All Things Considered 2009-08-31


 
Monday, August 31, 2009

    Part of Series

  • Fall Classes Start Amidst Furloughs, Budget Cuts
    Sacramento State’s fall semester begins Monday. Many students spent the weekend moving into Sac State's new student housing. On Monday, students may see their professors protesting furloughs and student fee hikes stemming from state budget cuts.
    Monday, August 31, 2009
  • Auburn Fire: How A Home's Built Can Help Reduce Fire Danger
    In the aftermath of a destructive fire like the one in Auburn, the question arises – how can homeowners live safely in wildland areas? Is creating a “defensible space” enough?
    Monday, August 31, 2009
  • Auburn Fire: The Last Home Standing...
    The 49 Fire burned every single house on Bill Meyers’ side of his cul-de-sac – except his. Meyers lives at the corner of Morning Mist and Cedar Mist circle, in a subdivision outside Auburn, and he spoke Monday with Capital Public Radio’s Ben Adler.
    Monday, August 31, 2009
  • Auburn Fire: Monday Evening Update
    Officials plan to allow all evacuated residents to return to their homes by 7pm Monday. But an evacuation shelter will remain open at the Auburn Recreation District Park gym on Richardson Avenue.
    Monday, August 31, 2009
  • Assembly Approves Scaled-Down Prison Cut Legislation
    California’s Assembly has narrowly approved a plan that reduces the state’s inmate population and cuts prison spending. But it’s scaled-down from a version the state Senate recently passed….and it may never go anywhere.
    Monday, August 31, 2009