ARB Vote / Flood Maps / Bird Count / Sands Hall

ARB Vote The California Air Resources Board has had a busy week. Yesterday the board voted in favor of sweeping changes to reduce California's carbon footprint. The board is expected to vote today on measures that would significantly reduce diesel exhaust emissions from trucks and buses. Capital Public Radio's deputy bureau chief Jenny O'Mara tells you about the proposed changes.

Natomas Basin Flood Maps FEMA just published its new flood maps for Sacramento’s Natomas basin – and that means higher flood insurance for many people there. Today on Insight, we’ll talk about this with Sacramento’s top flood control official.

Christmas Bird Count Why do bird watchers here and across the country go out one morning every December to count as many birds as they can? Ed Pandolfino tells you why.

Sands Hall Acclaimed playwright Sands Hall's adaptation of "Little Women" is currently playing in Nevada City.You'll meet Hall and hear about her work.

Sands Hall's adaptation of "Little Women" runs through Sunday, Dec. 28th at the Nevada Theatre, 401 Broad St., Nevada City. Performances are at 7 p.m. Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; and 2 p.m. Sundays. Information: (530) 265-8587.

Friday, December 12, 2008