Morning Edition 2008-07-10

Thursday, July 10, 2008

    Part of Series

  • Sacramento Woman Files Discrimination Suit
    A woman has filed a discrimination lawsuit against a Sacramento debt collection agency…saying she was fired for wearing a Muslim head scarf.
    Wednesday, July 9, 2008
  • Heat Illness Prevention Is The Law
    California law requires employers to make sure their outdoor workers know how to stay healthy during a heat wave. With the state sweltering in triple-digit heat, state Chamber of Commerce officials are urging business owners to follow the law.
    Wednesday, July 9, 2008
  • Democrats Outline Plan for Tax Hikes
    Democrats say they want to balance the state’s budget in part with a tax hike for wealthy Californians and closing so-called loopholes. Not surprisingly, Republican lawmakers aren’t on board.
    Wednesday, July 9, 2008
  • Heat Wave and Poor Air Quality Unhealthy Mix
    Local health officials continue to warn that the Sacramento area’s triple-digit temperatures and smoky air conditions can be dangerous.
    Wednesday, July 9, 2008
  • Sacramento Hospitals Get High Marks for Health Care Spending
    A new study reports that Californians’ health care is suffering because of billions of dollars of unnecessary spending. But, the report finds Sacramento is a bright spot in managing the problem.
    Wednesday, July 9, 2008
  • Local Residents: Smoky Air Worse Than Heat
    So how are local residents and outdoor workers handling the heat and smoke? KXJZ hit the pavement to find out.
    Wednesday, July 9, 2008
  • A Different Kind of Drug Problem Part 2
    In California it’s not uncommon for people in some Latino communities to get prescription drugs at the local swap meet or corner store. In L.A. County a special taskforce is going after these illegal sales.
    Wednesday, July 9, 2008