Morning Edition 2009-02-05


 
Thursday, February 5, 2009

    Part of Series

  • Library Usage Surging As Economy Fizzles
    Sacramento Public Library officials say the slow economy is fueling a surge in visits. More people are using the library’s free services to check out books and search the internet for jobs.
    Wednesday, February 4, 2009
  • Tahoe-Truckee School District, Union, Battle over Deficit
    The Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District holds a budget meeting Thursday to address a projected $3 million deficit. But the local teachers union says the problem is overstated.
    Wednesday, February 4, 2009
  • California Kids Keep Health Insurance, More Could Get Coverage
    Almost one million California kids can keep their health coverage. That’s because President Obama renewed the State Children’s Health Insurance Program or SCHIP Wednesday.
    Wednesday, February 4, 2009
  • Lower Credit Rating Means Costlier Borrowing For California
    California has a new, dubious distinction: The lowest credit rating of any state. And that means taxpayers will be shelling out more when the state borrows money.
    Wednesday, February 4, 2009
  • Theatre Review: Gem of the Ocean
    August Wilson wrote one of the great achievements in American theater – a cycle of ten plays depicting 20th Century Black America. The first play, set in 1904, is on stage at the Sacramento Theatre Company, and it’s dominated by a living legend.
    Thursday, February 5, 2009
  • County's Probation Cuts Would Leave Hundreds Unsupervised
    To cut its $40 million mid-year budget deficit, Sacramento County is preparing severe cuts to the probation department. Officials say that means adults on probation for domestic violence or drug use will go unsupervised.
    Thursday, February 5, 2009