CalPERS Investments/Brain Cancer Research/What's Opera, Doc?


CalPERS Investments The California state employees’ retirement fund has seen significant losses during the current economic crisis. Today on Insight, Capital Public Radio News' Steve Shadley talks with CalPERS spokeswoman Patricia Macht about what that means for retirees and taxpayers.

Brain Cancer Research UC Davis researchers have discovered a molecule that targets a deadly form of brain cancer. Lead researcher Kit Lam tells you about the discovery and what it might mean for the future of cancer research.

What’s Opera, Doc? A collaboration this weekend between the Crocker Art Museum and Sacramento Opera explores how Warner Brothers introduced classical music to a young generation through classic cartoons such as "What's Opera, Doc?"

Second Saturday For Families: What's Opera, Doc? is at noon and 2 p.m. at the Sierra 2 Center,  2791 24th St., Sacramento. The Art of Warner Brothers is also on display though Jan. 18th at the Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 808-7000.

 
Thursday, January 08, 2009