warren, who converted the yards surrounding her suburban home into a sustainable farm, talks about the benefits of becomming more self-reliant when it comes to food.

CSU Students, Faculty Rally For End To Cuts
Thu, Apr 14, 2011

Protests took place throughout the 23-campus California State University system on Wednesday. Many students and faculty at Sacramento State feel executives aren’t taking their fair share of state budget cuts.

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