Auburn Fire/ Gallo Biography/ Graduation Rates


Auburn Fires Dozens of homes have been burned and hundreds of people evacuated from their homes due to a fire in Auburn. We speak with CalFires about the latest news regarding the fire.

Gallo Biography  Was Al Capone part of a 1933 murder-suicide that started the Gallo family's rise to American wine-making prominence? The author of "Gallo Be Thy Name: The Inside Story of How One Family Rose to Dominate the US Wine Market" joins us to speak about his biography of the Gallo wine empire and its roots in Prohibition.

Graduation Rates Why does it take so long to graduate from college, and what are universities doing about it? We hear from UC Davis and Sac State about their graduation rates, whether the economy is affecting them, and how the schools are trying to remedy low rates.

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We had planned to talk with rapper MC Hammer today about his upcoming performance at the California State Fair. Unfortunately, he was unable to join us.

 
Tuesday, September 01, 2009