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Technical Glitches Keep Newsom’s Dream Of High-Tech Government On Hold

Jan. 29
By Capital Public Radio and Scott Rodd

As Gavin Newsom enters the second half of his term as California governor, CapRadio is taking a deep look at Newsom’s performance, progress and policies.

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Here’s What California Lawmakers Did On Their Last Day Of Session

Sept. 1, 2020
By Capital Public Radio

The following is a look at some of the bills lawmakers sent to Gov. Gavin Newsom, and others that didn’t.

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Ask The Experts: What To Consider Before You Camp, Hike, Backpack During Mask Summer

July 16, 2020
By Capital Public Radio

With all the differences CapRadio asked outdoor experts about how safe it is to get outdoors and how to analyze risk.

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San Diego Republican John Cox In Second Place In New Governor's Race Poll

March 22, 2018
By Capital Public Radio

The California governor's race is getting a little more interesting as a new poll suggests a Democrat and a Republican could end up on the November ballot.

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Police Standoff Shuts Down Portion Of Street Near Capitol

April 18, 2016
By Capital Public Radio

Authorities say that a traffic stop has turned into a standoff near the Capitol in Sacramento Monday afternoon and that the driver refused to comply with demands from police officers to get out of the vehicle.

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Poll: Californians Evenly Split On Death Penalty

Jan. 15, 2016
By Capital Public Radio

A new poll finds California voters are equally divided on whether to expedite or eliminate the death penalty.

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New California Laws Go Into Effect Friday

Dec. 31, 2015
By Capital Public Radio, Marissa Cabrera, Tom Fudge

From laws aimed at closing the gender pay gap to new rules of the road, here are the new laws you need to know about before you ring in the new year.

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Poll: Common Core Test Scores Less Important Than Critical Thinking Skills

Oct. 1, 2015
By Capital Public Radio

A survey of California teachers found most teachers said test scores aligned with the new Common Core standards are far less important than the curriculum itself.

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California Legislature Approves Foster Care Overhaul

Sept. 11, 2015
By Capital Public Radio

Foster care for children in California would be significantly reshaped under a bill that has passed the state legislature Friday.

California's Drought Condition is Bad News for Economy

Jan. 22, 2009
By Capital Public Radio and KPBS Public Broadcasting

California's heading into a third year of drought conditions, and that means more potential bad news for the state's economy.

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