Morning Edition 2008-03-21

Friday, March 21, 2008

    Part of Series

  • Layoff Notices Go Out To Teachers
    Thousands of teachers across the state are getting layoff notices. Schools are required to let staffers know by Saturday if they might not have a job next school year.
    Friday, March 14, 2008
  • Tahoe Fire Commission Almost Done
    After months of research, the Tahoe Basin Fire Commission has come up with about 70 recommendations to reduce the risk of fire near Lake Tahoe.
    Thursday, March 20, 2008
  • Local Transportation Plan Approved
    The agency in charge of mapping the future of transportation in the Sacramento area approved a 28-year master plan Thursday. It includes more spending on transit. But critics say it doesn’t go far enough.
    Thursday, March 20, 2008
  • State Senator Will Pay Fines for Campaign Violations
    The state’s campaign watchdog agency has levied the largest fine in its history against a state official. The agreement will require Democratic State Senator Carole Migden to pay $350,000 in fines.
    Thursday, March 20, 2008
  • Carter's Jazz Success Didn't Come Easy
    Jazz violinists are a rare bread. Stephane Grappelli and Jean-Luc Ponty are among the few who achieved star status. Almost as rare in the male-dominated world of jazz are female instrumentalists. But Regina Carter has broken through on both fronts.
    Thursday, March 20, 2008
  • Commentary: Bee Posting Does More Harm Than Good
    Last week, The Sacramento Bee's Ginger Rutland defended the newspaper’s online publication of state worker salaries. Today we hear from SEIU Vice President Yvonne Walker who says posting the information does more harm than good.
    Friday, March 21, 2008
  • Business Journal: River Cats Buy Merlino's Freeze
    The Sacramento River Cats have a tasty new acquisition. The baseball team has just bought Merlino’s Freeze and plans to expand the brand at Raley Field.
    Friday, March 21, 2008
  • Hospitals Fined for Medication Errors, Deaths
    The state is fining 11 hospitals across California for putting patients’ health in danger. The majority of the penalties were for medication errors and some patients died from the mistakes.
    Friday, March 21, 2008