Morning Edition 2008-07-11


 
Friday, July 11, 2008

    Part of Series

  • California High Speed Rail Service Gets Initial Approval
    The state board that oversees high speed train service in California has passed routes for the statewide electric trains.
    Thursday, July 10, 2008
  • Fire Near Paradise Still Burning
    Firefighters are battling to keep flames from claiming more homes in Butte County.
    Thursday, July 10, 2008
  • Decision Delayed On Mosquitoes Spraying
    Local mosquito control officials say the smoky conditions and poor air quality have forced them to delay a decision on whether to begin aerial spraying to control the pests.
    Thursday, July 10, 2008
  • "Spare the Air" Days Mean Free Transit -- Except RT
    Thursday and Friday are Spare the Air days in the Sacramento area. That means free fares for many local public transit agencies – but not RT.
    Thursday, July 10, 2008
  • Schwarzenegger and Feinstein Team Up on Water Bond
    Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein have unveiled a joint effort aimed at easing California’s water woes. They want their plan to go before voters in November.
    Thursday, July 10, 2008
  • Prison Receiver Moves Ahead with Construction Plans
    In about a month, the state will get a multi-million dollar invoice from the man in charge of bringing health care up to constitutional standards in state prisons.
    Thursday, July 10, 2008
  • Group Gardens A Growing Trend
    Urban renewal used to bring to mind office towers and artist's lofts. These days, it's community gardens that are sprouting up in downtowns and sprucing up cities nationwide. Sacramento's program is so popular, there's a waiting list.
    Thursday, July 10, 2008
  • Commentary: Dysfunctional Death Penalty
    A new study shows the death penalty in California is expensive and dysfunctional. Commentator Ginger Rutland asks: Is it really worth it?
    Friday, July 11, 2008