Residents in rural communities are embracing a century-old technology to respond to natural disasters: two-way radios. Author and journalist Mark Arax explores how racism shaped the Central Valley. Sacramento folk trio “Dear Darling.”
- CapRadio State Government Reporter Scott Rodd shares his reporting on the El Dorado County Neighborhood Radio Watch, an amateur radio network helping broadcast emergency messages, a growing movement in rural California amid more extreme wildfires and natural disasters.
- Author and journalist Mark Arax explores how the city of Fresno became one of the most racially segregated areas in the country and why the examination and discovery of the city’s racist history led to a controversial renaming of a local elementary school. Arax will speak on genocide, memory, racism and the human landscape of the Great Central Valley at UC Davis on March 12.
- Casey Lipka, Hannah Kile, and Natalie Hagwood, with the Sacramento folk trio Dear Darling join us ahead of the release of their debut album “Believe.” You can buy tickets to their virtual concert on March 12 here.